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### A question related to Bernoulli trial

I'm thinking a Bernoulli process $X_1, X_2, X_3, ...$ that stops when $n\left( X=0 \right)+2n\left( X=1 \right)\ge A$, where $n(X=0)$ and $n(X=1)$ are the number of 0 and 1 in the sequence ...

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### Massive cancellations

Let $A=\{a_1,\ldots,a_k\}$ be a fixed, finite set of reals. Let $S_A(n)$ be the set of all reals that are expressible as the sum of at most $2^n$ terms, where each term is a product of at most $n$ ...

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### P - bounded polyhedron, L - linear map. Show that L(P) is a bounded polyhedron

Can anyone help me with the following proof please?
Let $P = \{x\in \mathbb{R}^n \ | \ Ax\leq b\}$ be a bounded polyhedron. Let $L:\mathbb{R}^n \rightarrow \mathbb{R}^k$ be a linear map.
Show that ...

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### Bound on change of function given bound on Hessian

Suppose I have very some smooth function $F(x)$, and let $x_0 = \text{argmin}_x F(x)$. I would like to bound $F(x) - F(x_0)$ from above, in terms of the gradient $\nabla f(x)$ and the Hessian matrix ...

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### Normals along a Sphere

Let $M \subset \mathbb{R}^d$ be a smooth 2-manifold that is homeomorphic to a sphere or a connected sum or tori. Does there always exists two points $x,y \in M$ such that the normals $\angle(n_x, n_y) ...

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### Ezcontour in Matlab [on hold]

I am using ezcontour to plot an ellipse in matlab, but I would like to get only level 1 contour.
How can I specify that I only want level 1 contour? I can't find anything about this in the ...

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### Is there an improvement for the Schur-Horn inequalities for positive semi-definite matrices?

By the Schur-Horn inequality I am thinking of the statement that for any Hermitian matrix $H$ its diagonal n-tuple $(H_{11},H_{22},..,H_{nn})$ for any choice of basis lies in the convex hull of the ...

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### Eigenvalue of a linear map over finite field

Let $ F_q $ be a finite field with $ q $ elements.
Let $ g $ be a multiplicative generator of $ F_{q^2}^* $.
It implies that
$ <g^{q+1}> = F_q^* $.
Let $ l $ be a prime greater than $ q^2-1 ...

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### “Semiclassical approximation” in random matrix theory

I am reading Planar Diagrams by Brezin, Parisi, Itzykson and Zuber. If you specialize the discussion in section 5 there we seem to derive the eigenvalue distribution of $N \times N$ random Hermitian ...

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### Let Z be the set of integers, and consider the function f : Z → Z defined f(x) = 2x. Which of the following is correct? [on hold]

a) f is invertible
b) f is injective
c) f is bijective
d) f is surjective
I put b, though apparently that's wrong.
Thanks :)

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### translation invariance of the Laughlin wave function

This is a translation into math of the following question, posted on PhysicsOverflow.
Let $H:=L^2(\mathbb C)$.
For every $N$, let $\psi_N\in\Lambda^N H\cong (L^2(\mathbb C^N))^{S_N}$ be the function
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### Calculating Swaps and Swaptions [on hold]

Hi all I have a problem when I have to calculate swaps/swaptions.
n=10-period binomial model for the short-rate, ri,j. The lattice parameters are: r0,0=5%, u=1.1, d=0.9 and q=1−q=1/2.
1.Compute the ...

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### Reference for a strong intermediate value theorem for measures

Let $\mu$ be a finite nonatomic measure on a measurable space $(X,\Sigma)$, and for simplicity assume that $\mu(X) = 1$. There is a well-known "intermediate value theorem" of Sierpiński that states ...

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### On multilinear linear combinations

If $K$ is algebraically closed field, then consider $m$ multilinear polynomials $f_i$ for $i=\{1,\dots,m\}$ in $K[x_1,\dots,x_n]$ of degree $d_i$ each with no common root. We know there exists $g_i$ ...

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### Free action of $\mathbb{Z}(2^{\infty})$ on a compact space

Assume that $X$ is a Hausdorff compact space such that $\forall n\in \mathbb{N}$, we have a free action of $\mathbb{Z/{2^{n}}\mathbb{Z}}$ on $X$. Can $Z(2^{\infty})$ act freely on $X$?
Note ...

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### Number of graphs with M edges that does not contain K-clique

If we consider the space of graphs $G(n,M)$ where $M$ denotes the number of edges. Is there any known way of calculating the number of graphs within this space that does not contain any k-cliques? Can ...

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### Nuclearity noncommutative torus

I read that the Noncommutative torus (rotation algebra) is nuclear when $\theta\in\mathbb{R}\setminus\mathbb{Q}$. Unfortunately, I haven't found a proof. Could someone give me a reference and/or an ...

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### Systems of ODEs that fulfill a matrix relationship at steady state

It is well known that for a system of linear ODE $$x'(t) = A(t) \cdot x(t) + b(t)$$
with initial condition $x(t_0) = x_0$, that for a solution at any other time point $t_1$, $x(t_1) = (z_1, \ldots, ...

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### Exactness of an additive left Kan extension

Let $\phi:R\to S$ be a flat ring homomorphism and consider the induced adjoint pair
$$\phi_!:R-Mod\rightleftarrows S-Mod:\phi^*,$$
where $\phi_!=(S\otimes_R -)$. The right adjoint $\phi^*$ is easily ...

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### Can we say that $A$ is a complement for a group $G$?

Let $A$ be a frobenius complement for a group $G$ i.e. $A$ act on $G$ by automorphism s.t. $C_A(g)=e$ for all nonidentity $g$.
Now, Action of $A$ can be linearly extended so that $A$ act on $F[G]$. ...

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### Best s-term approximation and unit balls in weak $\ell^p$ norm

In the book "A Mathematical Introduction to Compressive Sensing" by Foucart and Rauhut there is the following asymptotic estimate at page 332, equation (11.1):
$$\sup_{\mathbf{x}\in B^N_{r,\infty}} ...

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### Find solution of signle element $y_i$ in vector $y$ subject to $Ay=c$ [on hold]

I have a interesting question about linear algebra problem. Assume that I have a matrix $A^{m \times n}$ and vector $c^{n \times 1}$ are known and I want to find the solution of vector y subject to ...

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### An exercise related to Arzela- Ascoli theorem [on hold]

I am looking for some hint to prove the set A={x belonging to C[a,b]| sup|x| +sup|x'|<=1} is compact. Can you help me? I will appreciate any help!

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### How to understand mathematics [on hold]

How do I achieve a good understanding of university level mathematics in order to do research in ? How do I know that the piece of math is understood and that I can go ahead?

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### A question on difficiency value for entire function

Recently I come cross a question about difficiency value for entire function.
I find that many examples in the book about the dificiency value, whose difficiency values are in the singular value ...

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### Question on affine buildings

Let $X$ be an affine building. Assume that $X$ is periodic, by which I mean that there exists a covering $X\to F$ of a finite simplicial complex. Let $\Gamma$ denote the group of deck transformations, ...

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### Are there known cases of the Mumford–Tate conjecture that do not use Abelian varieties?

(For a formulation of the Mumford–Tate conjecture, see below.)
The question
As far as I know, all non-trivial known cases of the Mumford–Tate conjecture more or less depend on the Mumford–Tate ...

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### Additivity of simplicial volume

I have read for example in the introduction of http://arxiv.org/pdf/math/0506338v2.pdf about the property that if we glue hyperbolic manifolds with geodesic boundary consisting of tori along some ...

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### Can one properly embed a differential manifold into numerical space of double dimension? [duplicate]

If $X$ is a $ C^\infty$ differential manifold of dimension $n$, then there exists an embedding $f:X\to \mathbb R^{2n+1}$.
This is a not too difficult theorem due to Whitney, proved in many textbooks.
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### lower-bound for $Pr[X\geq EX]$

Given n random variables, $X_1, ..., X_n$, each takes value 0 or $a_i \in[0, 1]$. $X = \sum_{i=1}^n X_i$ and $EX \geq 1$ is the expected value of $X$. Can we get a lower-bound for $Pr[X \geq EX]$? It ...

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### LYX: how to mark power set? [migrated]

This is my first time here and I did my best to figure out if such a question is in place here. If I missed something I apologize.
My questions is how can I mark a power set in the lyx document ...

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### Stability conditions of coherent sheaves on abelian 3-folds

My work for now consists on understanding stability conditions of coherent sheaves on abelian 3-folds. I have the book by D. Huybrechts (the geometry of moduli spaces of sheaves), But I would like to ...

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### A question about a subset in R^n homeomorphic to an open subset [on hold]

Let A be a subset of n-dimensional Eucliean space R^n,
A is homeomorphic to an open subset of R^n.
Then whether A is also an open subset of R^n?
Is it a theorem in somewhere?
Thank you very much.

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### Periodic Growth behaviours of Cayley graphs

This question is related to
On the size of balls in Cayley graphs
and
Folner sequences of amenable groups of exponential growth
Given a Cayley graph of a group $G$ with finite generating set ...

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### Isomorphic Hadwiger graphs

Let $G$ be a graph, then we define its Hadwiger graph $\textrm{Hadw}(G)$ in the following way:
$V(\textrm{Hadw}(G)) = \{S\subseteq (V(G): S\neq \emptyset\textrm{ and } S \textrm{ is connected}\}$;
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### Density for Translated Process

Let $M$ be a (compact) Riemannian manifold. Let $v$ be a smooth vector field on $M$ with flow $\Theta_t$. Let $L$ be an elliptic second order differential operator on $M$ that generates the Ito ...

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### A cascade process on a graph with positive and negative edge weights

Let $G$ be an arbitrary graph with randomly or pseudo-randomly assigned edge weights $w_i \in \mathbb{R}$ (edge weights can be both positive and negative). We model a cascading process on this graph ...

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### When a proper morphism of schemes is a closed imbedding?

Let $X$ and $Y$ be finitely presented schemes over $\mathbb{C}$. Let $f\colon X\to Y$ be a proper morphism. Let us assume that for any finitely presented scheme $S$ the induced map
$$Mor_{Sch}(S,X)\to ...

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### Is it true that standard R-algebra remains standard after going modulo a homogeneous ideal [on hold]

Is it true that any standard R-algebra remains standard after going modulo a homogeneous ideal?

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### Counting Ribbon graphs

Let $G$ be a ribbon graph (sometimes called fat graph) with $v$ vertices and $e$ edges. Furthermore each vertex is of degree $d$.
Q) What is the number of $G$ with the above properties? I mean does ...

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### Is it possible to define higher cardinal arithmetics

In number theory there are several operators like addition, multiplication and exponentiation defined from $\omega\times\omega$ to $\omega$. Each of them is defined as an ...

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### asking for some basic computation of pseudodifferential operator

i am reading Kashiwara's paper"Analyse microlocale du noyau de Bergman". In the page 9 he computed the following: suppose $h=\sum_{j=1}^{n}|z_j|^4$ and $\delta(f)$ is the dirac function $Y(f)$ is ...

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### Siegel Walfisz Theorem for algebraic number fields

Is there a generalization of the Siegel Walfisz to algebraic number fields? This has been done for the prime number theorem in the prime ideal theorem.

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### relationship of max-sat and min-cut in theory and practice

I have been using MAX-SAT solver to obtain the exact ground state of ising spin glass model:
For 1D periodic model, for systems with 50 binary variables and interaction range of 15th nearest ...

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### Approximation of quadratic variation

Here $M$ and $N$ are two bounded continuous martingales with respect to some filtration $(\mathcal F_t)_t$. I found this claim in a paper I was reading: $t$ being fixed, then a.s.
$$\lim_{h\rightarrow ...

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### Maximum Entropy for Dirichlet with Constrained Expectation [on hold]

How would I find the maximum entropy distribution of a Dirichlet with a known expectation (i.e if I know the expected value, a multinomial, how would I find the concentration parameter that maximizes ...

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### On degrees of polynomials with matching zeros in a subset

Let $S\subsetneq \Bbb R^n$ such that $|S|<\infty$ and for all partitions $S_1$ and $S_2$ of $S$ there exits a multilinear polynomial $h$ such that $h(s)=1-h(s'),\mbox{ }\forall s\in S_1\mbox{ and ...

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### spectral sequence of a bicomplex equipped with a group action

Let $(A_1^\bullet,\partial_1)$ and $(A_2^\bullet,\partial_2)$ be complexes of $\mathbb{C}$-vector spaces.
We suppose that $(A_1^\bullet,\partial_1)$ and $(A_2^\bullet,\partial_2)$ are equipped with ...

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### Can the conservative form of the advection equation be re-written by replacing the velocity term with an integral over all other points in space?

Suppose I have a 1D advection equation in conservation (divergence) form
$\partial_t u(x,t) = -\partial_x [v(x)u(x,t)],$
where $u$ is a conserved quantity in space, and $v$ gives the velocity of the ...

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### Are compact complete geodesics closed? [on hold]

note: I find this question In stackexchange math, I would be interest to know how I could be answer this kind of question,I pasted it here as I see it appropriate For MO.
check this link: ...