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Modular elliptic curves and Fermat’s Last Theorem
 ANNALS OF MATH
, 1995
"... When Andrew John Wiles was 10 years old, he read Eric Temple Bell’s The Last Problem and was so impressed by it that he decided that he would be the first person to prove Fermat’s Last Theorem. This theorem states that there are no nonzero integers a, b, c, n with n> 2 such that a n + b n = c n ..."
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n. The object of this paper is to prove that all semistable elliptic curves over the set of rational numbers are modular. Fermat’s Last Theorem follows as a corollary by virtue of previous work by Frey, Serre and Ribet.
StrategyProofness and Arrow’s Conditions: Existence and Correspondence Theorems for Voting Procedures and Social Welfare Functions
 J. Econ. Theory
, 1975
"... Consider a committee which must select one alternative from a set of three or more alternatives. Committee members each cast a ballot which the voting procedure counts. The voting procedure is strategyproof if it always induces every committee member to cast a ballot revealing his preference. I pro ..."
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prove three theorems. First, every strategyproof voting procedure is dictatorial. Second, this paper’s strategyproofness condition for voting procedures corresponds to Arrow’s rationality, independence of irrelevant alternatives, nonnegative response, and citizens ’ sovereignty conditions for social
An axiomatic basis for computer programming
 COMMUNICATIONS OF THE ACM
, 1969
"... In this paper an attempt is made to explore the logical foundations of computer programming by use of techniques which were first applied in the study of geometry and have later been extended to other branches of mathematics. This involves the elucidation of sets of axioms and rules of inference w ..."
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which can be used in proofs of the properties of computer programs. Examples are given of such axioms and rules, and a formal proof of a simple theorem is displayed. Finally, it is argued that important advantages, both theoretical and practical, may follow from a pursuance of these topics.
The irreducibility of the space of curves of given genus
 Publ. Math. IHES
, 1969
"... Fix an algebraically closed field k. Let Mg be the moduli space of curves of genus g over k. The main result of this note is that Mg is irreducible for every k. Of course, whether or not M s is irreducible depends only on the characteristic of k. When the characteristic s o, we can assume that k ~ ..."
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approach however is closest to Severi's incomplete proof ([Se], Anhang F; the error is on pp. 344345 and seems to be quite basic) and follows a suggestion of Grothendieck for using the result in char. o to deduce the result in char. p. The basis of both Severi's and Grothendieck's ideas
Partial Functions
"... this article we prove some auxiliary theorems and schemes related to the articles: [1] and [2]. MML Identifier: PARTFUN1. WWW: http://mizar.org/JFM/Vol1/partfun1.html The articles [4], [6], [3], [5], [7], [8], and [1] provide the notation and terminology for this paper. We adopt the following rules ..."
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this article we prove some auxiliary theorems and schemes related to the articles: [1] and [2]. MML Identifier: PARTFUN1. WWW: http://mizar.org/JFM/Vol1/partfun1.html The articles [4], [6], [3], [5], [7], [8], and [1] provide the notation and terminology for this paper. We adopt the following
Loopy belief propagation for approximate inference: An empirical study. In:
 Proceedings of Uncertainty in AI,
, 1999
"... Abstract Recently, researchers have demonstrated that "loopy belief propagation" the use of Pearl's polytree algorithm in a Bayesian network with loops can perform well in the context of errorcorrecting codes. The most dramatic instance of this is the near Shannonlimit performanc ..."
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tiply connected networks: When loops are present, the network is no longer singly connected and local propaga tion schemes will invariably run into trouble . We believe there are general undiscovered theorems about the performance of belief propagation on loopy DAGs. These theo rems, which may have
The aim of this note is to prove the following theorem.
"... Abstract. Let G be a word hyperbolic group in the sense of Gromov and P its associated Rips complex. We prove that the fixed point set P H iscontractible for every finite subgroup H of G. Thisisthe main ingredient for proving that P is a finite model for the universal space EG for proper actions. As ..."
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Abstract. Let G be a word hyperbolic group in the sense of Gromov and P its associated Rips complex. We prove that the fixed point set P H iscontractible for every finite subgroup H of G. Thisisthe main ingredient for proving that P is a finite model for the universal space EG for proper actions. As a corollary we get that a hyperbolic group hasonly finitely many conjugacy classes of finite subgroups.
HOMOGENIZATION AND TWOSCALE CONVERGENCE
, 1992
"... Following an idea of G. Nguetseng, the author defines a notion of "twoscale" convergence, which is aimed at a better description of sequences of oscillating functions. Bounded sequences in L2(f) are proven to be relatively compact with respect to this new type of convergence. A corrector ..."
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Following an idea of G. Nguetseng, the author defines a notion of "twoscale" convergence, which is aimed at a better description of sequences of oscillating functions. Bounded sequences in L2(f) are proven to be relatively compact with respect to this new type of convergence. A corrector
Policy gradient methods for reinforcement learning with function approximation.
 In NIPS,
, 1999
"... Abstract Function approximation is essential to reinforcement learning, but the standard approach of approximating a value function and determining a policy from it has so far proven theoretically intractable. In this paper we explore an alternative approach in which the policy is explicitly repres ..."
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at s 0 and then following π: d π (s) = ∞ t=0 γ t P r {s t = ss 0 , π}. Our first result concerns the gradient of the performance metric with respect to the policy parameter: Theorem 1 (Policy Gradient). For any MDP, in either the averagereward or startstate formulations, Proof: See the appendix
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