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Minimal resolutions of singularities in higher dimensions and their cobordism class.

For a given singular algebraic variety over $\mathbb{C}$, how many minimal resolutions can exist? More specifically, consider a projective quadratic cone $Q$ in $\mathbb{C}P^{4}$ (with homogeneous ...
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Meromorphic function with a simple pole and a simple zero, and satisfies an inequality. What can it be?

Describe all meromorphic functions f(z) in the complex plane with a simple pole at z=1, a simple zero at z=-1, and for which $$|f(z)|\le M|z|,$$ for $|z|\ge 2$ for some $M>0$. I know that, ...
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Find the isolated singularities of a given function

I am trying to find and classify the isolated singularities of: $g(z)=z/cos(z)$ I'm unsure of how to approach this, I was thinking Laurent expression of g may be useful, however I don't know how to ...
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How to determine singularities of a series?

Given a double Fourier series, how do we determine its singularities ? PS: I wonder how we find singularities(mathematically) if a function cannot be expressed in a closed form.
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Questions about poles

Find order of pole for $$f(z)=\frac{1}{e^{z}-1}$$ at $z=0$. Now I turned the function into this: $$\frac{1}{\sum_{1}^{\infty}x^k/k!}$$ I think the pole has order $1$ but $\lim(z(f(z)))$ seems to be ...
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Singularities of $\frac{1}{e^{\frac{1}{z}}+2}$ and classification?

I'm considering the function $$\frac{1}{e^{\frac{1}{z}}+2}$$ Clearly, it has a unique singularity at $z=0$. I feel like its an essential but I can't find the Laurent expansion or any other way of ...
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Requesting information on constructed discontinuous functions (from any perspective)

Suppose $f:\mathbb{R}\rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ is a continuous function. Define the function $F:\mathbb{R}\rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ as $$F(x)=f(x)\prod_{n=1}^\infty\frac{x-\frac{1}{n}}{x-\frac{1}{n}}$$ I ...
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Term for Multiple Functions that Share Critical Points?

Is there a term for when multiple functions share each other's critical points? Or, in general, when one function has a subset of the critical points of another?
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If Gaussian random vector has singular covariance matrix, isn't there probability density function?

I got a complicated problem. Suppose that Gaussian random vector having Covariance matrix; $$K_X=\left[\begin{matrix}1 &-\frac12 &-\frac12 \\ -\frac12 &1 &-\frac12 \\ -\frac12 ...
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Negative index coefficients of Laurent series for 1/sin(z)

Given $f(z) = \dfrac{1}{\sin(z)}$ a) Give singularities b) Determine coefficients $a_{-1}$ and $a_{-3}$ of the Laurent series So I thought: a) $n \pi$, where $n$ is an integer b) ...
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Cusp singularity

What is the most general way of defining cusps singularities for a continuous curve $\mathbf{r}:(a,b)\to\mathbb{R}^2$ and how can we define them? What are the minimum requirements for the curve ...
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How to find tangent cone in singular point?

How to find tangent cone in singular point of surface? For example, considering surface in $\mathbb{R}^3$ given by equation $x^2z=y^2$, what is it's tangent cone in the origin? UPD:By tangent cone ...
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Characteristics of Singularity Points

Determine the character of the singularity at $z=0$ for each of the following functions: \begin{align} &\frac{1/z^{7}}{e^{z}-1} \tag{1} \\ &\frac{}{} \\ ...
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The normalisation map is a bi-Lipschitz map?

Let $X$ a reduced analytic space, $n: W \rightarrow X$ the normalisation map, $W$ the normalisation of $X$ and $S$ the singular set of $X$. When we restrict $n$ to $W\setminus n^{-1}(S)$, we know that ...
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Relations between different but similar Milnor fibers

Let $f:\mathbb A^N\to\mathbb C$ be a holomorphic function and let $P$ be a critical point, i.e. $$P\in Z(\textrm df)\subset \mathbb A^N.$$ The Milnor fiber of $f$ at $P$ is the intersection of a ...
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Determine the nature of singularities and calculate the residue of $f(z)=\frac{e^z-\mathrm{sin}z-1}{z^5+z^3}$

$$f(z)=\frac{e^z-\mathrm{sin}z-1}{z^5+z^3},\;\;\;\;\;\;\; \mathrm{Res}[f(z),0]$$ I am having trouble determining the nature of singularities. This is what I managed to do: ...
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How to know if a tangent bundle is trivial from its defining equations

In this question, I am considering only regular manifolds. A Trivial Bundle The circle $S^1$ is known to have a trivial tangent bundle. As a subset of $\mathbb{R}^4$, the tangent bundle of $S^1$ ...
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Types of singularities of a function

How can I determine the type of a singularity of a function $$f(z)={e^{1/z} \over z-1}+{\pi z \over 2\sin(\pi z)}$$ at $z_0=0$? I don't see an easy way to represent it using Laurent series, neither ...
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Question regarding singularity of a complex function

Consider the function $$f(z) = {1 \over (z-i)(z+i)}$$ with a Laurent series expansion at $z_0=i$ on a domain $\;\Omega=\left\{z\in \mathbb{C}:2\lt\left|z-i\right|\right\}$ $$\begin{eqnarray}f(z)={1 ...
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Blowup of a (very) simple singularity

Take the action of $\mathbb{Z}_2$ on $\mathbb{C}^2$ given by $(-1) \cdot (z,w) = (-z,-w)$ and of course, $(1)\cdot (z,w) = (z,w)$. If you look at the resulting quotient space $\mathbb{C}^2 / ...
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Alternative Proof why algebraic groups are smooth

Definitions: Let $k$ be a field, by an affine algebraic group we will mean an affine group scheme $G$ over $Spec(k)$ with the property that the coordinate ring of the underlying affine scheme ...
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Finding solution to a unidirectional nonlinear wave equation

I can do the parts a), b) and c) and find that in part c) that the condition in which the solution will break down is when $1+tf'(x-tu)=0$ However I am unable to part d) I tried ...
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Slodowy slices for non ADE type Lie algebras

In the first answer to: http://mathoverflow.net/questions/16026/the-finite-subgroups-of-sl2-c the correspondence between transverse slices of subregular elements of the nilpotent cone for a simple Lie ...
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non-removable singularities of a function are essential singularities of the composition function

Let $f$ be a non-constant enrire function on $\mathbb{C}$ such that $f(z+i)=f(z)$ for all $z$. Let $U$ be an open subset of $C$ and $z_0\in U$. Let $g:U\setminus\{z_0\}\longrightarrow\mathbb{C}$ be ...
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Lipschitz manifold and semi-algebraic is Lipschitz graph?

It is known that there are Lipschitz manifolds that are not Lipschitz graphs and $C^1$ manifold is locally $C^1$ graph. If $M\subset \mathbb{R}^m$ is a Lipschitz manifold (with the outer distance) ...
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Could this be called Renormalization?

Quoted from   Space-Time Approach to Quantum Electrodynamics   by R. P. Feynman, Phys. Rev. 76, 769 1949 : We desire to make a modification of quantum electrodynamics analogous to the ...
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What are some properties or characteristics of singular eigenvector matrices?

I'm trying to predict when a matrix $A$ will have an eigenvector matrix $X$ that is singular. What properties or characteristics would $A$ or $X$ have to make $X$ singular??
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Essential singularity $z=a$

Suppose $f$ has an essential singularity at $z=a$, is it true that $f(z)$ is not equal to 3 for $z$ not equal to $a$, then $\frac{1}{f(z)-3}$ is bounded in some punctured disk $D'(a,s)$ for some ...
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Recommend resources on dynamical systems and singularities

I'm looking for resources on bifurcation theory and systems of non-linear differential equations, but am very particular about the way it is taught/explained. I would like the approach to be based on ...
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Generating function which has no singularity

We can know the growth rate of coefficients from singularities of generating functions, but if a generating function which has no singularity at all, for example, the exponential function. What ...
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How many $3 \times 3$ matrices are singluar?

How many $3 \times 3$ matrices are singluar? Describe the methodology used to achieve the result.
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How to ensure a matrix of a special rank

As described in the subject, how can I ensure a matrix of a special rank. for example, given matrix A of m*n and m>n; Then, how can I mathematically constrain the matrix A to be rank n? As we all ...
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Question about non essential singulariy

When reading Ahlfor's Complex Analysis book, I came across the notion of non essential singularity. I know that for a function $f(z)$ an element $a\in\mathbb C$ is a non essential singularity iff ...
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Branch locus of a projection of algebraic set

Let $X$ a algebraic cone in $\mathbb{C}^n$ with $\dim_0 X=p$. def.: if $f:A\to B$ is smooth map between smooth manifolds, then $br(f)$ is the points $x$ that $df_x$ is not surjective. def.: if $\pi: ...
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Can the Milnor number be used to resolve curve singularities?

Let $f(x,y)\in \mathbb{C}[x,y]$ define a curve $C$ which is singular at the origin. By successively blowing-up the origin, we can resolve the singularities of $C$. Of course to make sure this process ...
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Singularity Classification

Suppose that I have the following function: $$f(z)=\sin\left(\frac{1}{\sin(\frac{1}{z})}\right)$$ If I'm trying to characterize singularities, I know that singularities will be found whenever ...
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Removable singularities of a holomorphic function

So, I'm a little confused about removable singularities. Consider the function below: $$f(z)=\frac{1}{(1+z^2)^{2/3}}$$ Obviously, we have isolated singularities at the points $z = \pm i$. ...
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Classify Singularities

So, I'm trying to classify the singular points of the following function: $$ f(z)=e^{\cot(\frac {1}{z})} $$ Obviously, when z is zero, the function tends to approach infinity, so that must be a ...
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necessary and sufficient conditions for having an irreducible hyperplane section

Let $S \subset \mathbb{P}^3$ be a surface different to a cone. If $S$ is a smooth variety, then its generic hyperplane section is irreducible. I can imagine a similar result holds for a surface with ...
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Relation of two definitions of 'Singular Point'

In my lecture we defined: For $(a,b)=P\in V(f)$, $P$ is a singular point if $\operatorname{mult}(f,P)>1$, where $\operatorname{mult}(f,P) = \max\{n\in\mathbb{N}\mid f\in\mathfrak{m}_P^{n}\}$, ...
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Why is $P$ singular

This is from Shafarevich's 'Basic Algebraic Geometry 1': Let $P=(\alpha,\beta)\in X$, and suppose that the equation of $X$ is written in the form $f(x,y)=a(x-\alpha)+b(x-\beta)+g$, where $g$ is a ...
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Removable singularities for continuous functions

Let $f: D - K \rightarrow \mathbb{C}$ be holomorphic, where $D$ is a planar domain and $K$ is a compact subset of $D$. Suppose that $f$ extends continuously to all of $D$. On which conditions on $K$ ...
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Determining whether the system will have a nontrivial solution?

Say I have a 3x3 matrix (a1 = 3a2 - 2a3), Will they system Ax=b have a nontrivial solution? Is it non-singular? I realize nontrivial means an answer that is not a zero vector. It must be the ...
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Classifying singularity

Having trouble classifying a singularity... $f(z)=$$z^2-1\over z^6+2z^5+z^4$ with $z_0=0$ and $z_0=-1$ The $z_0=0$ is pretty simple, just need to put $z^4$ in evidence. But $z_0=-1$ I can't seem to ...
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Finding the types of singularities of $f(z)=\frac{1}{z\cdot (e^z -1 )}$

I am getting trouble to find the types of singularities of $$f(z)=\frac{1}{z\cdot (e^z -1 )}$$ What I tried to do is: $z=0$ $z=2\pi k i$ for $z=2\pi k i$ its in order 1, but for the first one I ...
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The multiplicity of $X$ at $x$ does not change when $X$ is cut by a generic hypersurface: what are those generic conditions?

Given an algebraic variety $X$ with a point $x \in X$, the multiplicity of $X$ at $x$ is defined as the multiplicity of the maximal ideal of $x$ in the local ring $\mathcal{O}_{X,x}$. In ...
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Conditions for the number of degenerated fibers of a morphism to be finite.

I'm having trouble to find a theorem about this: Let's $F_z$ be a family of curves defined by $$F_z : F(x,y) + z = 0$$ where $F$ is an irreducible polynomial and $z \in \mathbb{C}$. My question is: ...
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Do there exist double points on a surface in $\mathbb{P}_{\mathbb{C}}^3$ that are not rational?

The title explains it all. I'm familiar with the du val singularities on surfaces, also apparently known as rational double points (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Du_Val_singularity). In ...
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A singular boundary value problem

Is there any numerical approach to solve a BVPs for ODEs of the form: $y'=\frac{ky^2-y^{3/2}-y}{\beta t}$ with initial point $(0,y0)$? I know a problem of the form $y' = \frac{S}{t}y+f(t,y)$ with ...
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Singularities in (Elementary) Real Algebraic Geometry

I've taken an introductory course in algebraic geometry, and am currently studying Sumio Watanabe's book, "Algebraic Geometry and Statistical Learning Theory". In this book Watanabe gives a, possibly ...