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oa.operatoralgebras× 673
Algebras of operators on Hilbert space, C^*algebras, von Neumann algebras, noncommutative geometry

algebraicgroups× 671  finitegroups× 659 
polynomials× 650
Questions in which polynomials (single or several variables) play a key role. It is typically important that this tag is combined with other tags; polynomials appear in very different contexts. Please…

ho.historyoverview× 649
Biographies, philosophy of mathematics, mathematics education, recreational mathematics, communication of mathematics

riemanniangeometry× 630
a subfield of Differential Geometry, which specifically studies "Riemannian Manifolds", manifolds with "Riemannian Metrics", which means that they are equipped with continuous i…

algorithms× 619  arithmeticgeometry× 604 
primenumbers× 588
Questions where prime numbers play a keyrole, such as: questions on the distribution of prime numbers (twin primes, gaps between primes, Hardy–Littlewood conjectures, etc); questions on prime numbers…

na.numericalanalysis× 565
Numerical algorithms for problems in analysis and algebra, scientific computation

stochasticprocesses× 562
a collection of random variables usually indexed by a totally ordered set.

computationalcomplexity× 555
computational complexity theory; complexity classes, such as P, NP, PSPACE, and so on; resourcelimited computation; NPcompleteness and other completeness concepts; oracle analogues of complexity cla…

sg.symplecticgeometry× 545
Hamiltonian systems, symplectic flows, classical integrable systems

ellipticcurves× 533
an algebraic curve of genus one with some additional properties. Questions with this tag will often have the toplevel tags nt.numbertheory or ag.algebraicgeometry in addition; …

differentialequations× 531
Ordinary or partial differential equations. Delay differential equations, neutral equations, integrodifferential equations. Wellposedness, asymptotic behavior, and related questions.

fourieranalysis× 490 
algebraicnumbertheory× 476 
biglist× 469
Questions designed to generate a "big list" of certain results, examples, conjectures, etc. via many individual answers, each contributing one or a few instances. Such a question should typically be i…

modularforms× 469
Questions about modular forms and related areas

differentialtopology× 466
The study of differentiable manifolds and differentiable maps. One fundamental problem is that of classifying manifolds up to diffeomorphism. Differential topology is what Poincaré understood as topol…

analyticnumbertheory× 455
A beautiful blending of real/complex analysis with number theory. The study involves distribution of prime numbers and other problems and helps giving asymptotic estimates to these.

cohomology× 451 
tagremoved× 445
to be used only when retagging highly(!) offtopic questions where none of the actual tags would make sense; all actual tags the questioner has used are removed and something is needed to…

oc.optimizationcontrol× 420
Operations research, linear programming, control theory, systems theory, optimal control, game theory

modeltheory× 410
the branch of mathematical logic which deals with the connection between a formal language and its interpretations, or models.

banachspaces× 408
a complete normed vector space: A vector space equipped with a norm such that every Cauchy sequence converges.

qa.quantumalgebra× 401
Quantum groups, skein theories, operadic and diagrammatic algebra, quantum field theory

complexanalysis× 380 
algebraiccurves× 372 
knottheory× 366
dealing with embedding of curves in manifolds of dimension 3. A knot is a single circle embedded in the affine space of dimension 3 as a smooth curve not crossing itself. Many knot inva…

probabilitydistributions× 361  modulispaces× 340 
computabilitytheory× 339
computable sets and functions, Turing degrees, c.e. degrees, models of computability, primitive recursion, oracle computation, models of computability, decision problems, undecidability, Turing jump, …

highercategorytheory× 336 
kt.ktheoryhomology× 333
Algebraic and topological Ktheory, relations with topology, commutative algebra, and operator algebras

sequencesandseries× 322 