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comment On “familiarity” (or How to avoid “going down the Math Rabbit Hole”?)
An elegantly succinct and informative answer using analogies from computer science! Kudos to you!
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awarded  Popular Question
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awarded  Popular Question
Nov
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comment Incremental averageing
Can you elaborate on why precision errors are smaller in the second expression? Does the first expression contain a subtraction of nearly equal values?
Sep
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asked Verifying an integral identity related to asymptotic homogenization of an elliptic partial differential equation
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accepted Interpreting a singular value in a specific problem
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asked Interpreting a singular value in a specific problem
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accepted Explaining the physical meaning of an eigenvalue in a real world problem
Jul
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comment Obtaining a bound on the differential operator
This almost makes sense. But the left hand side of the inequality uses $\frac{du}{dy}$, not $\left| \frac{du}{dy}\right|$. Unless it is somehow implicitly assumed that $\frac{du}{dy}>0$, I just can't see how we can conclude this.
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asked Obtaining a bound on the differential operator
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comment Explaining the physical meaning of an eigenvalue in a real world problem
The question is about understanding and interpreting the eigenvalues/eigenvectors, not finding a method to solve the equation.
Jul
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comment Explaining the physical meaning of an eigenvalue in a real world problem
@AsalBeagDubh: Whatever it takes to confer your doctorate is worth it, even vodka with beer! :)
Jul
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comment Explaining the physical meaning of an eigenvalue in a real world problem
@AsalBeagDubh: I edited the question for consistency, replacing all instances of 'rum' with 'beer'.
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revised Explaining the physical meaning of an eigenvalue in a real world problem
consistency edit
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asked Explaining the physical meaning of an eigenvalue in a real world problem
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awarded  Custodian
Jul
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accepted Decomposition an operator in terms of symmetric and anti-symmetric components
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reviewed Approve Decomposition an operator in terms of symmetric and anti-symmetric components
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asked Decomposition an operator in terms of symmetric and anti-symmetric components