As far as the proof goes it seems that we have here a principle of bias coming from balance (or imbalance coming from balance), as the bias in EDP is coming from the balance of pairwise sign patterns.

]]>Blinovsky has three other papers using the same proof technique each of them claiming to solve reasonably well known combinatorics problems (one of which is published http://link.springer.com/article/10.1134%2FS0032946014040048).

Whether or not his papers are correct, their existence seems to have discouraged people from working on the relevant conjectures, which is a shame.

I guess that one positive outcome of a polymath project about Frankl’s conjecture is that it would help the combinatorics community decide on the correctness of these papers.

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