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Ernie Shult
Ernie Shult died last month. I just heard the news, from Corneliu Hoffman’s mailing list. I first met Ernie at a “microconference” on permutation groups organised in Oxford by Peter Neumann in the early 1970s when I was just starting … Continue reading
Overload
Today is a bank holiday (even here in Scotland). I am sitting at home working. I have fallen so far behind that there is no alternative. Part of the trouble is that, over the next few months, I am giving … Continue reading
Posted in events, exposition
Tagged infinity, paradox, synchronization, the party problem, the random graph, trianglefree graphs, twographs
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Generation, tdesigns and other mathematical notation
Donald Knuth, a mathematician (his adviser was Marshall Hall, his thesis on algebraic structures related to projective planes) turned computer scientist, became dissatisfied with typesetting while producing his multivolume The Art of Computer Programming. So he took time off to … Continue reading
Posted in exposition, typography
Tagged angle brackets, LaTeX, tdesigns, TeX, twographs
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