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Igor Pak's blog

Views on life and math.

  • By Igor Pak
  • Based in United States of America
  • Roughly three posts per year
  • First post on

Posts per year

Data for this chart is available in the table below
Posts per year
Year starting Posts
2021 3
2022 6
2023 2
2024 2

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

We deserve better journals
By and large, math journals treat the authors like a pesky annoyance, sort of the way a local electric company treats its customers. As in — yes, serving you is our business, but if you …
On , by igorpak, 5,821 words
Two constructions
In the past two weeks I posted on the arXiv two very different papers. One is in Discrete Geometry (joint with Karim Adiprasito) and another is in Asymptotic Group Theory (joint with Martin Kassabov). Both …
On , by igorpak, 1,146 words
The power of negative thinking: Combinatorial and geometric inequalities
It’s been awhile since I blogged about mathematics. You know why, of course — there are so many issues in the real world, the imaginary world is just not as relevant as it used to …
On , by igorpak, 2,073 words