coluria \n no. 25, thirtytwodeck of cards is cut and dealt into six piles, two remaining cards pocketed, colors of top cards code bottom cards and cards in pocket, done outofroom \n charles t. jordan \n the magic of de bruijn sequences \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
1919/1920
thirty card mysteries
Charles T. Jordan

Coluria

Variations

1919/1920

Thirty Card Mysteries

68



the miracle divination  the problem of the three coins \n three coins are pocketed by three spectators, performer divines them \n mahendra \n dollars and (6th) sense \n stewart james \n the miracle divination \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
1938
greater magic
Mahendra

The Miracle Divination  The Problem of the Three Coins

Variations

1938

Greater Magic

128



simoneyes \n two cards thought of with counting procedure, both cards divined with "no no's fishing"
 reality
 the problem
 no no's fishing
 the simoneyes arrangement
 the selection procedure
 fishing in the simoneyes pack
 fishing for the values
 fishing for the suits
 the faro restacking simoneyes pack \n simon aronson \n the path of olram \n edward marlo \n simon aronson \n david solomon \n olram's choice \n edward marlo \n for the acetoking boys \n edward marlo \n four for the road \n edward marlo \n the restacking pack \n alex elmsley \n the three hours \n simon aronson \n ramón riobóo \n harapan ong \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n tilapia \n matt baker \n final ecstasy \n barrie richardson \n the three hours \n simon aronson \n ramón riobóo \n myopia \n michael close \n picture show \n leo boudreau
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

SimonEyes

Related toVariations The Path of Olram (Edward Marlo, Simon Aronson, David Solomon, 1991)
 Olram's Choice (Edward Marlo, 1991)
 For the AcetoKing Boys (Edward Marlo, 1991)
 Four for the Road (Edward Marlo, 1991)
 Tilapia (Matt Baker, 2019)
 Final Ecstasy (Barrie Richardson, 2005)
 The Three Hours (Simon Aronson, Ramón Riobóo, 2004)
 Myopia (Michael Close, 1996)
 Picture Show (Leo Boudreau, 1996)

1990

The Aronson Approach

123



the three hours \n three cards are divined \n simon aronson \n ramón riobóo \n myopia \n michael close \n simoneyes \n simon aronson \n the three hours \n simon aronson \n ramón riobóo \n harapan ong \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n same number for three \n ramón riobóo \n las tres horas \n Áriston \n ramón riobóo \n juan tamariz \n 3h \n michał kociołek
2004
mnemonica
Simon Aronson, Ramón Riobóo

The Three Hours

Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here

2004

Mnemonica

65



math + magic \n \n karl fulves \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2011
prolix
Karl Fulves (reviewer)

Math + Magic

2011

Prolix
(Issue 9)

587



magical mathematics \n brief \n richard kaufman \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2011
genii
Richard Kaufman (reviewer)

Magical Mathematics

Aug. 2011

Genii
(Vol. 74 No. 8)

11



magical mathematics: the mathematical ideas that animate great magic trick \n \n jamy ian swiss \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2011
genii
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer)

Magical Mathematics: The Mathematical Ideas That Animate Great Magic Trick

Sep. 2011

Genii
(Vol. 74 No. 9)

94



preface \n \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Preface

2012

Magical Mathematics

xi



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
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Mathematics in the Air

Related to

2012

Magical Mathematics

1



baby hummer \n used to demonstrate the cato principle, uses four cards \n charles hudson \n mathematics in the air \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n basic hummer \n unknown \n baby boom \n reinhard müller
2012
magical mathematics
Charles Hudson

Baby Hummer

Related toVariations

2012

Magical Mathematics

1



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, faceup / facedown mysteries, 1942) \n mathematics in the air \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Bob Hummer

Hummer's Ten Card Mystery

Related toAlso published here "18 Card Mystery" (Bob Hummer, Faceup / Facedown Mysteries, 1942)

2012

Magical Mathematics

4



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
magical mathematics
Steve Freeman

Royal Hummer

Variations

2012

Magical Mathematics

8



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
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Back to Magic

Inspired by

2012

Magical Mathematics

15



in cycles \n chapter intro \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

In Cycles

2012

Magical Mathematics

17



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 \n a good guess \n david britland
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

The Magic of De Bruijn Sequences

Inspired byVariations

2012

Magical Mathematics

18



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
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Going Further

Inspired by

2012

Magical Mathematics

25



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
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Is This Stuff Actually Good For Anything?

2012

Magical Mathematics

30



universal cycles \n chapter intro \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Universal Cycles

2012

Magical Mathematics

47



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
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Universal Cycles Again

2012

Magical Mathematics

55



from the gilbreath principle to the mandelbrot set \n chapter intro \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

From the Gilbreath Principle to the Mandelbrot Set

2012

Magical Mathematics

61



the gilbreath principle \n describes the intricate mathematics of the gilbreath principle \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

The Gilbreath Principle

2012

Magical Mathematics

61



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 "ushuffle poker" (david ben, zarrow, a lifetime of magic) \n gilbreath poker \n matt baker
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham, Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli), Herb Zarrow

Gilbreath's Second Principle

Related to "Ushuffle Poker" (David Ben, Zarrow, A Lifetime of Magic)
Variations

2012

Magical Mathematics

66



the mandelbrot set \n mathematics of the mandelbrot set and its link to gilbreath \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

The Mandelbrot Set

2012

Magical Mathematics

72



neat shuffles \n chapter intro about perfect faro shuffles \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Neat Shuffles

2012

Magical Mathematics

84



a mindreading 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
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

A MindReading Computer

2012

Magical Mathematics

85



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
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

A Look Inside Perfect Shuffles

2012

Magical Mathematics

92



a look inside monge and milk shuffles \n describes the principles of monge and milk shuffles \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

A Look Inside Monge and Milk Shuffles

2012

Magical Mathematics

96



a look inside downandunder shuffles \n describes the down and under deal \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

A Look Inside DownandUnder Shuffles

2012

Magical Mathematics

98



all the shuffles are related \n explains how perfect faro shuffles, reverse faro shuffles, monge shuffles, milk shuffles and downunder shuffles are related \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

All the Shuffles Are Related

2012

Magical Mathematics

99



the oldest mathematical entertainment? \n chapter intro \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

The Oldest Mathematical Entertainment?

2012

Magical Mathematics

103



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
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

The Miracle Divination

Inspired byRelated to

2012

Magical Mathematics

105



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
magical mathematics
Ron Graham

Ron's $1.96 trick

Related to

2012

Magical Mathematics

108



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
magical mathematics
Ron Graham, Persi Diaconis

How Many Magic Tricks Are There?

2012

Magical Mathematics

114



magic in the book of changes \n chapter intro on the i ching \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Magic in The Book of Changes

2012

Magical Mathematics

119



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
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Introduction to the Book of Changes

2012

Magical Mathematics

121



using the i ching for divination \n how the i ching is used, with some mathematics \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Using the I Ching for Divination

2012

Magical Mathematics

122



probability and the book of changes \n mathematics of the i ching \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Probability and the Book of Changes

2012

Magical Mathematics

125



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
magical mathematics
Unknown

A First Chinese Magic Trick

Variations

2012

Magical Mathematics

128



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
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

A Version in English

Inspired by

2012

Magical Mathematics

131



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
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

A Performance Piece

2012

Magical Mathematics

133



probability and the i ching \n mathematical aspects of i ching \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Probability and the I Ching

2012

Magical Mathematics

136



what does up must come down \n chapter on mathematics of juggling \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

What Does Up Must Come Down

2012

Magical Mathematics

137



stars of mathematical magic \n \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Stars of Mathematical Magic

2012

Magical Mathematics

153



alex elmsley \n about alex elmsley's work in mathematical magic \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Alex Elmsley

2012

Magical Mathematics

156



bob neale \n about bob neale's work in mathematical magic \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Bob Neale

2012

Magical Mathematics

160



insideoutside \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
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham, Robert E. Neale

InsideOutside

2012

Magical Mathematics

164



henry christ \n \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Henry Christ

2012

Magical Mathematics

173



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
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham, Henry Christ

The Roulette System

2012

Magical Mathematics

177



stewart james \n \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Stewart James

2012

Magical Mathematics

181



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
magical mathematics
Stewart James, Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

The Mysterious Number Seven

2012

Magical Mathematics

187



charles thornton jordan \n about charles jordan's work in mathematical magic \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Charles Thornton Jordan

2012

Magical Mathematics

189



bob hummer \n about bob hummer's work in mathematical magic \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Bob Hummer

2012

Magical Mathematics

201



hummer's threecard 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
magical mathematics
Bob Hummer

Hummer's ThreeCard Monte

Variations

2012

Magical Mathematics

204



our contribution \n variation on hummer's three card monte \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n hummer's threecard monte \n bob hummer
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Our Contribution

Inspired by

2012

Magical Mathematics

207



martin gardner \n about martin gardner's work in mathematical magic \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Martin Gardner

2012

Magical Mathematics

211



going further \n other books to check out \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

Going Further

2012

Magical Mathematics

220



on secrets \n \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

On Secrets

2012

Magical Mathematics

225



a good guess \n  cardolopis ("simply stebbins")
deck is freely cut and four cards are selected from that spot, magician correctly divines them all \n david britland \n the magic of de bruijn sequences \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2017
genii
David Britland

A Good Guess

Inspired by

Apr. 2017

Genii
(Vol. 80 No. 4)

32



the three hours \n three spectators each think of a card, magician divines each card without making any wrong statements \n simon aronson \n ramón riobóo \n harapan ong \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n simoneyes \n simon aronson \n the three hours \n simon aronson \n ramón riobóo
2019
a stack to forget
Simon Aronson, Ramón Riobóo, Harapan Ong, Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

The Three Hours

Inspired byRelated to

2019

A Stack to Forget

48



gilbreath poker \n both spectator and magician deal five hands of poker from their cards, each deal a good hand to an imaginary player, leaving the best hand for themselves \n matt baker \n the ultimate gardnermarlo \n steve mayhew \n gilbreath's second principle \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n ronald a. wohl (ravelli) \n herb zarrow
2019
the buena vista shuffle club
Matt Baker

Gilbreath Poker

Inspired byRelated to

2019

The Buena Vista Shuffle Club

195


