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About valuevar

I am a number theorist with side interests in combinatorics and group theory.

Math people moving around

In the June 2014 issue of the Newsletter of the European Mathematical Society,there is an article (by Martin Andler, from Versailles) on the invited speakers at this year’s ICM, and, in particular, on geographical shifts in their career. Besides offering … Continue reading

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AGRA II

I am now able to make this public: the second AGRA school (Aritmética, Grupos, Análisis) will be happening in Cusco in August 2015. Here is the website. We are still putting together funding, but we have already managed to ensure … Continue reading

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Meta- and Galois

First, some extradiegetic comments. I did not post much last year. The main reason is obvious – for the first half of the year, I was very busy finishing the proof of the ternary Goldbach conjecture; then, during the summer, … Continue reading

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From Avignon to Sevilla

I am now at the biennial Spanish number-theory conference, which, this time around, is taking place in Sevilla. It is my first time in the south of Spain. On the way here, I was in Avignon for the first day … Continue reading

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The ternary Goldbach conjecture

So now everybody knows why I was posting more and more rarely. I recently posted a proof of the ternary Goldbach conjecture: it was split into two articles – a new one on major arcs, and a new and improved … Continue reading

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Back to blogging: Akos, groups and Heaven’s Gate

I have had my hands full for quite a while. I intend to get back to blogging now — starting with a few short notes. First, as some of you may know, I recently posted and submitted a survey paper … Continue reading

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Alcázares, setas y fueros

As most readers of this blog know, I am spending a month in Madrid, lecturing on growth in groups and otherwise enjoying myself. Yesterday, a group of us went to Segovia: The city is notable for (a) its aqueduct, which … Continue reading

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