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Richard Botting
Worked at California State University, San Bernardino
Attended Brunel University
Lives in Redlands,Ca
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Pear blossom in February.
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Massive exhibition of quilts today. Here are three of the geekiest. And one is a Beatles song. 
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Here is a puzzle in Euclidean geometry. You have a right angle triangle ABC with hypotenuse BC. Bisect BC at X. How long is AX? And Why? Don't post answers for a day or two... Grading: You pass with a C if you know the length of AX. You grade B if you can prove it using Cartesian geometry. You earn an A if you can find the neat Euclidean proof. Grade D if you have to use a computer/phone!
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Uploaded the Dilbert mugs. Binary coded day of the month...
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Alex Bellos: Henry Segerman and Saul Schleimer paint beautiful shadows based on the maths of stereographic projection, a method originally used by cartographers to map the Earth
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Origami in Pasadena today!
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218 people
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Occupation
Retired Prof
Skills
Teaching, Coding, Designing Systems, data and programs, Mathematics, Admin,
Employment
  • California State University, San Bernardino
    Prof, 1982 - 2013
  • Civil Service College, UK
    Trainer, 1978 - 1982
  • Brunel University, UK
    Lecturer, 1971 - 1978
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Currently
Redlands,Ca
Previously
London - San Bernardino, CA - Guildford, Surrey, England - Petersfield, Hants, England
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"Richard will always be a scholar" (Sixth Form Teacher's report circa 1964)
Introduction
Teaching people to think and program since 1968.
Studying the applications of formal logic and mathematics to software development and in computer science since the late 1960's (so called formal methods).  Thesis topic: "Fundamental Algorithms of Computer Graphics". Trained Jackson consultant in JSP and JSD. Involved in developing SSADM in the UK. Evolving a formal language for mathematics and logic since 1971. Can use structured, agile, object oriented, etc. methods. Multilingual including FORTRAN COBOL, Algol, ....
Bragging rights
Surviving prostate cancer... Know at least two dozen programming languages and invented 2 or 3 computer languages. Maintained an online bibliography of 5000+ items on software development.
Education
  • Brunel University
    Mathematics, 1964 - 1968
  • Brunel University
    Computer Science, 1968 - 1971
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I'll answer to "Hi" or any loud cry...
Rum butter and Grapefruit Marmalade are most excellent... More goodies to come
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