# Questions tagged [translation]

Questions relating to the translation of books, research articles and terminology between different languages.

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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
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Mémoire sur la théorie des fonctions discontinues
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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 theoreme de Riemann-Roch?:

Would be happy to receive a translation in english of Borel-Serre's Le theoreme de Riemann-Roch 1958.
Thanks,

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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 ...

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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 ...