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Quick Graph Theory Joke - February 8, 2011
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Spiked Math Comic - Quick Graph Theory Joke - The Petersen Giraffe


The above is Evan Wantland's (professor at Warren Wilson College) super cool graphical representation of the Petersen graph ("giraph") -- Source. Also, credit for the motivation for the joke goes to Tirian from the xkcd forums.


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Very cool one. But I'd say it could also be an extruded pentachoron, therefore not being cubic but 4-dimensional :D

Oh my gosh I love it.

YAY! I HAD EVAN AS A PROFESSOR AT A MATH CAMP!! WOOOO!!
Also, I'm lu6cifer, the guy who provided the graph on the xkcd forums.

Sweet, thanks for resurrecting that xkcd thread since I too was curious about it! :D

I came up with the idea independently many years ago--15?--but had no idea what to do with it.

funny funny :) Thanks! love your humor and your efforts!

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