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Resource: Group Theory

There is a website providing recent thesis in finite geometry. Is there any website with collection of recent thesis on (finite) group theory. I want to see the Ph.D. thesis of Raymond T. Shepherd, ...
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What is a good communication platform, which supports something like TeX-code?

I moved away and am now planning to communicate with a friend over the internet and talk about mathematical subjects (e.g. via Skype). However the text blocks like "\int_G\omega..." in a chat window ...
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Is there a website dedicated to the application of Category Theory to different branches of Mathematics?

For example, if I wanted to know what the product/coproduct is in a certain category, I could find it on that site. I commonly come across websites (such as wikipedia) that give a few examples of ...
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Any video lectures on conventional analytical geometry?

Hi this question is kind of a natural offshoot to this question My topic covers very conventional topics like : Cartesian and Polar Coordinates in 3 Dim, second Degree eqns in 3 vars, reduction ...
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IGCSE/GCSE mathematics worksheet and resources

I take mathematics for Cambdridge IGCSE students, Syllabus code 0580, http://www.cie.org.uk/docs/dynamic/41073.pdf , Please i want to know about resources available to revise the math topics, and if ...
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Source of probably-the-most-simplest-math-trick

I am just 18, completely naive and new to the world of maths. I have made a few math tricks based on this trick (or tricks of this format - with the exact calculations and steps involved): TRICK: ...
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Subtraction of numbers with arbitrary bases [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to do +, -, *, / with number in a base b? I am reading research papers in the category of recreational mathematics on the topic of numbers similar to Kaprekar ...
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Topology for beginners [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: best book for topology? Please Suggest some good books on Topology and Functional Analysis. It would be good if somebody can post links of video lectures related to ...
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How to write special set notation by hand?

Does anyone know a good resource (preferably pictures) that illustrates a conventional way to write the special sets symbols, i.e. $\mathbb{N,Z,Q,R,C}$ etc., by hand?
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Video Lectures for Linear Algebra

Are there any video lectures for linear algebra other than Strang's?. I'm looking for something more pure. Ideally, from a professor who follows a book similar to Hoffman and Kunze or Axler. Thanks!
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Linear Algebra Journal

Is there any journal which has significant material on the teaching of linear algebra. I am investigating the most effective way to teach a course on Linear Algebra. What are the most important things ...
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Free Graph Theory Resources

What freely available graph theory resources are there on the web? In particular, I am interested in books and lecture notes containing topics such as trees, connectivity, planar graphs, the ...
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Huge Linear equation system

Do you know any repository of huge matrices of a linear system?, Or to tell a problem in which a lot of linear equations are needed? I want to solve huge linear equations systems but have not had any ...
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Overview of basic results on cardinal arithmetic

Are there some good overviews of basic formulas about addition, multiplication and exponentiation of cardinals (preferably available online)?
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List of the minimal addition chains

The question of finding the Minimal Addition Chain (MAC) for needed for Addition chain exponentiation seems to be NP-complete. As such, it would be nice to have a list for the small powers already ...
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Can One use mathematica or maple online?

Is it possible to use some of these algebra packages online ? I have some matrices that I would like to know the characteristic polynomial of. Where could I send them to get a nicely factorised answer ...
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Where to get peer-reviewed before submitting a paper to journal?

As a student where should he first approach for review of his paper, even more so a first one, before submitting to peer reviewed journal? Teachers tend to be busy with school and personal work, ...
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Automata theory on infinite words: any video lectures?

I am fun of automata theory. Can you suggest good video lectures on the subject? (there is a good one here, but it is accessible from RWTH University only)
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Measures on function spaces

Assume I have a measurable space $(\Omega, \mathcal{F}, \mu)$, $\mu$ being a finite measure ($\mu(\Omega) < \infty$, if needed). Let $L = \{F:L^1(\Omega, \mu) \mapsto \mathbb{R}\}$ ($L$ is the set ...
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Statistics resources with examples for a C.S. student

I'm a computer science student and is fairly familiar with basic probability (calculating the probability of a event occurring, pmfs and pdfs) but I find it very difficult to grasp the concepts of ...
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Generalized eigenvalue solver online

For demonstrative purposes, I am trying to find an online solver where alumni can input data of two matrices A and B, then the system outputs the first eigenvalues and eigenvectors in the generalized ...
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Calculus Review On The Web

Can anyone recommend a calculus review site on the web? I just signed up for MITx's on-line 6.002 and while there will be remedial differential equation help offered in the first half of the course, ...
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Looking for math audio resources online

It is pretty difficult to find advanced math lectures online, though, with some effort, one can find a few (by "advanced" I mean anything beyond 1st or 2nd year of college, and preferably aimed at ...
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Research about Convex Kernels

I am currently doing research in generalizing the concept of a convex kernel. I would appreciate any links or resources pertaining to current research and basic results about convex kernels.
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How do I find partners for study?

I want to find partners to study some post-graduate topics together online (because I'm pretty much out of steam as far as self-study goes, and I have problems finding a decent grad school). Are there ...
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Introduction to topological manifolds?

I'm searching for a freely available text that introduces topological and smooth manifolds. I don't need much, just their basic properties and a bit more motivation than the wikipedia articles offers. ...
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Helping on how to improve in the online world [closed]

I had a bad Math teacher (really, terrible), and I also didn't imagine that was such a lovely world and in every thing we do, Math can be applied. Plus I took the technical path in school (Industrial ...
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Useful mathematical fora

I want to ask about various mathematical fora and discussion boards available online. I think it might be useful to have such a list here at Math.SE. If I may suggest, it could be useful to keep one ...
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A resource to browse various function graphs?

I couldn't find what I need from google, so I figured it's time to ask here. Basically I'm looking for something like an online catalogue for all kinds of function graphs. I need a few specific ones ...
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Read old articles instead books.

I'd like to know if there is a site, or maybe a collection of books, where I can read old articles in mathematics in order to study topics directly from the source, instead reading books in the field. ...
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Infinite Series Manipulations

Is there any comprehensive list (books, online, ...) of rules for manipulating infinite series (partial sums) to find convergence of a sum? Often authors use some "trick" to compute an infinite ...
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Looking for specific resource on the classification of complex irreducible representations of metacyclic groups

My apologies in advance if this question is in any way out of place. I'm currently need of a classification of complex irreducible representations of metacyclic groups. My current reference ...
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How can I find videos of mathematics at graduate level, especially on linear algebraic groups

I am studying mathematics by myself, and I find it very helpful to watch online course videos. There are many such videos on undergraduate courses, such as elementary calculus, abstract algebra, ...
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Formula for the $n$th prime number: discovered? [closed]

I happened to stumble upon this page. Does anyone know about the validity of this claim?
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Chatting about mathematics (with real-time LaTeX rendering)

Do you know about some tools which can be used for online chat about mathematics? In particular, I am interested in software which would be able to render LaTeX formulas. (Since LaTeX is probably the ...
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What does Khan Academy have to offer? Depth? Rigor?

Khan Academy - http://www.khanacademy.org/ - is often cited as a great online resource for learning mathematics and other subjects. I have heard many good things about this website and was wondering ...
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Lesson plan for teachers

I teach mathematics at school level. Lesson plans are soul of any lesson that a teacher takes in a class. I want to create lesson plan on different mathematics topic as per the level of the syllabus ...
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How to search the internet for strings that consist mostly of math notation?

Is there a trick to search the internet for math notation? For example what if I want to search the internet for "X / ~" ? The default google search is useless for this and for similar searches ...
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A resource of exercises about induction and combinatorics

I'm looking for a book, webpage or similar resource with a lot of exercises about induction and combinatorics at basic level.
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Resources for practicing Maths

There are a few posts on Resources for learning maths. But I am looking for practice questions preferably with solutions. Are there any you would recommend? Online or Books I am currently a Computer ...
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Expository texts on advanced subjects

I'm reading The Princeton companion to Mathematics and Basic Notions of Algebra by Shafarevich. Both of them are really pleasant reading, the first one treats the topics from a more elementary point ...
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Is there a comprehensive algebra exercises site online?

I'm trying to find a place that has guided walkthroughs/answer guides for intermediate algebra, college algebra, and precalc. Maybe trig, also. Any ideas?
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Where can I download Discrete Mathematics lecture videos?

Good morning, I'm doing a course in Discrete Mathematics (so far: Four Colour Theorem, Intro Graph Theory, Intro Logic Theory, Intro Set Theory and Intro Proofs) at University, but unfortunately they ...
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Resources for Learning Octave

I belive Octave is a popular free/OSS alternative to MatLab? So where can I find some resource for learning how to use it? Perferrably videos but any will do.
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Is there a good “bridge” between high school math and the more advanced topics?

I love math and would like to know more of it. However, whenever I try to pick up a book on what I consider to be "advanced" mathematical topics, I often have a hard time understanding some of the ...
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Exercises on Galois Theory

I need a source for exercises on classical Galois Theory, or to be more specific, Galois extensions of finite fields and the rationals as well as applications (solvability by radicals, for example). ...
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Online tools for doing symbolic mathematics

This question is similar to this one, but specifically relates to resources available strictly as on-line web apps. Examples include: Wolfram Alpha Sage Notebook hicalc not sure what this is; the ...
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Generating functions for combinatorics

I have no formal education in generating functions, but, based on another question, I have seen that they can be powerful for combinatorics. Are there a few general principles for using generating ...
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Is there a good online dictionary/encyclopedia for mathematics?

I'm an engineer/physicist by training, and typically, my publications are in journals where the readers do have an semi-advanced understanding of math, but not at a serious mathematician's level. So ...
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Which are good resources to self-teach mathematics?

I am teaching myself mathematics using textbooks and I'm currently studying the UK a-level syllabus (I think in the USA this is equivalent to pre-college algebra & calculus). Two resources I have ...