<html><head><title>Harry Fearnley</title> <link rel="SHORTCUT ICON" href="./gifs/favicon.ico"> <meta name="author" content="Harry Fearnley, Oxford, UK"> <meta name="verify-v1" content="s60XSNjz+9BAEQR1DIA13GODbH9LiBwoij/nm4ZPonw="> <meta name="keywords" content="Vx, Vh, Wh,Q, go, weichi, weiqi, wei-chi, wei-ch'i, wei-qi, baduk, paduk, igo, goh, goe, bga, british go, uk, gb, tsume go, computer go, rulesets, bestiary, books, seki, hanezeki, board game, strategy games, japan, chinese, korea, oriental, mathematics, wavelets, tilings, artificial life, linguistics, artificial languages"> <meta name="description" content="My Home Page, but ..., links to information, particularly about the Oriental board-game Go, Mathematics, and Languages: 1) the Oriental board-game Go (Weiqi, Baduk) - many links to other 'Go' locations world-wide. I specialise in: Go in the United Kingdom (/Great Britain); Computers and Go; Tsume Go; Various Go Rulesets; Strange Go Positions (or 'Beasts'), especially those that challenge rulesets - 'Bestiary'; Books about Go. 2) Mathematics - (Discrete) Wavelets; Tilings; Conways's game 'Life'; etc. 3) Languages (especially oriental ones), and Linguistics."> </head> <body> <h1>Harry Fearnley</h1> <p> <a href="./allbookmarks.htm">My "Favourites"/ "Bookmarks"/ "Hotlist"</a> have links to everything that interests me. It is updated occasionaly. </p> <p> The broad areas of interest are outlined below. </p> <h2> Go </h2> <p> I am particularly interested in any/all material related to the <a href="http://senseis.xmp.net">oriental board game <b>Go</b></a> &ndash; Japanese: Vx (<b>Igo</b>), Chinese: Vh/ Wh(<b>WiQ</b> [<b>Wei-Ch'i</b>]), Korean: Q (<b>Baduk</b>/<b>Paduk</b>). </p> <p> There is much further information about Go, not only in <a href="./bookmark.htm">my Go/Baduk/WeiQi Bookmarks/Favourites </a> (many hundreds of links), but also in <a href="./go/main.html"> Harry Fearnley's Main Go page</a> (not maintained ...), where you can find a few things not linked to elsewhere. </p> <p> The Go topics that I specialize in are: </p><ul> <li> <a href="./go/seki/overview/overview.html"> An overview of shared life (seki) in Go</a>, which links to my other work on seki (Korean: bik, Chinese: shuang huo) ...</li> <li><a href="./go/seki/hanezeki/hanezeki.html"> Seki: Hanezeki</a> -- shared life and (generalized) hanezeki (Korean: jeochim bik)</li> <li><a href="./go/seki/nakade/nakade.html"> Seki: Nakade</a> -- shared life and (generalized) nakade (Korean: chijung, Chinese: dianyan)</li> <li><a href="./go/seki/gurvich/g-g_cover.html"> Gurvich and Gol'berg's 1980 paper</a> on (fully-connected) seki</li> <li><a href="./go/shimada/intro.html">Shimada's work -- <em>Igo no Suri</em></a> -- some formal/mathematical reflections -- 1958 edition</li> <li><a href="./go/bestiary/brain_hurts.html"> Bestiary -- brain hurts!</a></li> <li><a href="./go/bestiary/molasses_ko.html"> Bestiary: Molasses Ko, etc</a></li> <li><a href="./go/bestiary/rule_challenge.html"> Bestiary: Rule challenging</a></li> <li><a href="./go/bestiary/zippersetc.html"> Multistage Kos -- Zippers, etc</a> -- some very improbable ko (Korean: pae, Chinese: jie)</li> <li><a href="./go/u4/u4web.html"> A little problem with many big kos</a>, and its <a href="./go/u4/u4interactive.html">interactive version</a></li> <li> <em>The Most Difficult Problem Ever</em> &ndash; a beautiful problem from the Hatsuyoron (1713), requiring the use of <a href="http://senseis.xmp.net/?Hanezeki">hanezeki</a> &ndash; see Thomas Redecker's work on <a href="http://www.dgob.de/dgoz/trmdpe/">Hatsuyoron, Problem 120</a>, for which I have provided an <a href="http://www.harryfearnley.com/go/trmdpe/hats-120-2009.html">interactive version</a>! Sensei's Library has links to <a href="http://senseis.xmp.net/?MostDifficultProblemEver">other material on this problem</a>. </li> <li> Go in Britain </li> <li> Computers and Go </li> <li> TsumeGo -- Life and death problems </li> <li> Rulesets; Combinatorial Games Theory; Mathematics and Go </li> <li> Playing Go on the Internet </li> <li> Books about Go -- various languages </li> <li> <a href="http://www.britgo.org/files/bgj/103-The-Game-of-Wei-Chi.pdf">A book review</a> of Daniele Pecorini and Tong Shu's book <em>The Game of Wei-Chi</em>. </ul> <p></p> <h2> Mathematics </h2> <p> I also have various recreational interests in Mathematics -- particularly in: </p><ul> <li>Wavelets, Fourier Transforms etc -- especially discrete versions.</li> <li>Tessellations, or Tilings.</li> <li>Conway's game "Life", as well as other Cellular Automata, and Artificial Life stuff.</li> </ul> <p></p> <h2> Other </h2> <p> Other interests include: </p><ul> <li>Karl Raimund Popper - the philosopher of science.</li> <li>Dr Alice Mary Stewart's work on low-level radiation and cancer.</li> <li><a href="http://www.wolframscience.com/">Stephen Wolfram, and his <em>A New Kind of Science</em></a>.</li> <li>Some aspects of Linguistics</li> <li>Various languages - especially Chinese, and Artificial Languages, such as Loglan/Lojban and Basic English.</li> <li>George Spencer Brown's "Laws of Form".</li> </ul> <p></p> <hr> <P> Contact info:<br> Home address: 38 Henley Street, Oxford, OX4 1ES, UK<BR> Tel: +44 1865 248775(h); +44 1865 273928<w)<BR> Email: <a href="mailto:harryfearnley@gmail.comZZZ"> <tt>harryfearnley@gmail.comZZZ</tt></a> (sorry - remove "<tt>ZZZ</tt>" from my email address) </P> <hr> <p> Updated 2012/04/21 </p> <p> Page maintained by <a href="mailto:harryfearnley@gmail.comZZZ"> <tt>harryfearnley@gmail.comZZZ</tt></a> (sorry - remove "<tt>ZZZ</tt>" from my email address) </body></html>