Tag Archives: Combinatorics

Peirce’s 1870 “Logic Of Relatives” • Sets as Sums

Peirce’s way of representing sets as logical sums may seem archaic, but it’s quite often used in mathematics and remains the tool of choice in many branches of algebra, combinatorics, computing, and statistics to this day. Peirce applied this genre … Continue reading

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Riffs and Rotes : 2

Re: Peter Cameron • Addition and Multiplication of Natural Numbers The interaction between addition and multiplication in the natural numbers has long been an interest of mine, leading to broader questions about the relationship between algebra and combinatorics.  My gropings … Continue reading

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Riffs and Rotes : 1

Re: R.J. Lipton • Making Primes More Random There is a study called generalized primes that investigates in a more general way the relationship between arbitrary elements called primes and all the composites that can be formed from them according … Continue reading

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