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bio website csclub.uwaterloo.ca/~ebering
location University of Waterloo
age 25
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I am currently a graduate student at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

My research interests focus on the geometry and topology of three manifolds. A broad type of question I find very interesting is "What geometric content do combinatorial invariants have and why?"

During the course of my undergraduate studies at the University of Waterloo I founded an undergraduate journal of mathematics, The Waterloo Mathematics Review, in collaboration with my peers.


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17
comment How to tell if two or more knots are linked
@IgorRivin Yes, from Lackenby's paper "It is worth pointing out that this does not actually improve our knowledge of the complexity class of the unknot recognition problem."
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accepted Did Milnor and Thurston write anything else about characteristic numbers for 3-manifolds?
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asked Did Milnor and Thurston write anything else about characteristic numbers for 3-manifolds?
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comment Surgery diagram for the Seifert-Weber space
@IanAgol, there are two distinct isometry classes of 5-fold covers of the Whitehead link (Theorem 3 in this paper).
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asked Surgery diagram for the Seifert-Weber space
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Mar
30
answered Excellent uses of induction and recursion
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10
comment Comparables to Journal of Algebra, Journal of Pure and Applied Algebra
Thank you for including publishers in your reply, since that seems to be at the heart of this question.
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asked How to write popular mathematics well?
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