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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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Why is this Milnor fiber homeomorphic to a cylinder?

Let $f:(\mathbb C^2,0)\to (\mathbb C,0)$ be a holomorphic function with a critical point at the origin. Let us denote by $X_0$ the fiber $f^{-1}(0)$, in which, as we said, the point $0\in X_0$ is a ...
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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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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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$z_0$ 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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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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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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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 ...
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Is it true that blowing up a quasi-affine variety at a nonsingular point never introduces new singularities?

If we let $M$ be a quasi-affine variety, is it true in general that the blowup of $M$ at a non-singular point $p$ does not introduce new singularities? I came across this statement in my reading, but ...
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coefficients for getting a smooth equation

I'm studying the equation $$ x_0q_0 + x_1q_1 + x_2q_2 = 0$$ where $q_i$ is a homogeneous polynomial of degree two in the variables $x_0,\ldots,x_5$. I would like to have some simple choices for the ...
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Laurent series of an analytic function divided by $z$

This is a probably basic question about Laurent series. Say $g(z)$ is an analytic function, that $g(0) = 0$, and $f(z) = g(z)/z$. My textbook says $z = 0$ is a removable singularity of $f(z)$. A ...
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How to analyze the asymptotic behaviour of this integral function?

Based on the asymptotic analysis of correlation functions at large distence in Physics, now I get a math question. Let the function $$f(x)=\int_{-1}^{1}\sqrt{1-k^2}e^{ikx}dk.$$ Without working out ...
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How to analyze the asymptotic properties of this function?

Let the function $$f(\mathbf{r})=\int_{\Omega }e^{i\mathbf{k} \cdot \mathbf{r}}d^2\mathbf{k}$$, where $\mathbf{k} ,\mathbf{r}\in\mathbb{R}^2$, and $\Omega \subset \mathbb{R}^2$ is some finite region ...
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Invertibility of a square matrix with zero diagonal elements and positive non-diagonal elements

$M$ is square and $$M(i,j)=0, i=j$$ $$M(i,j)>0, i\ne j$$ Is $M$ full-rank or invertible? Actually the $M$ I am studying has much stronger properties but I guess the simple conditions above might ...
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Discrepancy non log canonical singularities

Suppose that $Y$ is a normal variety such that its canonical class $K_Y$ is $\mathbb{Q}$-Cartier. , and let $f:X \to Y$ be a resolution of the singularities of $Y$. Then $$ K_X= f^*(K_Y)+\sum_i ...
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What's a algebraically isolated singularirty?

What's its formal definition and how does it differ from a "simple" isolated singularity? I'm thinking about integrable $1$-forms here, though the definition may be more general.
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Stratification of a smooth map

I am trying to do an exercise. Namely, find the Thom-Boardman stratification of the smooth map $f(x,y,a,b,c,d)=x^2y+y^3+a(x^2+y^2)+bx+cy$, where $a,b,c$ are parameters. As I have seen, this is also ...
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Are the convergence radii circles of a Laurent-series always caused by isolated singularities?

Laurent series $$f(z) := \sum_{n=-\infty}^\infty a_n (z-c)^n$$ converge for $r<|z-c|<R$ where $$r = \limsup_{n\to\infty}|a_{-n}|^{\frac1n}, \\\frac1R = \limsup_{n\to\infty}|a_n|^{\frac1n}.$$ ...
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Growth rate of Taylor convergents near pole

For any fixed $z_0\in\mathbb{C}\setminus \{0\}$ and $\beta\in\mathbb{R}^{+}$, prove that $$\left.T_n\left(\log^{\beta}z;z_0\right)\right|_{z=0}\sim\log^{\beta} n$$ Note: I observed that this holds ...
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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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Proving that a function has a removable singularity at infinity

I'm having trouble with the following exercise from Ahlfors' text (not homework) "If $f(z)$ is analytic in a neighborhood of $\infty$ and if $z^{-1} \Re f(z) \to0$ as $z \to \infty$, show that ...
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Complete intersection singularities

The complete intersection singularities of Brieskorn type is defined by $X:=\{(x_i)\in \mathbb C^m|q_{j1}x_1^{a_1}+\cdots +q_{jm}x_m^{a_m}=0,j=3,\dots,m\}$, where $q_{ji}\in \mathbb C$. Assume that ...
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Topology of singularities

In the theory of surface singularities, it is well known that the topology of singularities is determined by its resolution dual graph. What`s the meaning of the topology of singularities? Here the ...
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Isolated Singularities

Consider the following functions and determine which kind of singularities they have in $z_0$. If it is a removeable singularity, then calculate the limit; if it is a pole, then give the order ...
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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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Is there a classification of isolated essential singularities?

In the thread Why do we categorize all other (iso.) singularities as "essential"?, here is one of the questions that was asked: Do we not care about essential singularities to classify ...
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Singularity models of the Ricci flow

I faced this sentence in my studies on Ricci flow: The Bryant soliton is a singularity model for the degenerate neckpinch. Q1: What is the definition and meaning of singularity model? Can one model ...
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Germ determination

Is it true that $R$-equivalent germs $f,g: \mathbb{R}^n,0\rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ have the same determinacy? Note: two germs $f,g: \mathbb{R}^n,0\rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ are said to be $R$-equivalent ...
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Distribution with singularities.

I need some help to prove that $f$ defined by $\langle f,\psi\rangle:= \sum_{n=0} ^\infty \psi^{(n)}(n)$ is a distribution which has singularities of infinite order. Here $\psi$ is a test function ...
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Removable singularity and laurent series

How to show $z=\pm\pi$ is a removable singularity for $\frac1{\sin z}+\frac{2z}{z^2-\pi^2}$? I tried to compute the Laurent series, specifically the coefficients for $1/z,1/z^2,...$ since if we can ...
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Singularities of $f(z)=z/\cos(z)$

Regarding complex functions (in complex variables), I was wondering why the function $g(z)= \cos(z)$ has a singularity at $z = \infty$ but $f(z)= \dfrac{z}{\cos(z)}$ does not. I am a bit confused ...