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Monthly Archives: March 2009

Success parameters for the subject wikis


It’s been slightly more than a year since I booked the domain, and some of the people with whom I’ve discussed the idea of subject wikis have told me that it’s an extremely ambitious project that requires more hands and better ways of measuring success. At the end of the day, it might turn […]

Proof style in the math subject wikis


Proofs are one of the defining features of mathematical content: practically any mathematical work is considered incomplete without a proof. A “proof” of a mathematical fact is a clear explanation of why the fact is true, starting from some previous known facts and agreed-upon definitions. When I initially started up Groupprops, my idea was to […]