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Weak stochastic integral

I recently encountered the following object, referred to as "weak stochastic integral" in the book of SPDE's by Prevot/Rockner [PR07]: $ \int_0^T { \langle \Psi dW(t), \Phi(t)\rangle }$ A few useful ...
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Requested material on Bilinear Pairing

Bilinear map/pairing is widely used in Pairing based Cryptography. I am new to this area. Can anyone suggest me some good reference on Bilinear pairings? I need at least an example of Bilinear map ...
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A really complicated calculus book

I've been studying math as a hobby, just for fun for years, and I had my goal to understand nearly every good undergraduate textbook and I think, I finally reached it. So now I need an another goal. ...
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General overview about Recursion (free online texts)

I'm looking for free online texts about recursion. What I'm looking for formal definitions* of "all" (most of) the different types of recursion and from different points of views like Category ...
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Text of differential geometry

I would like to ask for suggestions for a differential geometry text book, reaching the theory of $n$-dimensional (not only cuves and surfaces) differentiable and Riemannian manifolds in sight of ...
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Reference request for bounded cohomology

I want to read Gromov's IHES paper Volume and bounded cohomolgy. I have a decent background in algebraic topology at the level of Hatcher. What other background is required to understand the landmark ...
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Foundations book using category theory?

I'm about to embark on a PhD in mathematical biology. My major is in computer science. I would like to acquire a more rigorous understanding of math, which I am going to need to tackle some research ...
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Is there any book about inequality? [closed]

I heard there is a book name 'inequality'. But I couldn't find the book. Is there any site or book about inequalities? What i want is collection of inequalities.
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Reference Request: Algebraic Serre's Duality Theorem for Curves

Serre's Duality Theorem is well known and well studied and, as far as I know, there is a "big" algebraic proof for the general case, which is now kind of standard, and can be found in Hartshorne and ...
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Book on combinatorial identities

Do you know any good book that deals extensively with identities obtained using combinatorial and/or probabilistic arguments (e.g., by solving the same combinatorial or probability problem in two ...
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Mathematics of Torrenting

It is more or less common knowledge that a bittorrent network has the potential to be much faster than direct downloads, but I have never seen any real math describing why, or any theoretical bounds ...
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Questions involving polynomials

I have been having problems with questions involving polynomials like asked in olympiads . A few examples of these type of problems I'm posting here: (please don't give me solutions to these ...
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Lee, Introduction to Smooth Manifolds Solutions

Does anybody know where I could find the solutions to the exercises from the book Lee, Introduction to Smooth Manifolds? I use the freely available online version ...
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How to present calculus? Asking for some excellent intuitive referance.

$\text{Dear}$ mathematicians, amateurs, learners, students et al; I learned calculus when I was 13 years old, I was at the time able to evaluate some easy derivatives, integrals, some tricky limits ...
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Note or book on Examples of regular, Gorenstein, Cohen Macaulay, … rings

I need a good note or book with plenty of examples in commutative algebra and algebraic geometry which surveyed being regular, Gorenstein, Cohen Macaulay, .... Can you help? thanks.
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A planar Brownian motion has area zero

I'm looking for proofs of Paul Lévy's theorem that a planar Brownian motion has Lebesgue measure $0$. I know of only two proofs: one is in Lévy's original paper (Théorème 12, p. 532) and the other is ...
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Module and bimodule categories equivalent to a 2-functor

Let $A$ be a tensor category (i.e. monoidal category). A (right) module category of $A$ is a category $M$ with a coherent action $\mu\colon M\otimes A\to M$. Denote $BA$ be the one-object bicategory ...
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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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Semialgebraic conditions that convey properties of Galois group

Let $f \in \mathbb{Z}[x]$ be a polynomial of degree $n$ with integer coefficients and let $G_f$ be the Galois group of $f$ over $\mathbb{Q}$. I am trying to collect results that convey some ...
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Looking for a a measure-theoretic treatment of “differential entropy”

If $X$ is a discrete random variable, its entropy $H(X)$ is usually defined as something along the lines of $-\sum \def\P{\mathbb{P}}\P(x) \log_2( \P(x))$, where the sum ranges over all the possible ...
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uniform equivalence to unit vector basis of $\ell_p$

Let $(e_n)$ be the unit vector basis of $\ell_p$, $1\leq p<\infty$. It is well-known that if $(x_n)\subset\ell_p$ is seminormalized and weakly null then it contains a subsequence equivalent to ...
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Intuitionistic Linear Logic

I am currently going through some papers that use the "intuitionistic version" of Girard's Linear Logic. Problem is, i seem to find very little literature on it. There is a lot done on Linear Logic ...
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Introduction to functional interpretations

Any good recomendations for an introduction to functional interpretations? I understand this is a little vague but i haven't had much contact with the area. I am particularly interested in the ...
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Fourier series with a weighted mean square norm

I am interested in Fourier series with a non-uniformly weighted error norm. What I mean by this is that the usual Fourier series of a periodic function is a minimizer of the mean squared error: $$ J_N ...
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What is the best book to learn statistics?

Right now I'm taking a 3 part course on probability and statistics using Schverish & Degroot Probability and Statistics and it is just not helpful. For the first part, which was on Probability, I ...
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Nice exercises on resultants

I would like to ask if some one knows a source (a book, or lecture notes ect) that contains several nice exercises on resultants of polynomials (it would be nice if there were some solutions as well ...
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Space of almost complex structures on a compact manifold

According to the book by Huybrechts, Complex Geometry: An Introduction, this is a nice space and may be regarded, after some form of completion, as an infinite-dimensional manifold. How is this done, ...
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Homological Algebra for Characteristic Classes

how much homological algebra should I know to make a rigorous study of characteristic classes? Furthermore, what would be other requisites? References on both homological algebra and characteristic ...
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A literature reference for Sobolev mappings $W^{m,p}(M,N)$ for M, N smooth Riemannian manifolds

Anyone know a respectable reliable reference for the definition of Sobolev mappings $W^{m,p}(M,N)$ for M, N smooth compact Riemannian manifolds. It suffices for m natural and $p\geq 1$
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Learning Model Theory

What books/notes should one read to learn model theory? As I do not have much background in logic it would be ideal if such a reference does not assume much background in logic. Also, as I am ...
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I would like some textbook recommendations for model theory

I am a 3rd year undergraduate math student and would like to study model theory. . I have some background with set theory, ordinals etc and also with mathematical logic. This is purely for self study ...
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Odd and even functions.

I have a book which says: If a function $f$ satisfies $f(-x)=f(x)$ for all $x$ in its domain, then $f$ is called an even function. However, if $f(-x)=-f(x)$ for every $x$ in the domain of $f$, ...
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Looking for a specific female maths writer

This is going to be an annoying question, but I have to ask it as it is annoying me. I once read a book on infinity that was written by an American female maths writer. She was very easy to read and a ...
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Integral asymptotics

Is there some kind of a variation of the Laplace's method or some other formula for the asymptotics of integrals of a type $$\int_a^bf(x)e^{mp(x)}\cos(mq(x)+x/2)dx, \ m\to\infty.$$ Here $f,p,q$ are ...
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Matrices of the form $A^p=(a_{ij}^p)$

I am wondering if there is a name for these kind of matrices and if they are interesting or not? Do they even exist? Let $A$ be a $n\times n$ matrix with elements $a_{ij}$. $A= (a_{ij})_{i,j\in\{1, ...
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Abstract Algebra book where student must make most of the work?

I am looking for a nice compact book in abstract algebra (especially group theory) which develops the material by asking questions the reader must answer. An example of what I'm looking for is ...
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Choosing a calculus book for self-study

Which one to choose for self-education? What are your recommendations? Calculus - James Stewart or Calculus - Anton, Bivens, Davis Thanks in advance.
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Carrier maps between simplicial complexes

Simplicial complexes are useful in proving things about distributed systems. We define and use simplicial maps between two such complexes, and these maps also seem to be standard objects of study in ...
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Is there a function that only generates primes?

The title sums it up: does there exist a "nice" injective function $f(n)$ such that $f(n)\in\mathbb P$ for all $n\in\mathbb N$? I'm having difficulty specifying exactly what I want "nice" to mean, ...
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Inner automorphisms of Lie groups

I have a few questions about $Aut(G)$, when $G$ is a Lie group. It was proven by Hochschild that if $G/G_0$ is finitely generated, then $Aut(G)$ is a Lie group with at most countably many components. ...
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Comprehensive, rigorous calculus book with a small number of exercises?

I'm looking for a calculus book that (1) is comprehensive and rigorous enough for Calculus I-III (but pre-Spivak/Apostol in terms of rigor -- they can come later perhaps) (2) has only a small number ...
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Order of cyclic groups and the Euler phi function

According to Wikipedia, a cyclic number (in group theory) is one which is coprime to its Euler phi function and is the necessary and sufficient condition for any group of that order to be cyclic. Why ...
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What does $e^b$ means?

What does it mean $a^b$ where $a$ and $b$ are real numbers not integers, not rationnals (I do not know the name of this set). Real numbers means $\mathbb{R}$ but $1\in \mathbb{R}$ So, what does it ...
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Muirhead's Inequality (software?)

I just started learning about inequalities: Schur's, Karamata's, Muirhead's, etc... They are beautiful but it seems that in the case of more than two variables, some of the computations become a ...
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Generalized permutahedron and random polytopes

The Birkhoff polytope $B_n$ is defined as the convex hull of the set of permutation matrices, which gives us the set of doubly stochastic matrices. A concept which is intimately related is that of the ...
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A list of different measures of distance/difference/dissimilarities/similarity of two probability distributions?

I wanted to know more about the different methods for comparing the similarities of two probability distributions P and Q. I wanted a list of the different methods that exist for comparing ...
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What is a good book to learn how to manipulate inequalities with absolute values?

I've noticed that I'm really having trouble with limits because I've had very little experience manipulating inequalities and I really have little to no idea how to manipulate inequalities involving ...
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Morse theory on construction from Morse function on a manifold

Morse Theory. It's a beautiful construction of a cell complex from a Morse function on a manifold. As a result, there are inequalities estimating the number of critical points by ranks of homology ...
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Question about a created problem by me [migrated]

If I created a problem(inequality), can I post the question here to see how other solutions can I receive? Or if the problem is too easy? Thanks!
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Free lecture notes to Carl Bender's Mathematical Physics video lecture course?

I am just watching Carl Bender's Mathematical Physics video lecture course (about asymptotics and its application in physics) http://www.perimeterscholars.org/328.html which is great! Are there any ...