Europhys. Lett.
Volume 67, Number 2, July 2004
Page(s) 151 - 157
Section Interdisciplinary physics and related areas of science and technology
Published online 01 July 2004
Europhys. Lett., 67 (2) , pp. 151-157 (2004)
DOI: 10.1209/epl/i2004-10069-9

Primary Parrondo paradox

B. Cleuren and C. Van den Broeck

Limburgs Universitair Centrum - B-3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium

(Received 26 February 2004; accepted 14 May 2004)

A primary model exhibiting the Parrondo paradox is introduced. It requires two rather than three states, involving only superstable fixed points, resulting in very important technical simplifications.

02.50.-r - Probability theory, stochastic processes, and statistics.
05.40.-a - Fluctuation phenomena, random processes, noise, and Brownian motion.

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