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Tag Archives: primitive roots
Fair games and Artin’s conjecture
A few years ago I described Persi Diaconis’ response to G. H. Hardy’s claim that there is a real dividing line between real and recreational mathematics. (See the report here.) This led from Persi’s first experiments in card shuffling to Artin’s conjecture … Continue reading
Primitive lambdaroots
Nearly ten years ago, Donald Preece and I wrote the first draft of a set of notes on primitive lambdaroots. We could never decide what do do with them: they were too short for a monograph, too long (and expository) … Continue reading
Posted in exposition, history
Tagged algebra, difference sets, Donald Preece, primitive roots, terraces
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