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Approximating a blackboard with long-distance communication

From time to time I need to talk about mathematics with my advisor remotely. I would like to approximate writing on a blackboard together as closely as is reasonable. What are some technological ...
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Math-related open source software to contribute to

I'm interested in finding a math-related open source project that I can contribute to. I've studied maths and stats at undergraduate level, but I'm a professional software developer and I'll have some ...
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Educational software for graduate mathematics

Our university uses computer software to help automate and expedite the learning process for basic math classes (college algebra, trigonometry, precalculus, etc.). Software such as this provides ...
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Any abstract algebra book with programming (homework) assignment?

All: I had studied abstract algebra long time ago. Now, I would like to review some material, particularly about Galois theory (and its application). Can anyone recommend an abstract algebra book ...
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Tool that draws Venn diagram from subset relation

Is there a tool (LaTeX, JavaScript, Mathematica..) that allows one to draw Venn diagram automatically from subsets relations, e.g. $$A\subset A+B$$ $$A\subset C$$ $$C\subset C+D$$ $$B \not\subset ...
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Note-taking software which is capable of representing mathematical relation

After quite a few studying experiences (both alone and following a class, studying topology, algebra, analysis, measure theory, differential geometry) I have acquired a lot of notes that I have either ...
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Is there a proper etiquette for asking an author for their (mathematical) software?

This may not be the correct place to ask such a question. I have read a mathematical paper on multiclass total variation clustering. I wish to use the algorithm in the contents to compare with another ...
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Using sage to test for squares in residue fields

Let $K$ be a number field, $x \in \mathcal{O}_K$, and $\mathfrak{p} $ a prime of $K$. I want to find out using sage whether or not the reduction of $x$ modulo $\mathfrak{p}$ is a square in the ...
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Complex graphs in 3D

Does anyone have red-green 3D software for plotting 4D graphs in 3D with 3D glasses? I've seen a 4D hypercube done this way and it's very revealing...
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Software for Braid Groups

I am looking for software/online tool that works on Braid Groups. I am aware that there are resources that allows you to draw braids by imputing generators or detect whether two braids are equivalent ...
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Efficient software for producing (expression) trees “on the fly,” with good editing (e.g. cut/copy/paste) facilities?

A formula like $\forall x \exists y(x+y=0)$ can be represented as a tree. Something like so: ...
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Learning Calculus (and beyond) using mathematics software

I have a programming background and have recently got quite interested in electronics and signal processing. After picking up just about every book/resource on those two subjects, it's pretty clear ...
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computing a difficult integral using software

I'd like to compute the following integral. I've tried SAGE but it just runs for 15 minutes then stops.. not sure what that means. If anyone wants to take a crack with mathematica or anything, please ...
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Software to Calculate Kernighan-Lin Algorithm on Graph

Is there any (free) software out there that can perform the Kernighan-Lin partitioning algorithm on a small graph?
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Microsoft Surface for reading textbooks and writing math by hand?

As a PhD student I am increasingly wanting to get a tablet and the new Microsoft Surface tablets appeal to me greatly as I am a big fan of the UI. I wonder if anybody has got hold of it yet and what ...
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Algorithm for generating random regular graphs in Maple

In Maples package RandomGraphs, there is a method called RandomRegularGraph(n,d) which takes a number of vertices $n$ and a degree $d$ and returns a random $d$-regular graph on $n$ vertices. Does ...
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How to solve Line integral over a p0lynomial of order $n$ programatically (in java)

I want to solve line integral over an polynomial of order $n$. i.e. Integration of $ds$ over an bounded polynomial ($a+bx+cx^2+dx^3+\ldots$) where $ds$ is an small element on the curve in $x$-$y$ ...
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Finding newforms with Sage

I am new to Sage and modular forms. I have some conceptual questions. When I write sage: S = CuspForms(Gamma0(55),2,prec=14) sage: S.new_subspace().basis() ...
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Software to solve basic set equations (in algebra of sets)?

What symbolic math software is able to solve basic set equations? E.g. $X \setminus A = C \setminus X $, for $X$
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Highly Customizable Graphing Software for Algorithmic Art

For my local hacker/maker space I want to do some etched copper plates that have stylized algorithmic functions on them. If you've seen etched PCB circuits then you're familiar with what I'm talking ...
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Math software for plotting phase portraits

I'm looking for math software which is possible to plot phase portraits for ODE and systems of differential equations. Is there a software which can create not only simple 2D phase portrait plots but ...
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What kind of structures can I count using Alg?

I'm interested in counting structures that satisfy certain constraints up to isomorphism. For example, I might want to know how many clutters there are on $n$ vertices. The only way I can think to ...
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Managing research ideas

I apologize if my question is not appropriate for this site, but I am interested in the opinion of mathematicians... in fact I would like to learn as many different opinions as possible. The question ...
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Dynamic Geometry Software for Straight-edge and Compass Constructions

Geogebra is a very good dynamic geometry software. It has so many default tools, e.g. parallel line, angle bisector, tangent to the circle, inscribed and circumscribed circles, etc. But I want the ...
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Using Macaulay 2 to find free divisors.

Given a hypersurface $D = h^{-1}(0)$ for some polynomial $h \in \mathbb{C} [x,y,z]$ I want to be able to use Macaulay 2 to tell if it's a free divisor or not. What I've got so far; Let $h_{p}$ be ...
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Seeking advice on copying Peano's notation

Can anyone give me advice, or a URL for advice, on simulating the notation of Peano's Formulario in LaTeX? or in Word?
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What type of graph is this. I shows kind of cause and effect.

I am trying to create a chart like this that shows item 1 effects items 2 and 4 type chart. I didn't really know where to post this so I thought mathematics would be the right place because of the ...
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What would be the most useful BOINC project to help researchers?

There are some distributed computing projects like BOINC? What would be the most useful BOINC project to help mathematicians or are those just waste of energy and time?
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Is there a (hopefully free) graphing utility BESIDES mathematica that can graph log polar coordinates?

This is my first post to the forum. I have had a good experience with other stackexchange fora, so I have high hopes for this one. I have looked online and can not seem to find the software described ...
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Can 24 lines on a cubic surface be realized as 24 identical spiral rods?

It's possible to put 24 lines on a cubic surface. 27 lines is possible, but I don't have a great picture for that surface. It turns out that the 24 lines can be built with Zome. I'm thinking that ...
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Closed polygonal chains

I want to work with closed polygonal chains, specifying the vertices and further which edges intersect. Does anyone know a good way of working with these things on a computer so I get some sort of ...
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Principal Component Analysis software

I'm looking for a (non-MATLAB) software that can process a image using the PCA algorithm and output it like this: Regards.
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Numerical Integration

For $r=1$, how to calculate the following integral numerically. $$\frac{8}{\sqrt{3}r^2}\int_{x=0}^{\frac{r}{2}}\int_{y=0}^{\sqrt{3}(\frac{r}{2}-x)}\prod_{i=0}^2\left(1-\frac{2}{\pi} \cos^{-1} ...
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What is a good tool for this job involving the prime spiral?

I'm interested in studying the prime spiral interactively. This question talks about some interesting patterns in the spiral involving quadratic equations. The idea I had was, write a program that ...
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Fastest integer matrix determinant software

I need to calculate vast numbers of determinants of integer matrices (size around 30x30 to 50x50) and would like to know the fastest software for this. It must use exact integer arithmetic as the ...
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Is there software that interpolates/extrapolates data using a discrete Fourier?

I've read various methods of Fourier interpolation and extrapolation detailed in articles such as Interpolation and Extrapolation Using a High-Resolution Discrete Fourier Transform—so what I'm ...
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Drawing Phase planes with one input, rather than long scripting

What software can be used to draw phase planes easily? I want to input some $\begin{pmatrix}x_1 \\ x_2\end{pmatrix}=$blahblah, and have it plotted with or without initial conditions. Is there any ...
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Time series library in Java

I'm looking for a library to do some time series analysis in Java but I can't find anything suitable. I've found plenty of libraries such as Math3 of JSAT but there's much I can you for my problem. As ...
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Any complex analysis book with programming assignment and exercises?

All: I had studied complex analysis long time ago. Now, I would like to review some material, particularly about Analytic function, Riemann zeta and Analytic function. I have been a software ...
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Draw and compare the likelihood using R

The following shows the heart rate (in beats/minute) of a person, measured throughout the day: 73, 75, 84, 76, 93, 79, 85, 80, 76, 78, 80. Assume the data are an iid sample from ...
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Writing math for pc and ipad

I have searched many times on softwares and apps for pc and ipad that are suitable for writing math up to advanced level, and support all mathematical scripts, symbols, formulas and operators. Can you ...
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Program for Handling Huge Primes

I am trying to run a program with really large primes (around the $10^{20}$th prime), but Mathematica seems to only be able to handle around the first $10^{12}$ primes. Is there any software that can ...
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In Sage, how to look at orbits of conjugation in GL(2,q). Actually, their image in PGL(2,q)?

I have a matrix $A$ in $\text{GL}(2,q)$ or order $m$. The cyclic group of order $m$ acts upon $\text{GL}(2,q)$ by conjugation powers of $A$ (choose a generator of the cyclic group to act by ...
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Why doesn't this work in Geogebra

I've got a really simple equation that I want GeoGebra to plot: $\sqrt {2x}-\sqrt {3y} =2$ It says it's an illegal operation so I try: $3y=2x-4\sqrt{2x}+4$ When this doesn't try, I try changing ...
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Software/Applet to Draw Tree Diagrams (for Enumeration Problems)

I need a software/applet/flash file which easily draws tree diagrams for simple enumeration problems: I want to give number of the vertices in each layer, and it draws the diagram which shows all the ...
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Solution of equation with special function using maths

I have the following equation with β∈[0,1] and δ∈[0,1] are 2 parameters and $\mu$, $\sigma$ are the mean and standard deviation of a random variable. Is it possible to use software to get the explicit ...
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Applet to find least-crossings drawing for an input graph

Is there a convenient online applet that allows me to draw a graph, after which it outputs a plane drawing of an isomorphic graph that has (approximately) the least number of crossings among all ...
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Software tools or libraries for dealing with temporal reasoning (visualization/representation).

Temporal aspect of data with no doubts is an important characteristic for many software systems. I'm interested if there are any tools/frameworks for dealing with temporal data for reasoning on it. I ...
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On solving non-linear programming problem and the relevant software

I have a non-linear programming problem, in which all the inequality is linear and only the optimization goal is in a non-linear form. The problem is as following. $x_j$ is the variables and $a_{k,j}$ ...
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Issues with CVX package for optimization

I am trying to use the cvx package for optimization. However, I am having some issues with it. I have a variable X which is a matrix but I cannot add $X^{-1}$ in the objective function. What should I ...