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A Markov Chain Analysis of the Game of Jai Alai

by Philip J. Byrne (College of St. Benedict) and Robert Hesse (University of Minnesota)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
October, 1996

Subject classification(s): Statistics and Probability | Probability | Stochastic Processes
Applicable Course(s): 2.5 Intro Math Modeling | 7.3 Stochastic Processes

The game of Jai Alai is used to demonstrate use of Markov chains in modeling.

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