Re: news re ABC conjecture
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org,
Steven Harvey <harvey563@...> wrote:
> http://www.nature.com/news/proof-claimed-for-deep-connection-between-primes-1.11378?WT.ec_id=NEWS-20120911The claimed inequality of "bounded discrepancy classes"
in Theorem A of Paper IV is mind-boggling general;
much wider than ABC. It may take a long time for a few
knowledgeable souls to work through these 4 dense papers.
I am deeply impressed by how hard the maths community
is prepared to work on corporate validation of significant
claims. Here is a recent example:
- --- On Thu, 9/13/12, James Merickel <moralforce120@...> wrote:
> Phil Carmody has suggested that therePerhaps "pertinent" was too weak a word. "an essential or direct precursor" would have been better. For example, Jack pulled out the Fourier Transform one. IIRC, other ones which had a publishing date before the author's first paper caught my eye (Wiles?). There of course may be some relevance, some use, of such papers, but they're more for scene setting than anything else.
> are standard texts that are not pertinent in reference.