Tag Archives: William Stein

Tips for new postdocs

In my role as junior hiring chair, I’ve been thinking a little bit about how a (R1) institution can best serve its postdocs. Many find the transition from graduate student life to being a postdoc somewhat of a rude shock. … Continue reading

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Bristol 2005

(This is really just a supplement to this post.) The AIM model of conferences encourages real time collaboration, which is unusual as far as mathematical conferences go. But the ne plus ultra of such a conference (among those I have … Continue reading

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The Modular Forms Database is Annoying

It used to be the case, 10 or so years ago, that William Stein maintained a website with extensive tables of -expansions of modular forms, computed using magma. However, as the edifice of civilization begins to crumble, this website no … Continue reading

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