# Questions tagged [paper-request]

This tag is used when one needs help locating a source for a (published or unpublished) paper

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### Nesterov, 1983 Paper translation from russian to english

I need an English translation of the paper "A method for unconstrained convex minimization problem with the rate of convergence $O\left(\frac{1}{k^2}\right)$" by Yurii Nesterov, 1983. I have ...

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### Minimize smooth function $(x,y) \to f(x,y)$ subject to $x \perp y$

Let $V$ be a finite-dimensional real vector space (e.g space of $m \times n$ real matrices equiped with Hilbert-Schmidt inner product $(A,B) \to \mathrm{tr}(AB^\top)$, and let $f:V^2 \to \mathbb R$, $(...

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### Line segment-triangle intersection algorithm [closed]

currently in my project I'm using signed tetrahedron volume to check whether a line segment intersects a triangle. Initially I've found this approach in the great answer provided by professor O'Rourke:...

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### English translation of Emmy Noether's Hyperkomplexe Grössen und Darstellungstheorie

I'm wondering if anybody knows where one can find an English translation of Emmy Noether's classical paper E. NOETHER, Hyperkomplexe Grössen und Darstellungstheorie, Math. Zeit. 30(1929), 641–692 ?...

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### Yves Diers's thesis (“Catégories localisables”)

I am looking for a copy of Yves Diers's 1977 thesis Catégories localisables, which is the original reference for "multi-" category theory, such as multi-adjoints, multi-colimits, and so on. ...

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### Work of Atkin on the 26th power of eta

The 26th power of the Dedekind $\eta$ function has been mentioned several times here on MO:
A 14th and 26th-power Dedekind eta function identity?
What's the status of the following relationship ...

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### Michel Thiébaud's thesis (“Self-Dual Structure-Semantics and Algebraic Categories”)

I am looking for a copy of Michel Thiébaud's 1971 thesis Self-Dual Structure-Semantics and Algebraic Categories, which appears to be an early reference for the relationship between the Kleisli ...

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### Help finding an article (now solved)

I'm searching for this article:
"Positive solutions for some quasilinear elliptic equations"
Communications on Applied Nonlinear Analysis 3 (1996), no. 4, 89–98.
by Michel Artola and Lucio ...

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### Shulman's Thesis on Characteristic Classes

I am trying to find a copy of H. Shulman's 1972 Berkeley thesis 'On Characteristic Classes'. I've seen it referenced in Bott's 'On the de Rham theory of Certain Classifying Spaces' but I can't seem to ...

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### Reference request for a paper of Berard-Bergery

I was wondering if anyone could point me to a pdf copy of the following paper by Lionel Berard-Bergery:
"Scalar curvature and isometry group", in Spectra of Riemannian Manifolds, Kaigai ...

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### Where can I find Drinfeld's original papers on quantum groups?

Let $\mathfrak{g}$ be a semisimple Lie algebra. Let $U_h(\mathfrak{g})$ be the Drinfeld-Jimbo quantum group, i.e. the $\mathbb{C}[[h]]$-algebra topologically generated by $X_i,Y_i,H_i$ where $1\leq i\...

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### Literature on convergence of BSDE sequences?

Is there any paper/book literature on convergence behaviour of solutions to any general or specific BSDE sequences? More precisely, consider the following general problem:
Assume that, for all $n=1,2,\...

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### Frobenius' article and the Markoff number unicity conjecture

A Markoff triple $(a,b,c)$ is a solution in positive integers to the equation
$$ a^2+b^2+c^2=3abc. $$
Frobenius famously conjectured that a given integer $c$ may appear at most once as the largest ...

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### Looking for a paper on transfinite diameter by David Cantor

I have been reading about transfinite diameter and its applications to number theory and have been hunting for the following paper for quite a while:
Cantor D.: On an extension of the definition of ...

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### On a series of lectures of Deligne on crystalline cohomology in characteristic $0$

In the introduction of Berthelot's book on crystalline cohomology [Ber74], one finds, on page 11, the following passage:
i) des travaux de P. Deligne ([14], non publiés) prouvant en particulier le ...

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### Looking for a paper by Vinberg

I have been reading about the Schinzel-Zassenhauss conjecture, and have been looking for the following reference:
Vinberg E.: On some number-theoretic conjectures of V. Arnold, Japanese J. Math., vol ...

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### Math history research: a copy of “Zur relativen Wertbemessung der Turnierresultate” , eigenvector centrality by Edmund Landau

I'm searching for a copy of an old paper made by Edmund Landau:
Zur relativen Wertbemessung der Turnierresultate, Deutsches Wochenschach, 11. Jahrgang (1895), 366–369.
However, I can't find it ...

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### Searching for an early, highly theoretical, even philosophical, math paper on models or small-world networks

All I can remember is that it was very high-level / abstact and kind of philosophical, explaining (the discovery or interdependence of) small world networks. I assume that it was +50 years old and '...

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### Hard to find book in number theory– Proceedings of conference in Budapest 1987

I'm looking for a copy of this book, which is hard to find:
Number theory. Vol. I.
Elementary and analytic. Papers from the conference held in Budapest, July 20–25, 1987. Edited by K. Győry and G. ...

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### Locating the typed version of Hoàng Xuân Sính's thesis on Gr-categories

Hoàng Xuân Sính was a vietnamese student of Grothendieck who defended her thesis on Gr-categories (now called weak 2-groups). The thesis, handwritten and in French, can be found at
https://pnp....

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### Pages missing in Gromov: Rigid transformations groups

I cannot find a complete version of the 1988 paper Rigid transformations groups by Gromov. The only version I can find is the one on the authors homepage. However this version appears to be missing ...

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### Looking for the multiplicity-free paper by N.Inglis

I'm looking for the paper "Multiplicity-free permutation characters, distance-transitive graphs and classical groups, PhD Thesis, University of Cambridge, 1986" by Nicholas Francis John Inglis. The ...

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### Boardman's thesis or mimeographed notes

I would like to know if there is some online source where Boardman's 1964 thesis is available or his Warwick mimeographed notes. This is because by what I've heard Boardman's construction has a more ...

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### Translated version of a Caratheodory article

This excellent introduction to Compressive Sensing cites a couple of (seemingly) interesting Caratheodory papers from 1907-1911.
These are:
[46] C. Caratheodory. Uber den Variabilitätsbereich der ...

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### Literature Request: Berger Spheres and their Construction

In a previous question by me I asked about Berger spheres and their Lorentzian analogue, squashed $AdS_3$ along Hopf fibres. It was well answered (by https://mathoverflow.net/users/13268/ben-mckay) ...

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### Kaczorowski's Paper on Distribution of Primes

I am looking for a digital copy of the following paper by Jerzy Kaczorowski: ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF PRIMES (mod4)
https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/anly.1995.15.issue-2/anly.1995.15.2.159/anly.1995.15....

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### Paper “Tetrahedron rolled onto a plane”

I am looking for the article Charles W. Trigg, "Tetrahedron rolled onto a plane", J. Recreational Mathematics, 3(2):82–87, 1970.
It is from @Joseph O'Rourke comment in the previous post "Die-rolling ...

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### Disciplining dunce hats

I'm wondering if anyone has a copy of a preprint by Charles Giffen from 1977, with the enjoyable title, Disciplining dunce hats in 4-manifolds. I've seen it referred to in various places, including ...

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### When writing a research paper, what is the acceptable format for acknowledging my advisor?

I am writing a paper for an independent study course I am enrolled in. I have contributed all of the work to the project. My supervisor has been a guiding force during this research, suggesting things ...

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### Where can I find a copy of this paper of Chowla and Vijayaraghavan?

Does anyone know where I can find a copy of Chowla and Vijayaraghavan's paper, ''On the largest prime divisors of numbers''?
The relevant literature say it was published in the Journal of the Indian ...

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### Beilinson and Deligne's Motivic Polylogarithm and Zagier Conjecture

Where can I find the preprint Motivic Polylogarithm and Zagier Conjecture by Beilinson and Deligne? I see it referenced in a lot of papers but no one seems to host a copy.

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### Famous but unavailable paper of Jan Boman

The following paper is well known, but hard to find:
J. Boman, $L^p$-estimates for very strongly elliptic systems, Report 29, Department of Mathematics, University of Stockholm, 1982.
In this paper ...

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### Translation of Fakeev's Optimal Stopping Rules for Stochastic Processes with Continuous Parameter

I am looking for a translation of Fakeev's "Optimal Stopping Rules for Stochastic Processes with Continuous Parameter" from 1970.
I can only find it in Russian. Does anyone know where to find this?

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### Gerhard Frey, “Links between stable elliptic curves and certain diophantine equations”

I am searching for the article by Gerhard Frey, which has indicated a connection between Fermat's Last Theorem and the Taniyama-Shimura Conjecture. The reference is give as
Gerhard Frey, Links ...

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### Currently active Research Areas in Topological Groups

I have done my Master's degree in mathematics and currently I am doing Ph.D. in mathematics in India. I have completed my course work and my supervisor works in Topological Groups. He suggests me some ...

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### Locating “Polynomial interpolation in several variables” by Alexander and Hirschowitz

I'm looking for a digital copy of the already classical paper "Polynomial interpolation in several variables" by Alexander and Hirschowitz, which in particular solves the problem of the generic Waring ...

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### Good papers on stochastic differential equations with applications in finance

I recently completed reading the book "Stochastic Differential Equations" by Bernt Oksendal which is the first time ever I was exposed to the topic. Now I am interested in pursuing research ( Ph.D.) ...

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### Morava $E$-theory source of reading

Recently I came across a paper which I really need to read through and which uses language of Morava $E$-theory. Since I'm not comfortable with this cohomology theory, I've been looking for quite a ...

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### Looking for access to McKean's original paper?

I'm looking for the PDF version/scan of Henry P McKean Jr.'s paper on propagation of chaos. The reference is as follows -
Propagation of chaos for a class of non-linear parabolic equations., In ...

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### Looking for Coleman's paper “The Gross-Koblitz formula”

I am looking for a copy of the following paper by Robert Coleman:
The Gross-Koblitz formula.
Galois representations and arithmetic algebraic geometry
(Kyoto, 1985/Tokyo, 1986), 21–52,
Adv. Stud. ...

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### Reference request for Kato's paper: A generalization of local class field theory by using K -groups

I would like to ask for the paper of Kato: A generalization of local class field theory by using K -groups I, J. Fac. Sci. Univ. Tokyo Sec. IA 26 No.2, 1979, 303–376. I could not find it. Could anyone ...

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### Conjugacy of Regular Semisimple Subalgebras

Let $\mathfrak{g}$ be a complex semisimple Lie algebra. In his paper Semisimple Subalgebras of Semisimple Lie Algebras, Dynkin states that by a result of Weyl,
1) Two regular semisimple subalgebras ...

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### Paper request: Constructing Joint Mass Distributions with Constraints

I am seeking papers that construct or prove the existence of joint mass distributions (couplings) of given discrete variables (preferably at least one of which is infinite) with the condition that ...

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### Fontaine, J.-M.; Illusie, L. p-adic periods------Does any one have the following article?

Fontaine, J.-M.; Illusie, L.
p-adic periods: A survey. (English)
Ramanan, S. (ed.) et al., Proceedings of the Indo-French conference on geometry held in Bombay, India, 1989.
If anyone has the above ...

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### Paper by Diestel, Faires and Huff

I have been looking for a (long) while for the following paper:
J. Diestel, B. Faires, and R. Huff, Convergence and boundedness of measures on non-sigma complete algebras, preprint, 1976.
This ...

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### Locate the paper “Extensions of general algebras” by Eilenberg

I'm looking for the paper
Extensions of general algebras, S. Eilenberg, Ann. Soc. Polon. Math. 21, (1948). 125–134 (MR0026647 in Mathscinet)
It is supposedly hosted at the Digital Repository of ...

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### Almgren's mimeographed lectures notes on varifolds

I am trying to get some insights for the combinatorial argument of Pitts (in his PhD thesis 'Existence and regularity of minimal surfaces in Riemannian manifolds', Princeton University Press, 1981) to ...

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### Preprint by Wall on Sjogren's theorem

In their account http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0022-4049(87)90048-X of Sjogren's theorem, Cliff and Hartley refer to two articles:
[9] B. Hartley, A note on a lemma of Sjogren relating to. dimension ...

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### Reference request: Dickman, On the frequency of numbers containing prime factors

I've been trying without success to find the paper
Dickman, Karl, "On the frequency of numbers containing prime factors of a certain relative magnitude." Ark Mal., Astronomi och Physik, 22A (10), ...

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### How to locate an obscure paper?

A colleague asked me to locate the following paper on the web:
Kovalenko, I.N.: On the reconstruction of an additive type of distribution based upon a sequence of independent trials.
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