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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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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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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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Bijection from the plane to itself that takes a circle to a circle must take a straight line to a straight line

Prove, that a bijection from the plane to itself that takes a circle to a circle must take a straight line to a straight line. There exists an elementary proof? I know this question can be found here ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Decompose distortion affected homography matrix

I am working on a system that finds homography between images taken by moving (shaking) camera with rolling shutter and map. The map is orthogonal image of flat 2D plane and the camera images are ...
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Linear Probability Density Transformations

Suppose that $\mathbf{y=Ax}$ and that a probability density function over $\mathbf{x}$ is defined as $p(\mathbf{x})$. If $\mathbf{A}$ has an inverse then the PDF over $\mathbf{y}$ is given by ...
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what's a homogeneous transformation?

Minkowski writes in his paper on Time and Space: If, for simplicity, we retain the same zero point of space and time, the first-mentioned group signifies in mechanics that we may subject the axes ...
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$T (x_1,x_2,x_3,…,x_n) = (-x_3,x_3,x_4,x_5,…) $ then $ W \ne ker T$

Let $V$ the vector space of all sequences of real numbers and $W$ the subspace given by $W = \{(a,a,0,0,...) | a \in R\}$ , and $T : V \rightarrow V$ given by $T (x_1,x_2,x_3,...,x_n) = ...
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Existence of a particular transformation

I've a set of data points $S = \{ x | x\in [0,1]\}$ (i.e. real values from the unit interval). In some cases I've big clusters in the data and I want to spread the values in between the unit interval ...
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One to one Bivariate Transformation

Why does the below show the transformation is one to one? These are lecture notes ( the text and the blue writing)
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PDE equation conversion to parabolic PDE problem

Hello guys I am new here and I accept a serious problem with my exercising. Pronunciation says that I have to transform the dependent variable of this equation $\frac{\partial V}{\partial ...
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Matrix for orthogonal projection with respect to ordered and canonical bases

Orthogonal projection onto the line $y = 2x$ gives a linear transformation $T: R2 → R2$ such that $$T(1,2) = (1,2)$$ and $$T(−2,1) = (0,0)$$ Then the matrix of T with respect to the ordered basis ...
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Z - transform of a transfer function

I have to apply a z-transformation to my transfer function which looks like this: $$\frac{K}{s} - \frac{K\cdot T}{T\cdot s}+1$$ I have tried it and this is my result: $$K \cdot \frac{z}{z-1} - K ...
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Using the Modulation property of the Fourier Transform

I'm working on a problem: Let $X(w)$ be the Fourier transform of $x(t)$. Find the transform of $y(t)=x(5t+3)\sin(2t)$ in terms of X(w). I am table to take the Fourier transform of $x(5t+3)$ and ...
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Complex Variables Conformal Mapping in Complex Plane of harmonic Functions

Consider the harmonic function $u(x,y) = 1 - y + x/(x^2+y^2)$ on the upper half plane $y > 0$. What is the corresponding harmonic function on the first quadrant $x>0$, $y>0$, under the ...
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Making a change of variable to transform an equation

$\displaystyle m\frac {dv} {dt} = mg - kv^2$ $\displaystyle\frac {dV}{dT} = 1 - V^2$ Make a change of variable $v=aV$ and $t=bT$, show that for suitable choices of the parameters $a>0$ and ...
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About representations and transformations under an $SU(n)$ Lie Group

I think my problem is that I misunderstand what "transforms under" really means. Let's take $SU(3)$, for the $\mathbf{3}$ with Dynkin indices $(1,0)$, a state transforms like : $ψ→gψ$. For the ...
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Rigid Deformation

I'm trying to parse through this paper on using the method of moving least squares for rigid transformations - http://www.cs.rice.edu/~jwarren/research/mls.pdf Under section 2.3, the author mentions ...
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scale transformation is invariant for H_1

Consider the subspace $H_1$ of $C_0(0,\infty)$, where $\phi=\int_0^t\dot{\phi}(s)ds$ and $\int_0^{\infty}{\dot{\phi}}^2ds<\infty$. The transformation is $(T\phi)(t)=t\phi(\frac{1}{t})$. How to ...
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Manipulating this probability distribution function

I have a probability distribution function as follows: $$ P(y|x,w, \phi) = \frac{\phi}{2\pi} \exp ^{-0.5 (y-t(x, w)'\phi (y-t(x,w)) } $$ Here $y$ and $x$ are two observed values. $\phi$ is also some ...
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Diagonalization of a linear transformation in the polynomial vector space

Let $V = R_3[X]$ be the vector space of polynomials with real coefficients of degree at most 3 and consider the linear transformation $V \rightarrow V$ defined by $f_a(p(x))=p(1-ax)$ for each $p(x) ...
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Linear Algebra Matrix Transformation Question

Can someone please help me out with this question. If a nonzero matrix $A$ is transformed from $\mathbb{R}^3$ to $\mathbb{R}^2$, then the null space of $A$ must be a one dimensional (sub)space of ...