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Estimating the “size” of the mathematical research literature

The other day I was telling one of my friends that mathematics, as a living science, possesses quite an extensive research literature. How extensive then, she asked. Unfortunately, I didn't have ...
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(Nonunique) Solvability of Sylvester Equation

I am interested in stating existence of solution of a Sylvester equation $$ AX - XB = C, $$ where $A$, $B$, $C$, and $X$ are $(n,n)$ matrices. Existence of a unique solution $X$ is given, if $A$ ...
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Book similar to Milnor's book

I just finished to read "Topology from the differentiable viewpoint" of Milnor, and for me this was the perfect mathematic book : short, clear with really beautiful results proved at the end. (I'm ...
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largest distance between vertices on a polyhedron

I have a polyhedron defined by m inequations and n unknowns. I am interested in the largest distance between two vertices (the number of edges I have to follow from one vertex to another). I am ...
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What books you can recommend me for the following subjects? [on hold]

Really I am looking for rigorous and full content books (as Apostol, Spivak). Subjects: Mathematical Analysis, Theory of Rings and Statistics. Thanks all.
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Probability theory required for learning statistics rigorously

I would like to learn statistics rigorously. The only book that I can find that seems to do statistics rigorously is this book "Theory of statistics" by Schervish (which seems advanced): ...
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Anyone know a good standard reference for Lie group and Lie algebra facts?

I'm writing something and I need to refer to a mathematical fact; unfortunately I got it from Wikipedia, which does not source the specific piece of info! It relates to a choice of simple roots for ...
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Looking for reference on the appearance of $\pi$ in the central limit theorem

There are many books on $\pi$ out there, but I have not yet been able to find one that makes a serious attempt to make sense of the fact that $\pi$ (traditionally a geometric constant) appears in the ...
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literature on advanced calculus [on hold]

I need your opinions on this particular textbook: Advanced Calculus by Robert C. Buck. In my first year in college I finished two semesters of single-variable calculus and now I'm looking for a proper ...
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A road-map through “Combinatorial Set theory: With gentle intro to independence proofs”

I'm going to study independence proofs form Halbeisen's book. It seems that some material is not needed to study independence proofs, so it seems that the book contains more material than my needs. ...
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Any online videos on a course taught from Munkres?

Are there any vidoes available on the Internet --- for watching online or for download --- of any (general) topology course taught using the book Topology by James R. Munkres, 2nd ed? If so, please ...
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Mathematics in Chemistry [on hold]

What are the applications of mathematics in chemistry, biology ? Please give some references including text books if any.
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Ayn Rand and athematics

I am an honors undergraduate in mathematics. I have taken an interest in objectivism. I came across a discovery of Ms. Ayn Rand's in mathematics: In a triangle the inscribed circle touches the ...
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Eigenvalues of normalized adjacency matrix

Can anyone introduce some references on the eigenvalue estimation of normalized adjacency matrix, i.e., $W=D^{-1}A$ ($D$ is the degree matrix and $A$ is the adjacency matrix of the corresponding ...
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Books for Ordinals and Cardinals

I am looking for a nice introductory book to read to learn and master ordinals and cardinals. Please help me!
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Reference Request: Subgroup of free abelian group is free abelian

I have the following reference Question, meaning that I search for a reference for the following statement: Let $F$ be a free abelian group of finite rank and $U$ be a subgroup. Then there is a basis ...
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Reference on Malcev completion

I need a reference for learning Malcev completion, its associated group scheme and Lie algebra. Thanks!
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Prove (or derive) the de Polignac formula for the prime decomposition of $n!$

I can't seem to find any papers published dedicated to show that the de Polignac formula has a rigorous derivation. From Wikipedia's entry for the formula: Let $n \geq 1$ be an integer. The prime ...
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Inverse Laplace operator $\Delta^{-1}$ in $H^1_0, \ H^{−1}$.

Let open domain $\Omega \subset \mathbb R^n$, $u : \Omega \rightarrow \mathbb R$, $u \in H^1_0 (\Omega)$ and $f \in H^{−1}(\Omega)$. I'm looking for some known expressions of the inverse Laplace ...
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Jacobi Elliptic Functions built from Jacobi theta functions

I believe I understand the general theory of elliptic functions to an extent. What I can't seem to find is the distinct method which was used to show that a particular combination of Jacobi Theta ...
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Partial Differential Equations Solver

Anyone knows a good website/program in which you enter your partial differential equation with the initial conditions and it simply solve it?
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Asking for an article [on hold]

I tried to download this article: M. N. Huxley, Area, lattice points, and exponential sums, London Mathematical Society Monographs. New Series, vol. 13, The Clarendon Press Oxford University Press, ...
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Looking for elementary proof of “for a circle, $C^2/A = 4 \pi$”

If $C$ and $A$ are the circumference and area of a circle, then $$ \frac{C^2}{A}=4 \pi\; . $$ I'm looking for a reference to an elementary but rigorous proof of it. I'm particularly interested in ...
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Books for Real analysis similar to or having same essence like Charles Pinter Abstract algebra

I am looking for book which is similar to spirit of pinter's book mentioned in question that is which is suitable for self study and beginners. Can anyone recommend? Thanks
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Two questions on the Grothendieck ring of varieties

1) In the definition of the Grothendieck ring of varieties over a field $k$, which definition of the various notions of "variety" is chosen? Finite type and separated, or maybe more? 2) If ...
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An example of frame operator.

A sequence of distinct vectors $\{f_1,f_2,...\}$ belonging to a separable Hilbert space $H$ is said to be a Frame if there exist positive contants $A$, $B$ such that, for $A<B$ and for all $f\in ...
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Finding references about modular forms and symmetric power $L$-functions

I want to write an introduction to my thesis which is about modular forms and symmetric power $L$-functions. Could you give me good references to these two topics as simple as possible to get an ...
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Class field theory of imaginary quadratic fields

Can someone give me a good source that deals in detail with the Class Field Theory of imaginary quadratic fields? The sources on CFT that I have at hand only deal with CFT in general and then proceed ...
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Positiveness of partial sums of type $ \psi * D_N $

In his paper about Extremal Functions for the Fourier Transform (see, for example, here? https://projecteuclid.org/download/pdf_1/euclid.bams/1183552525), Jeffrey Vaaler, while trying to build ...
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Hardcore Abstract Algebra Book Request

I am going to start learning Abstract Algebra soon. I was originally going to start with Dummit and Foote, but I am starting to abandon that idea. I want to use a "hardcore" algebra book. I don't mind ...
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In need of a group theory textbook.

I am in need of a group theory textbook for a good summer review. I have already studied from various books (mostly "group theory" part from basic algebra books) and the lecture notes of my teacher, ...
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Mathematically rigorous books on programming and computer science

I would like a mathematical approach to programming languages and computer science, not just the theoretical aspects of computer science. Is there any such text out there? After all, the world has a ...
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About Mordell's Theorem (Elliptic Curves)

I've just finished the proof of Mordell's Theorem given in the book "Rational Points on Elliptic Curves " by Silverman. One of the key lemmas used in the proof of the theorem is: Let ...
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Which harvard course should I take? [on hold]

apologies if I'm on the wrong website or anything. I'll be starting math at Harvard next year but am at a loss as to which course I should start with. I have a good background in competition math (so ...
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Reference request for this topics

I need a good reference to learn these topics Markov Chains in discrete time.    1.1. Classification of states, recurrence notions of transience.    1.2. Stationary measure.    1.3. ...
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Difference between proof-based calculus and analysis?

When I asked a teacher at school what the difference between calculus and analysis he said that calculus is essentially analysis without proofs. So where does proof-based calculus lie? Is it somewhere ...
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What proof uses both the Riemann Hypothesis and its negation?

Some time ago I happened to see a proof that was remarkable in that it used both the Riemann Hypothesis and its negation. That is, it considered the two cases: RH is true, and RH is false, obtaining, ...
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Proof of the formula for dimension of moduli of stable vector bundles on smooth curves

Let $C$ be a smooth curve of genus $g \ge 2$ over an algebraically closed field of positive characteristic. If I understand correctly, the dimension of the moduli space of vector bundles on $C$ of ...
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What are good references for the action of $\Gamma := \pi_1(S)$ on $S^1 = \partial \mathbb{H}^2$, where $S$ is a closed hyperbolic surface

To give some examples: what can we say about the action of $\Gamma$ on the set $V$ of points of $S^1$ that are not fixed for any element of $\Gamma$? Does there exist a Borel fundamental domain for ...
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Looking for reference to solve a problem (representation theory, I think?)

this question appeared on an algebra qualifying exam: Let $R$ be the group algebra $\mathbf{C}[S_3]$. How many nonisomorphic, irreducible, left modules does $R$ have and why? Would I be able to ...
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Does the restriction of the Thom class of a submanifold to the cohomology of the submanifold give the Chern class of the normal bundle?

Let $X$ be a compact complex manifold of (complex) dimension $d$, let $i\colon Y\hookrightarrow X$ be a regular complex submanifold of (complex) codimension $k$, let $\mathcal{N}_{Y/X}$ be the normal ...
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Why do we call a linear mapping “linear mapping”? [migrated]

What are the historical reasons that created the term "linear mapping"?
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How to prove it and how to solve it

Tomorrow I will begin my studies, real analysis, however I have some difficulties in making statements so I thought before starting the study in real analysis, learn how to do demonstrations properly. ...
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Lie algebra and Lie group cohomology, reference request

Who can give me a good reference (better if introductory/motivated) about Lie group cohomology, Lie algebra cohomology, and the link between the two? Thanks.
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How can I calculate the formula of this fractal-like structure?

I did the following fractal-like structure manually, and I was trying to convert it to a formula (or an algorithm including formulas) to compute some parts of the drawing, but I get lost due to the ...
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Modeling, Measuring, and Maximizing “Mixedness”

Background: My class has $10$ students and $3$ tables; naturally, the students are distributed with $3, 3,$ and $4$ seated at the individual tables. On the second day of class, students sat in the ...
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Categories that differ in morphisms

Let $C_1$ and $C_2$ be two (small) categories defined over the same set of objects: that is, $C_1$ and $C_2$ differ only in their hom-sets. Specifically, $Hom(C_1) \neq Hom(C_2)$, and $Hom(C_1) \cap ...
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Set of functions from a finite field to the integers

Has the set of functions $\mathbb{F}_q \to \mathbb{Z}$ endowed with pointwise addition and additive/multiplicative convolution been studied? Does anyone know a reference or keywords to search for? ...
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“Elementary Set Theory - Leung, Chen” - Solution manual? [closed]

I'm trying to study some ST on me own :-) ! I have found a very nice book with lots of problems but without any solution to the problems. Do you guys know whether someone have made a solution manual ...
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Reference help about fuzzy logic and fuzzy set

Good afternoon, I'm trying to learn about Fuzzy alone, I was using some texts on the Internet about it, but it was very difficult to learn. I want to learn about Fuzzy set as shaper of uncertainty. ...