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Building complicated examples out of simple ones 05/04/2009 - 11:44 11 years 34 weeks ago
Use analytic expressions of constraints in sums or integrals 05/04/2009 - 09:29 11 years 34 weeks ago
Extremal combinatorics front page 12/12/2008 - 10:13 11 years 34 weeks ago
Elementary randomized algorithms 04/04/2009 - 10:31 11 years 34 weeks ago
Randomized algorithms front page 01/04/2009 - 07:24 11 years 34 weeks ago
Stochastic processes front page 03/04/2009 - 21:10 11 years 34 weeks ago
Invariants front page 03/04/2009 - 07:37 11 years 35 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 11 years 35 weeks ago
Cardinality, measure and category 02/04/2009 - 14:06 11 years 35 weeks ago
Techniques for comparing sets and mathematical structures 02/04/2009 - 12:40 11 years 35 weeks ago
Finding algorithms front page 01/04/2009 - 07:22 11 years 35 weeks ago
Make use of special cases and transitivity 29/03/2009 - 22:35 11 years 35 weeks ago
Prove the result on a delta-net first 31/03/2009 - 10:21 11 years 35 weeks ago
Using generators and closure properties 22/01/2009 - 23:58 11 years 35 weeks ago
Prove the result on a dense subset and then prove that the set where the result holds is closed 31/03/2009 - 10:00 11 years 35 weeks ago
Unusual choices of probability distribution 29/03/2009 - 21:37 11 years 35 weeks ago
Condition on the first thing that happens 29/03/2009 - 14:38 11 years 35 weeks ago
Techniques for proving inequalities 10/12/2008 - 00:44 11 years 35 weeks ago
Mathematicians need to be metamathematicians 14/12/2008 - 15:15 11 years 35 weeks ago
Why do power-type bounds arise? 23/02/2009 - 19:24 11 years 36 weeks ago
Useful heuristic principles for guessing probabilistic estimates 15/12/2008 - 17:27 11 years 36 weeks ago
Think about the converse 25/03/2009 - 11:13 11 years 36 weeks ago
How to use the continuum hypothesis 31/12/2008 - 18:52 11 years 36 weeks ago
Techniques for maximizing and minimizing 24/03/2009 - 15:24 11 years 36 weeks ago
Use the fact that integers coprime to m have multiplicative inverses mod m 22/01/2009 - 14:38 11 years 36 weeks ago