[r-t] Hudson stuff

Chris Poole poole at maths.ox.ac.uk
Mon Sep 20 13:09:58 UTC 2004

> How many ringing problems have actually been solved by the direct
> application of group theory as opposed to original analysis and thought?
> For example, were fch groups originally derived by specific application
> of theory, or by practical application of some transposition and logic
> which was later formalised in mathematical notation by Maurice Hodgson
> in 1962?
> Graham

Actually, didn't much of group theory come out of ringing??  (I often get
blamed by our head of research, as a ringer, for some group theory!)


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