Monthly Archives: June 2009

Erdös Lap Number

Erdös apparently liked to have children sit on his lap. See this 1969 conference photo http://staff.spd.dcu.ie/johnbcos/oxford.htm (There is also a young dashing George Andrews on the left.) So it was funny to see this page on the lap number. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Benchmark

I got myself a hp tx2 tablet running on amd Turion with 4GB ram. A dear friend helped me upgraded to vista 64 bit in order to fully utilize the ram. I tested it against the desktop running xp 32 … Continue reading

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The late Richard Lewis

I’ve never met him, but he did research in the area of partitions and was a friend of several people I know. One of them – Shaun Cooper – by pure chance found a reference to Richard in the 1996 … Continue reading

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