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What is a Manifold? (6/6)
In posts 13 we were able to reduce all of the geometry of a curve in 3space to an interval along with two or three realvalued functions. We also discussed when two sets of such data give equivalent (overlapping) curves. This … Continue reading
Up to Date Blog Content for JMM 2017
Looking for blog content about the 2017 Joint Mathematics Meetings? Check out the JMM 2017 Blog where you can catch up on yesterday’s main events and keep up with some of the main events during the meeting. I really enjoyed reading Profession, … Continue reading
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Riddle of the Month (November)
Welcome back to this month’s mathematical riddle (and can you believe it’s almost December)! Today we have a neat logic puzzle with an amusing twist on the traditional knightorknave problems that are popular in the literature.
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Mathematical Democracy: Mission Impossible? Maybe not…
In 1950, a 29yearold PhD candidate at Columbia published a stunning theorem that later won him a Nobel Prize: “There is no such thing as a fair voting system.” Or so the legend goes. Let’s dive into this claim and … Continue reading
Call for Writers!
Are you interested in contributing the AMS grad student blog (or know someone who is)? We are looking to assemble as stellar team of staff writers from the coming year, so please put interested students in touch with editorinchief Sarah Salmon. We … Continue reading
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