Tag Archives: combinatorics

Donald Preece: obituary and bibliography

Rosemary has written a long obituary of Donald, far too long for a journal to consider, but worth having on record (I think).

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Lecture notes

I have decided to follow Dima’s suggestion and post my collection of lecture notes here. You will find them from the page “Lecture notes” on the menu bar at the bottom of the picture at the top of the blog. … Continue reading

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Conferences in July

It would be the 100th birthday of Paul Erdős, if he were still with us. The Rényi Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences are marking the ocasion with an Erdős Centennial conference in the first week of July. In … Continue reading

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New term, time to revise and update web pages. I have links on my web page to various GAP programs; I found that many of them were broken. These are now fixed. Well over 10 years ago, Robin Wilson asked … Continue reading

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A literary-mathematical puzzle

In 1968, Stanislaw Lem, the great Polish science-fiction writer, published a book entitled Głos Pana. It was translated into English and published under the title His Master’s Voice in 1983. It tells the story of how a message from an … Continue reading

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