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December 14, 2009

So Much For the Concept of “Tree Graph”

Topology meets botany.

non-simply-connected white oak
genus-1 white oak tree
Posted by distler at December 14, 2009 10:35 AM

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Re: So Much For the Concept of “Tree Graph”

As is well known trees get nourished by eating motorcycles. The loops are essential for such process. See here.

Regards
Jorge

Posted by: Jorge Pullin on December 14, 2009 12:28 PM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: So Much For the Concept of “Tree Graph”

Is that a two-mass-hard box, or a three-mass triangle?

Posted by: James Ettle on December 14, 2009 4:49 PM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: So Much For the Concept of “Tree Graph”

It seems that photo has been under the knife of Adobe Photoshop or similar. Can you spot the blurred parts of the photo, just above the loop?

Posted by: sam p on December 18, 2009 1:29 PM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: So Much For the Concept of “Tree Graph”

Nope.

It’s completely undoctored. All I did was down-sample it from the original 3264×2448 to 800×600. I didn’t even crop it, or adjust the brightness/contrast.

If you see any artifacts, blame the JPEG compression.

Posted by: Jacques Distler on December 18, 2009 2:09 PM | Permalink | PGP Sig | Reply to this

Re: So Much For the Concept of “Tree Graph”

Inspired by this photo I’ve found this site on wikipedia with examples of even much higher loop graphs :)

Posted by: Rutger on November 26, 2010 4:50 AM | Permalink | Reply to this

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