Category Archives: the Web

me and the World Wide Web

A warning

I have just learned that I am losing my personal webpages at St Andrews, I know people have found some of this material useful. I will try to make it available in some other form, though this may have … Continue reading

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I realised yesterday that, although I had moved the web pages of books I had written to my St Andrews website when I came here, I had neither updated them nor put links to them. I have done the easier … Continue reading

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Success stories

The London Mathematical Society’s “Success stories” project has officially launched; the webpage is here. I thought the aim was to tell the world that mathematics is a great career by recounting the stories of people who have some interesting success … Continue reading

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Carnival of Mathematics

The Carnival of Mathematics, a monthly blogging round-up, will be hosted on the CoDiMa site in October. (It travels round various mathematics blogs but is coordinated by Katie at The Aperiodical.) My contribution to the carnival is a piece called … Continue reading

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The Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications keeps a low profile. There is no on-line version of its Bulletin. When I was forced to leave my office in Queen Mary at two weeks notice, old issues of the Bulletin (along … Continue reading

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Resources pages going down

At Queen Mary, I used to maintain two pages with links to resources, one for permutation groups, the other for designs. (The latter is quite separate from the website.) These pages have not been maintained for a long time … Continue reading

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An award

There is, I believe, a great resource for mathematicians called MathOverflow. I have never made much use of it. I am not quite sure why, but I think it is because of the competitive aspect: give a good answer, earn … Continue reading

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My QMUL page updated

Since I moved to St Andrews in 2013, my QMUL web page stopped being a working page, and really needed to be re-jigged as a page of record. This I have now done. It now points to many things, not … Continue reading

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New Year thoughts

It was with some relief that I saw that this year WordPress have not sent a summary of the year just past. So I was able to look at the statistics and make my own judgement. Numbers of visitors and … Continue reading

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Projective and polar spaces

I have produced a new edition of my lecture notes on Projective and Polar Spaces and put them with my lecture note collection. I did this because it seems that people still find some use for these notes. According to … Continue reading

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