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Mark Atwood
After 3 weeks of trying, my Knuth study group duplicated the "... after some calculation, it can be shown that ..." that we've been stuck on.

I inhaled Freakonomics over lunch. How RoeVWade aborted a crime wave just as it started. The corporate structure of a crack gang. Realtors' codewords for overpriced houses. How Superman destroyed the KKK.

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intrepid_reason From: intrepid_reason Date: July 6th, 2005 05:42 pm (UTC) (Link)
ROFL...oh man, that sounds fabulous!
jatg From: jatg Date: July 6th, 2005 06:02 pm (UTC) (Link)
One of my coworkers was just telling me about that book. Worth a read I take it?
fallenpegasus From: fallenpegasus Date: July 6th, 2005 07:32 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'll send you my copy, I have turned it into a BookCrossing book.
jezel From: jezel Date: July 6th, 2005 07:44 pm (UTC) (Link)
Aaaahh! Me first! Me first! I have a hold on it at the library, but I think I'm 45236th in line for it. :)
voidrandom From: voidrandom Date: July 8th, 2005 12:18 am (UTC) (Link)
What page of Knuth was that?
fallenpegasus From: fallenpegasus Date: July 8th, 2005 08:30 am (UTC) (Link)
Section 1.2.8, right before (13) "... after a little calculation we find that G(z) can be expanded... ".
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