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I'm a grad-student in Astrophysics, focusing on theory, and generally studying high-energy transients.


Apr
30
comment mental math: approximating fractional exponents
Thanks! Can you explain briefly how you're constructing $f(x)$?
Apr
30
comment mental math: approximating fractional exponents
Thanks! Can you remind me of the generalized form for binomials?
Mar
4
comment Calculate the fraction of volume of a rectilinear grid cell within some radius of the origin
@Bilou06 I'm looking for an exact solution, because I think it should exist... If I can't find it, I'll have to settle for numerical -- but for a large number of grid cells, that could be quite expensive I think.
Feb
24
comment What is the operator $\bigoplus$ in the context of function spaces?
Could you elaborate on what that means? Perhaps in an 'answer' ?
Feb
11
comment What is the etymology of 'sinc function'?
Interesting, and why 'cardinal' ?
Dec
28
comment Markov process vs. markov chain vs. random process vs. stochastic process vs. collection of random variables
Definitely, that is quite helpful! Thanks