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Venn diagrams captured my attention a few years ago. One night I decided to see if I could come up with some new Venn Diagrams. After a few hours, this is what I came up with. I'm a web developer not a mathematician, so I'm quite proud of this little creation. I've searched the internet and several books to confirm that this construction is unique. Lastly, I wanted to post it here because I know that the this crowd has more resources and knowledge than are available to me.


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I inserted the image into the post. I hope you do not mind. –  Arturo Magidin Oct 26 '10 at 14:45
Thank you so much! I like that much better :) –  user2828 Oct 26 '10 at 14:48
Looks ok, just a small typo: you have AEC written twice (once as "AEC" and once as "ACE") , one of them is actually ACD. –  Djaian Nov 8 '10 at 8:37

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It seems okay to me.

You might want to take a look at a very nice paper that appeard in the Notices of the American Mathematical Society in 2006 about Venn diagrams:

  • Ruskey, Frank; Savage, Carla D.; Wagon, Stan. The search for simple symmetric Venn diagrams. Notices Amer. Math. Soc. 53 (2006), no. 11, 1304–1312.

At least I (an AMS member) can access it in PDF format on the web. I don't know if the link will work for someone who is not a member, though.

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There's also the survey by Ruskey and Weston at combinatorics.org/Surveys/ds5/VennEJC.html –  Robin Chapman Oct 26 '10 at 14:53
This is excellent! The link works fine. The paper looks wonderfully interesting. I cant thank you enough. –  user2828 Oct 26 '10 at 14:55

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