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Canada Research Chair in Combinatorial Algebra

Canada Research Chair in Combinatorial Algebra[2]
Alexei Miasnikov(McGill)
A second focus of Dr. Miasnikov’s program is to find a counterexample to the Andrews-Curtis Conjecture, which holds that every balanced presentation of a trivial group can be transformed into the standard presentation by a finite sequence of elementary transformations. Dr. Miasnikov posits that the Andrews-Curtis Conjecture is false, and his proposed goal is to find a counterexample in a finite quotient using computational methods.

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