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Perth, week 1

The first week of the visit is over. The weather has been quite cold, but it is likely to improve as time goes on. The best day so far was yesterday, when we went to Yanchep National Park and had … Continue reading

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Boris Weisfeiler

This is an extraordinary story which I learned about only last week. In the 1960s, while Donald Higman in the USA was developing the theory of coherent configurations, Boris Weisfeiler was introducing the equivalent notion of cellular algebras in the … Continue reading

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