Questions in which books play a key-role, such as questions on antique books, e-books, difference between various editions of a book, etc. For questions asking for recommendations of books on some subject the tag textbook-recommendation is often more suitable.

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Horrible sets and blowups in Hubbard's Teichmuller theory

Edit: I can rephrase this question this way: When blowing up every point in the $x$-axis in $\mathbb{C}^2$ by means of an inverse limit of finite blowups, how can anything be 'left over'? The horrible ...
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Mathematical literature wiki

Does there exist, either still in development or already on on-line, anything like a wiki-type tool designed for mathematicians and students studying monographs and texts and journal articles---a ...
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Good introduction to Morse-Novikov theory?

Morse theory investigates the topology of compact manifolds using critical points of real-valued functions $f\colon\, M\to \mathbb{R}$. Motivated by problems in dynamical systems, Novikov (Multivalued ...
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Alternative source to Drozd's book on finite dimensional algebras

I am trying to learn classic representation theory of finite dimensional algebras. My main source is the book "finite dimensional algebras" by Drozd and Kirichenko. I did not have too much trouble ...
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Is an English translation of Grothendieck's EGA available?

I have always wondered whether there is an English translation of Grothendieck's EGA (Elements de Geometrie Algebrique) available. Does anyone know whether there is and if so where I can find it? If ...
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Commutative ring Notes by M. Artin

In 1966, Professor Michael Artin gave a course for first-year graduate students at MIT on commutative algebra. In that course he covered many classical topics, (the Spectrum of a commutative ring, ...
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Good textbooks on probability and/or stochastic processes, emphasizing simulation

Any recommendations for textbooks on probability and/or stochastic processes that emphasize simulation? I'll be teaching this course in the Fall.
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Did Tanisaki and Kashiwara publish a new book?

I am not sure this question is appropriate for MO.Some one told me that they have a new book talking about affine flags and schubert cell to calculate the intersection cohomologies and ...
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Linear Representations of the Groups

Does anyone know a good book on Linear Representations of the finite Groups which does not assumes a lot of background. Book which will be good to study for computer science and will cover all( at ...
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Correlation stress testing

Could you suggest good articles / books / online materials on correlation stress testing? Correlation stress testing: say, we have a positive semidefinite correlation matrix. We might want to explore ...