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A Survey of Venn Diagrams

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Author:Frank Ruskey; Dept. of Computer Science, Univ. of Victoria, B.C., Canada
Description: Facts and figures about Venn diagrams, particularly as they relate to combinatorial properties of the diagrams: Who was John Venn? What is a Venn diagram? Formal definition of Venn diagrams; General constructions of Venn diagrams. Also Graphs associated with Venn diagrams: The planar dual of a Venn diagram; How many Venn diagrams are there? Extending Venn diagrams. Symmetric Venn diagrams: Symmetric diagrams for small n; Venn diagrams and Gray codes. Other variants of Venn diagrams. Open problems and References. From The Electronic Journal of Combinatorics 4 (1997).

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Graphics, Problems/Puzzles, Articles, Bibliographies
Math Topics: Combinatorics, Set Theory

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