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a construction in group theory generalizing the direct product. It arises as the structure of a group $G$ with a normal subgroup $N$ having a complement $N$.
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Potential theory concerns solutions of elliptic partial differential equations (especially Laplace's equation) that are represented by integration against a measure or a more general distribution.
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For questions about the numerical value separating the higher half of a data sample, a population, or a probability distribution, from the lower half.
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Questions on the differentiation/integration of functions to arbitrary order.
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For questions about groups where the underlying set has infinite cardinality.
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For questions about mathematical constants, that are "significantly interesting in some way".
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Optimal control theory, an extension of the calculus of variations, is a mathematical optimization method for deriving control policies. (Def: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optimal_control)
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For questions concerning natural deduction, a formalization in proof theory, and proofs in natural deduction.
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For questions concerning various representation of integers as sums of squares, which are studied in number theory.
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a branch of abstract algebra dealing with actions of groups on algebraic varieties, such as vector spaces, from the point of view of their effect on functions. (Def: http://en.m.wi…
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Questions to get the "big picture" about a subject.
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Questions relating to the golden ratio $\varphi = \frac{1+\sqrt{5}}{2}$
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For questions on Dirichlet series.
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In mathematics, certain functors may be derived to obtain other functors closely related to the original ones. (Def: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Derived_functor)
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In the mathematical field of topology, a uniform space is a set with a uniform structure. (Def: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uniform_space)
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For questions regarding mathematical concepts with applications to Biology.
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For questions regarding finitely generated groups. If S is finite, then a group G = $\lt$S$\gt$ is called finitely generated. (Def: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finitely_generated_group#Finitely_g…
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In mathematics, a monoidal category (or tensor category) is a category C equipped with a bifunctor ⊗ : C × C → C which is associative up to a natural isomorphism, and an object I which is both a lef…
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a generalization of multiple integrals to integration over surfaces. It can be thought of as the double integral analog of the line integral.
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An algorithm for determining whether an input number is prime.
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isomorphic if they have a function $f$ which provides an exact pairing of vertices in the two graphs such that for any adjacent vertices $u,v\in \{\mbox{set of vertices of }…
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A path in a graph that visits each vertex exactly once.
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For questions on dihedral groups, the group of symmetries of a regular polygon, including both rotations and reflections
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Numeric computation usually uses floating point numbers. Symbolic computations use symbols, and can give exact answers, such as $\sum_{n=1}^\infty \frac{1}{n^2} = \frac{\pi^2}{6}$. Mathematica, Maple…
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fields which have an additional structure, a linear order compatible with the field structure. This tag is for questions regarding ordered fields and their properties, as well proof…
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For questions about or related to polylogarithm functions.
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called homogeneous if the following condition is satisfied: If $\phi(x)$ is a solution, so is $c \phi(x)$, where c is an arbitrary (non-zero) constant. (Def: http:…
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In mathematics, in particular abstract algebra, a graded ring is a ring that is a direct sum of abelian groups $R_i$ such that $R_i R_j \subset R_{i+j}$. (Def: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graded_ri…
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Regularization, in mathematics and statistics and particularly in the fields of machine learning and inverse problems, refers to a process of introducing additional information in order to solve an il…
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a ring constructed from a group $G$ and ring $R$. A special case of this construction is group algebra, which occurs naturally in representation theory.
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For questions on propagation of errors.
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broadly defined as any well-defined system of abstract thought based on the model of mathematics. (Def: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Formal_system)
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the aspect of sheaf theory, concerned with sheaves of abelian groups, that applies homological algebra to make possible effective calculation of the global sections…
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