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On Thursday we held a memorial day for Donald Preece at Queen Mary. You can find a web page with the program and information here. This page will remain as a record for the time being. If you have anything … Continue reading
Registration for the Donald Preece Memorial Day closes on Monday August 17. Please to to this link to register.
Registration for the memorial event for Donald Preece is now open, on this webpage. The cost is £20 for the meeting, with coffee, lunch and tea, and £40 for the reception and dinner. Information about the conference is here. You … Continue reading
Donald Preece Memorial Day On Thursday, 17 September, in the Fogg Lecture Theatre at Queen Mary University of London, there will be a memorial day for Donald Preece, statistician, combinatorialist, and organist. Put the date in your diary, and bookmark … Continue reading
Rosemary has written a long obituary of Donald, far too long for a journal to consider, but worth having on record (I think).
In a paper entitled “Tight single-change covering designs — the inside story”, published in the Bulletin of the Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications, Donald Preece described how a piece of mathematical research actually gets done, forgotten, revived, extended, and … Continue reading
Nearly ten years ago, Donald Preece and I wrote the first draft of a set of notes on primitive lambda-roots. We could never decide what do do with them: they were too short for a monograph, too long (and expository) … Continue reading
Last week, the refurbished organ in the Great Hall of the People’s Palace at Queen Mary was officially inaugurated. Along with the Purcell, Bach, Handel, Wesley, Ketelby, Coates, and so on, was a piece by my colleague and co-author Donald … Continue reading