I'm a professor in the Mathematics Dept. at M.I.T. I mostly work on quantum computation, quantum information, and quantum complexity, but I am also interested in other areas of theoretical computer science and mathematics.
67 Can a mathematical definition be wrong? Jul 11 '10
47 If you break a stick at two points chosen uniformly, the probability the three resulting sticks form a triangle is 1/4. Is there a nice proof of this? Jun 3 '11
32 Demonstrating that rigour is important Sep 3 '10
28 Mathematical “urban legends” Jan 24 '11
25 Undecidability in Conway's Game of Life Nov 9 '10
25 How much reading do you do before you attack a problem? Jul 23 '10
24 Undergraduate math research Nov 12 '10