#### Cribbage statistics

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There are 12,994,800 scoring hands in Cribbage (52c5 x 5, 5 cards then any of those 5 as the turn up card). Approximately 8.5% of randomly drawn four-card hands will score 0 (not including pegging). The highest score is 29 … Read More

#### Lottery Mathematics – Odds of getting other scores in choosing 6 from 49

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One must calculate the total number of lottery combinations (c(49,6) = 13,983,816, as explained in the section above), and divide it by the number of those combinations which give the desired result – which equates to the number of ways … Read More

#### BLEU

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BLEU was one of the first metrics to report high correlation with human judgements of quality. The metric is currently one of the most popular in the field. The central idea behind the metric is that “the closer a machine … Read More

#### Button Men gameplay

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After selecting their buttons, players assemble their dice. Most buttons have five dice, but some have more or fewer, and in certain cases the number of dice may change over the course of the game. The size—that is, number of … Read More