**clock_solitaire_simulation**,
a MATLAB code which
simulates the game of clock solitaire. The deck is dealt into 13
piles of 4 cards each. Repeatedly, the top card a pile is removed,
and its rank indicates the next pile to consider. Game continues
until an empty pile is reached. The game is won if all piles are
empty. The quantity of interest is the probability of winning.

The computer code and data files described and made available on this web page are distributed under the MIT license

**clock_solitaire_simulation** is available in
a MATLAB version.

clock_solitaire_simulation_test

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- card_rank.m, given the index (1-52) of a card, returns its rank (1-13).
- card_suit.m, given the index (1-52) of a card, returns its suit ('H','C','D','S').
- card_symbol.m, given the index (1-52) of a card, returns its symbol, such as 'AH', '3S', '5C', '10D', 'QH'.
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- piles_print.m, prints the current status of the piles of cards.
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