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Combinatorics at Strathclyde

Two years ago, we enjoyed a successful British Combinatorial Conference at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. For me it was memorable for several reasons: the appearance of my book “Notes on Counting”, my fall to the floor during the … Continue reading

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Discrete mathematics in Derby

This week I have been at a conference on “Theoretical and Computational Discrete Mathematics” at the University of Derby, under the auspices of the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications. The University of Derby was founded as the Derby Diocesan … Continue reading

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Discrete mathematics and Big Data, 2

The symposium is over. We spent two days in the Boardroom on the 5th floor of the Gateway Building, with fine views over the estuary to the snow-capped hills of Angus beyond (at least on Monday; the rain came on … Continue reading

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History

Ten years ago, Queen Mary had a study programme in Discrete Mathematics. We were one of the first universities in Britain to do this, and I believe they invented a special UCAS code for the course. The study programme was … Continue reading

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