In this article we introduce a simpler version of Japanese ladder game. The mathematics of this game is discussed and an algebraic method is also introduced to solve this game.
Rufty, Christopher and Lai, Wei-Kai
"Solving Simple Japanese Ladder Games,"
Journal of the South Carolina Academy of Science: Vol. 13
, Article 3.
Available at: http://scholarcommons.sc.edu/jscas/vol13/iss2/3