Monthly Archives: January 2017

Minkowski’s theorem

In the post about Diophantine approximation, we saw that in order to find “good” rational approximations to a real number, it is enough to prove that given a lattice and a “big enough” box around the origin, the box must … Continue reading

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From number theory to geometry of lattices

Number theory can mean a lot of thing to a lot of people. This is a very big part of mathematics, and it contains many areas starting with the elementary number theory (“simple” congruence like arguments), algebraic number theory (e.g. … Continue reading

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