Jane Street Interview Question: Russian Roulette - 4.
N-person quantum Russian roulette Now, we extend scheme (1), (2), (3) to consider the game with more than two players. We stick to the Russian roulette in which the referee prepares the gun with one chamber for each player, and a player finds a bullet in his own chamber with some probability.
Taleb uses the analogy of playing Russian roulette. Deer Hunter viewers will know it is likely to end in tragedy. Many investors play Russian roulette in their investment lives, albeit with a revolver with far more empty chambers. At some point, the deadly chamber will end up against the pin, with disastrous portfolio outcomes. Yet the rarity.
Part 1: You are playing a game of Russian roulette with me. I put it 2 bullets in consecutive chambers, spin it, and take my turn. I survived the round, and now it's your turn. You can either take the gun as it is, or spin the chamber to make it random again. Which option gives you a better chance of surviving?
Question: You're playing Russian roulette, two bullets are placed on opposite chambers and the person before you get an empty chamber click. Do you squeeze or spin the barrel and why?
Interview question for Assistant Trader in Dublin, Co. Dublin.First part,we are playing Russian roulette, with a standard 6-chamber revolver. I put two bullets in adjacent chambers, spin, point the gun at my head, and pull the trigger. Click. I'm still alive. It's now your turn, and I hand the gun to you, and give you two choices. Would you rather, assuming you want to live, a) Re-spin, aim at.
Incidently, as I understand Russian Roulette, the whole point is that the bullets are heavier and should end up at the bottom. If this is indeed the case, then it skews the probabilities considerably and going first might be the best option after all! Paul Viney Friday, October 3, 2003 Paul: Russian roulette is usually a 2 player game. That's.
I want to write a program in R for modificated Russian roulette. The first player has a revolver with 1 bullet. If he survive, we add one bullet to a chamber and spin the barrel. And so on, until.