mathematics in the air\nchapter intro that describes the cato principle and the mathematics behind it, along with tricks\npersi diaconis\nron graham\nbaby hummer\ncharles hudson\nhummer's ten card mystery\nbob 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\nused to demonstrate the cato principle, uses four cards\ncharles hudson\nmathematics in the air\npersi diaconis\nron graham
2012
Charles Hudson
Baby Hummer
Used to demonstrate the CATO principle, uses four cards
hummer's ten card mystery\noriginal 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\nbob hummer\n"18 card mystery" (bob hummer, face-up / face-down mysteries, 1942)\nmathematics in the air\npersi diaconis\nron 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\ncards are mixed face up and face down haphazardly, later all cards are face down except a royal flush\nsteve freeman\nback to magic\npersi diaconis\nron 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\nend of chapter, describes steve's own variation on steve freeman's handling of royal hummer\npersi diaconis\nron graham\nroyal hummer\nsteve 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\ndeck tossed out, deck is freely cut and five cards are selected, magician correctly divines them all, also describes the mathematics behind de bruijn sequences\npersi diaconis\nron graham\ncoluria\ncharles t. jordan\ngoing further\npersi diaconis\nron 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\ndescribes extra variations on the basic de bruijn sequence trick, with some history behind the use of this principle in magic\npersi diaconis\nron graham\nthe magic of de bruijn sequences\npersi diaconis\nron 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?\nchapter on uses of de bruijn sequences outside of magic\npersi diaconis\nron 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\ndeck 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\nronald 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\ndeck tossed out, deck is freely cut and three cards are selected, magician correctly divines them all\nronald 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\ndeck tossed out, deck is freely cut and five cards are selected, magician correctly divines them all\npersi diaconis\nron 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
don't lie to me (computer)\nmagician 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\npaul curry\ndon't lie to me\npaul 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\nspectator 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\npersi diaconis\nron graham\nronald a. wohl (ravelli)\nherb zarrow\n"u-shuffle poker" (david ben, zarrow, a lifetime of magic)
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\npacket of twelve cards, go through various dealing and shuffling procedures, create a pair of matching mates\npersi diaconis\nron 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\ndescribes the mathematics of perfect faro shuffles, how to stack the deck using in and out shuffles\npersi diaconis\nron 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
all the shuffles are related\nexplains how perfect faro shuffles, reverse faro shuffles, monge shuffles, milk shuffles and down-under shuffles are related\npersi diaconis\nron 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\nthree coins are pocketed by three spectators, performer divines them, three object divination\npersi diaconis\nron graham\nthe miracle divination - the problem of the three coins\n mahendra\nron's $1.96 trick\nron 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\nmiracle divination, four coins pocketed by four spectators, performer divines them all, four object divination\nron graham\nthe miracle divination\npersi diaconis\nron 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?\nmathematical estimation of the number of magic tricks in common usage\nron graham\npersi 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\nintroduction on the i ching (chinese divination method using patterns called hexagrams)\npersi diaconis\nron 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\ni ching trigrams can predict the chinese character chosen by spectator, kind of design duplication\n unknown\na version in english\npersi diaconis\nron 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\nenglish 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\npersi diaconis\nron graham\na 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\nprediction routine involving playing cards and i ching trigrams, involve some fortune telling and answering questions posed by audience\npersi diaconis\nron 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\nendless chain / pricking the garter
- a fair throw
- a cheating throw
- a superfair throw\npersi diaconis\nron graham\nrobert e. neale
2012
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham, Robert E. Neale
Inside-Outside
Endless Chain / Pricking the Garter
- A Fair Throw
- A Cheating Throw
- A Superfair Throw
the roulette system\nbetting game, magician predicts the outcome of the bet, simulate roulette with red and black cards\npersi diaconis\nron graham\nhenry 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\nmiraskill with cards printed for game of scissors, paper and stone\njoe fendel\nmiraskill\nstewart james
2012
Joe Fendel
Miraskill Scissors-Paper-Stone
Miraskill with cards printed for game of Scissors, Paper and Stone
the mysterious number seven\nsum prediction of numbers filled in grid, uses the aag principle\nstewart james\npersi diaconis\nron 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\nspectator thinks of one of three cards and switches a few cards around, magician divines thought of card, can do with any three objects\nbob hummer\nour contribution\npersi diaconis\nron graham\nrock, paper, scissors\ncy endfield\nbob neale's rock, paper, scissors\nrobert 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\nvariation on hummer's three card monte\npersi diaconis\nron graham\nhummer's three-card monte\nbob hummer
2012
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham
bob neale's rock, paper, scissors\nhummer's three card monte with rock paper scissors theme variation\nrobert e. neale\nhummer's three-card monte\nbob hummer
2012
Robert E. Neale
Bob Neale's Rock, Paper, Scissors
Hummer's Three Card Monte with Rock paper scissors theme variation