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Tag Archives: Gil Kalai
“Combinatorics and more”: A Tour
Gil Kalai writes the “Combinatorics and more” blog. I find many of his posts on the blog to be detailed and nicely structured. Here are just a few of the recent ones I enjoyed. “Possible future Polymath projects (2009, 2021)” … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Combinatorics, people in math, Recreational Mathematics Tagged combinatorics, Gil Kalai, limit shape, poetry, Polymath, quantum, Riemann zeta function, Tim Gowers Comments Off on “Combinatorics and more”: A Tour
Packing Heat: The World Of Sphere Packings Is On Fire
Suppose somebody hands you a bunch of oranges and asks you to stack them on a shelf, I’ll bet I can guess how you would do it. You’d build a pyramid by laying down a base layer and then fill … Continue reading
Posted in Number Theory Tagged Abhinav Kumar, Danylo Radchenko, Erica Klarreich, error-correcting code, Gil Kalai, Henry Cohn, Maryna Viazovska, n-category café, sphere packing, Stephen D. Miller Comments Off on Packing Heat: The World Of Sphere Packings Is On Fire