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.
65 Can a mathematical definition be wrong? jul 11 '10
43 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
29 Mathematical “urban legends” jan 24 '11
25 How much reading do you do before you attack a problem? jul 23 '10
24 Undecidability in Conway's Game of Life nov 9 '10
24 Undergraduate math research nov 12 '10