Monthly Archives: July 2009

Infinitely many prisoners

I heard this today at lunch: there are infinitely many prisoners each with a white or a black hat. Each prisoner can see everybody’s hat except his own. The deal is as folllow, the prisoners can agree on a common … Continue reading

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An interesting inequality due, perhaps, to Kashin

In order to test the latex2wp software, I’ve dug out an old file and will post it here. There might be something interesting here. But maybe not. 1. Kashin’s Inequality Kashin’s Inequality: Let be a Lipschitz function, i.e., there is … Continue reading

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A math diary

Hopefully this will become a repository for random math thoughts… inter alia.

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Terence Tao’s polymath experiment

I’m having fun following this.

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