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Have any authors suggested mathematics-wide prefixes for “missing a quotient” and/or “missing an identity”?

The prefixes in the following terms both mean: "missing the obvious quotient by the obvious equivalence relation." seminorm pseudometric Similarly, the prefixes in the following terms both mean: ...
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Game theoretical approach to other branches of mathematics

Are there some methods and ideas derived from game theory that are successfully applied to better (or more intuitively) understand theorems and proofs or tackling problems from other areas of ...
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Big list of serious but fun “unusual” books

I would like to have some suggestions about serious (that is, with good mathematical content) but fun books that cover topics (or propose problems) in "recreational mathematics"; in any other field ...
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Functions $h$ such that $h(x*x') = f(x) * g(x').$

Definition 0. Call a magma $X$ surjective iff the distinguished binary operation of $X$ induces a surjective function $X \times X \rightarrow X$. Now for the main idea: Definition 1. Let: ...
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Prerequisites for Appolonius Conics?

I want to get Thomas Heath's version of Apollonius's Conic Sections. Does anyone know the prerequisites to understand everything in this book? I heard I would need the Euclid's Elements book on Solid ...
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The math and logic of video games

Is there a paper or text somewhere where someone axiomatizes the concept of video or computer games and makes definitions and proves theorems? I would love to see such a text. It would be quite ...
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Mathematicians' manual of style

I know that there are many styles to write citations and footnotes and that they are all equally good (as long as the reference is complete), but I would like to know if mathematicians follow some ...