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    Feldheim, Ohad N. and Hod, Rani 2013. 3/2 firefighters are not enough. Discrete Applied Mathematics, Vol. 161, Issue. 1-2, p. 301.

    Kloster, Oddvar 2007. A solution to the Angel Problem. Theoretical Computer Science, Vol. 389, Issue. 1-2, p. 152.

    2007. Mathematical Mind-Benders.


The Angel Game in the Plane

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  • Published online: 01 May 2007

We show that in the game of angel and devil, played on the planar integer lattice, the angel of power 4 can evade the devil. This answers a question of Berlekamp, Conway and Guy. Independent proofs that work for the angel of power 2 have been given by Kloster and by Máthé.

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[2]B. Bollobás (1998) Modern Graph Theory, Springer.

[10]A. Máthé (2007) The angel of power 2 wins. Combin. Probab. Comput. 16 363374.

[3]B. Bollobás and I. Leader (2006) The angel and devil in three dimensions. J. Combin. Theory Ser. A 113 176184.

[8]M. Kutz (2005) Conway's angel in three dimensions. Theoret. Comput. Sci. 349 443451.

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