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awarded  Yearling
Apr
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comment Representability of finite metric spaces
This is just the Kuratowski embedding or $L_\infty$ embedding alluded to in Tom Leinster's and David Eppstein's comments. (In enriched category theory terms this is the Yoneda embedding.) I would say that there is nothing specifically tropical being used here.
Dec
31
awarded  Nice Question
Aug
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comment How do you see that higher genus surfaces are not homogeneous?
Thanks for the useful replies everyone. The key pointers for me were the terms "geodesics" and "Weierstrass points". I've now stitched together much better intuition from what people have said.
Aug
9
comment Motivation and unsolved problems of TQFT
+1 for mentioning the Volume Conjecture
Aug
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asked How do you see that higher genus surfaces are not homogeneous?
Feb
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awarded  Nice Answer
Apr
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comment How to correct an error in a submitted paper?
You think that's disastrous? I had a referee reject a completely different paper of mine! I assume they must have downloaded a random paper of mine off the arxiv. They wrote quite a scathing rejection of the paper without being very specific - fortunately I noticed that they alluded to certain things that were not mentioned in the submitted paper so I was able to point this out to the editor. (And it all ended happily for both papers.)
Apr
20
comment Using TikZ in papers
I had problems with the arxiv not having an up-to-date version of pgf-plots. The arxiv people said "pgf/tikz simply develops at too fast of a pace for us to keep up." It was suggested that I use the work-around I mention further down this page.
Apr
20
comment Using TikZ in papers
I don't understand your question. Where might I be assuming that?
Apr
15
answered Using TikZ in papers
Dec
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awarded  Critic
Dec
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comment What is a monoidal metric space?
Not that I'm aware of.
Dec
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awarded  Editor
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revised What is a monoidal metric space?
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Dec
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answered What is a monoidal metric space?
Dec
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comment What is a monoidal metric space?
Don't know what the etiquette is here. Should I just leave David's link or should I copy some of the stuff over? I'm inclined towards the former.
Dec
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awarded  Student
Dec
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asked Tropical mathematics and enriched category theory
Oct
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answered Learning LaTeX properly