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G. C. Steward lectures 2008

While I was uploading lecture notes, I also put on the page the notes from my G. C. Steward lectures at Gonville and Caius College in 2008. You can find them here. I spent the first half of 2008 in … Continue reading

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Making easy things hard

Have you had the experience of having an ingenious proof of something, going through many twists and turns and using surprising results from all over the place, which turned out to be completely unnecessary because a very much simpler argument … Continue reading

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