Definition:Hound and Hare Problem/Historical Note

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Historical Note on Hound and Hare Problem

Hound and hare problem appear in quite complicated versions in the Chiu Chang Suann Jing, from far back as $150$ BCE.

By the time of Alcuin of York, such problems occur in the Indian and Arabian literature, often using a messenger as the pursuer.

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