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Hardy, Littlewood and polymath

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In the early twenty-first century the polymath experiments saw some of the most distinguished mathematicians in the world work together on significant research problems, writing down what they were doing on a blog for all to see as they went along. They drew widespread attention as they offered an unusual opportunity to see mathematics in progress. In this paper we contrast polymath with a famous collaboration from the early twentieth century, that of the Cambridge mathematicians G H Hardy an...

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10.1007/978-3-319-21473-3_2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Computer Science
Publisher:
Springer International Publishing Publisher's website
Pages:
9-23
Host title:
Mathematics, Substance and Surmise
Publication date:
2015
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uuid:4ab3039a-ad13-40a5-a784-29f017790430
Source identifiers:
590874
Local pid:
pubs:590874
ISBN:
978-3-319-21473-3

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