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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : William Rowan Hamilton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
A child prodigy, Hamilton was born the son of Archibald Hamilton, a solicitor, in Dublin at 36 Dominick Street.
Hamilton's mathematical studies seem to have been undertaken and carried to their full development without any assistance whatever, and the result is that his writings belong to no particular "school," unless indeed we consider them to form, as they are well entitled to do, a school by themselves.
Hamilton was not specially fitted for the post, for although he had a profound acquaintance with theoretical astronomy, he had paid but little attention to the regular work of the practical astronomer.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /William_Rowan_Hamilton   (2679 words)

 Learn more about William Rowan Hamilton in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Hamilton was the son of Archibald Hamilton, a solicitor.
Hamilton detected an important defect in one of Laplace’s demonstrations, he was induced by a friend to write out his remarks, that they might be shown to Dr John Brinkley, afterwards bishop of Cloyne, but who was then the first royal astronomer for Ireland, and a accomplished mathematician.
Hamilton's extraordinary investigations connected with the solution of algebraic equations of the fifth degree, and his examination of the results arrived at by N. Abel, G. Jerrard, and others in their researches on this subject, form another contribution to science.
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 biology - Glossary of graph theory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Traditionally, a path is graph consisted of a sequence of successively incident edges and their endvertices, where the terminating vertices are distinct.
The length of a path is the number of edges that the path uses.
A directed path, or just a path when the context is clear, is an oriented simple path such that all arcs go the same direction, meaning all internal vertices have in- and out-degrees 1.
www.biologydaily.com /biology/Glossary_of_graph_theory   (5132 words)

 Counting Hamilton cycles in product graphs
I also learned that each snake that would visit all the points of the graph is called a Hamilton path, named after Hamilton, who first described them.
It was also at that time, that I tried to determine the total numbers of Hamilton paths.
I came across the problem related to the number of paths a rook could walk on a chess-board from one corner to the other without visiting a field more than once.
www.iwriteiam.nl /counting.html   (1267 words)

An interview featured in the November, 2004 edition of Southwest Life In Sarnia.
An article from March 15, 2003, The Hamilton Spectator
An interview featured in the February, 1999 edition of The New Brunswick Reader.
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