Monthly Archives: June 2015

Zariski surgically dissecting a flawed proof

The problem of bad science has been in the news recently.  See, for instance this article in the New York Times, the website Retraction Watch, or this retracted article in Science.  In any of the sciences, researchers can get a sense that … Continue reading

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MathSciNet: Moving forward by moving backward

Mathematical Reviews has a program for extending the reach of the database to include material from the various retrodigitization projects by libraries, institutions, and publishers.  Many of these fall under the umbrella of the World Digital Mathematics Library (WDML), which … Continue reading

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