The December Notices of the AMS are out. The two features articles are:
- The Search for Symmetric Simple Venn Diagrams considers Venn diagrams as mathematical objects in their own right, rather than just as a graphical representation of sets.
- Better Ways to Cut a Cake discusses the game theory of cake cutting.
This month’s What is a… Quasiconformal Mapping introduces a generalization of conformal mappings that makes sense in general metric spaces.