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The Mathematical Intelligencer

, Volume 31, Issue 3, pp 25–31 | Cite as

Geometry of Numbers in Vienna

  • Chuanming Zong
Mathematical Communities

Keywords

Convex Body Mathematical Intelligencer Diophantine Approximation Lattice Packing Convex Geometry 
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Notes

Acknowledgment

For some useful suggestions and comments, I am grateful to Prof. Martin Henk, Prof. Marjorie Senechal and Dr. Iskander Aliev. For the kind permission to use the photos, I am grateful to the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mathematical SciencesPeking UniversityBeijingChina

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