# Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays

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Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays | ||
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Type of literature | Book | |

Author(s) | Elwyn Berlekamp, John Conway, and Richard K. Guy | |

ISBN | 1-56881-142-X | |

Link | here |

**Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays** is a four-volume book that was written by Elwyn Berlekamp, John Conway and Richard K. Guy about mathematical games. The last chapter of the final volume concerns Life, and outlines a proof of the existence of a universal constructor.

It was originally published in 1982 and contained two volumes. It was republished in 2001 with its content split over four volumes.

## See also

## External links

- Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays, Vol. 4 (the volume with information about Conway's Game of Life) at Amazon.com