Tuesday, September 20, 2005

The list of the 100 greatest theorems

The millenium seemed to spur a lot of people to compile "Top 100" or "Best 100" lists of many things,Mathematicians were not immune,in 1999,a list of "The Hundred Greatest Theorems." Their ranking is based on the following criteria: "the place the theorem holds in the literature, the quality of the proof, and the unexpectedness of the result."

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