Tag Archive: models

Surfaces 1: The ooze of the past

Curves and surfaces are a wonderful visual representation of mathematics. They can move from the simple and profound to the complex and intriguing. They have even been accused of being part of a sinister plot. In addition the mathematics behind them is becoming increasingly useful in many areas, algebraic statistics for example.

The search for the truth can never stop.

This is a first obituary (of a sort) for these writings.  I do not think I would have predicted that this would be a playwright, not a mathematician.  This might seem a little… Continue reading

Unscheduled Post: A couple of interesting posts

This is a glimpse into my browsing habits.  It starts with an interesting post on the Secret Blogging Seminar, on bidding games.  The basic idea is to take any game, add a stack… Continue reading