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Some Stories of Journals Behaving Badly
Hoax papers have a long and timehonored history. Ten years ago a group of students from MIT wrote a program that randomly generated totally nonsensical computer science papers. One of their bogus papers was accepted by a conference and it … Continue reading
That Time Terence Tao Won $500 From Paul Erdős
Suppose you have some arbitrary sequence of 1 and 1, something like this 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, …. And suppose you start plucking entries from fixed intervals and adding them together. For … Continue reading
On Teaching Analysis
Timothy Gowers, University of Cambridge mathematician and Fields Medalist, is teaching an analysis class this term, and fortunately for me, he’s blogging about it. Analysis IA is part of the firstyear math major sequence at the University of Cambridge, and … Continue reading
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Tagged real analysis, teaching analysis, terry tao, timothy gowers, vicky neale
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