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comment A question about a specific partition of a graph
I'm confused: doesn't $|S|=2$ here, since it contains the pairs $(u,x)$ and $(v,y)$?
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comment Can one make Erdős's Ramsey lower bound explicit?
I somehow feel that Erdõs's idea is so fundamental and so generally applicable that the word "trick" doesn't do it justice.
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comment What are some very important papers published in non-top journals?
If a paper is published in Math. Ann. when it could have waltzed into Annals, Acta or JAMS, then it counts as an example for my purposes.
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comment What are some very important papers published in non-top journals?
Thanks for this. I agree that it is the most likely explanation. And I'm also with the big-list tag, which I had forgotten about, having not posted a question for quite a long time.
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comment Almost commuting unitary matrices
Can I check that you are talking about the same question? Here the assumption is not that any two of the matrices approximately commute, but rather the stronger assumption that any two of the matrices can be approximated by a pair of commuting matrices. I can't seem to track down a counterexample to this in the literature.
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comment What are some very important papers published in non-top journals?
Agreed -- I think it is an excellent example, though I'd guess that it isn't an example that was "missed" by a top journal -- more that the authors probably (and correctly) didn't think that where they submitted it to would make any difference to the prestige they got from the paper.
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comment What are some very important papers published in non-top journals?
I'm not too fussed about the lower limit -- it was meant as a rough guideline.
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comment What are some very important papers published in non-top journals?
Let's go for a paper published since 1995. And to avoid having to devise an absolute scale, I'll ask merely that the journal should be lower ranking than one would have expected, given the great importance of the paper.
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