Research output: Working paper

**A randomized version of the Littlewood Conjecture.** / Haynes, Alan; Koivusalo, Henna.

Research output: Working paper

Haynes, A & Koivusalo, H 2016 'A randomized version of the Littlewood Conjecture'.

Haynes, A., & Koivusalo, H. (2016). *A randomized version of the Littlewood Conjecture*.

Haynes A, Koivusalo H. A randomized version of the Littlewood Conjecture. 2016 Oct 25.

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