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Submission + - Success: First open collaboration in math (wordpress.com)

nanopolitan writes: "In late January, Tim Gowers, a Fields Medal winner at Cambridge University, England, used his blog for an experiment in massive online collaboration for solving a significant problem in math — combinatorial proof of the density Hales-Jewett theorem. Some six weeks (and nearly 1000 comments) later, Gowers has declared the project a success, and some of the ideas have already been written up as a preprint."
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Success: First open collaboration in math

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