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Number of Handshakes
This Demonstration shows the total number of handshakes (pairwise connections) among a group of people. The
person adds
connections, the number of people already in the group. So if
is the number of connections between
people,
and
.
Contributed by:
Bob Hanlon
Suggested by: Matthew Hoek and
Daniel Lichtblau
Suggestions by:
Daniel Lichtblau
and
Sjoerd C. de Vries
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Number of Handshakes
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http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/NumberOfHandshakes/
Contributed by:
Bob Hanlon
Suggested by: Matthew Hoek and
Daniel Lichtblau
Suggestions by:
Daniel Lichtblau
and
Sjoerd C. de Vries
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