Tricki
a repository of mathematical know-how

Articles

Article Createdsort icon Updated
Finding subsets front page 02/01/2009 - 19:10 7 years 38 weeks ago
Transfinite induction 02/01/2009 - 00:44 2 years 6 weeks ago
Induction front page 02/01/2009 - 00:20 7 years 30 weeks ago
How to use the continuum hypothesis 31/12/2008 - 18:52 7 years 36 weeks ago
How to use entropy 31/12/2008 - 18:45 7 years 38 weeks ago
Analysis front page 31/12/2008 - 18:18 7 years 32 weeks ago
Discretization followed by compactness arguments 31/12/2008 - 16:32 7 years 31 weeks ago
Finding small nets 30/12/2008 - 23:21 7 years 33 weeks ago
Impossibility and nonexistence front page 26/12/2008 - 12:02 7 years 38 weeks ago
How to change "for all x there exists y" into "there exists y such that for all x" 18/12/2008 - 10:15 7 years 35 weeks ago
Don't start from scratch 17/12/2008 - 00:52 6 years 14 weeks ago
What makes some equations so much easier to solve than others? 16/12/2008 - 21:22 7 years 33 weeks ago
How to solve quadratic equations 16/12/2008 - 00:38 4 years 35 weeks ago
Equation-solving front page 16/12/2008 - 00:34 7 years 21 weeks ago
Make everything roughly the same size 15/12/2008 - 22:02 7 years 33 weeks ago
Extra logarithmic factors 15/12/2008 - 21:57 4 years 39 weeks ago
Useful heuristic principles for guessing probabilistic estimates 15/12/2008 - 17:27 7 years 36 weeks ago
nlogn-type bounds 15/12/2008 - 15:24 7 years 33 weeks ago
How does a bound of exp(c(log n)^{1/2}) ever arise? 15/12/2008 - 00:05 7 years 32 weeks ago
Which techniques lead to which kinds of bounds? 14/12/2008 - 17:39 7 years 32 weeks ago
What can a lower bound say about potential proofs of the upper bound? 14/12/2008 - 15:26 6 years 32 weeks ago
Mathematicians need to be metamathematicians 14/12/2008 - 15:15 7 years 35 weeks ago
Turn sets into functions 14/12/2008 - 10:55 6 years 32 weeks ago
Applying the probabilistic method 13/12/2008 - 11:01 7 years 27 weeks ago
Probabilistic combinatorics front page 13/12/2008 - 00:04 7 years 33 weeks ago