Monthly Archives: September 2005


The first week or so of classes has treated me rather well, I suppose. My classes are all good, and I feel that I can learn a lot from them. Until yesterday I was feeling a bit lost in Lie … Continue reading

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I had another 1+epsilon classes today since I decided to try out the class on noncommutative noetherian rings. An interesting side-effect of taking classes in the specific research areas of various professors is that they don’t use notes when they … Continue reading

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End summer (in more than one sense of the word, even though I only accept one of them)


Finally classes started today. First I had probability theory. This class will be an interesting test of my work ethic given that I know nothing significant about probability theory (and am expected to). Thus my first task will be to … Continue reading

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Minor update


I’m back in Santa Barbara as of Saturday awaiting the beginning of classes on Thursday. Life here is extremely boring at the moment. Once again, the music department changed the time of a class I was hoping to take so … Continue reading

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State Chess Championship


The state championship is over. I had a rather average tournament with a performance rating of 1899, sending my rating from 1748 to 1775.

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