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On foundations

Jack Edmonds stayed in my house for two and a half weeks, while giving his two courses on polyhedral combinatorics in London (I reported on the second one here). Whenever we spend time together, we have a robust discussion about … Continue reading

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Matroids and polymatroids

Jack Edmonds’ LTCC intensive course is now over. It differed in several respects from what was advertised. First, he shared the presentation with Alex Fink on a roughly equal basis; second, bimatrix games were shelved in favour of some exciting … Continue reading

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Jack Edmonds’ London lectures

Course material associated with Jack Edmonds’ lectures can be found here. There is an announcement here. For the first course, 16-19 June at Queen Mary, University of London, see Alex Fink’s web page here, and for the LTCC intensive, 22-23 … Continue reading

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Jack Edmonds: the London gigs

Jack Edmonds is a larger-than-life figure in the world of combinatorial optimization and polyhedral combinatorics. If you are a student, you really should grasp this chance to meet him! More than fifty years ago, Jack was perhaps the first person … Continue reading

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Pretty structures

I was at the Pretty Structures conference in Paris last week. The original conference in what became this sequence was called Pretty Things. Perhaps this is not serious enough for a meeting held at the Institut Henri Poincaré, I don’t … Continue reading

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