Monthly Archives: September 2006

Indexing woes

Indexing a book is no fun. None at all. Yet it can be so annoying when a book has a perfunctory index that I feel compelled to try to do the job decently. You can only work on so many … Continue reading

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Coffee Time in Memphis

Passing the CUP bookshop, I couldn’t resist picking up a copy of Béla Bollobás’ brand new The Art of Mathematics: Coffee Time in Memphis — no less than 157 mathematical problems and their solutions, problems (he says) of the kind … Continue reading

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Passing it on

I’ve just put another full draft of the Gödel book online. There’s an amount of work still to be done (in particular, I’ve yet to take account of some comments I’ve had on the last chapter); but things are progressing … Continue reading

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And another update

A revised version of Chapters 1 to 26 is now on-line. Next, the two chapters which probably need the most work/thought, so off to the Moore library again to minimize distractions.

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Another Gödel update

I’ve been wrestling with that loose and baggy chapter which needed carving into two. Annoying that what should have been a simple task took so long, but I think I’ve cracked it. So the latest version of what are now … Continue reading

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