Jonathan Goodman gave the departmental seminar yesterday (10 Dec 2012) and I was amused by an extended analogy he made. After his (very clear) intro, he said that math talks were like action movies. The overall theorem and its applications provide the plot, and the proofs provide the action scenes.
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Math Talks :: Action Movies
Posted by Bob Carpenter on 11 December 2012, 4:11 pm
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