Why men (and octopuses) cannot juggle a four ball cascade

A.G. Engels, S. Mauw

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    The most common juggling pattern is the three ball cascade. A four ball cascade seems to be infeasible, but why? We formalize the notion of a cascade and the decomposition of juggling patterns in order to give an answer to this question.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)117-126
    JournalJournal of Recreational Mathematics
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2003

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