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This tag is used when one needs help locating a source for a (published or unpublished) paper

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A note on perfect ideals

I am reading an article that cites this note: E.S. Golod, A note on perfect ideals, in: A.I. Kostrikin (Ed.), Algebra Collection, Nauka, Moscow, 1980, pp. 37–39. E. S. Golod, A note on perfect ideals, ...
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English translation of Paul Dedecker 1964 on non abelian $\mathrm{Hom}$

Does there exist an English translation of P. Dedecker. Le foncteur $\mathrm{Hom}$ non abélien. Applications de la notion de poulpe, C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris? Thanks in advance.
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Positive harmonic functions on nilpotent groups & Random walk on groups with a finite number of generators

I want to read the following papers in the English version which I could not find anywhere (the only papers I can get are the Russian versions). Kindly help me out. Gregory A. Margulis, Positive ...
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Examples of Post Correspondence Problem (PCP) used to prove undecidability in graph theory

I am looking for interesting papers that use a reduction to PCP in order to prove undecidability of certain problems relating to graph theory. Specifically I'm interested in ways in which PCP is ...
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Where can I find this S. Mrówka's paper?

I have been looking for a digital version of the following article: "S. Mrowka, On universal spaces, Bull Acad. Polon. Sci., cl. III, 4 (1956) 479-481". There is a MathSciNet review made by ...
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Copy of Jutila's "On the divisor problem for short intervals"

M. Jutila's paper ''On the divisor problem for short intervals'', published on Ann. Univ. Turku. Ser. A I No. 186 (1984), is cited more than 30 times but I am unable to locate any copy. I am asking ...
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Looking for a paper on axiomatic orthogonality in a vector space

I am looking for a paper "Linear spaces with disjoint elements and their conversion into vector lattices" by A. I. Veksler. It was published in 1967 in Research Notes of Leningrad State ...
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Where can I find the following S. Shelah's paper?

I've been trying to find the following article: "S. Shelah, Remarks on cardinal invariants in topology, General topology Appl. 7(3) (1977), 251-259". I tried to go directly to the journal ...
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Where can I find the following math paper?

I'm a newbie in the field of mathematical research and I'm not able to find the following paper: " M. Radi´c, A definition of the determinant of a rectangular matrix, (Serbo-Croatian summary) ...
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Nonassociative quaternion algebras

I'm interested in nonassociative central simple algebras; I've found Lee and Waterhouse's article 'Maximal Orders in Nonassociative Quaternion Algebras', and this cites a previous article by ...
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Copy of paper by M. Naimi on squarefree friable integers

I am trying to get a hold on a copy of a 1988 paper by M. Naimi. It appears in MR as MR0950949 and in zbMATH as Zbl 0669.10066. Its title is "Les entiers sans facteurs carré $\le x$ dont leurs ...
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Thomason's "open letter" to the mathematical community

In the 1989, Bob Thomason left his CNRS position in Orsay and moved to Paris VII. It was during this period that he composed his "Open Letter" to the mathematical community. The letter ...
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Reference Aubin T.- Espaces de Sobolev sur les varietes Riemanniennes. Bull. Sc. Math. 100, (1976) 149-173

I have been searching without success for the reference: Aubin T.- Espaces de Sobolev sur les varietes Riemanniennes. Bull. Sc. Math. 100, (1976) 149-173 It is cited in many related works. In ...
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Correlation of centrality measure random vectors [closed]

Let's assume that we have 2 random vectors A=(a1,a2,a3) and B=(b1,b2,b3). Each of these elements is a centrality measure of a network. For instance a1 and b1 are the centrality measures of the same ...
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Looking for an electronic copy of Huber's Bewertungsspektrum und rigide Geometrie

Lately I've been trying (and have failed) to find an electronic copy of Huber's Bewertungsspektrum und rigide Geometrie, which (from what I understand) is the original reference developing the basics ...
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Articles of Casnati on algebraic varieties

I am attempting to track down online copies of the following two algebraic geometry articles. Is there some repository where these might be found? If necessary I could use the first few pages of each ...
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Jon Beck's untitled manuscript containing the "tripleability theorem" (i.e. the monadicity theorem)

Many papers refer to an untitled manuscript of Jon Beck (Cornell, 1966) for the origin of the monadicity theorem (originally called a "tripleability theorem"). An early proof is in Manes's ...
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Hoheisel's paper

Does anyone know a digital link to Hoheisel's paper: "Primzahlprobleme in der Analysis"? It appeared in the 30's, published by the Berlin Academy. There seems to be no digital version.
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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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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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