# All Questions

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### A non locally compact group of finite topological dimension?

Is there a topological group which is Hausdorff, first countable,
locally connected and has finite topological dimension, yet fails
to be locally compact?

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### Looking for Severi varieties

Let $K$ be an algebraically closed field of characteristic $0$, and let $\mathbb{O}$ be the Cayley algebra over $K$. Let
$$
\mathfrak{J}_{3}=\{A\in\mathcal{M}_{3}(\mathbb{O}):A\text{ is Hermitian}\},
...

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### Have Grothendieck's notes in Montpellier already been investigated?

Grothendieck, who passed away on November 13, 2014, left a huge amount (around 20.000 sheets) of personal notes in the University of Montpellier that he thought he was the only one to be able to ...

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### Integral of cos(x) wrt t when integral of sin(x) wrt t is known [on hold]

If $\int_0^T sin(\theta) dt = A$, where $\theta$ is a variable, A is constant.
Then can we find out $\int_0^T cos(\theta) dt$ = ?

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### smoothness of boundary under Riemann mapping

Suppose there is a smooth Jordan curve separating the complex plane. For complicity, assume the curve is given by a graph $(x, \phi(x))$, where $\phi(x)$ is smooth, bounded, and derivatives are ...

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### Frobenius series of Fuchsian PDEs

I'm interested in the analyticity of Frobenius-like series solutions to a PDE in $z=(z_1,\ldots ,z_N)\in\mathbb{C}^N$ with regular singular behavior at $z_\alpha=0$ for all $\alpha=1,\ldots, N$.
For ...

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### Fundamental system of neighborhoods. Self similar set

I have been reading the text Analysis on Fractals of Jun Kigami. There is a theorem about the fundamental system of neighborhoods of a point in a self similar set. It is stated as follows
Let ...

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### Standard term for parametrisation where heights of parameters and values are correlated

Suppose an algebraic variety over Q, or subvariety of one, has a parametrization, also over Q.
Clearly an infinite number of birationally equivalent parametrisations can be obtained from this. But ...

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### List of counting proofs instead of linear algebra method in combinatorics

I've just come across this proof of the Graham-Pollak Theorem by Sundar Vishwanathan (thanks to Konrad Swanepoel's sporadic comments about it on this site), that must be called beautiful after its ...

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### an example for fundamental group of graph of groups [on hold]

suppose we have a graph $X$ with the vertex set $\left\lbrace v_1,v_2,v_3 \right\rbrace $ and the edge set $\left\lbrace e_1,e_2,e_3 \right\rbrace $ like a triangle. let $(\Gamma,X)$ be a graph of ...

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### Is support function of a convex curve in $\mathbb{R}^2$ absolutely continuous? [on hold]

There is an example of a convex function of two variables that is convex but not absolutely continuous. The level set of this function is a convex curve.
To construct one example of such a function ...

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### Solvable Lie algebra whose nilradical is not characteristic

It is well known that the nilradical of a finite-dimensional Lie algebra over a field of characteristic p > 0 need not be characteristic (that is, invariant under all derivations of the algebra), but ...

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### HNN extension group with finitely generated base

Let $B$ be a group and let $A_1$ and $A_2$ subgroups of $B$ with $\phi :A_1\rightarrow A_2$ an isomorphism. Let $\left<t\right>$ be the infinite cyclic group, generated by a new element $t$. The ...

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### Algorithm to rate board of tic-tac-toe [on hold]

At start I want to say that im programmer and I don't want anyone to write me code, just to help me what I can use.
Is there any algorith which I can use to rate a board of tic-tac-toe ?
What I want ...

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### Hahn-Banach theorem for arbitrary locally compact fields?

Does anyone know if the Hahn-Banach theorem is true for every locally
compact field? Specifically, let $F$ be a finite algebraic extension of
either $Q_p$, the $p$-adic completion of $Q$, or of
...

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### Can approximately periodic functions be perturbed to periodic functions on a locally compact group?

Let $G$ be a locally compact group and $H\subset G$ a closed and cocompact subgroup. I wish to consider bounded continuous functions from $G$ to $\mathbb{C}$ that are periodic in the following strong ...

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### Chern-Simons forms, characteristic numbers, and boundary terms?

For any principal $G$-bundle $P \to M$ with principal connection $\omega$, given a $G$-invariant polynomial $p: \mathfrak{g} \to \mathbb{R}$ we can construct a form $p(F_\omega)$ on $P$ which descends ...

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### Construction of point process having same pair correlations as GUE

The distribution of the pair correlations of the eigenvalues of the GUE satisfies (in the limit, when being normalized appropriately)
$$
g(u) = 1 - \left(\frac{\sin(\pi u)}{\pi u}\right)^2 + ...

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### Sufficient conditions for $\sum_{n \ge 1} a_n e^{-(a_1+\cdots+a_n) s} \sim \frac{1}{s}$ as $s \to 0^+$

Let $(a_n)_{n \ge 1}$ be a sequence of non-negative real numbers such that $\sum_{n \ge 1} a_n = \infty$, and set $\lambda_n := a_1 + \cdots + a_n$ for each $n$. Then the (generalized Dirichlet) ...

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### $V(A)$ semi group of equivalent projections in $M_∞(A)$ cancelative?

I found in the book of Murphy, C*- Algebras and Operator Theory, the Theorem 7.1.2 :
Let A be an unital C* algebra, the semi group $V(A)$ of equivalent projections (under Murray Von
Neumann ...

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### When is a crossed-product algebra a division algebra?

Let $L/K$ be a finite Galois extension with Galois group $G$. For every 2-cocycle $\gamma$ of $G$ with values in $L^\times$ there is the crossed-product $K$-algebra
$$S(L,G,\gamma) = \bigoplus_{g\in ...

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### Get angle of Trajectory of a projectile [on hold]

Formula1
Since a view hours I'm desperately trying to solve this equation after alpha.
I can't use Formula2 because my launch starts at the height h.
Thanks for your guys guidance and help.

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### When is $(1^2+1)(2^2+1)\dots (n^2+1)$ a perfect square? [duplicate]

Find all such $n$. Natural guess is that $n=3$ is the only solution.
It is natural to try something like Bertrand's postulate for Gaussian integers with imaginary part 1, but what is known?

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### Can we always attain another prime via inserting digits between the digits of a fixed prime?

The sequence OEIS A080437 is
For n > 10, let m = n-th prime. If m is a k-digit prime then a(n) = smallest prime obtained by inserting digits between every pair of digits of m.
I don't see why ...

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### Carving a rectilinear polygon

In this question, carving a polygon $P$ means removing an axis-parallel rectangle adjacent to the boundary of $P$. Carving $P$ might break it into two or more polygons.
You are given a square $P$. ...

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### Difference between Schmidt decomposition and singular value decomposition [migrated]

Schmidt decomposition of an operator is a useful tool of quantum information theory nowadays. Let $O$ be an operator acting on the Hilbart space $\mathcal{H}_{d_1} \otimes \mathcal{H}_{d_1}$. ...

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### Points in Convex Configuration with Trivial Optimal Tour

Which property guarantees, that for set of $n$ points of the Euclidean plane, that are convex configuration, the optimal tour visiting all points consists of the $n$ shortest edges of the induced ...

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### Exponential analogue of formal connections

Let $F=\mathbb{C}((t))$. Let $G=GL_n$. Then $G(F)$ acts on $\mathfrak{g}(F)$ by gauge transformation:
$$
g.x:=gxg^{-1} + \dot{g}g^{-1},\quad \quad g\in G(F), \quad x\in \mathfrak{g}(F).
$$
Here, ...

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### A quantitative version of Pełczyński's property ($V^{*}$)

Let me first fix some notations. Let $A$ be a bounded subset of a Banach space $X$. Set $$wk_{X}(A)=\widehat{d}(\overline{A}^{w^{*}},X)=\sup\{d(x^{**},X):x^{**}\in \overline{A}^{w^{*}}\},$$ where ...

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### Stochastic calculus in $L^1$

Does there exist a more general (than Malliavin or Itô) "Stochastic calculus" defined on $L^1$ space, or some Orlicz space between $L^2$ and $L^1$?
For examples: are there:
Ito ...

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### Opposite of an E2-algebra

Suppose $C$ is the monoidal $\infty$-category of modules over an $\mathcal{E}_2$-ring spectrum $A$. Let $C' = C$ as a category, but with opposite monoidal structure to $C$. Is $C'$ the category of ...

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### Area of an irregular, n-sided, non-intersecting (edges) polygon algorithm

I need to generate an irregular, n-sided polygon of non-intersecting edges (n= 200, for example) with the smallest area possible. The position of the vertex is random and I've tried designing a couple ...

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### Computing the inverse of a Cholesky decomposition [on hold]

I have chol(A) and I would like chol(A^-1). One way to do this is to construct the inverse positive definite symmetric matrix and then take its Cholesky decomposition (with Dpotri and Dpotrf for ...

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### Please help me for answers to question. best regards [on hold]

Find the definition of a locale and its dual (i.e. a frame) and consider the
definition of a Grothendieck topology. Discuss the differences between this
concept and an ordinary topology on a set ...

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### Techniques to solve logarithmic functional equations [on hold]

I would like to solve this logarithmic functional equation, but cannot find a standard technique:
$$f(f(x)) = log(x)$$

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### Discrete spectrum and almost periodicity

According to Vershik, an ergodic invertible measure-preserving transformation $T$ on a Lebesgue space $X$ has discrete spectrum if and only if for every bounded measurable function $f\colon X \to ...

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### Probability of at most $K$ consecutive zeroes in a sequence of 0s and 1s [on hold]

I want to prove that in a sequence W of length n, consisting of 1s and 0s, $P$( in $W$ there is at most $\frac{\log_2n}2$ consecutive zeroes ) $\leq \frac{K}{n} $ for some constant K. Can anyone ...

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### What area of maths have I reinvented? [on hold]

I was trying to solve the issue of calculating (total) utilities with infinite numbers of people. This is problematic, because many infinite series are divergent, so there does not appear to be a way ...

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### Converging to moments obeying Carleman's condition

I believe that the following is true, and I'd like to make sure that it is and to have a reference. Suppose that $\mu_N$ are a sequence of measures on $\mathbb{R}$. Let $m_{N,k}$ be the $k$-th ...

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### Stable homotopy groups of $RP^{\infty}$

Are the stable homotopy groups $\pi^s_i(\mathbb R P^{\infty})$ known for small $i$? In particular, I would be interested in the values for $i = 5,6$. A quick Internet search did not lead to anything.

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### Counting growing tree trajectories

I am looking for help:
Beginning with a single node ($\circ$), at each discrete time step I can add a node/link pair to any node currently in the tree. Nodes are unlabelled and the tree is ...

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### concentric spheres with common radius [on hold]

I am trying to think of a way to solve this problem but I am not sure if it is doable or not. Here goes:
Assume we have n spheres that share a common radius (x0,y0,z0).
For each sphere we have one ...

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### Circle Action on Quaternionic Projective Space

Quoting from Wikipedia article on quaternionic projective space:
Therefore the quotient manifold
$$
\mathbb{HP}^{2}/\mathrm{U}(1)
$$
may be taken, writing $U(1)$ for the circle group. It has ...

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### Probability of an event based on percentage in fixed lapse of time [on hold]

I am a software engineer. I am also a former triathlete that rides with a large group of friends every time we have a chance.
i am trying to come up with a little software to distribute among us ...

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### Find the number of connected components in pseudospectra [on hold]

Suppose:
$B_i \in \mathbb{C}^{n \times n}$, $0<w_i\in \mathbb{R}$ $(i = 0,1,2,\ldots,m)$
${\rm P}(x) ={\rm{B}_m} x ^m + \cdots + B_1 x + B_0$ is a matrix polynomial, and $x $ is a complex ...

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### The eigenvalue of operator $-\Delta$

Let $\Omega\subset \mathbb R^N$ be open bounded, smooth boundary. We know the eigenfunction of Laplacian operator $-\Delta$ is an orthonormal basis of $L^2$. Let $\{\omega_n\}$ denote the ...

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### Splitting subspaces and finite fields

Hellow. I'm sure that the following is truth, but I can't prove it.
Let $R<S<K, R=\mathrm{GF}(q),\ S= \mathrm{GF}(q^n), \ K= \mathrm{GF}(q^{mn})$ be a chain of finite fields and
$A = ...

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### 3-dimensional vectors satisfying certain equalities

Question: Are there 5 distinct vectors $u,v,w,x,y \in \mathbb{R}^3$, all on the unit sphere (i.e. $||u||=||v||=||w||=||x||=||y||=1$), such that:
$||u+v+x||=||u+v+y||=||u+w+x||=||u+w+y||=1$
?
Also, ...

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### Best algorithm to compute the first eigenvector of symmetric matrix [migrated]

Assume that we have a real symmetric matrix $\mathbf{A}\in\mathbb{R}^{n\times n}$ obtained as following :
$$\mathbf{A}=\mathbf{N}-\mathbf{P},$$
with $\mathbf{N}\in\mathbb{R}^{n\times n}$ and ...

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### When is a map from a logarithmic tangent bundle to a normal bundle surjective?

Suppose that $X$ is a smooth algebraic variety with free divisor $D$ so that the logarithmic tangent bundle $\mathcal{T}_X(-\log D)$ is locally free. Suppose moreover that $\iota\colon Y\to X$ is a ...