Episode 009 – Partial Orderings: What’s Wrong with the Olympics?
Mar05

Episode 009 – Partial Orderings: What’s Wrong with the Olympics?

http://media.blubrry.com/mathforprimates/p/mathforprimates.com/wp-content/podcasts/009--PARTIAL-ORDER.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:27 — 27.0MB) in this Podcast: What’s wrong with the “medal count” ordering in the Olympics? Is it really all that surprising that Canada is good at Curling? quasi ordering vs partial ordering vs total ordering – who cares? Nick, leave the carrots out of this! Dealing with our Daddy issues with an ancestor semi-lattice Are you your own ancestor? For that matter, is a sandwich equal to 5 dollars? Discovering the quasi-order of...

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