Computer games can lay early seeds of mathematical concepts in children. The game discussed here is a computer puzzle that allows the movement of pieces through exchanges as well as in-place rotations of 180° about the x, y, or z axis. As a result, the player becomes comfortable with some nontrivial aspects of the permutation and rotation groups. © 1998 American Institute of Physics.
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Research Article| September 01 1998
Group theory (symmetries) in a computer game
Tarun Biswas; Group theory (symmetries) in a computer game. Comput. Phys. 1 September 1998; 12 (5): 488–492. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.168719
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