[FOM] Shinichi Mochizuki on set-theoretical/foundational issues

Stephen P. King stephenk1 at charter.net
Sat May 25 21:53:32 EDT 2013

On 5/25/2013 9:24 AM, Colin McLarty wrote:
> On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 6:03 PM, <MartDowd at aol.com
> <mailto:MartDowd at aol.com>> wrote, among other things:
>      I suspect the terminology "set-theoretic universes" is
>     inaccurate, and the author might mean that the data is heterogeneous,.
> Something like this is further confirmed when the "FAQ on
> Interuniversalty" that Alasdair referred to, which is by Go Yamashita
> and is posted on Shinichi Mochizuki's website, says we can consider a
> Fourier transform as a kind of change of universe.  
> Go Yamashita is explicit that "This informal note is just my opinion.
>  There is a possibility that it does not precisely reflect Shinichi
> Mochizuki's thought."  But it does seem that change of universe here
> means any change to a new viewpoint on the data. 
> Colin
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    What is the specific reference of the Go Yamashita paper? About the
"Fourier transform as a kind of change of universe", is a universe
considered as a space that a Pontryagin duality can act on?



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