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Anything special (historical?) about surface $x\cdot y\cdot z\ +\ x+y+z=0$?

QUESTION I wanted to introduce and develop the complex logarithm from scratch. As the result I've arrived a couple of months ago at the following identity after which the road to …
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Most striking applications of category theory?

What are the most striking applications of category theory? I'm trying to motivate deeper study of category theory and I have only come across the following significant examples: …
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“thematic” algebras

I scoured what I could in the literature but I have yet to find the information that should be out there. Consider the property (P1) Every local subalgebra can be embedded in a l …
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Cofibrant replacements of a given object in a combinatorial model category

In a combinatorial model category, every $\lambda$-filtered colimit is a homotopy colimit for $\lambda$ regular big enough. So for $\lambda$ regular big enough, every $\lambda$-fil …
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Why don’t more mathematicians improve Wikipedia articles?

Wikipedia is a widely used resource for mathematics. For example, there are hundreds of mathematics articles that average over 1000 page views per day. Here is a list of the 500 mo …
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Pole data of meromorphic matrix function

Let $T(z)$ be a meromorphic square matrix function, that is - a matrix whose entries are complex meromorphic function of one variable. Recall that such a $T$ is said to have a rig …
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Equivalent Markov Random Fields

Hi, Is it possible to have topologically different Markov Random Fields (few different edges) and yet yielding the same inference results ? Thanks!
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Let $p$ be a prime other than 5 or 7. Are $A_p$ and $S_p$ the only subgroups of $S_p$ that contains a $p$-cycle and a double transposition? As for $p = 5$, the dihedral group $D_ … 0answers 35 views Quotient of 3-sphere by binary octahedral group? Consider the Lie group$Spin(3)$, which can be thought of geometrically as the 3-sphere (e.g., it can be represented by the collection of unit quaternions). The quotient$Spin(3)/ …
Consider the following function repeatedly applied to a rational $r = a/b$ in lowest terms: $f(a/b) = (a b) / (a + b - 1)$. So, $f(2/3) = 6/4 = 3/2$. $f(3/2) = 6/4 = 3/2$. I am wo …