The polymath project: lessons from a successful online collaboration in mathematics

Abstract

Although science is becoming increasingly collaborative, there are remarkably few success stories of online collaborations between professional scientists that actually result in real discoveries. A notable exception is the Polymath Project, a group of mathematicians who collaborate online to solve open mathematics problems. We provide an in-depth… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/1978942.1979213

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@inproceedings{Cranshaw2011ThePP, title={The polymath project: lessons from a successful online collaboration in mathematics}, author={Justin Cranshaw and Aniket Kittur}, booktitle={CHI}, year={2011} }