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An Update on Shinichi Mochizuki, Inter-Universal Teichmüller Theory, and the ABC Conjecture

‘The occasion was a conference on the work of Shinichi Mochizuki, a brilliant mathematician at Kyoto University who in August 2012 released four papers that were both difficult to understand and impossible to ignore. He called the work “inter-universal Teichmüller … Continue reading

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Update on Mochizuki’s Claim of a Proof of the ABC Conjecture

In 2012, Shinichi Mochizuki published a possible proof of the abc conjecture. His work was built on what he called Inter-universal Teichmüller theory. Mochizuki methods were so original that to begin to check his proof requires a considerable amount of … Continue reading

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