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### Is the Haversine Formula or the Vincenty's Formula better for calculating distance?

Which is better for calculating the distance between two latitude/longitude points, The Haversine Formula or The Vincenty's Formula? Why?
The distance is obviously being calculated on Earth. Does ...

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### Homotopy Type of the Based Mapping Space $Map_*^{(k,l)}(\mathbb{C}P^2,BU(2))$

Path components of the based mapping space $Map_*(\mathbb{C}P^2,BU(2))$ are indexed by a pair of integers $(k,l)$ determined by the values of the first two Chern classes that a map $f:\mathbb{C}P^2\...

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### Minimize a function to learn a mapping

I have two questions.
I want to learn a mapping $M$ that minimizes the right-hand side of the following equation:
$E =\frac{1}{N} \sum\limits_{i=1}^N \bigg(\sum\limits_{j=1}^K \alpha_i - \big(\...

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### Homotopy equivalence of maps with compact support and maps which vanish at infinity

Let $X$ be a nice space, maybe a manifold, and let $Y$ be a based space.
What sort of conditions must we impose on $Y$ (and $X$ if need be) to get a homotopy equivalence
$$
\mathcal C_c(X,Y) \simeq \...

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### cohomology of iterated loop space on spheres

In the book The homology of iterated loop spaces, the homology Hopf algebra
(1)
$$
H_*(\Omega^n \Sigma^n X;\mathbb{Z}_p)
$$
for primes $p\geq 2$ is obtained on p. 226, Thm. 3.2. In particular, the ...

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### cohomology ring of mapping spaces

In the lecture notes The homology of $\mathcal{C}_{n+1}$–spaces, n ≥ 0. F. Cohen, 1978, page 228-231, the cohomology ring
$$
H^*(\text{Map}_*(S^n, S^n\wedge X);\mathbb{Z}_p)
$$
is obtained for any ...

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### How to rewrite this logarithmic update rule [closed]

I tried to rewrite the equation given below. I get stuck getting rid of the $ P(n|z_{1:t})$ on the left side. How can this be done?
$$
P(n|z_{1:t}) = \left[1+ \frac{1-P(n|z_{t})}{P(n|z_t)} \frac{1-P(...

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### When is the inclusion of a relative mapping space into a mapping space a cofibration?

Let $(X,A)$ and $(Y,B)$ be pairs of spaces and subspaces, let $\operatorname{Map}(X,Y)$ the space of maps $f:X\to Y$ equipped with the compact-open topology and let $\operatorname{Map}(X,A;Y,B)$ be ...

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### Whitehead product with identity on homotopy groups of spheres

For $n\geq 2$ let $(S^n,p)$ be the $n$-sphere with a base point $p$. Let $1:S^n\to S^n$ denote the identity map. Let us define the map
$Wh_1: \pi_i(S^n,p)\to \pi_{i+n-1}(S^n,p), \alpha\mapsto [\...

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### Induced map on path manifolds: is it a submersion?

Consider the following claim:
Let $p:M \to N$ be a (surjective) submersion of finite-dimensional smooth
manifolds. Let $J$ denote one of $[0,1],\ [0,1),\ (0,1]$. Then $p_*:M^J \to
N^J$ is a ...

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### Remap FFT frequency bin distribution

I've coded up the FFT for a dataset I'm working with. My intent is to create a waterfall plot of the result, but the problem I'm running into is if I change my input data size, then I get a different ...

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### Is there a manifold structure on a space of conformal maps?

I would be very grateful for any information or pointers for the following:
1) Fix an open subset $U$ of $\mathbb{CP}^1$. a) Does the set of all holomorphic maps from $U$ to $\mathbb{C}$ (with the ...

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### Contractible space of maps between Eilenberg-Mac Lane spaces, 2

Let $G$ and $H$ be torsion abelian groups.
Are the following are equivalent:
$\mathrm{Hom}(G, H) = 0$
$\mathrm{map}_*( K(G, m), K(H,n)) \sim *$ for all $n, m\geq 1$
?
Clearly (2) implies (1).

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### Contractible space of maps between Eilenberg-Mac Lane spaces

Suppose $A$ is an abelian torsion group, with no elements of order $p$, and let
$P$ be an abelian $p$-group (i.e., the order of each element is a power of $p$).
It sure seems to me that
$$
\mathrm{...

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### The Space of Cellular Maps

Let $X$ and $Y$ be CW complexes.
Inside of the space of maps $\mathrm{map}(X,Y)$, we have the subspace $\mathrm{CW}(X,Y)$, consisting of just the cellular maps from $X$ to $Y$. The Cellular ...