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Naming news for 2022

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Happy new year everyone! I hope that 2022 will be better than 2020 and 2021. As of December 19th, my university has no name. The Conseil d'État (supreme court for administrative justice) has partially voided the decree of creation of "Université de…

The ical-ufr project

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For the past couple of months, I have been working on a side project with several colleagues from my department. In short, it's a web interface to our university's timetable system, the (infamous) ADE. For various reasons, we, the staff, are…

Git for Mathematicians (3a): The Practice [setup and init]

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 Part 1: Preliminaries Part 2: The Theory Part 3a: The Practice

After a long hiatus, here is the third part of my series of posts about Git for Mathematicians 🙂. I explain the basics of how one would go about using Git to write a math paper. If you have not read the previous parts of the series, you can find…

Boardman–Vogt resolutions and bar/cobar constructions of (co)operadic (co)bimodules accepted!

Published .  math  operads  paper

The paper "Boardman–Vogt resolutions and bar/cobar constructions of (co)operadic (co)bimodules" , that Ricardo Campos, Julien Ducoulombier, and I wrote, has been accepted for publication in the journal Higher Structures ! This technical part will…

Git for Mathematicians (2): The Theory

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 Part 1: Preliminaries Part 2: The Theory Part 3a: The Practice

This post is the second in a series in which I will try to explain how to use Git to write papers, with an audience of professional mathematicians in mind. The first part, which was about why one would want to use Git, is here. Let us now dive into…

Select-Exams.ps1: a script to extract exams from a multi-page PDF

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 Source

With online teaching, I have to find ways to make many processes go faster, as otherwise teaching takes an inordinate amount of time compared to traditional teaching (and my salary doesn't change...). I have already written about automating exam…

Git for Mathematicians (1): Preliminaries

Published . Updated .  code  math

 Part 1: Preliminaries Part 2: The Theory Part 3a: The Practice

This post is the first in a series in which I will try to explain how to use Git to write papers, with an audience of professional mathematicians in mind. I know that there are a lot of material online about learning Git, but as far as I can tell…

Notes for my Peccot lecture, "Real Homotopy of Configuration Spaces"

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 Notes

I have finished translation my notes for my Peccot Lecture to English. They have also been expanded, with a lot more new content. For the time being, you can find the notes here . They have been submitted for publication. I would like to thank…

Formality of a higher codimensional Swiss-Cheese operad accepted in Algebraic & Geometric Topology

Published .  math  operads  paper  swiss-cheese

My paper, "Formality of a higher codimensional Swiss-Cheese operad" , has just been accepted for publication in Algebraic & Geometric Topology ! This paper is part of my effort to try and apply rational homotopy theoretical methods to the…