Questions tagged [thesis]

A thesis is a document submitted in support of candidature for an academic degree or professional qualification presenting the author's research and findings

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Have the “Bayreuther Mathematische Schriften” ever been digitalized?

See update below. This is borderline off-topic (certainly not a research question), but the rather successful story of a similar question gives me hope. The Bayreuther Mathematische Schriften were a ...
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PhD dissertations that solve an established open problem

I search for a big list of open problems which have been solved in a PhD thesis by the Author of the thesis (or with collaboration of her/his supervisor). In my question I search for every possible ...
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How to find research topics in Linear Algebra in Graph Theory [closed]

Note: My first question in this site. MSE users asked me to post this question here for better response I am a Masters student in Pure Mathematics. I need to do a Masters thesis in "Linear Algebra ...
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A guide to the work of Timothy Gowers on Banach Spaces [closed]

I'm undergraduate student and I'm thinking of doing my graduation thesis on some of Prof. Gowers work on Banach Spaces. It is not required to produce an original result in my thesis, I'm only asked to ...
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Multi dimensional symbolic dynamics

I want to learn Multi dimensional symbolic dynamics. can you point to any recent thesis containing a good exposition or lecture notes?
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Who wrote up Banach's Thesis?

Some time ago I read somewhere (and I don't remember where it was) that Stefan Banach -- a highly creative and great mathematician -- did not always write down his ideas. Allegedly, he did not write ...
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What is the shortest Ph.D. thesis? [closed]

The question is self-explanatory, but I want to make some remarks in order to prevent the responses from going off into undesirable directions. It seems that every few years I hear someone ask this ...
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How do you select an interesting and reasonable problem for a student?

I am interested in how to select interesting yet reasonable problems for students to work on, either at Honours (that is, a research-based single year immediately after a degree) or PhD. By this I ...
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Which journals publish PhD abstracts?

With the flavour of this question: Which journals publish expository work?, I would like to ask the following question Which journals publish Ph.D. thesis abstracts? Please post one resource per ...