What makes something special? Reaching for the Oxford English Dictionary, one promising definition it offers is: “Distinctive in some way; distinguished from others of the kind by a particular quality or feature; particular, specific.” Oxford English Dictionary Online (n.d.) From …

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Digimap has launched a pilot collection of data that they are trying out and evaluating against demand.  Just login to Digimap, agree to the licence conditions and you are free to use the new data up until 31st July 2020. …

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Marine Digimap has just joined our growing online collection of digital cartography resources.  This online tool allows registered users to view, annotate, save and print hydrospatial vector marine maps and Admiralty charts for waters around the UK.  These marine maps …

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Here’s something that might amuse students who enjoy both beer and computational mathematics: a map that shows the shortest route between all the pubs in the UK.  Here is an article about how the problem was solved and the map itself …

Mathematical mapping and optimal pub crawls Read more »