Monthly Archives: December 2017

Hilbert halftone art

Introduction This post was motivated by a recent attempt to transform a photograph into a large digital print, in what I hoped would be a mathematically interesting way. The idea was pretty simple: convert the (originally color) image into a … Continue reading

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Probability of playable racks in Scrabble

Introduction Earlier this year, I spent some time calculating the probability of a Scrabble “bingo:” drawing a rack of 7 tiles and playing all of them in a single turn to spell a 7-letter word. The interesting part of the … Continue reading

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