MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

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Author includes the word(s): Helga Königsdorf

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Im Schatten des Regenbogens (1993)
Helga Königsdorf
Desillusioned after the fall of communism, several academicans are willlessly "abgewickelt" (read: annexed and thrown onto the scrap heap) by the Western "invaders". Contains a few references to her old "Lemma 1", a mention of the Mandelbrot set and a short discussion of the pattern paradox (1,2,3,4,5,6 in lottery is as probable as any other combination drawn). (more)
Krise [Crisis] (1978)
Helga Königsdorf
A pure mathematician at an East German research facility has already moved (not entirely by choice) to a technical institute when his paper on a crisis ["Krise"] in number theory is published. So, the... (more)
Lemma 1 (1978)
Helga Königsdorf
This short story by an East German author concerns a mathematics graduate student who realizes right before her thesis defense that Lemma 1 (the initial small step on which the rest of her results depend)... (more)

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