Layout and meaning


What does a maths paper look like if you take out all natural language and spacing? Early alphabetic writing didn’t yet make use of spatial layout as a communicative device and took the form of strings of characters that to our modern eyes look near-incomprehensible.

I took some mathematical content from Bousfield lattices of non-Noetherian rings: some quotients and products, with thanks to F. Luke Wolcott, and started taking it apart.


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