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Topic: Tautologies, math, and Wiles's work
Replies: 59   Last Post: Jul 27, 2003 5:48 AM

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 Brian Quincy Hutchings Posts: 3,031 Registered: 12/6/04
Re: Tautologies, math, and Wiles's work
Posted: Jun 17, 2003 6:30 PM

you must be kidding, because, if
you did any reading at all in the literature,
whether merely descriptive or completely expository,
you'd see that this is done at the outset. it might even be taht
*I* could describe the relationship,
after all that I've heard of it.

just check anything by Ribet!

of course, there may well be a simpler proof; so,
What?

jstevh@msn.com (James Harris) wrote in message news:<3c65f87.0306170752.8873ec1@posting.google.com>...

> x^2 + y^2 + vz^2 = 0(mod x^2 + y^2 + vz^2)

> (Entry to my work is at http://groups.msn.com/AmateurMath where links

> Consider, what Wiles wanted to show was that a requirement on elliptic
> curves forced something on modular forms; therefore, Wiles needs to
> have shown some kind of identity relationship--some thing that both
> elliptic curves and modular forms are.
>
> However I have yet to hear of anyone say that's what he did.

> If Wiles is correct, someone needs to come forward and say what both
> elliptic curves and modular forms are, and that thing will have the
> desired requirement, such that you can talk about either without
> mentioning the other.

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