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Determinant of a tensor product [on hold]

Let V and W be two vector spaces over a field of characteristic zero. Give a formula for the top exterior power of V tensor W.
5
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2answers
102 views

Stable unions without stable images

A regular category is one with finite limits and pullback-stable images (i.e. (regular epi, mono) factorizations). A coherent category is a regular category that also has pullback-stable finite ...
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1answer
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Doubling metrics, doubling measures, Lebesgue density

As stated in this question, Lebesgue differentiation theorem holds on locally doubling space? and proved here, http://www.math.uiuc.edu/~tyson/595f15lecture2.pdf the Lebesgue differentiation theorem (...
3
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1answer
127 views

Asymptotics on the number of ways to pair off $\{1, 2, \dots, 2n\}$ into primes

Given $S = \{1, 2, \dots, 2n\}$, we can always pair off elements into $n$ pairs such that each sum to a prime. The proof of this fact is easy and follows from Bertrand's postulate. Now, let $\gamma(n)...
0
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0answers
45 views

When are these sums consecutive integers? [on hold]

It is possible to construct $\frac{n(n-1)}{2}$ sums which each contain two distinct summands chosen from a set $n$ numbers. For which $n\geq 3$ do there exist a set of $n$ (distinct) integers such ...
2
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139 views

Fields generated by torsion points of CM elliptic curves

I'm using the same setup as Corollary 1.7 on p. 44 of de Shalit manuscript (Iwasawa theory of elliptic curves with complex multiplication). I think there is a mistake in his Corollary 1.7 and I'm ...
2
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0answers
81 views

Threshold for prophet inequality

The prophet inequality is related to the following scenario: Suppose there are $n$ independent positive random variables $X_1,\dots,X_n$. They might not be identically distributed. We reveal them ...
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1answer
115 views

Maps between symmetric powers of the natural module for $SL_2 (k)$ in prime characteristic

Let $G=SL_2(k)$ considered as a linear algebraic group over an algebraically closed field of prime characteristic. Let $E$ be the natural module for $G$ and denote by $S^r (E)$ its $r-$th symmetric ...
2
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0answers
66 views

An question about Cauchy Problem in General Relativity [on hold]

Yesterday, in Brazilian School on Differential Geometry, a friend asked me the question: Given an (non-trivial) initial data set $(M,g,k)$ for the Cauchy problem in General Relativity. Is there ...
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47 views

Is a continuous two variables function also continuous with respect to each variable? [on hold]

I have a simple question, let $f:X\times Y\rightarrow Z$ be a map with two variables, and $X,Y,Z$ are topological spaces, I want to know if $f$ is continuous, then how about $f_{x_{0}}:Y\rightarrow Z$ ...
3
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1answer
268 views

Geometric intuition for the condition of Galois descent

Continuing in my attempts to understand bits and pieces of Borceux and Janelidze's Galois Theories, I've just realized that I don't have any geometric intuition for the most convenient ...
3
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44 views

Which blow ups in the base of a conic bundle preserve the “standard” condition?

Assume we are given a nontrivial standard conic bundle $\pi: X\rightarrow S$, that is $X$ and $S$ are smooth projective varieties (say over $\mathbb{C}$), $\pi$ is flat and furthermore we have $Pic(X)=...
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43 views

How can i integral of this function? [on hold]

I want to know how can i solve this function. $\int (1-y^d)^n \, dy$ Is it possible to solve it? If you know the method, please teach me.
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Is the category of prederivators cartesian closed?

The question is in the title. ${\bf PDer} = Fun({\bf Cat}^\text{op}, {\bf CAT})$ is obviously cartesian since $\bf CAT$ is. The usual argument for presheaf categories does not apply directly since 1-...
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28 views

Strict/strong functors are co/reflective inside lax functors, the coendy way

Bozapalides' remarks on lax presheaves show that the category $[{\cal A}^\text{op}, {\bf Cat}]$ is reflective and coreflective inside the category of lax functors, lax natural transformations and ...
2
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1answer
53 views

How to compute bounding coefficients for McDiarmid's inequality?

I am trying to understand the proof in Sec. A2 of Gretton et al.. To make the question self-contained, I summarize below the key ingredients. At the end of the post, I state my question. Given a ...
3
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1answer
139 views

Kähler classes for surfaces of general type with $c_1^2=3c_2$

Given a smooth, compact complex surface with ample canonical bundle satisfying $c_1^2=3c_2$, is it true that every Kahler class is a multiple of $c_1$? This seems to be the case for fake projective ...
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Numerical methods for variational inequality involving the Dirichlet-Neumann operator

I am currently writing my master thesis about the numerical computation of a solution to the following variational inequality by means of the time-domain boundary element method. Let $Q\subset \...
3
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0answers
94 views

A question about smooth convex lattice polygons

Let $P$ be a smooth convex lattice polygon in $\mathbb{R}^2$ (the lattice being $\mathbb{Z}^2$). Here smooth means that at any vertex of $P$, the two primitive integer vectors (i.e. vectors whose ...
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62 views

Monomial algebras and depth

Let $R:=k[x_1,\ldots, x_n]$ be the standard polynomial ring. Let $I\subseteq R$ be a monomial ideal of height $\ge 2,$ and $\{\ell_1, \ldots, \ell_{t}\}\subseteq R_1$ an $R$-regular sequence. Assume $...
0
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Does a vector belongs to a simplicial subcone when it belong to cone with more than n generators?

Assume $x_{0}\in \text{cone}(a_{1},\dots,a_{N})$, where $a_{i}\in \mathbb{R}^{n}_{+}$ ($a_{i}\in \mathbb{R}^{n}$, and $a_{i}\geq 0$) for $i=1,\dots,N$ (i.e., $x_0$ lies in the cone generated by $a_{i}$...
0
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a modular character problem [on hold]

Let $B\in$Bl$(G|D)$ and suppose that $\sigma\in$Aut$(G)$ fixes every $\chi\in$Irr$(B)$. If $d\in D$, show that $d$ and $d^\sigma$ are $G$-conjugate. It is a problem from Navarro's book "characters and ...
3
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1answer
59 views

Gap-opening perturbations of the periodic Schrödinger operator

I am trying to understand this short paper and I am getting stuck right at the end. Let $V(x)$ be $C^\infty$ and 1-periodic (that is, $V(x)=V(x+1)$). We are considering the operator $$A=-\dfrac{d^2}...
0
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23 views

Super classical r-matrices and Poisson Lie supergroups

In classical case, given an r-matrix $r$ for $sl_n$, we can compute the corresponding Poisson bracket on $SL_n$ by using the formula $\{L \otimes L\} = [r, L \otimes L]$. For example, let $g=sl_2$ and ...
3
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0answers
158 views

Artin conjecture on L-functions

Artin conjecture on Artin $L$-functions asserts that the Artin $L$-function $L(\rho,s)$ of a non-trivial irreducible representation $\rho$ of the Galois group $\Gamma$ of a number field admits ...
2
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33 views

Partially permutative matrices

Let $V$ be a finite dimensional vector space over a field $K$. Then a map $L:V\otimes V\rightarrow V\otimes V$ is said to satisfy the Yang-Baxter equation if $(L\otimes I)(I\otimes L)(L\otimes I)=(I\...
8
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1answer
192 views

Restriction of irreducible unitary representation to normal subgroup of finite index

Let $G$ be a Lie group (or more generally a locally compact group), let $N$ be a closed and normal subgroup of $G$ of finite index. Let $H$ be an infinite dimensional complex Hilbert space, and let $\...
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1answer
46 views

About the critical points of quasi-convex functions

What do we know about the structure of critical points of quasi-convex functions? I am looking for statements like "the critical points of a quasi-convex function are always either a global minima ...
6
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64 views

k-flats in homogeneous spaces

In a symmetric space of rank $k$ (and I'll take $k > 1$) every geodesic is contained in a $k$-flat: a totally geodesic, flat, connected, and closed submanifold of dimension $k$. Question. Are ...
2
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1answer
128 views

Size of automorphism group of random regular graph

If I pick a random regular graph on $n$-vertices and degree $d$ from uniform distribution what is the probability that its automorphism group is of size at least $m$? -- I want to know what is the ...
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278 views

Follow-up to Steinberg's problem (12) in his 1966 ICM talk?

Steinberg's lecture at the 1966 ICM in Moscow here surveyed his work on regular elements of semisimple algebraic groups, while also formulating a number of then-open questions as "problems" (with ...
3
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0answers
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The number of monotone Boolean functions

In the paper "The number of monotone Boolean functions" A. D. Korshunov calculates an asymptotic number of the number of monotone Boolean functions (see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dedekind_number)...
3
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Minimal algebraic degree of symmetric unit distance embedding of Heawood graph

I'm looking at embeddings of the Heawood graph in the plane as unit distance graph. Apparently the first such embedding was given by Gerbracht, 2009 and has algebraic (over the rationals) coordinates ...
0
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79 views

What is the sharpest bound of this sum?

Fix $y\geq 1$ and let $\delta$ be a small enough positive real number. Put $$\mathcal{D}^{+}=\left\{d=p_{1}...p_{l}: p_{l}<...<p_{1},\ p_{m} \leq y_{m} \ \textrm{for all odd} \ m \right\},$$ ...
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1answer
78 views

A uniform Lebesgue density theorem

The Lebesgue density theorem in $\mathbb{R}^n$ may be stated as follows. For a Lebesgue-measurable $A\subseteq\mathbb{R}$ and $r>0, x\in\mathbb{R}^n$, define $$ \chi_{A,r}(x)=\frac{\mu(A\cap B_r(x))...
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How do I go about solving the following problem? [closed]

Given $(m_1,m_2, ...,m_r)\in Z^r_{\geq 0}$, and $a_1, a_2, · · · , a_r \in \mathbb{N}$ such that: $\sum_{i=1}^r a_im_i=qL$ where $L$ denotes the least common multiple of $a_1, a_2, · · · , a_r$ and $...
3
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1answer
128 views

Number of distinct variables used in axiomatizating (Classical) Propositional Logic

The first part of the present question is concerned with Classical Propositional Logic (CPL). The second part involves its fragments or alternative logical systems. There are in the literature many ...
3
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Random polyominoes containing $2\times2$ squares

The construction quoted in the question "How to sample a uniform random polyomino?" claims to produce a "uniform random polyomino". But apart from the mentioned possibility of getting stuck, it also ...
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0answers
55 views

An idea of two sided invertible matrix [closed]

Can you suggest me a reading material that expand on the idea of two matrices that are inverse to each other but which are not square matrices? Here's what I think of, take $A$ a matrix of order $n\...
0
votes
0answers
87 views

Quotient of Cohen-Macaulay ring

Let $A$ be a Cohen-Macaulay ring, and $I$ an ideal of $A$. What can we say about $\operatorname{depth}(A/I)$? I know that $\operatorname{depth}(A/I)\le \dim(A/I)$.
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De Rham Cohomology in positive characteristic

This question is about the possible existence of a "compactified" algebraic De Rham cohomology in positive characteristic. Namely, one knows that, for a smooth, but not proper, variety $U$ over a ...
7
votes
2answers
517 views

When is a functor a right derived functor?

Suppose we have Grothendieck abelian categories $\mathcal{A}, \mathcal{B}$. Suppose also we have given an exact functor of triangulated categories $$ F \colon D(\mathcal{A}) \to D(\mathcal{B}) $$ ...
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1answer
87 views

What are the most important mathematical prerequisites for machine learning? [closed]

Next week I like to start the machine learning class with Andrew Ng and now I like to brush up on some mathematical topics. My inquires let me to some recommendations: Linear Algebra: matrices ...
1
vote
1answer
185 views

What is the structure group of the Hopf fibration $S_1\rightarrow S_3 \stackrel{p}\rightarrow S_2$?

I am studying fiber bundles and have thoroughly reviewed the famous example of the Möbius strip. In that example, I learned how to discover that the structure group of the Möbius strip fiber bundle ...
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vote
0answers
44 views

BV functions with values in metric space

$ \newcommand{\IR}{\mathbb{R}} \newcommand{\IN}{\mathbb{N}} \newcommand{\supp}{\operatorname{supp}} \newcommand{\divergence}{\operatorname{div}} \newcommand{\Lip}{\operatorname{Lip}} $ Let $E$ be a ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Existence of solution to first order pde [closed]

Let $U : = \big(-\frac 12, \frac 12 \big)^2 \setminus B_R(0)$ for some sufficiently small $R > 0$. I would like to prove the existence of a solution $\rho = \rho (x_1, x_2)\in C^1(U)$ to the ...
1
vote
0answers
64 views

Eigenvalues of the Laplacian modulo primes

Let $d\geq 1$ be an integer and consider $M = \mathbb{R}^d / \mathbb{Z}^d$. Let $\Delta$ be the Laplace operator on $M$. Then the eigenvalues are $$\frac{1}{4 \pi^2}\lambda_{\vec{k}} = |\vec{k}|^2.$$ ...
8
votes
1answer
112 views

Small set such that $\{1 , \ldots , n\} \cdot A = \mathbb{Z} / p \mathbb{Z}$

Let $p$ be a large prime and $n < p$. What is the smallest size of a set $A \subset \mathbb{Z} / p \mathbb{Z}$ such that $A \cdot \{1 , \ldots , n\} = \mathbb{Z} / p \mathbb{Z}$? Here $\cdot$ ...
5
votes
2answers
158 views

Some examples of $\mathbb Q$-Gorenstein smoothing

I am trying to understand $\mathbb Q$-Gorenstein smoothings, and especially the third condition in the following definition. Definition. For a normal projective surface $X$ with quotient ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Controlling the size of the balls in Hausdorff dimension/measure

Let $X$ be a compact metric space, and let $$ \nu_s(X):=\sup\limits_{\varepsilon>0} \inf\limits_{\mathcal{E}} \sum\limits_{E \in \mathcal E} \mathrm{diam}(E)^s $$ be the $s$-dimensional Hausdorff ...

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