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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

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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

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Generation, t-designs 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 multi-volume The Art of Computer Programming. So he took time off to … Continue reading

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