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G. C. Steward lectures 2008
While I was uploading lecture notes, I also put on the page the notes from my G. C. Steward lectures at Gonville and Caius College in 2008. You can find them here. I spent the first half of 2008 in … Continue reading
Posted in history, Lecture notes, Neill Cameron artwork
Tagged automata, bagali polo, Euler, Latin squares, line graphs, magic squares, Moebius inversion, OEIS, Online Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences, parking functions, partitions, root systems, statistics, Sudoku, synchronization, Tehran
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Picture of an isomorphism
We spent a very busy and enjoyable weekend with Hans Hockey, a statistician who lives in Hamilton, and his family. When we arrived, Hans showed me a picture he had taken, of the 81 SET cards laid out on a … Continue reading
Posted in exposition
Tagged affine space, coordinates, Hans Hockey, isomorphism, Set, Sudoku
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Futoshiki squares
Futoshiki is a puzzle in the spirit of sudoku, involving constructing a Latin square from some partial information, which can be found in some newspapers now, including the Saturday Guardian. Probably someone has looked at the mathematics of futoshiki, but … Continue reading
Bluebells, 2
I didn’t give you enough information in the preceding post to find the grid reference to the bluebell wood. Here is some more, which should be more than enough. This is a part of the substitution table (rows and columns … Continue reading
Posted in exposition
Tagged frequency analysis, Latin square, onetime pad, substitution cipher, Sudoku
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