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### What did Yu Jianchun discover about Carmichael numbers?

There's a news story going around (see for example [1]; other accounts are even more breathless) about an amateur mathematician, Yu Jianchun, finding an "alternative method to verify Carmichael ...

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### Reference request: English translation of Brieskorn 1970 paper

Is there any english (or french) translation of the following paper by Brieskorn (1970)?
Brieskorn, E., "Die Monodromie der Isolierten Singularitäten von Hyperflächen", Manuscripta Mathematica 2 (...

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### Translation of Haken's paper “Theorie der Normalflächen”

Haken's paper "Theorie der Normalflächen" is one of the formative papers in the development of normal surface theory and provides an algorithm for detecting the unknot.
While there are now a variety ...

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### Steinhaus's Easter Egg Problem

The following is the text of Steinhaus's so-called Easter egg problem. According to this article of Roman Duda, this was recorded in the New Scottish Book around Easter 1955 and "Steinhaus offered an ...

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### Is there an English translation of Minding's 1839 paper?

Is there an English translation of "Wie sich entscheiden lässt, ob zwei gegebene
krumme Flächen auf einander abwickelbar sind oder nicht..."
by Ferdinand Minding, Journal für die reine und angewandte
...

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### Neukirch's papers and theorem

Have any of Neukirch's papers on anabelian geometry been translated? I'm mostly interested in:
Kennzeichnung der p-adischen und der endlichen algebraischen Zahlkörper (1969)
Kennzeichnung der ...

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### what is meant by a pro-object “normalisé de la facon habituelle” in SGA 1, Expose V?

My page numbers will refer to the nice typed-up version of SGA found at:
http://arxiv.org/abs/math/0206203
His first mention of "pro-objet" (pro-object) is on page 99. In prop 5.3 (p105), he talks ...

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### A paper by Elashvili (translation request)

I would like to know if there is an English version of a paper by Elashvili called "Centralizers of nilpotent elements in semisimple Lie algebras".
If not, is there atleast an online version of the ...

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### What does “variété à coins” translate to in English?

I am attempting to translate Borel's "Cohomologie de $\text{SL}_{n}$ et valeurs de fonctions zeta aux points entiers" paper into English. Since I know no French, this is a rather crude process heavily ...

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### German translation of “locale” (from pointless topology)

Is there an established German translation of "locale"? The term appears mostly untranslated as "Locale"; a single time I've seen "Lokal". Where I'm located, we say "Örtlichkeit" or "Ort".
Quoting ...

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### A way to get translations of foreign papers?

Is there a site which does this, or do you know of tools I could use?
Specifically I want:
FejesToth,L.1943.On covering a spherical surface with equal spherical caps. (in Hungarian).Matematikai Fiz....

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### Is there a database somewhere for sharing translations of mathematical works?

When doing my language exams for my doctorate, I requested to translate articles relevant to my interests that had not previously been translated, and to be able to do them at home, with the agreement ...

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### What does “composé direct” mean in mathematical French?

In EGA IV, Lemma 6.14.1.1, the first sentence is
Soit $R$ un anneau composé direct d'un nombre fini de corps.
I'm guessing this means
Let $R$ be a ring that is the direct product of a ...

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### Where can I find an English translation of Grauert's paper?

The german title is : Holomorphe Funktionen mit Werten in komplexen Lieschen Gruppen.

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### Translation of van der Waerden's “Stetigkeitssätze für halbeinfache Liesche Gruppen” and Freudenthal's “Die Topologie der Lieschen Gruppen als algebraisches Phänomen”.

Does anyone know of a translation into English of the 1932 paper "Stetigkeitssätze für halbeinfache Liesche Gruppen" by B. L. van der Waerden (Continuity Theorem for Semisimple Lie Groups)? Also, H. ...

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### What is the german translation for intertwiner?

I search a translation for the term "intertwiner" into german.

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### German translation for “well-powered category”

A category is called well-powered if the partial order of subobjects of any object is a set. Is there a German translation which is well-established in the literature? I don't want to use the English ...

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### English translation of Lambert's Theorie der Parallellinien?

Does anyone know if there is an available (published or unpublished) English translation of Johann Lambert's Theorie der Parallellinien? I was able to find it online in German by way of the ...

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### Transcription of a panel discussion about G.Perelman

Earlier I saw a transcription request which was accepted on MO: Transcription of an interview of Kazuya Kato
But the request I have here is on the discussion about Grisha Perelman on Russian ...

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### Is an English translation of Grothendieck's EGA available?

I have always wondered whether there is an English translation of Grothendieck's EGA (Elements de Geometrie Algebrique) available. Does anyone know whether there is and if so where I can find it? If ...

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### Name for a module with only one associated prime

In EGA IV2, Def. 3.2.4, Grothendieck defines a quasicoherent sheaf over a locally Noetherian scheme to be "irredondant" if it has a unique associated point. Presumeably, a module over a Noetherian ...

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### English translation of Riemann's Habilitation Thesis

Does anyone know where to find an English translation of Riemann's Habilitation Thesis concerning trigonometric series? The German title of the work is "Über die Darstellbarkeit einer Function durch ...

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### Drinfeld's 1988 letter to Schechtman: translation request

Inspired by an old question by Kevin Lin and the communal translation of an answer by Laurent Fargues, I am proposing a communal effort to translate from Russian to English Drinfeld's famous 1988 ...

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### Books you would like to see retranslated. [closed]

As a follow on to this question, what books would you like to see retranslated or rewritten as the original translation wasn't very good, or can you give examples of books that have been translated ...

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### Transcription of an interview of Kazuya Kato

On this page, the interview is here. Can someone provide an English translation?

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### Föllmer: “Calcul d'Ito sans probabilités” in English or German?

Does anybody know a translation of Föllmer: Calcul d'Ito sans probabilités in English or German?
It seems to be a very interesting text - Abstract: "It is shown that if a deterministic continuous ...

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### Translation of Goldbach's 1742 letter to Euler

This ought to be a simple one to answer. Does anyone know of, or can anyone provide, an accurate English translation of the marginal remarks in Goldbach's letter to Euler
http://upload.wikimedia.org/...

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### What is the German translation of “catenary ring”?

I am looking for the correct technical term in German for the notion of catenary ring in commutative algebra.
Does anyone know?
For those who don't know what a catenary ring is but would like to: ...

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### Books you would like to see translated into English.

I have recently been told of a proposal to produce an English translation
of Landau's Handbuch der Lehre von der Verteilung der Primzahlen, and
this prompts me to ask a more general question:
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### Serre's FAC in English

Has somebody translated J.-P. Serre's "Faisceaux algébriques cohérents" into English? At least part of it?
In a fit of enthusiasm, I started translating it and started TeXing. But after section 8, I ...

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### Is there an English translation of Kuratowski's theorem on forbidden minors of planar graphs?

Is there an English translation of Kuratowski's proof about planar graphs?

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### What are some good resources for mathematical translation?

I am currently in the process of translating a lecture on the étale topology by John Hubbard from French into English (and from transparencies into Beamer). For the most part, the translation is ...