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for questions on mathematical bibliography, including citation practices and styles, sources of bibliographic information, and related issues.

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Who is M. Meyniel?

Does anyone know anything about M. Meyniel? According to zbMath, he published precisely one mathematics paper, in which he gave a sufficient condition for hamiltonicity of digraphs: "Une ...
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Where to upload digitized LaTeX versions of old papers?

Let's say I took the time to convert into proper modern LaTeX a few old math papers (which cannot be found online, or only in poorly scanned versions which are hard to read due to this). If someone ...
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Does Publ. Math. Institute Hung. have a new name?

Narrow question: Did Publ. Math. Institute Hung. (Publications of the Mathematical Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences) change its name? I am finalizing the bibliography of an article in ...
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Solution of the Mason-Weaver equation in cylindrical coordinates

I'd like to know if there is some litterature about the cylindrical Mason-Weaver equation. The basic Mason-Weaver equation is treated in Wikipedia : $$\partial_t f(t,x)=\partial_x f(t,x)+\partial_{...
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On a set theory booklet by T. Skolem

I recall reading a small book by T. Skolem presenting classical set theory, and I believe it was published in the late fifties while he was teaching in the United States. Does anyone have the ...
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Need software for subject classification to stick to, for personal library purposes?

This question obviously applies to not only mathematics, so maybe I should post it on academia.SE or somewhere else; but then again, mathematical literature has its own specifics related to existing ...
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Estimation with an unbalanced loss function

I'm interested in estimating the mean $\mu$ of a distribution given i.i.d samples. The empirical mean is a totally acceptable estimator (and can even be shown to be asymptotically/close to optimal ...
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Originality of an idea [closed]

How can I verify (ensure myself) that a research question in mathematics was not already treated ? or at least see where a particular paper was cited ? thank you. PS : I hope i am posting in the ...
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Automatically generate BibTeX item from arxiv [closed]

I'm looking for a tool which generates a BibTeX item for a given arxiv id. I only found http://www.crcg.de/arXivToBibTeX/ using Google but this tool always tells me that the arxiv ids I enter don't ...
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Unpublished works of Woodin on SCH and Radin forcing

There are many unpublished results of Hugh Woodin on ''singular cardinals hypothesis'' and '' Radin forcing''. Some of his results are published later by others, but it seems that there are still many ...
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Searching for an article

I'm searching for this article C.VAN Winter, Mat. Fys. Skr. Dan. Vid. Selsk. 2, no.8 (1964) Can someone help me?
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Three body problem with point interactions

I've studied the HVZ theorem for the three body problem interacting with regular potentials. I'd like to extend this result to the three body problem with point interactions (delta potentials). Is ...
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Translation of an article

I need to read this article "On the spectrum of an energy operator for atoms with fixed nuclei in subspaces corresponding to irriducible representations of permutation groups" authors:G.Zhislin, A. ...
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Finding information about the basics of an advanced math topic

Yesterday I attended a seminar talk titled "Cluster presentation of reflection groups", and before it I tried to ask Google what is a "cluster presentation" --- but all one can find on this request is ...
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Asterisque on Kummer surfaces

Hi all, I have been looking for the volume on Asterisque about Kummer surfaces but I do not have all the information. Dose any one know which volume/year is it? Thanks.
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Appendices to papers authored by others

Every now and then, one sees in mathematical papers appendices, authored by person(s) different from the authors of the main body of the paper. What is the rationale behind such appendices? In most ...
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Slaman and Woodin on Mathematical logic

At the references section of the wikipedia article for Definable set, one finds the following entry: Slaman, Theodore A. and W. Hugh Woodin. Mathematical Logic: The Berkeley Undergraduate Course. ...
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Is there an analogue of mathscinet for physics?

I've been looking recently at some papers in physics, from journals that are not listed in mathscinet. Is there is a similar database for physics, with reviews and citation links? I'd like to see ...
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Automatically extract a bibitem (not BibTeX!) from MathSciNet?

I am writing a small thing in which I am required to use manually formatted \bibitem entries rather than a BibTeX file. This takes a lot of time, and I probably get some of the formatting wrong. Is ...
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Sources for Bibtex entries

Does anyone know of a good place to find already-done bibtex entries for standard books in advanced math? Or is this impossible because the citation should include items specific to your copy? (I am ...