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comment Binomial Congruence
See if you can adapt this proof.
Jun
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answered Eisenstein series is a modular form
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revised Find the infinite sum of the series $\sum_{n=1}^\infty \frac{1}{n^2 +1}$
LaTeXed the trig.
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answered Sums of solutions to $z^n-1 = 0$ that equal 0
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revised Does the index of a curve determine the asymptotic behaviour of certain vector fields?
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comment Does the index of a curve determine the asymptotic behaviour of certain vector fields?
@DavidH I think I'm talking about the index of the curve, sorry for the confusion of terminology (regardless, I'm talking about the thing Needham is talking about in Visual Complex Analysis, page $\approx 498$).
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comment Does the index of a curve determine the asymptotic behaviour of certain vector fields?
@DavidH $$\frac{1}{2\pi} \int_{\gamma} \frac{v(p)_x}{|v(p)|^2}dy- \frac{v(p)_y}{|v(p)|^2}dx.$$
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comment Does the index of a curve determine the asymptotic behaviour of certain vector fields?
I think Needham calls it the winding number, I'd be happy to know the proper name for this.
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comment Does the index of a curve determine the asymptotic behaviour of certain vector fields?
@DavidH Let $v(p)$ be the vector associated with the point $p$. I define winding number to be the number of anticlockwise revolutions $\frac{v(p)}{|v(p)|}$ makes as $p$ moves along $\gamma$ in a closed loop. What you're referring to seems to be the case when $v(p)=p$.
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comment Does the index of a curve determine the asymptotic behaviour of certain vector fields?
@HandeBruijn Thanks. I've not got the time now, but by Saturday I'll have edited it.
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comment Difference between “Show” and “Prove”
@AndréNicolas I saw a textbook from the $1950$s with an extensive use of 'shew'.
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asked Ways to formalise $\text{Ring}\approx \text{Group}\times \text{Monoid}$.
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Asymptotic behaviour of $n\log(n)$
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asked Does the index of a curve determine the asymptotic behaviour of certain vector fields?
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comment $\int_{-\infty}^{+\infty} e^{-x^2} dx$ with complex analysis
@t.b. Could you consider making an answer detailing the use of $\vartheta$ functions to solve this?
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comment If a function's zeroes are doubly periodic, must that function be elliptic?
@QiaochuYuan Of course.
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asked If a function's zeroes are doubly periodic, must that function be elliptic?