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Jason Polak
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77 votes

Periods and commas in mathematical writing

45 votes

What should be offered in undergraduate mathematics that's currently not (or isn't usually)?

38 votes

Depressed graduate student.

30 votes

Justifying/Explaining math research in a public address

18 votes

Memorizing theorems

14 votes

The "derived drift" is pretty unsatisfying and dangerous to category theory (or at least, to me)

11 votes
Accepted

First group homology with general coefficients

8 votes

Open source mathematical software

8 votes

How can I tell if a group is linear?

7 votes

What motivations for automorphic forms?

7 votes

What out-of-print books would you like to see re-printed?

7 votes

Applications of Chevalley Restriction Theorem

7 votes

Geometric invariant theory for geometers

6 votes

Criteria for accepting an invitation to become an editor of a scientific journal

5 votes

Tools for collaborative paper-writing

5 votes

Meaning of fibration in Kazhdan and Lusztig's paper on affine flag manifolds

4 votes

What arithmetic information is contained in the algebraic K-theory of the integers

4 votes

What is a good reference (preferably thorough) for the Derived Category of a scheme/orbifold/stack?

4 votes

Taking lecture notes in lectures

3 votes

Linear Algebra Texts?

3 votes

Reductio ad absurdum or the contrapositive?

3 votes

The Importance of ZF

3 votes

Sources for Bibtex entries

3 votes

Nonstandard Methods ( or Model Theory ) and Arithmetic Geometry

3 votes

How does one find out what's happening in contemporary mathematics research?

2 votes

Resources for getting maths on to the web.

1 vote

Injective Modules over Group Rings