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to any god or government.
Always hopeful, yet discontent.
He knows changes aren't permanent,
but change is.

— Rush, Tom Sawyer


Taking an externally-imposed and much-needed break from SE activities.

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Jun
25
awarded  Revival
Jun
23
revised Feedback on integrating
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Jun
22
comment Using Gröbner bases for solving polynomial equations
This is quite nice! I do some amount of work on equations of state (e.g. the Redlich-Kwong EOS and modifications thereof) so this is interesting to me. I recall tediously deriving $\Delta H$ and $\Delta G$ and inversion temperatures by hand...
Jun
21
comment Using Gröbner bases for solving polynomial equations
@jbc, would you consider writing an answer demonstrating this?
Jun
20
comment Find closed form for $1, 2, 2, 3, 4, 4, 5, 6, 6, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 10, \ldots$
Nevertheless, the OP should have visited the OEIS first for his sequence...
Jun
19
revised Quotient geometries known in popular culture, such as “flat torus = Asteroids video game”
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Jun
17
comment Mathematica: How to convert scales to frequencies?
Sure, but that site you speak of didn't exist at the time you asked this question (otherwise, you'd have asked it there to begin with ;) ). Anyway...
Jun
17
wiki created minimal-surfaces description
Jun
17
wiki created minimal-surfaces excerpt
Jun
17
revised Helicoid and Catenoid
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Jun
17
comment Mathematica: How to convert scales to frequencies?
To those voting to close: this topic is too old to be migrated anymore; go easy, y'all.
Jun
17
revised multiplication in GF(256) (AES algorithm)
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Jun
15
revised Proving $\|e^A\|\le e^{\|A\|}$
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Jun
14
awarded  linear-algebra
Jun
13
comment Help find hard integrals that evaluate to $59$?
Ah, shoot; let me look for my notes on this... if memory serves, I trolled through OEIS and looked for generating functions.
Jun
12
revised Local maxima of Legendre polynomials
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Jun
12
revised Solutions of $n$th derivative of $(x-a)^n(x-b)^n=0$
deleted 42 characters in body
Jun
12
comment Parallel to line on $f(x)=1+\sin(x)/x$
Well, since the discontinuity at $0$ is of the removable kind, I went ahead and defined the value of the function at $0$ to be the same as the value of an appropriate limit. Or, did you not tackle that limit while learning calculus?
Jun
12
revised Parallel to line on $f(x)=1+\sin(x)/x$
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Jun
12
comment Parallel to line on $f(x)=1+\sin(x)/x$
...the function you were asking about. What else could it have been?