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I'm looking for a university where I can do doctoral studies in automated theorem proving / computational algebra. Any ideas? Thank you!

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    $\begingroup$ Step 1: find recent papers on your subject of interest using Google scholar or MathSciNet. Step 2: identify institution of authors of these papers. Step 3: write authors individually by e-mail and ask this question. $\endgroup$ – Jeffrey Shallit Oct 9 '18 at 10:59
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    $\begingroup$ Make sure that you give more motivations than simply asking for a PhD position. Show that you are genuinely interested in their research and explain why you like this particular area. I periodically receive generic applications for a PhD with me from people who just do not even know what I am doing so I consider such emails as spam and never bother to reply. I will always reply to someone with good reasons to apply with me though (even if I do not have any available position). $\endgroup$ – holf Oct 9 '18 at 13:26
  • $\begingroup$ I always like to study mathematics from the perspective of automated reasoning. I have never been good at solving math problems in a certain time but I always thought that the process of solving a problem can be automated. $\endgroup$ – mip Oct 10 '18 at 6:50

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