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Kawiarnia Szkocka in Lwów

The Kawiarnia Szkocka (Scottish Café) was the café where Polish mathematicians from the Lwów School of Mathematics spent their afternoons, discussing mathematical problems. Stanisław Ulam recounts that the tables of the café had marble tops, so they could write in pencil, directly on the table, during their discussions. There were books in which they used to write the problems and answers that were eventually published as the Scottish Book. Template:Math-stub

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  • Scottish book (http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/HistTopics/Scottish_Book.html#s5)
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