Archive for July, 2011

Here are the top 10 teams from the 52nd IMO:

  • People’s Republic of China
  • United States of America
  • Singapore
  • Russian Federation
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Romania
  • Islamic Republic of Iran

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The results are in from the 2011 IMO in Amsterdam.

Congratulations to all the participants.

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Terence Tao used question number 2 from the 2011 IMO to test the group problem solving on the Polymath blog.

This post marks the official opening of the mini-polymath3 project to solve a problem from the 2011 IMO.  I have decided to use Q2, in part to see how the polymath format would cope with a more geometrically themed problem. Problem 2.  Let S be a finite set of at least two points in the plane. Assume that no three points of S are collinear. A windmill is a process that starts with a line ell going through a single point $ … Read More

via The polymath blog

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Here is a quick video synopsis of the second day of the IMO in Amsterdam:

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Here is a video report on the first day of the IMO in Amsterdam:

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