What does ">" really mean?

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What does ">" really mean?

This Snapshot is about the generalization of “>” from ordinary numbers to so-called fields. At the end, I will touch on some ideas in recent research.

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Mathematical subjects

Algebra and Number Theory

Connections to other fields

Computer Science
Reflections on Mathematics

Author(s)

Bruce Reznick
Senior Editor:
Carla Cederbaum
Junior Editor:
Sophia Jahns

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DOI (Digital Object Identifier)

10.14760/SNAP-2014-004-EN

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Mathematical subjects

Algebra and Number Theory
Analysis
Didactics and Education
Discrete Mathematics and Foundations
Geometry and Topology
Numerics and Scientific Computing
Probability Theory and Statistics

Connections to other fields

Chemistry and Earth Science
Computer Science
Engineering and Technology
Finance
Humanities and Social Sciences
Life Science
Physics
Reflections on Mathematics

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