bio | website | maths.manchester.ac.uk/… |
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age | 38 | |
visits | member for | 3 years, 8 months |
seen | Dec 8 at 3:23 | |
stats | profile views | 392 |
Jul 2 |
awarded | Curious |
Jun 25 |
awarded | Revival |
Oct 22 |
asked | Local curvature in a Cayley complex |
Jun 21 |
accepted | Second homotopy group of Cayley complex |
Jun 20 |
asked | Second homotopy group of Cayley complex |
Jun 14 |
comment |
Why does bosonic string theory require 26 spacetime dimensions?
Isn't the title also exceedingly uninformative? It should be obvious to mathematicians that a title "Why 26?" must refer to the number of sporadic finite simple groups. I suppose chemists might start wondering about Iron's properties or something. |
Jun 12 |
awarded | Commentator |
Jun 12 |
comment |
Heuristic argument that finite simple groups _ought_ to be “classifiable”?
Isn't the ultra product of the alternating groups definably simple but not simple? There is a deep result of Boris Zilber's that definable simplicity implies simplicity for groups of finite Morley rank, which suggests those simple groups might be classifiable. |
Apr 16 |
comment |
Asymptotics of the number of required Dehn relators in hyperbolic groups
I hadn't even considered finite groups, but amusingly the alternating and symmetric groups might be "the easiest example to bear in mind" for my purposes, thanks! |
Apr 16 |
revised |
Asymptotics of the number of required Dehn relators in hyperbolic groups
edited title |
Apr 16 |
awarded | Scholar |
Apr 16 |
accepted | Asymptotics of the number of required Dehn relators in hyperbolic groups |
Apr 16 |
asked | Asymptotics of the number of required Dehn relators in hyperbolic groups |
Apr 6 |
awarded | Yearling |
Mar 12 |
awarded | Fanatic |
Jan 6 |
comment |
Algorithm for calculating the sum-of-squares distance of a rolling window from a given line function
Yup, cut & paste error. |
Jan 6 |
revised |
Algorithm for calculating the sum-of-squares distance of a rolling window from a given line function
edited body |
Jan 6 |
answered | Algorithm for calculating the sum-of-squares distance of a rolling window from a given line function |
Jan 6 |
answered | Graph of dependencies from a Latex file |
Jan 2 |
awarded | Enthusiast |