mathematics in the air \n chapter intro that describes the cato principle and the mathematics behind it, along with tricks \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n baby hummer \n charles hudson \n hummer's ten card mystery \n bob hummer
2012
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham
Mathematics in the Air
Chapter intro that describes the CATO Principle and the mathematics behind it, along with tricks
baby hummer \n used to demonstrate the cato principle, uses four cards \n charles hudson \n basic hummer \n unknown \n mathematics in the air \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n baby boom \n reinhard müller
2012
Charles Hudson
Baby Hummer
Used to demonstrate the CATO principle, uses four cards
hummer's ten card mystery \n original use of the cato principle, based on the 18 card mystery in the original manuscript, magician can name how many face up cards there are after mixing it up \n bob hummer \n "18 card mystery" (bob hummer, face-up / face-down mysteries, 1942) \n mathematics in the air \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
Bob Hummer
Hummer's Ten Card Mystery
Original use of the CATO Principle, based on the 18 Card Mystery in the original manuscript, magician can name how many face up cards there are after mixing it up
royal hummer \n cards are mixed face up and face down haphazardly, later all cards are face down except a royal flush \n steve freeman \n back to magic \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
Steve Freeman
Royal Hummer
Cards are mixed face up and face down haphazardly, later all cards are face down except a royal flush
back to magic \n end of chapter, describes steve's own variation on steve freeman's handling of royal hummer \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n royal hummer \n steve freeman
2012
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham
Back to Magic
End of chapter, describes Steve's own variation on Steve Freeman's handling of Royal Hummer
the magic of de bruijn sequences \n deck tossed out, deck is freely cut and five cards are selected, magician correctly divines them all, also describes the mathematics behind de bruijn sequences \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n coluria \n charles t. jordan \n going further \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham
The Magic of De Bruijn Sequences
Deck tossed out, deck is freely cut and five cards are selected, magician correctly divines them all, also describes the mathematics behind De Bruijn sequences
going further \n describes extra variations on the basic de bruijn sequence trick, with some history behind the use of this principle in magic \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n the magic of de bruijn sequences \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham
Going Further
Describes extra variations on the basic De Bruijn sequence trick, with some history behind the use of this principle in magic
is this stuff actually good for anything? \n chapter on uses of de bruijn sequences outside of magic \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham
Is This Stuff Actually Good For Anything?
Chapter on uses of De Bruijn sequences outside of magic
order matters \n deck tossed out, deck is freely cut and five cards are selected, magician correctly divines them all, also describes the mathematics behind a different type of de bruijn sequence \n ronald a. wohl (ravelli)
2012
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli)
Order Matters
Deck tossed out, deck is freely cut and five cards are selected, magician correctly divines them all, also describes the mathematics behind a different type of De Bruijn sequence
a mind-reading effect \n deck tossed out, deck is freely cut and three cards are selected, magician correctly divines them all \n ronald a. wohl (ravelli)
2012
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli)
A Mind-Reading Effect
Deck tossed out, deck is freely cut and three cards are selected, magician correctly divines them all
universal cycles again \n deck tossed out, deck is freely cut and five cards are selected, magician correctly divines them all \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham
Universal Cycles Again
Deck tossed out, deck is freely cut and five cards are selected, magician correctly divines them all
the gilbreath principle \n describes the intricate mathematics of the gilbreath principle \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham
The Gilbreath Principle
Describes the intricate mathematics of the Gilbreath Principle
don't lie to me (computer) \n magician and spectator get half the pack each, and either lie or say the truth about each card, computer can spot all the spectator's lies \n paul curry \n don't lie to me \n paul curry
2012
Paul Curry
Don't Lie To Me (Computer)
Magician and spectator get half the pack each, and either lie or say the truth about each card, computer can spot all the spectator's lies
gilbreath's second principle \n spectator shuffles the cards, deals out five hands, one of the hands is a good hand, but the hand of the imaginary partner gets a straight flush, uses ideas from herb zarrow and ron wohl \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n ronald a. wohl (ravelli) \n herb zarrow \n "u-shuffle poker" (david ben, zarrow, a lifetime of magic) \n gilbreath poker \n matt baker
2012
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham, Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli), Herb Zarrow
Gilbreath's Second Principle
Spectator shuffles the cards, deals out five hands, one of the hands is a good hand, but the hand of the imaginary partner gets a straight flush, uses ideas from Herb Zarrow and Ron Wohl
Related to
"U-shuffle Poker" (David Ben, Zarrow, A Lifetime of Magic)
a mind-reading computer \n packet of twelve cards, go through various dealing and shuffling procedures, create a pair of matching mates \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham
A Mind-Reading Computer
Packet of twelve cards, go through various dealing and shuffling procedures, create a pair of matching mates
a look inside perfect shuffles \n describes the mathematics of perfect faro shuffles, how to stack the deck using in and out shuffles \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham
A Look Inside Perfect Shuffles
Describes the mathematics of perfect faro shuffles, how to stack the deck using in and out shuffles
a look inside monge and milk shuffles \n describes the principles of monge and milk shuffles \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham
A Look Inside Monge and Milk Shuffles
Describes the principles of Monge and Milk shuffles
all the shuffles are related \n explains how perfect faro shuffles, reverse faro shuffles, monge shuffles, milk shuffles and down-under shuffles are related \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham
All the Shuffles Are Related
Explains how perfect faro shuffles, reverse faro shuffles, Monge shuffles, milk shuffles and down-under shuffles are related
the miracle divination \n three coins are pocketed by three spectators, performer divines them, three object divination \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n the miracle divination - the problem of the three coins \n mahendra \n ron's $1.96 trick \n ron graham
2012
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham
The Miracle Divination
three coins are pocketed by three spectators, performer divines them, three object divination
ron's $1.96 trick \n miracle divination, four coins pocketed by four spectators, performer divines them all, four object divination \n ron graham \n the miracle divination \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
Ron Graham
Ron's $1.96 trick
Miracle Divination, four coins pocketed by four spectators, performer divines them all, four object divination
how many magic tricks are there? \n mathematical estimation of the number of magic tricks in common usage \n ron graham \n persi diaconis
2012
Ron Graham, Persi Diaconis
How Many Magic Tricks Are There?
Mathematical estimation of the number of magic tricks in common usage
introduction to the book of changes \n introduction on the i ching (chinese divination method using patterns called hexagrams) \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham
Introduction to the Book of Changes
Introduction on the I Ching (Chinese divination method using patterns called hexagrams)
a first chinese magic trick \n i ching trigrams can predict the chinese character chosen by spectator, kind of design duplication \n unknown \n a version in english \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
Unknown
A First Chinese Magic Trick
I Ching trigrams can predict the Chinese character chosen by spectator, kind of design duplication
a version in english \n english version of the chinese i ching divination trick
the first variation: magician predicts thought of object using letter cards, not that good
the second variation: magician divines thought of object using drawn diagrams \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n a first chinese magic trick \n unknown
2012
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham
A Version in English
English version of the Chinese I Ching Divination trick
The First Variation: Magician predicts thought of object using letter cards, not that good
The Second Variation: Magician divines thought of object using drawn diagrams
a performance piece \n prediction routine involving playing cards and i ching trigrams, involve some fortune telling and answering questions posed by audience \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham
A Performance Piece
Prediction routine involving playing cards and I Ching trigrams, involve some fortune telling and answering questions posed by audience
inside-outside \n endless chain / pricking the garter
- a fair throw
- a cheating throw
- a superfair throw \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n robert e. neale
2012
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham, Robert E. Neale
the roulette system \n betting game, magician predicts the outcome of the bet, simulate roulette with red and black cards \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n henry christ
2012
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham, Henry Christ
The Roulette System
Betting game, magician predicts the outcome of the bet, simulate roulette with red and black cards
miraskill scissors-paper-stone \n miraskill with cards printed for game of scissors, paper and stone \n joe fendel \n miraskill \n stewart james
2012
Joe Fendel
Miraskill Scissors-Paper-Stone
Miraskill with cards printed for game of Scissors, Paper and Stone
the mysterious number seven \n sum prediction of numbers filled in grid, uses the aag principle \n stewart james \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
Stewart James, Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham
The Mysterious Number Seven
Sum prediction of numbers filled in grid, uses the AAG Principle
hummer's three-card monte \n spectator thinks of one of three cards and switches a few cards around, magician divines thought of card, can do with any three objects \n bob hummer \n our contribution \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n rock, paper, scissors \n cy endfield \n bob neale's rock, paper, scissors \n robert e. neale
2012
Bob Hummer
Hummer's Three-Card Monte
Spectator thinks of one of three cards and switches a few cards around, magician divines thought of card, can do with any three objects
our contribution \n variation on hummer's three card monte \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n hummer's three-card monte \n bob hummer
2012
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham
rock, paper, scissors \n hummer's three card monte with rock paper scissors theme \n cy endfield \n hummer's three-card monte \n bob hummer
2012
Cy Endfield
Rock, Paper, Scissors
Hummer's Three Card Monte with Rock paper scissors theme
bob neale's rock, paper, scissors \n hummer's three card monte with rock paper scissors theme variation \n robert e. neale \n hummer's three-card monte \n bob hummer
2012
Robert E. Neale
Bob Neale's Rock, Paper, Scissors
Hummer's Three Card Monte with Rock paper scissors theme variation