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What are some open problems that would make a good honors thesis.

  1. Aug 2, 2014 #1
    I'm interested in topology/differential geometry and before I eventually graduate I am looking to complete an independent study in the subject.

    What are some open problems that would be a good fit for an undergrad like me?
     
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  3. Aug 2, 2014 #2

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    You mean in the sense of doing a survey about the problem?
     
  4. Aug 2, 2014 #3
    Well, original research, like a topic other mathematicians haven't got around to yet.
     
  5. Aug 2, 2014 #4

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    This will take a lot of time, energy and supervision unless (and even if) you have an exceptional background. It is not just a matter of intelligence; graduate-level Mathematics is exceptionally -technical and it is very difficult even to even get definitions you can understand. I don't mean to dissuade you, but just to let you know what to expect.
     
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