Wednesday, September 03, 2003
I always thought when you couldn't solve a problem you had to break it down into smaller parts. But Mehdi Behzad said to me, quoting Poincare?, "When you can't solve a problem, generalise it!". It worked for Perelman. And it is one of the suggestions of Polya in How to Solve It.
Posted by ahuramazda at 2:35 AM