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This seems to be one of your favorite subjects - QS released its 2013 world university rankings by subject. It looks like the criteria are citations and reputation. Here's the list for mathematics:

http://www.topuniversities.com/unive...13/mathematics

What is your opinion on the accuracy of this list?
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Actually I should have asked instead if this list reflected your own mental ranking of the institutions.
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This seems to be one of your favorite subjects - QS released its 2013 world university rankings by subject. It looks like the criteria are citations and reputation. Here's the list for mathematics:

http://www.topuniversities.com/unive...13/mathematics

What is your opinion on the accuracy of this list?
list seems reasonable to me. it's pretty much in line with this ranking (the one I pay attention to).

http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsa...atics-rankings

One surprise was seeing Waterloo so far down the list of the global rankings.
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Hmmmm yeah, it's pretty similar sans the non-us schools.
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This thread would be so much more fun if AAABBBCCC were still here
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Harvard that high above Princeton? I thought Princeton was the math powerhouse of the traditional Ivies.
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Nope. Harvard's better, but Princeton's the second best of the Ivies.

For (pure) math, Harvard and MIT rule.
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Nope. Harvard's better, but Princeton's the second best of the Ivies.

For (pure) math, Harvard and MIT rule.
So...have you started school yet? What are you doing over the summer?
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So, wait, the top three schools are all in Cambridge?
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Funny how this article is for "Ke$ha".

Top ranked schools are better than lower ranked schools. Fox News also confirms that water is wet.
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