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73 votes

Why do roots of polynomials tend to have absolute value close to 1?

39 votes

Pressure to defend the relevance of one's area of mathematics

33 votes

What is the most useful non-existing object of your field?

31 votes
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Examples of intuition from fields other than Physics to solve math problems

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information-theoretic derivation of the prime number theorem

11 votes

In what rigorous sense are Sperner's Lemma and the Brouwer Fixed Point Theorem equivalent?

11 votes
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Probability of a graph procedure

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What does "game theory" cover and how should it be called?

11 votes

Research-only permanent positions worldwide

10 votes

Is rigour just a ritual that most mathematicians wish to get rid of if they could?

10 votes

What problem would you base your mathcoin on?

9 votes

Modeling in pure math

8 votes

Where can square roots come from when they are not distances?

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Stromquist's 3 knives procedure

7 votes

Separating Heavier from the Lighter Balls

7 votes

Mathematical habits of thought and action which would be of use to non-mathematicians

7 votes

Math talk for all ages

6 votes

Where have you used computer programming in your career as an (applied/pure) mathematician?

6 votes

Algorithm to find the “optimal” path in a given graph

5 votes

Sperner Lemma Applications

5 votes

concentration inequality for entropy from sample

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What characterizations of relative information are known?

4 votes

Is data science mathematically interesting?

4 votes

Approximating Probability Distribution by Sampling

4 votes

Examples of famous 'workhorse' theorems

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Is there an entropy proof for bounding a weighted sum of binomial coefficients?

4 votes

Deciding when to stop searching for a new type of shell on a beach?

3 votes
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NP-hardness of non-decision problems

3 votes

Example of a (strictly) proper scoring rule on a general measurable space?

3 votes

Testing uniformity for continuous probability distributions