Questions tagged [reference-works]

Reference works include encyclopedias, dictionaries, books of tables (which may include numerical tables, tables of integrals, series, and products, tables of Fourier transforms, tables of finite groups, tables of combinatorial designs, etc.).

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I'm writing a paper on the Mandelbrot set and want to add some examples of iteration to it to show values that are members of the set and to show values that are not members of the set. What's the ...
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Where are the Optimal Tours of TSPLIB 95 Instances?

I am looking for the optimal tours of the TSPLIB 95 instances as downloadable files. I have checked several places, but all lists I could find contain gaps, despite the fact, that all instances have ...
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Forward-backward induction

I've seen the famous proof presented by Cauchy for the AM-GM inequality but what other neat proofs use forward-backward induction? Is it fundamentally inextricable from ordinary induction (are there ...
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I have a subject about Applied Algebra and the first part of it it's about lattices, distributive lattices, hasse diagram, etc.. Next day we are going to start with Boolean Algebra. My professor is ...
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Finnish-English Dictionary on Graph Theory and Reliability Engineering?

I need to translate an abstract to Finnish and I need to find a dictionary on Graph theory. Does there exist any canonical reference work in Finnish that could be used as a reference for finding the ...
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Collected works of Mathematicians

The collected work of any mathematician is, in my opinion, more than collection of his works. Since it is edited (collected) by some people which have passed through many papers of the mathematician, ...
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Regularity of a function by approximation by polynomials.

A standard argument says that a continous function is $C^{k,\alpha}$ at zero if there exists a polinomial of degree k such that $$| (u - P)(x)| \le C | x|^{k+\alpha}.$$ This is the way for ...
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What is the proper way to cite a math textbook when writing a paper?

For example, I see this written in a bibliography of a paper: W. Fulton and J. Harris, Representation Theory, A First Course, GTM-RIM 129, Springer, 1991. The general case isn't clear to me from ...
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Explain a statement in a proof

At a proof at ProofWiki it is proved that there is a neighborhood $U$ of $x_0$ such as $fU\subseteq(c..d)$. In the proof it is used $(a): \qquad x \in {U_r}^- \implies f \left({x}\right) \le r$ I ...