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ag.algebraicgeometry× 9187
Algebraic varieties, stacks, sheaves, schemes, moduli spaces, complex geometry, quantum cohomology.

nt.numbertheory× 6007
Prime numbers, Diophantine equations, analytic number theory, algebraic number theory, arithmetic geometry, Galois theory, transcendental number theory, continued fractions

referencerequest× 4911
used if a reference is needed in a paper or textbook on a specific result.

co.combinatorics× 3561
Enumerative combinatorics, graph theory, order theory, posets, matroids, designs and other discrete structures. It also includes algebraic, analytic and probabilistic combinatorics.

at.algebraictopology× 3444
Homotopy, stable homotopy, homology and cohomology, homotopical algebra.

gr.grouptheory× 3394
Questions about the branch of abstract algebra that deals with groups.

dg.differentialgeometry× 3319
Complex, contact, Riemannian, pseudoRiemannian and Finsler geometry, relativity, gauge theory, global analysis.

pr.probability× 3020
Theory and applications of probability and stochastic processes: e.g. central limit theorems, large deviations, stochastic differential equations, models from statistical mechanics, queuing theory.

fa.functionalanalysis× 2832
Banach spaces, function spaces, real functions, integral transforms, theory of distributions, measure theory.

rt.representationtheory× 2575
Linear representations of algebras and groups, Lie theory, associative algebras, multilinear algebra.

ct.categorytheory× 2423
Categories and functors, universal properties, algebras and algebraic theories, topoi, enriched and internal categories, structured categories (abelian, monoidal, etc), higher categories.

ac.commutativealgebra× 2217
Commutative rings, modules, ideals, homological algebra, computational aspects, invariant theory, connections to algebraic geometry and combinatorics.

linearalgebra× 2125
Questions about the properties of vector spaces and linear transformations, including linear systems in general.

lo.logic× 2012
firstorder and higherorder logic, model theory, set theory, proof theory, computability theory, formal languages, definability, interplay of syntax and semantics, constructive logic, intuitionism, p…

settheory× 1971
forcing, large cardinals, descriptive set theory, infinite combinatorics, cardinal characteristics, forcing axioms, ultrapowers, measures, reflection, pcf theory, models of set theory, axioms of set t…

graphtheory× 1931
Questions about the branch of combinatorics called graph theory (not to be used for questions concerning the graph of a function). This tag can be further specialized via using it in combination with …

gt.geometrictopology× 1631
Topology of cell complexes and manifolds, classification of manifolds (e.g. smoothing, surgery), low dimensional topology (e.g. knot theory, invariants of 4manifolds), embedding theory, combinatorial…

gn.generaltopology× 1568
Continuum theory, pointset topology, spaces with algebraic structure, foundations, dimension theory, local and global properties.

ca.analysisandodes× 1448
Special functions, orthogonal polynomials, harmonic analysis, ODE's, differential relations, calculus of variations, approximations, expansions, asymptotics.

mg.metricgeometry× 1264
Euclidean, hyperbolic, discrete, convex, coarse geometry, comparisons in Riemannian geometry, symmetric spaces.

ap.analysisofpdes× 1197
Existence and uniqueness, regularity, boundary conditions, linear and nonlinear operators, stability, soliton theory, integrable PDEs, conservation laws, qualitative dynamics.

ra.ringsandalgebras× 1196
Noncommutative rings and algebras, nonassociative algebras, universal algebra and lattice theory, linear algebra, semigroups.

softquestion× 1191
about research in mathematics, or about the job of a research mathematician, without being mathematical problems or statements in the strictest sense. In other words, questions that…

cv.complexvariables× 1146
Complex analysis, holomorphic functions, automorphic group actions and forms, pseudoconvexity, complex geometry, analytic spaces, analytic sheaves.

complexgeometry× 1083
the study of complex manifolds and complex algebraic varieties. It is a part of both differential geometry and algebraic geometry.

matrices× 1075
Questions where the notion matrix has an important or crucial role (for the latter, note the tag matrixtheory for potential use). Matrices appear in various parts of mathematics, and this tag is typi…

liegroups× 1066
Groups that are additionally smooth manifolds such that the multiplication and the inverse maps are smooth.

homotopytheory× 1000
an important subfield of algebraic topology. It is mainly concerned with the properties and structures of spaces which are invariant under homotopy. Chief among these are the homot…

realanalysis× 996 
ds.dynamicalsystems× 894
Dynamics of differential equations and flows, mechanics, classical fewbody problems, iterations, complex dynamics, delayed differential equations.

mp.mathematicalphysics× 887
Mathematical methods in quantum field theory, quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, condensed matter, nuclear and atomic physics.

measuretheory× 833
Questions about abstract measure and integral theory. Also concerns such properties as measurability of maps and sets.

homologicalalgebra× 827 
st.statistics× 779
Applied, computational and theoretical statistics: e.g. statistical inference, regression, time series, multivariate analysis, data analysis, Markov chain Monte Carlo, design of experiments, case stud…

finitegroups× 776 
liealgebras× 771
algebraic structures which were introduced to study the concept of infinitesimal transformations. The term "Lie algebra" (after Sophus Lie) was introduced by Hermann Weyl in the 1930s…
