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76 votes
28 answers
9k views

Good papers/books/essays about the thought process behind mathematical research

48 votes
7 answers
22k views

Is all non-convex optimization heuristic?

47 votes
4 answers
5k views

How much reading do you do before you attack a problem?

43 votes
15 answers
26k views

What are the applications of hypergraphs?

28 votes
11 answers
7k views

Does the Axiom of Choice (or any other "optional" set theory axiom) have real-world consequences? [closed]

26 votes
7 answers
8k views

Solving NP problems in (usually) Polynomial time?

15 votes
12 answers
17k views

How important are publications for undergrads?

14 votes
2 answers
5k views

What is the constant of the Coppersmith-Winograd matrix multiplication algorithm

13 votes
7 answers
1k views

Probabilistic (and other mathematical) methods of physics without the physics?

11 votes
12 answers
7k views

Graphs with fractal properties?

10 votes
5 answers
1k views

Visual representation of mathematical research interrelationships

10 votes
10 answers
1k views

Is there any straightforward way to substitute for Gaussian/Brownian assumptions in financial mathematics?

8 votes
2 answers
806 views

Shortest Paths on fractals

7 votes
3 answers
2k views

Estimating the fractal dimension of a point cloud

6 votes
2 answers
954 views

Is perfect play possible in continuous rock-paper-scissors? game "step size" vs. "acceleration"

6 votes
1 answer
2k views

What can be said about an infinite linear chain of conjugate prior distributions?

6 votes
3 answers
789 views

"Plateaus" to watch out for [closed]

4 votes
2 answers
667 views

Mathematical means of studying large and complex but finite systems?

4 votes
1 answer
747 views

What do you see as the future frontiers of mathematics? [closed]

4 votes
3 answers
3k views

Statistical physics of string theory

4 votes
0 answers
768 views

Compressed Sensing with an Unusual Basis

3 votes
1 answer
347 views

Mathematical Programming with other Algebras than Linear

2 votes
0 answers
967 views

Good sources for linear algebra for convex optimization and graph analysis?

2 votes
1 answer
122 views

Are there intuitive/classically algorithmic analogues to Semidefinite programs on networks?

2 votes
2 answers
995 views

Mathematics of the Anthropic Principle [closed]

2 votes
2 answers
1k views

Result of repeated applications of the binomial distribution?

2 votes
2 answers
330 views

Closed forms for Monotonic polynomial recurrences?

1 vote
0 answers
511 views

Cluster-preserving and distance-maximizing embedding into Hamming Space?

1 vote
1 answer
438 views

Algorithm for generating a size k error-correcting code on n bits

1 vote
0 answers
251 views

Learning statistical mechanics for non-particle phenomena