tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3722233.post339437391065343906..comments2023-09-30T21:44:03.907-05:00Comments on Computational Complexity: Venn Diagrams are used (yeah) but abused (boo)Lance Fortnowhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/06752030912874378610noreply@blogger.comBlogger4125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3722233.post-86896935738570274242015-10-01T16:21:10.367-05:002015-10-01T16:21:10.367-05:00Here is a correct use from the pop culture, in the...Here is a correct use from the pop culture, in the song "Portugal" by the band "Walk the Moon":<br /><br />I know everyone you know<br />You know everyone I know<br />Our Venn diagrams are one circle<br />Eugene Wallingfordhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/07135521656855808826noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3722233.post-50774366299730390992015-09-30T07:46:40.526-05:002015-09-30T07:46:40.526-05:00The beer example has four "sets" represe...The beer example has four "sets" represented by four circles. No diagram made of four circles can include all 16 possibilities, and thus shouldn't really be called a Venn diagram, although you can create such a diagram using other shapes. When I searched for a proof of this, here is the top hit that came up: http://www.brynmawr.edu/math/people/anmyers/PAPERS/Venn.pdfEric Allenderhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/07417405562053586552noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3722233.post-85869250787737548082015-09-28T18:48:29.160-05:002015-09-28T18:48:29.160-05:00I guess the beer one could be correct if each circ...I guess the beer one could be correct if each circle were "Things that contain _____"<br /><br />This maybe isn't a correct usage either, but defines geeks, nerds, dweebs, and dorks:<br />http://www.buzzfeed.com/scott/nerd-venn-diagram#.pwj2EDNxgg<br /><br />And not really correct, but amusing:<br />https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/innovations/wp/2014/08/18/in-refreshing-change-of-pace-company-admits-its-not-innovative/Erik and Sandyhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/13595041374080107544noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3722233.post-87042393043515413352015-09-28T13:39:30.192-05:002015-09-28T13:39:30.192-05:00Venn diagram of Greek, Latin and Cyryllic alphabet...Venn diagram of Greek, Latin and Cyryllic alphabets: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venn_diagram#/media/File:Venn_diagram_gr_la_ru.svgAnonymousnoreply@blogger.com