# All Questions

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### Adjoint of Expoenential Map

Can the adjoint of the derivative of the exponential map of a lie group, be understood via the ad operator?
If so how, explicitly?

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### A solvable Lie algebra

Consider the Lie algebra $\mathfrak{g}$ span by $x_1,\ldots,x_n,y_1,\ldots,y_n$ with the commutator
$\left[y_i,x_i\right]=y_i, \left[x_i,x_{i+1}\right]=y_i, \left[y_i,x_{i+1}\right]=-y_i,\quad 1\leq ...

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### What are all the factors of n=p^2q^3r? [on hold]

n=p^2q^3r
It has a total of 24 factors. I need to show all of the factors.

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### $l$-weights and $l$-character of finite-dimensional highest $l$-weight representation of $L\mathfrak{g}$

I am trying to solve the following problem, which is related to relatively recent results, but I am not sure how to do it.
Problem
In this problem, $\mathfrak{g}=\mathfrak{sl}_{2}$. We study ...

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### Transitive closure of balanced bounded mass transport

Given two $\sigma$-finite measures $\mu$ and $\nu$ on $\mathbb{R}^n$, write $\mu \sim \nu$ iff there exist countable decompositions $\mu = \mu_1 + \mu_2 + \cdots$ and $\nu = \nu_1 + \nu_2 + \cdots$ ...

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### Upper bound involving random orthogonal projection

Let $R$ be an $n\times N$ random matrix with i.i.d. standard Gaussian entries, $n<N$, and let $M:=(RR^T)^{-1/2}R$. Let $u,v\in \mathbb{R}^N$ non-random and s.t. $u^Tv=0$ and $\|u\|>\|v\|$.
I ...

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### Writing down gerbes explicitly over the projective line

Let $X = [\mathbb P^1/(\mathbb Z/2\mathbb Z)]$, where we take the trivial action of $\mathbb Z/2\mathbb Z$ on $\mathbb P^1$. Is this DM stack over $\mathbb C$ a gerbe over $\mathbb P^1$? Is it the ...

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### Rationality of intersection of algebraic groups

Suppose that $G$ (defined over $\mathbb{Q}$) and $H$ (defined over $\mathbb{R}$) are two algebraic subgroups of a larger algebraic group defined over $\mathbb{Q}$. Assume that $G(\mathbb{R})$ and ...

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### Rate-Distortion theory: What is the distribution of distortion on an optimal encoder?

If we wish to encode a gaussian source, $X\sim\mathcal{N}(0,\sigma^2)$ at rate $R$, rate-distortion theory tells us that the lowest mean-squared-error we can achieve from encoding is $\sigma^2 ...

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### how can i calculate the 2x2x2 (doublet tensorproduct) [on hold]

help me
the simple question
how can I calculate the
doublet@doublet@doublet
@ : tensor product
please teach me

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### Should one post a paper on the arXiv if it is not intended to be published?

A brief description: I have written a paper which contains a new result which I believe is somewhat important but not vital to the field. It is a generalization of an existing proof to get ...

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### Can $SL(d, \mathbb{R})$ be embedded in $sp(n, \mathbb{R})$ for n large enough? [on hold]

my question is that can $SL(d, \mathbb{R})$ be embedded in $sp(n, \mathbb{R})$ for n large enough? And i also ask similar question for the Lie algebra.

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### Moment problem for discrete distributions

Let $x_1, \dots, x_N \in \mathbb R$ and consider the discrete distribution $\mu := \frac{1}{N} \sum_{i=1}^N \delta_{x_i}$, where $\delta_x$ denotes the Dirac measure, i.e. for any measurable set $B ...

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### Historical (personal) examples of teaching-based research

The phrase "teaching-based research" brings to mind research about teaching, though important, it is not what I mean. Unfortunately, I couldn't come up with a better phrase, thus please bear with me ...

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### G-delta sets and Lebesgue measure [on hold]

The set S of all subsets in R^n which are of the form G\N, where G is a
G-delta set and N a null-set (=outer Lebesgue measure zero)
coincides with the set of all Lebesgue measurable sets.
How could ...

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### Question on homogeneous measures

Let $\mu$ be a strictly positive measure ($m(a)=0$ iff $a=0$) on a Boolean algebra $B$. $\mu$ is called homogeneous if it have the same Maharam type on every $b\in B$.
By additive measure algebra I ...

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### Largest ball with fixed center in a a convex region

Let $x_0$ be a point contained inside a compact, convex set $C\subset\mathbb{R}^d$, which is of the form $C=\{x:f(x)\leq0\}$ for some explicit convex function $f$. Is there a computationally ...

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### monotonicity alike functions

assuming we have two smooth function ${f_1},{f_2}:{R^N} \to R$,
under what condition, we have
${f_1}\left( {{{\bf{x}}_1}} \right) \ge {f_1}\left( {{{\bf{x}}_2}} \right) \leftrightarrow ...

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### Existence of a “quasi-uniform” probablility distribution on $\mathbb{Z}$

Does there exist a probability distribution on $\mathbb{Z}$ such that
for every integer $n\geq 1$, the probability that a random integer $x$
is divisible by $n$ equals $1/n$?
Henry Cohn has an ...

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### Between Tietze's and Dugundji's Extension Theorems

The celebrated Tietze Extension Theorem asserts that any continuous real-valued function defined on a closed subset of a normal space, can be extended to a continuous function on the whole space. Seen ...

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### What is $T>0$ large enough such that $\mu\left(B\right)<\varepsilon$?

Let $\left(M,\sigma,\mu\right)$ where $\sigma$ is a Borell $\sigma$-algebra
and $\mu$ is a probability $f$-invariant. Let $x\in M$, $E\subset M$ measurable
and $f:M\rightarrow M$ a measurable ...

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### $\mu$ is a $f$-invariant measure [on hold]

Let $\left(M,\sigma\left(\tau\right),\mu\right)$ a measure space
where $\mu$ is a measure finite, $\tau$ is a topology in $M$, i, e, $\sigma\left(\tau\right)$
is a Borel $\sigma-$algebra. Let ...

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### Local Uniform Convergence

Suppose $f(x)$ is a positive continuous function on $[0,\infty)$ and that $f(x+u)-f(x)\to 0$ as $x\to\infty$ for every given $u\in[0,\infty)$. Prove that, given any $a>0$, $f(x+u)-f(x)\to 0$, as ...

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### Character table of $\mathrm{SL}_2(\mathbb{Z}/p^n\mathbb{Z})$

Is there any reference where I can find the character table of $\mathrm{SL}_2(\mathbb{Z}/p^n\mathbb{Z})$? A simple search in google gave me this paper of Philip C. Kutzko on "The characters of the ...

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### Is Ш a good parameter for the failure of Global-Local principle for abelian varieties?

Comparing to class group cases : we have an isomorphism
$Cl(K)\rightarrow \prod \left(K^\times \backslash K_p^\times /O_p^\times \right)$ for a number field $K$.
Similarly, for an elliptic curve ...

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### Existence of $\kappa$-Suslin trees above a measurable cardinal

We have learned from Joel David Hamkins and Monroe Eskew that:
Answers:
Having a measurable cardinal $\delta$ we can force a $\kappa$-Suslin tree for many $\kappa$'s above $\delta$.
But is the ...

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### What's the name of this geometric mathematical modeling problem?

There is a right angle corner with width 1 in both directions. One wants to find the largest area shape which can pass through this corner.
I know that this is a famous problem, but what is it called?
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### Equivalence of Lie subalgebras, within a (irreducible) representation

Lie subalgebras inside simple Lie algebras (of type ABCDEFG) have been classified up to equivalence, and linear equivalence (by Dynkin et al). How does one classify embeddings of a Lie algebra h ...

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### Is every algebraic $K3$ surface a quartic surface? [on hold]

Algebraic $K3$ surface means the $K3$ surface admits an ample line bundle. So the question is equivalent to asking whether every algebraic $K3$ surface can be embedded in $\mathbb{P}^3$.

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### A short problem with minimal projections and biprojections

Let $(N \subset M)$ be a finite index irreducible subfactor, $P=P(N \subset M)$ its planar algebra.
Notation: For $a,b \in P_{2,+}$ positive operators, then $\langle a,b \rangle$ is the biprojection ...

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### Decay of solutions to Schrodinger equation with local minimum in potential

Consider the one-dimensional Schrodinger operator on the real line $\mathbb{R}$ given by
$$ L = - \partial_x^2 + V $$
where $V$ is a potential with the following properties:
$V$ is non-negative, ...

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### Why does this fundamental group not have elements of finite order? [duplicate]

Let $X$ be a subset of $\mathbb R^3$ with its induced topology and let $a\in X$ be a point. Then the fundamental group $\pi_1(X,a)$ seems not to have elements of finite order (except the identity of ...

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### How large can a set of nearly equidistant points be?

Suppose that $D$ is a set of points in $\mathbb{R}^{k}$ such that all pairwise distances between them belong to $[1,1+\epsilon]$.
It seems that such a set cannot be very large and that its ...

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### Representability of deformation functors via SGA

I'm trying to understand Böckle's proof of Theorem 2.1.1 in his notes on deformation theory.
Let's start with some motivation. Let $\Gamma$ be a profinite group (I'm thinking of an absolute Galois ...

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### Is $[0,1]^\kappa$ an affine complete lattice?

A $k$-ary function $f$ on a bounded distributive lattice
$L$ is called compatible if for any congruence relation $\theta$ on $L$ and $(a_i, b_i)\in \theta$ for $i=1,\ldots,k$ we always have ...

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### Ehresmann fibration theorem for manifolds with boundary

All manifolds in consideration may have nonempty boundary and may be disconnected.
Let me fix a definition first. A map between smooth manifolds $M\rightarrow N$ is a fiber bundle, iff it's locally ...

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### Existence of a projection operator onto subspace of Hilbert space

Let $V \subset H$ be Hilbert spaces with a continuous, compact and dense imbedding. Let $\{w_j\}_j \subset V$ be a basis of $V$ and of $H$ (so finite linear combinitions are dense) which is not ...

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### Embedding of classical into intuitionistic linear logic

Following on from this recent question, there is another construction that is well-known, but I don’t know a good primary source for: the Kolmogorov-style double-negation embedding of classical into ...

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### If $(X_n+Y_n)$ has bounded variance, is the same true for $(X_n)$ and $(Y_n)$? [on hold]

let $(X_n)$ and $(Y_n)$ be two sequences of random variables defined on the same probability space such that the variance of all components $X_n$, $Y_n$ is finite and the sequence of variances of ...

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### When does the integral of a Dolbeault-exact form vanish?

What conditions (if any) can be imposed on a Kahler manifold $M$ so that we get a Dolbeault analogue of Stokes' theorem on a closed manifold, i.e.
$\int_M \partial ( ... ) =0$
The trivial solution ...

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### Normal basis with cyclotomic units

Let p be an odd prime integer and let $\zeta$ be a primitive p-th root of unity.
Let $\alpha$ be a non-trivial cyclotomic unit of $\mathbb Q(\zeta)$, i.e. an element of the form ...

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### Shortest paths in Alexandrov spaces

Let $X$ be an Alexandrov space with curvature bounded from below (if necessary, $X$ might be assumed to be finite dimensional or even compact).
Question 1. Is it true that every point of $X$ has a ...

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### conjugate operation on vector bundle

Is the conjugate operation on $\overset{\sim}{K}(\mathbb{C}\mathbb{P}^n)$ known? If so, can I get the full formula at least in terms of the basis $\eta^i$? Here $\overset{\sim}{K}(X)$ denotes the ...

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### Consistency strength of $\aleph_2$-Souslin hypothesis

Question 1. What is known about the consistency strength of $\aleph_2$-Souslin hypothesis?
Question 2. What is known about the consistency strength of having both $\aleph_2$-Souslin hypotheis and ...

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### Locus where morphism is étale is open on target

Let $f : X \to Y$ be a morphism of schemes. Assume that $f$ is finite, flat and locally of finite presentation. Then I can prove that the set $$U:= \{ y\in Y : X_y \to y \hspace{1mm} \text{is ...

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### Homotopy injection between the unit ball in the Euclidean n space and an n-dimensional metric AR

Let $D^n$ be the closed unit ball in $\mathbb{R}^n$. Given a compact, $n$-dimensional, AR(Absolute Retract) metric space $X$, must it happen that either $X$ embeds in $D^n$ or $D^n$ embeds in $X$?
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### NCG with all noncommutativity in a nilpotent ideal

While in general non-commutative geometry behaves rather differently from commutative geometry when it comes to local-to-global properties (descent), there are versions of "mild" noncommutative ...

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### Minimize Product of Sums of Squared Distances

The Question
Given two sets of vectors $S_1$ and $S_2$，we want to find a unit vector $s$ such that
$$\{\sum_{u\in S_1}(\|u\|^2-\langle u, s \rangle^2)\}
\cdot
\{\sum_{v\in S_2}(\|v\|^2 - \langle v, ...

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### Global error estimates for numerical solutions of ODEs in Matlab or Mathematica [on hold]

I need to find the first zero (smallest positive root) of the solution of the initial value problem
$ry''+y'+f(r)y=0, \ \ y(0)=y'(0)=1$
for certain $f \in C^{\infty}(R)$. One can easily use ...

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### Local time for reflected random walk [on hold]

Say I have a process starting from 0, and last for 100 steps, each step either moves up or down by one unit, within the boundary -10 and 10.
My understanding is that expected hitting time would be ...