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John Smith Kyon
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Examples of common false beliefs in mathematics

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Why do so many textbooks have so much technical detail and so little enlightenment? [closed]

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Best algebraic geometry textbook? (other than Hartshorne)

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Extent of “unscientific”, and of wrong, papers in research mathematics

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Reference request: Examples of research on a set with interesting properties which turned out to be the empty set

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Problem in Rick Miranda: finding genus of a Projective curve

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Alternative Almost Complex Structures

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The center of a(n endomorphism) ring is a PID

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