Homogeneous length functions on Groups: Intertwined computer & human proofs

10 Apr 2019  ·  Gadgil Siddhartha ·

We describe a case of an interplay between human and computer proving which played a role in the discovery of an interesting mathematical result. The unusual feature of the use of computers here was that a computer generated but human readable proof was read, understood, generalized and abstracted by mathematicians to obtain the key lemma in an interesting mathematical result...

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Logic in Computer Science Group Theory Geometric Topology

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