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How to grow trees

Following on from last year, this series of lectures traces the historical development of mathematics in the thousand years from Islamic Baghdad.


Tree diagrams arise in many contexts, from family trees to chemical molecules, electrical networks, the design of canals and the bracing of frameworks. We describe these examples and others from the allied subject of graph theory, and show you how you can cope with instant insanity.

London Mathematical Society

This lecture will be repeated on the same day at 6pm


Speaker(s):

Professor Robin Wilson | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

1 February 2006 at 1:00 pm

Duration:

1 hour

 

Venue:

Gresham College
Barnard's Inn Hall
Holborn
London
EC1N 2HH
+44 20 78 31 05 75
http://www.gresham.ac.uk

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