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Anthony Carapetis
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Understanding the Laplace operator conceptually

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What is the flaw in my thinking for the graph of this function?

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Why do we think of a vector as being the same as a differential operator?

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Intuition on Kulkarni-Nomizu product

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Prove that if a linear operator is continuous, then it is bounded.

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Is the Lie bracket of a Lie Algebra of a Matrix Lie Group always the commutator?

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mean curvature is trace of second fundamental form?

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If a plane curve has curvature bounded from below, is it contained in a disk?

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Adjoint of the covariant derivative on a Riemannian manifold

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Geometrical interpretation of Ricci curvature

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Kato's inequality

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Is this contraction of metric tensor derivatives symmetric?

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Since the Curvature tensor depends on a connection (not metric), is it the relevant quantity to characterize the curvature of Riemannian manifolds?

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divergence of a vector field on a manifold

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Shortest path between two points on a surface

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Notation: What does this summation mean?

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Coordinate independence of geometrical objects.

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Lie vs. covariant derivative: Visual motivation

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Why is the Sasaki metric natural?

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Isometry of Torus

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Differentiability of the distance function

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Is the tangent bundle still a manifold if we equip it with the disjoint union topology?

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Commutator of laplacian and covariant derivative of a tensor

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Second (and higher) derivatives of maps between manifolds

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why not the Ricci tensor is the contraction of first and second indices of Riemann tensor

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$f:\bf S^1 \to \bf R$, there exist uncountably many pairs of distinct points $x$ and $y$ in $\bf S^1$ such that $f(x)=f(y)$? (NBHM-2010)

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Commutation of covariant derivative of functions

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What is the motivation of Measure Theory when there is probability theory?

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When does gradient flow not converge?

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Is there an operation on matrices such that the determinant yields a homomorphism with the additive group of the reals?

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