Archive for January, 2015

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been building a graphics/animation library to use in the class that I’m teaching at USC. It’s now in a stable state and has the features that I think I’ll need this semester. A lot of the motivation comes from Princeton where I taught previously: the class there, taught in Java, uses the […]


Happy new year! As a way of celebrating (?) or making up for procrastinating (more likely), I have finished a long-overdue book review for The Mathematical Intelligencer. The book is called Combinatorics: Ancient & Modern. This book, a collection of 16 chapters by different authors, spans the history of combinatorics from the dawn of civilization to […]