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Way to Tietze's Transformation Theorem

during our knot-theory lecture we have talking about the following theorem: Given two finite presentations of the same group, one can be obtained from the other by a finite sequence of Tietze ...
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Applying PCA on covariance matrix in order to generate a new random variable.

Let $\mathbf{x}$ be a random $n\times1$ real vector, $\mathbf{x}\in\Bbb{R}^n$, which is distributed normally with mean $\bar{\mathbf{x}}$ and covariance matrix $\Sigma_x\in\Bbb{R}^{n\times n}$, i.e. ...
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How to use polynomial or conformal transformation

In my research, I came to a transformation problem. The simple version is an initial circle (or sphere) region is advected by some deformational flow. After some time the circle will be deformed into ...
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Transform recurrence relation

Is it possible to transform following recurrence relation $a_n=4a_{n-2}-a_{n-4}$, $a_0=1$, $a_1=0$, $a_2=3$, $a_3=0$ so that it will have nonnegative coefficients? Number of terms, of course, can be ...
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Geometric intuition for Jordan normal forms (invariant subspaces, shearing, scaling, etc.)

I'm trying to visualize what a linear operator does to a vector space if that operator can be put into Jordan normal form. For concrete motivation, let's take $V = \mathbb{R}^3$, with some linear ...
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how do you map a sphere to a cube

I want to map a sphere to a cube in order to create a panoramic tour like the one given here But I don't know how can you obtain images like This image is one of the cube's faces. What I tried was ...
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What is known about the transformation of a power series in which $z^n$ is replaced with $z^{n^2}$?

Say we have the function $$G(z) = \sum_{n \geq 0} g_n z^n.$$ Is there a name for the transform T defined so that $$(T(G))(z) = \sum_{n \geq 0} g_n z^{n^2}?$$ Is there anything known about this ...
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Changing coordinate system with non standard definitions

The standard coordinate transformation to polar coordinates is $$ \begin{cases} x=r\cos(\varphi)\\ y=r\sin(\varphi) \end{cases} $$ with $r\in[0,\infty), \ \varphi\in[0,2\pi)$ The question is whether I ...
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Proof for a summation-procedure using the matrix of Eulerian numbers?

I've discussed a procedure for divergent summation using the matrix of Eulerian numbers occasionally in the last years (initially here, and here in MSE and MO but not in that generality and thus(?) ...
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Given the minimal polynomial, find the largest invariant subspace

Let the linear transformation T on the vector space $V$ over $\mathbb{Q}$ have minimal polynomial $(x^{7} - x^{3})$. a) What is the largest invariant subspace W of V for which $T (W) = W$? b) Find a ...
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Finding the matrix ${\left[ T \right]_E}$

Let the matrix ${\left[ T \right]_{B \to E}}$, the matrix where: $${\left[ T \right]_{B \to E}}{\left[ v \right]_E} = {\left[ {T(v)} \right]_B}$$ It's given that: $${\left[ T \right]_{B \to E}} = ...
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Finding transformation from $T : \Bbb R^5 \rightarrow \Bbb R^4 $ …

Is there a Linear Transformation from $T : \Bbb R^5 \rightarrow \Bbb R^4 $ so $$\operatorname{Ker}T = \{( x,y,z,t,w) \in \Bbb R^5 \; | \; x = 2y, \text{ and, } z = 2t = 3w\}$$ if so find an example of ...
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From inverse Weierstrass function to Jacobi elliptic/inverse elliptic functions?

As a conclusion to a previous question on integrals, I get an answer in terms of inverse Weierstrass elliptic function : $$ f\left(x\right)=\wp^{-1}\left( \beta + \frac{9\beta^2-1}{3(x-\beta)} \right) ...
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Invariant functions under integral transforms

We all know Fourier transform has invariants such as $e^{-x^2}$, and another MSE post has shown the non-existence of invariant function under Hilbert transform using Fourier transform. I am wondering ...
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Get 2D coordinate transformation matrix based on points in a system and their angles in the other?

I'd like to get the parameters (rotation angle,$\Theta$, and translation coefficients, $x_0$ and $y_0$)) of a transformation for translating and rotating points in a coordinate system to another. As ...
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Heat equation $\frac{\partial \theta}{\partial t}=\kappa \frac{\partial ^2\theta}{\partial x}$ using two transformations to solve

Consider the heat equation $$\frac{\partial \theta}{\partial t}=\kappa \frac{\partial ^2\theta}{\partial x}$$ for an infinite rod. We use the transformation $q_1=\frac{x^2}{kt}$ and $q_2=\frac{\theta ...
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Derive Student T distribution using transformation theorem

I am trying working on an exercise that asks me to show that If $ X_1 \in N(0,1) $ and $ X_2 \in \chi^2(n) $ are independent random variables, then $ X_1 / \sqrt{X_2/n} \in t(n) \, $ where $ ...
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Stabilize Variance for Statistics (Transformation)

Problem: When $Y (> 0)$ has mean and variance equal to $\mu$ and $\mu/n$ respectively, it is shown in the textbook that the appropriate transformation of Y to stabilize variance is the square root ...
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Inverting a discrete linear transformation

Consider the transformation from the set $\{a_n\}_{n=0}^N$ to the set $\{p_j\}_{j=0}^N$: $$ p_j = \sum_{n = 0}^Na_n\phi_n(x_j)$$ where $\{\phi_n(x)\}_{n=0}^N$ is a set of basis functions (linearly ...
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Perhaps an easy algebra problem, but it still evades me

I need help spotting a corresponding transformation Let $x,y$ be some variables and $$z=z(x,y)$$. We have a transformation $X(\lambda):(x,y,z)\to (x',y',z')$, such that $$x'= x\exp(a\lambda)\\ ...
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Hodograph transformation and implicit solution of a non-linear PDE

I am trying to understand how can one apply the Hodograph transformation to a non-linear PDE. I read that this transformation implies the representation of the solution in the implicit form . So, if I ...
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Is there an intuitive understanding of what a walsh coefficient is?

I am working with Walsh coefficients. I know the intuitive understanding is almost that that they are the degree of connectivity, but it is there a better way of thinking about it? What is the ...
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bound on Hilbert transform

Consider $\widehat{Tf(\xi)}=m(\xi)\hat{f}(\xi)$, where $m(\xi)=(1-\vert\xi\vert)1_{[-1,1]}$, i.e. $T$ is the operation of taking Fourier transform and multiplying with the function $m(\xi)$. I am ...
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Understanding Discrete Cosine Transformation

I'm currently working on some software and a key component is 2D DCT. But my question is more general, as I'm trying to understand the DCT in general, let's say from engineers point of view. For ...
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transformation of coordinate systems by rotation

I am trying to convert a set of coordinates from ECEF (Earth Center Earth Fixed) to ENU (East North Up). The operation is performed by applying a rotation matrix as shown in: ...
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Transform 3D vectors between planes using a matrix

I've got 6 points in 3D space: $A,B,C,D,E,F$, that represent 4 vectors. $AB$ is perpendicular to $AC$ and $DE$ is perpendicular to $DF$. I need to find a transformation matrix M, that transforms $AB$ ...
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Hyperbolic Universal Covering Space

I have been working with Ricci flow in the euclidean and hyperbolic space but have been having considerable trouble determining how to generate a universal covering space for complex hyperbolic ...
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How to find the center of an (scaled) ellipse?

This question is an extension of How to find the center of an ellipse?. The solution there works well, but in Javascript the floating point calculations are not that accurate. The workaround is to ...
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probability integral transformation and distribution of P= P[ |T| <= |t|] .

The task is to find the distribution of P. where , P=P[ |T| <= |t|]. (T is a continuous random variable with PDF f(t)). now , I tried to make the following two arguments : 1.P= P[ |T| <= |t|] ...
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Is there an interesting interpretation of the ROWS of an affine transform matrix?

Context: I have a question about affine transform matrices in 3-space. Matrices are 4x4, with the right-most column being the translation, and the bottom row being [0,0,0,1]. In discussions I read ...
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Can I use a transform to rewrite an expression without +?

I was trying to solve a nonlinear equation analytically but I couldn't. Now I wonder if it could be possible to use some transform to rewrite the expression so that it can be solved analytically? Or ...
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Mobius transformations — $L^{-1} \times M\lbrace0,1,\infty\rbrace\times L$

$$L^{-1} \times M\lbrace0,1,\infty\rbrace\times L$$ I cannot seem to get the right answer when I multiple them out. $$(1-i)z \cdot (1-z) \cdot \frac{z}{1-i}$$ What do you get when you multiple ...
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Prove that the continuous $f: \mathbb C \to \mathbb R$ has a global max and min

I am having this continuous transformation $f: \mathbb C \to \mathbb R$ and $\ f\ (\mathbb C)$ is bounded Now I have to prove that there are a global maximum and a global minimum. My thoughts: I ...
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Transforming 1D Burger's Equation into infinitely many coupled ODE's

I've been working on the following problem but I can't justify my steps, would a savvy mathematician kindly tell me what, if any, violations I've made. Problem: Show Burger's equation can be written ...
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Transformation for two different boundary functions in Stefan problem

Peace be upon on all of you, I have one-dimensional Stefan problem. Let say we have two boundary conditions of $u(t,s_{1}(t))=g_{1}(t)$ and $u(t,s_{2}(t))=g_{2}(t)$, where $u$ is temperature, $t$ is ...
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Dimension of image of a skew symmetric map is even

If $A$ is a skew-symmetric linear transformation on a finite-dimensional Euclidean space, then rank $\rho(A)$ of $A$ i.e., the dimension of image of $A$ is even. I am trying for a geometric proof of ...
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Help me generalize what this divisor transform does.

I have an algorithm which takes as input the series expansion of: $$\frac{-(1 + ax(-2 + x + ax))}{-1 + ax} \tag 1$$ or expressed differently: ...
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Conformal mapping of part of an annulus

I have a question about conformal mapping. I am wanting to map annuli to some other simple domain (probably rectangular). I have an image of my problem below In image A. we see a standard annulus ...
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Complex analysis question, maximum principle application

Let $\Omega=\{z, \text{Re}z>0\}$ Suppose that $f$ is continuous in the closure of $\Omega$ and $f$ is holomoprhic on $\Omega$ and there are constants $A<\infty $ and $\alpha<1$ such that ...
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Equation of smooth spline curve

This is a homework question a)Assume an equilateral triangle ABC of a side AB = a = 10.The coordinate of A is (5, 3).The slope of the segment AB is 2.This triangle controls a curve.This smooth ...
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One question on Matrix Equation

Assume $\hat{M}_1, \hat{M}_2, \hat{T}_{11}, \hat{T}_{12}, \hat{T}_{21}, \hat{T}_{22}$ are $2\times 2$ matrix. And $a, b, A, B, C, D$ are all numbers, satisfying the following relation: \begin{align} ...
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Comparing function to parent function without graphing

How can I compare this function to the parent function without graphing? Where did the 5/4 come from and what steps do I need to take to solve this?
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Transformation as function of time, Solve for time

I'm trying to create a flawless a priori collision solver. I have two local coordinate systems which map to global coordinates using $[translate][rotate][scale]$, and map to eachother using ...
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Questions about a special tensor transformation

Suppose tensor $U_{i\alpha\beta}$ with dimension $M*N*N$ satisfy following condition: $$U_{i\beta\alpha}=W^1_{\alpha\alpha'}W^2_{\beta\beta'}U_{i\alpha'\beta'}$$ where $W^1$ and $W^2$ are $N*N$ ...
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Jacobian determinant of unitary transformation

Is the Jacobian determinant of a unitary transformation equal to one? I ask because I get that impression from the appendix of this paper. They have spherical coordinates for two particles, ...
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A conformal mapping from a sector to a strip

What is the simplest function that maps the sector $r < 1$, $0 < \theta < \pi$ conformally onto the strip $0 < u < \pi/2$, $v > 0$? Here, $r$, $\theta$, $u$, $v$ have their usual ...
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Show that a transform is involutive

Let $\mathcal C$ be the class of continuous, nonnegative, not identically equal to zero, concave, positive homogeneous of first order functions from $\mathbb R^n_+ = \{ x \in \mathbb R^n \colon x \geq ...
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Trick for Jordan-Matrix and transformation of basis

some time ago I found a 'trick' for getting a basis-transformation-matrix for jordan. I'd like to understand it, but at a certain point I stuck. Maybe you can help me? Given is a matrix A: ...
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how to extract frequency from a set of numbers

Given the numbers 4,1,0,4,0,0,4,1,0,4 it is obvious there's a dominating frequency of 4 appearing every four numbers. Given 5,1,1,3,0,0,6,1,0,4 again it looks that there's a spike of about 4 (4.5 to ...
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A question on the procedure of finding the matrix of a linear transformation of a polynomial and a combination of its derivatives

I'm trying to self-study Linear Algebra from Linear Algebra Done Wrong, but the book doesn't have solution manual so my question might be extremely easy, apologize in advance: The question is for the ...