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Yaroslav Bulatov
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344 votes
52 answers
112k views

Widely accepted mathematical results that were later shown to be wrong?

215 votes
140 answers
46k views

Fundamental Examples

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135 votes
59 answers
28k views

Jokes in the sense of Littlewood: examples? [closed]

107 votes
15 answers
84k views

Sum of 'the first k' binomial coefficients for fixed $N$

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96 votes
17 answers
114k views

Google question: In a country in which people only want boys [closed]

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86 votes
8 answers
15k views

Is there a natural random process that is rigorously known to produce Zipf's law?

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57 votes
7 answers
8k views

Why is the Gaussian so pervasive in mathematics?

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7 answers
7k views

Spectral graph theory: Interpretability of eigenvalues and -vectors

31 votes
14 answers
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Generalizations of the Birkhoff-von Neumann Theorem

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23 votes
6 answers
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Difference between a 'calculus' and an 'algebra'

11 votes
2 answers
820 views

Covering a random graph with spanning trees.

10 votes
3 answers
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How to characterize a Self-avoiding path.

8 votes
1 answer
423 views

Potts model simulation

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7 votes
2 answers
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How unhelpful is graph minors theorem?

6 votes
2 answers
625 views

Is there any efficient solution of the matrix equation AXB + (AXB)' + cX = D

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1 answer
658 views

Question regarding divergence

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8 answers
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Independence of P = NP?

2 votes
0 answers
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When does an infinite product of random matrices have finite expected norm?