Category Archives: research

PCMI: Week One

I have just finished (survived?) the first of my three weeks at the Park City Math Institute. The research topic this year is “Geometry of Moduli Spaces and Representation Theory.”  For those of you not in the know, PCMI is … Continue reading

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Salerno’s Eleven

Collaborating and coauthoring are quite common in math. Most often, however, mathematicians tend to work on their own or with only a few other collaborators. If you check the math arXiv you will notice that most papers have less than four … Continue reading

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A Magical Sabbatical

Even though it’s only been a month since I moved back to Maine, pre-tenure leave seems like a distant memory. I expected that the change would be abrupt, especially since I was traveling and trying to do research pretty much … Continue reading

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