This post is to note that the polymath13 project has successfully settled one of the major objective. Reports on it can be found on Gower’s blog especially in this post 26 more words
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We haven’t quite hit the 100-comment mark on the second Polymath 12 blog post, but this seems like a good moment to take stock. The project has lost some of its initial momentum, perhaps because other priorities have intruded into the lives of the main participants (I know that this is true of myself). 1,125 more words
There has been enough interest that I think we can formally declare Rota’s Basis Conjecture to be Polymath 12. I am told that it is standard Polymath practice to start a new blog post whenever the number of comments reaches about 100, and we have reached that point, so that is one reason I am writing a second post at this time. 1,605 more words
This post tentatively kicks off Polymath 12 on Rota’s basis conjecture.
I proposed Rota’s basis conjecture as a possible Polymath project on MathOverflow last year. If you have not read my proposal, I strongly recommend that you… 1,298 more words