Alex Andrew


Hello and Welcome - this is the Home Page of Alex Andrew

Contents fall under five headings:

WOSC - the website of the World Organisation of Systems and Cybernetics

Phyto - information about the Journal of the Russian Phytopathological Society

Wayne - the worldwide adventures of a young man called Wayne Sibley who set out to go round the world by motorcycle but was unfortunately killed in a collision with a truck in Peru.

Simpson's Rule - notes on a JavaScript computer program, and the program itself, allowing testing of a set of variants of Simpson's Rule for numerical integration. The underlying idea is explained in a paper in the journal Kybernetes: "Homogenising Simpson's Rule", Kybernetes, vol. 31, no. 2, 2002, pp. 282-291, with further developments described in: "Two mathematical notes - new homogenised Simpson's rules and a riffle shuffle conjecture", Kybernetes, vol. 35, no. 5, 2006, pp. 748-752.

Bibliography of Dr T.R. Shaw - the complete bibliography of the publications of Dr Trevor Shaw O.B.E., the foremost authority on the history of speleology, placed here as part of the celebration of his 75th birthday on 31st March 2003.

It also marks the honouring of Dr Shaw with honorary membership of the William Pengelly Cave Studies Trust. Honorary membership is also bestowed on John and Winifred Hooper in recognition of their valuable contributions to speleology as indicated by their extensive Hooper Bibliography. Dr Shaw has expressed his indebtedness to the Hoopers for guidance and enthusiasm in his early days.