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Rhyd Lewis

The Mathematics of Networks and Maps - Cardiff University Series 2

Hay Festival 2017, 

How do satnavs find the quickest route from one town to another? What’s the most efficient way to visit the best pubs in the UK? Is it true that all living things in the world are six or fewer degrees of separation away from each other? The Cardiff mathematician shows, pictorially, how the many problems in everyday life can be modelled as networks: from the colouring of maps to the way Facebook makes friend recommendations.

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