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MittagLeffler Institute and Yale, Winter 2005; Test your intuition: Who Played the Piano?
This is a little “flashback” intermission in my posts about my debate with Aram Harrow. This time I try to refer to Cris Moore’s question regarding the motivation for my study. For the readers it gives an opportunity to win a … Continue reading →
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