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singularity and degeneracy of an ODE

I have trouble distinguishing the difference of singularity and degeneracy in the context of ODE theory. Could anyone give me a couple of examples in illustrating the difference of singular point and ...
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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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$z_0$ non-removable singularity of $f\Rightarrow z_0$ essential singularity of $\exp(f)$

Let $z_0$ be a non-removable isolated singularity of $f$. Show that $z_0$ is then an essential singularity of $\exp(f)$. Hello, unfortunately I do not know how to proof that. To my ...
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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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Type of singularity of $\log z$ at $z=0$

What type of singularity is $z=0$ for $\log z$ (any branch)? What is the Laurent series for $\log z$ centered at 0, if exist? If the Laurent series has the form $\sum_{k=-\infty}^{\infty} a_kx^k$, ...
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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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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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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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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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Contour integral $\int_{|z|=1}\exp(1/z)\sin(1/z)dz$

Evaluate the contour integral $$\int_{|z|=1}\exp(1/z)\sin(1/z)\,dz$$ along the circle $|z|=1$ counterclockwise once. The singularities are $\dfrac1{\pi k},k\in\mathbb{Z}$ plus the limit point $0$. So ...
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How to describe the singularities of a function

This is a question of an old exam of my complex analysis course and although I think I understand what a singularity is, I oftentimes have troubles 'finding and describing' them properly. I looked at ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How many types of surface singularities multiplicity two exist?

All varieties are over $\mathbb{C}$. Let $S$ be a reduced algebraic surface in $\mathbb{P}^3$ with a singular point $p$ of multiplicity two. The question is local so we reduce to $S \subset ...
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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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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 ...