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comment Results true in a dimension and false for higher dimensions
A drunken man can find his way home, but a drunken bird is lost forever.
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answered Results true in a dimension and false for higher dimensions
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comment Monomer-Dimer tatami tilings need better relationships with other math. Summary of results.
Have a look at ``Counting matchings in graphs with applications to the monomer-dimer models" by Shmuel Friedland, homepages.math.uic.edu/~friedlan/kthectbeam4.8.pdf
Aug
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comment The ten martini problem - reason for name
@Carlo-- the link I gave is to the typewritten English translation of the Scottish book. The portal has also complete reproductions of the Polish handwritten original and its typed version.
Aug
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comment The ten martini problem - reason for name
Kac probably got the idea from participating in mathematicians' discussions in the famous Scottish Cafe when he was a student, and then a young researcher in Lwow before 1939. Quite often, a prize for solving a problem was a drink. See e.g. Problem 8 here: kielich.amu.edu.pl/Stefan_Banach/pdf/ks-szkocka/…
Aug
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comment extending to bimeromorphic maps
See answers to the question mathoverflow.net/questions/86000/…
Jul
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comment Ergodic theory and dynamical systems books references
See also mathoverflow.net/questions/82661/…
Jul
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answered Rediscovery of lost mathematics
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awarded  Necromancer
Jun
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comment Examples of “Unusual” Classifications
Twin prime conjecture?
Jun
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comment Proof of im/possibility of constructing any fractal by iterated function systems?
See also MR1686674 (2000j:28008) Kwieciński, Michał(PL-JAGL) A locally connected continuum which is not an IFS attractor. (English summary) Bull. Polish Acad. Sci. Math. 47 (1999), no. 2, 127–132.
May
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answered Are there any books that take a 'theorems as problems' approach?
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awarded  Yearling
Apr
18
revised What was the Question that led Euler to his Investigations on Polyhedra?
corrected punctuation
Apr
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suggested suggested edit on What was the Question that led Euler to his Investigations on Polyhedra?
Apr
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answered $\aleph$ looks like $\mathbb N$?
Apr
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comment Down-to-earth expositions of Hodge theory
All this is nicely written up in Chapter VI.5 of MR1893803 (2003g:32001) Fritzsche, Klaus; Grauert, Hans From holomorphic functions to complex manifolds. (English summary) Graduate Texts in Mathematics, 213. Springer-Verlag, New York, 2002. xvi+392 pp. ISBN: 0-387-95395-7 --I do not really know who came up with this approach, but the name of Kunihiko Kodaira appears quite often (Hodge-Kodaira decomposition, Serre-Kodaira duality).
Mar
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answered Furstenberg $\times 2 \times 3$ conjecture, bibliography