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paper only available in Russian (Kozachenko Leonenko entropy estimator)

this paper is only available in Russian: http://www.mathnet.ru/links/9f144b1d16e600dac49acbfe5acf938f/ppi797.pdf According to MathSciNet, there is no link to the English article or journal publication ...
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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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Is this graph theory paper in German translated into English?

I recently read such a paper and want to understand the proof idea of ​​this article. However since it is in German and I have not studied German before, I'd like to ask whether this paper has an ...
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English version on Dynkin's 1963 paper on stopping

I am looking for an English version of the following paper: Е. Б. Дынкин, Оптимальный выбор момента остановки марковского процесса, Dokl. Akad. Nauk SSSR 150, 238-240 (1963).
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English translation of Schwartz's papers on vector-valued distributions

I am interested in systematically studying the theory of vector-valued distributions. The original two papers due to Laurent Schwartz entitled Théorie des distributions à valeurs vectorielles. I & ...
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Translation of Dellacherie's Capacités et Processus Stochastiques

I have been studying the Strasbourg school's general theory of processes from Dellacherie and Meyer's Probabilities and Potential, and I really like it. I have heard very good reviews about another ...
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Translation of “The joy of learning” by Hironaka

According to this Quanta article about June Huh, there exists a memoir by Heisuke Hironaka called The Joy of Learning. It seems to be this short article: Heisuke Hironaka, The joy of learning, ...
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Hadwiger number of a graph: Question about the original article from 1943

I am analyzing Hadwiger's original article (Hadwiger, Hugo (1943), "Uber eine Klassifikation der Streckenkomplexe", Vierteljschr. Naturforsch. Ges. Zurich, 88: 133–143) for my work related ...
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English translation of “Une inégalité pour martingales à indices multiples et ses applications”

Does anyone know of a English translation of "Une inégalité pour martingales à indices multiples et ses applications" by Renzo Cairoli. Or could translate the statement of the martingale ...
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(Translation request) Hypotheses of the Blom-Fredberg bounds on denumerants?

I don't know Swedish and I'm not finding the article "G. Blom and C. E. Froberg, On money changing" translated into English... so I tried to read the original (Swedish) with the help of ...
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English translation of a Russian paper by Gordin and Lifšic

Unfortunately I can't read Russian, I was wondering if there is an English translation of this paper “The central limit theorem for stationary Markov processes”, Dokl. Akad. Nauk SSSR, 239:4 (1978), ...
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Correct translation of the title from French

It is not a research question. But it is a question to working researchers, who is aware of old and new terminology of calculus of variations. That is why I ask it here. I want to figure out correct ...
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English reference for the Brauer-Kuroda formula

I'm currently trying to understand the Brauer-Kuroda formula. Although there are many recent papers on the formula but they seem to be purely algebraic. They say that original analytic approach is ...
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English translation Gaston Darboux paper works

I'm looking for an English translation of Gaston Darboux's thesis: Sur les équations aux dérivées partielles du second ordre and Mémoire sur la théorie des fonctions discontinues Does anyone know ...
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English translation of Fouxe-Rabinovitch paper

Is there somewhere an english translation of Fouxe-Rabinovitch's papers "D. I. Fouxe-Rabinovitch, Uber die Automorphismengruppen ¨ der freien Produkte. II, Rec. Math. [Mat. Sbornik] N.S., 1941, ...
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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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English Translation of Pierre Cartier's thesis

Question is as in the title: Can some one point me (if there is any) to an English translation of Pierre Cartier's PhD thesis?
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Translation to English of Brillouin's analysis of Airy's integral

I am trying to read the following paper by Leon Brillouin (the part on page 16 onwards): Léon Brillouin, Sur une méthode de calcul approchée de certaines intégrales dite méthode du col, Annales ...
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Translation of Soergel's 1990 paper on category O

Is there any English translation for the folowing paper of Soergel? Kategorie $\mathcal{O}$, perverse Garben, und Moduln über den Koinvarianten zur Weylgruppe, J. Amer. Math. Soc. 3 (1990), 421-445,...
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English translation of G.Laumon, L.Moret-Bailly book Champs algébriques

Is there an English translation of G.Laumon, L.Moret-Bailly book Champs algébriques. Most questions on this site on stacks received this book as reference in comments/answers. So, I want to ask if ...
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Where to seek translations of research articles

I am collecting a large number of research articles from the historical record on a particular topic (comparative prime number theory). A good handful of them—about 10-15 or so spanning the 20th ...
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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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English translation of “Les aspects probabilistes du contrôle stochastique”

I am looking for an English translation of "Les aspects probabilistes du contrôle stochastique" written by Nicole El Karoui, or knowledge whether it exists. Other references with similar content on ...
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English translation of Wilhelm Killing's 1889 paper

In the paper The greatest mathematical paper of all time, by A. J. Coleman (The Mathematical Intelligencer 11 (1989) pp29-38, https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03025189) the author argues that Wilhelm Killing'...
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What English translations are there of work done by the Italian school of algebraic geometry?

What English translations are there of work done by the Italian school of algebraic geometry? Perhaps I'm being too spoiled here, given that mathematical French, German, Italian are much easier to ...
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English translation of Borel-Serre, Le théorème de Riemann-Roch?

Would be happy to receive a translation in English of Borel and Serre's Le théorème de Riemann-Roch, Bulletin de la Société Mathématique de France, Tome 86 (1958) pp. 97-136, doi:10.24033/bsmf.1500, ...
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The product of two controlled operators is also a controlled operator

The following picture is lemma 4.23 in Lectures on Coarse Geometry by John Roe: I guess the $E_i$ in the centered formula is $X_i$. Does Roe mean that $X_j\cap \mathrm{Supp}(u)=\emptyset $ implies $\...
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Translation of Hilbert's paper on sums of squares

Does anyone know if there is a French or English translation of Hilbert's paper on sums of squares: Ueber die Darstellung definiter Formen als Summe von Formenquadraten?
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What is the translation of this ancient Greek verb πυθαγοριζει

Here it is used in a sentence It is therefore a priori probable that Plato πυθαγοριζει in the passage where he says that between two planes one mean suffices, but to connect two solids, two means ...
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Is there an English translation of Hadamard's classic French paper on well-posed problems?

This paper by Hadamard is often cited as being the source of the definition of well-posed and ill-posed problems. However, it is in French so I cannot verify that claim. Is there an English ...
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English translation of Hilbert's work

Does anyone know if there is an English translation of Hilbert's: "Grundzuge einer allgemeinen Theorie der linearen Integralgleichungen, Teubner, Leipzig, 1912". ?? Thanks, Andre
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English proof for decomposition of modular polynomials

Let $\Phi_n(X,Y)$ be the modular polynomial that are the canonical equations for the modular curve $X_0(n)$. They parameterise pairs of elliptic curves related by a cyclic isogeny of degree $n$. I am ...
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Translation reference for Grothendieck's works

I would like to know if is there any translation of the early functional analysis works by Grothendieck. More precisely, I am searching for translations of La theorie de Fredholm and Produits ...
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Translations of some of Ladyzhenskaya's papers?

I am looking for English (or Spanish...?) translations of the following papers by Olga Ladyzhenskaya: "On the solution of a mixed problem for hyperbolic equations", Izv. Akad. Nauk SSSR Ser. Mat., 15:...
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Paper, open source English translation [closed]

Please suggest a paper that should be translated into English and posted on arXiv. A few existing suggestions on MO are Die 5-fach transitiven Gruppen von Mathieu, Witt (DOI) Die Monodromie der ...
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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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English translation of Steinitz 1910?

Does there exist an English translation of Steinitz' 1910 work "Algebraische Theorie der Körper"? http://www.digizeitschriften.de/dms/img/?PPN=GDZPPN002167042
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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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English translation of Serre's paper Gèbres

Does anyone know if it is possible to find an English translation of Serre's paper Gèbres? Here is the complete reference: Serre, Jean-Pierre. Gèbres. (French) [Gebras] Enseign. Math. (2) 39 (1993),...
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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 finite ...