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Re: Using Mathematica to explore basic genealogical concepts


In article <elglle$h73$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
 "Kelly Jones" <kelly.terry.jones at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm trying to use Mathematica to explore basic "generic" genealogical
> concepts, such as "what is a 3rd cousin twice removed?".
> 
> I'm not happy with what I've done so far. I've defined three basic
> functions, where x is a given person:

hi,

you might try searching on "kinship systems". it should show you modern 
notations and degrees of relationship, which might help you refine your 
tools.

vale,
   rip

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