Atiyah conjecture on configurations

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In mathematics, the Atiyah conjecture on configurations is a conjecture introduced by Atiyah (2000, 2001) stating that a certain n by n matrix depending on n points in R3 is always non-singular.

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  • Atiyah, Michael (2000), "The geometry of classical particles", Surveys in differential geometry, Surv. Differ. Geom., VII, Int. Press, Somerville, MA, pp. 1–15, MR 1919420 
  • Atiyah, Michael (2001), "Configurations of points", The Royal Society of London. Philosophical Transactions. Series A. Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 359 (1784): 1375–1387, ISSN 1364-503X, MR 1853626, doi:10.1098/rsta.2001.0840