# All Questions

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### Hamiltonian potential invariant under lie group action?

Let $(M,g)$ be a riemannian manifold and $G$ a Lie group acting on $M$ by isometries.
Taking a $G$-invariant function $f\colon M \to \mathbb{R}$, we have the riemannian gradient $\operatorname{grad} ...

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### Can all Local Martingales Be Represented using Only Brownian Motion and Finite Variation Processes?

This is a cross-post of my unanswered (more than a week) question on Math.SE. Since it covers topics from my graduate-level course on stochastic processes, I thought it might be appropriate to try to ...

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### A kind of saturation property related to forcing notions

Forcing is typically done over well-founded models. There are lots of good reasons for this, but it can feel confining at times. Fortunately, we can equally well force over non-well-founded models! It ...

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### Solving matrix equation $X^{-1}=\sum_{i=1}^n D_i X A_i$

Does anybody know an algorithm to solve the following matrix equation?
$$X^{-1}=\sum_{i=1}^n D_i X A_i$$
where $D_i$s are diagonal and $A_i$s are symmetric matrices.

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### Banach spaces: A ball being a subset of the interior of the union of two balls

Let $X$ be a separable reflexive Banach space and let $A$, $B_1$, and $B_2$ be three closed balls in $X$. Is there a `handy' necessary and sufficient condition for checking whether $A \subseteq (B_1 \...

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### Expected value of stochastic process

How can i calculate the expected value of $$S_t= S_0 \exp\left( mt-\frac12\int_{0}^{t}e^{2Y_s}ds+\int_{0}^{t}e^{Y_s}dB_s\right)\quad $$ where $${Y_t}$$ is the solution of a sde and follows tha normal ...

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### Dirac functional embedding

I got the following set up:
Let $S \neq \emptyset$ equiped with the discrete topology and let $\ell_\infty(S) = \{f: S \to \mathbb C \mid f \text{ bounded}\}$. Not $\ell_\infty(S)$ with the pointwise ...

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### Bernstein sets of large cardinality

A metrizable space $X$ will be called a generalized Bernstein set is every closed completely metrizable subspace $C$ of $X$ has cardinality $|C|<|X|$.
It is well-known that the real line contains ...

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### $TSU(n)$ completely integrable with 3 $SU(2)$ invariant functions?

Consider the Lie group $SU(n)$ endowed with the standard bi-invariant metric. Then $SU(n)$ can be viewed as a symmetric space of $K_{n,n} := SU(n) \times SU(n)$.
Define $M := K_{n,n} /SU(n)$. Using ...

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### History of the notation for substitution

One of the very common notations for syntactic substitution is $[\ /\ ]$.
There seems to be a large inconsistency in the literature about its use.
Many write $[t/x]$ for substitute $t$ for $x$ (e.g. ...

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### Tensor and symmetric invariants of Symmetric group

For the action of $S_n$ on $\mathbb C^n$ the elementary symmetric polynomials generate the ring of polynomial invariants. What are the generators for the action of $S_n$ on $\mathbb C^n \otimes \...

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### Find equidistant points on surface of sphere [on hold]

Given a sphere, find the maximum number of points can be placed on the surface of the sphere such that all are equidistant from each other.
I am not at all good in maths. Please let me know what can ...

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### Left adjoint to Double Nerve?

The well known nerve functor from small categories to simplicial sets has a left adjoint, namely the fundamental category functor. Does the double nerve functor $N^2:2Cat\rightarrow sSSet$ from 2-...

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### Evaluation of sum of factorials

Is there an evaluation of this sum (possibly involving gamma functions)? $k$ and $n$ are natural numbers and $x$ is real with $0<x<1$.
$$ \sum_{\substack{k=0\\n-k\text{ even}}}^n \frac{(-1)^{(n-...

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### Approximate unit in C*-algebra with additional properties

In the book about K-theory (a friendly approach) by Wegge and Olsen I came across the following notion: in Lemma 16.4 authors assume that the $C^*$-algebra $A$ possess "(commuting) approximate unit $(...

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### $G_1 \rtimes G_2 \cong G_3 \implies BG_1 \times BG_2 \simeq BG_3$? $G_1 \times G_2 \cong G_3 \implies BG_1 \times BG_2 \simeq BG_3$? [on hold]

As summarized in the title, suppose there is an isomorphism between $G_1 \times G_2$ and $G_3$, is it always true that $BG_1 \times BG_2$ is homotopy equivalent to $BG_3$? If it is not always true ...

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### Concentration of matrix norms under random projection.

Let X be a given matrix of dimension $p \times q$. Let $G$ be a $s \times p$ dimensional matrix of standard normal/Gaussian random variables.
Are there cases where one can been able to quantify $...

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### Do the normal forms for braid groups really conceal information about better than randomly applying the braid relations?

In braid based cryptography, one typically wants to conceal the way a certain braid $b$ has been obtained. One therefore puts $b$ into some normal form. Since every braid has a unique normal form, the ...

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### What is the smallest density of a metrizable space without countable separation?

A Tychonoff space $X$ is defined to have countable separation if some (equivalently, any) compactification $bX$ of $X$ contains a countable family $\mathcal U$ of open sets such that for any points $x\...

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### If a Weyl element preserves a root, then it has a representative which preserves the root space?

Let $G$ be a reductive group defined over a field $F$. Let $\Sigma$ be the set of roots of $G$ with respect to a Borel subgroup $B=TU$ with torus $T$. Let $W=N_G(T)/T$ be the Weyl group of $G$. For $\...

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### Basic Definition and Notations in RWRE [on hold]

From the definition of Zeitouni's lecture notes on RWRE: $(V, E)$ is a special graph, and $N_v:= \{k \in V: (v,k) \in E\}$ is the neighborhood of $v \in V$. $\Omega = \prod_{v \in V} M_1(N_v)$ ...

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### Ring structure on cohomology of groups

Assume that $G$ is a finite group and that $A$ is an arbitrary $G$-module. Then we know that can define the cohomology groups of $G$ with coefficients in $A$ in the usual way and we denote the latter ...

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### Closed form formula for fill rate given a discrete distribution? [on hold]

I'm wondering whether there is a closed form way to obtain good estimates for fill rate given a discrete distribution of demand.
I created a simple monte carlo simulation to see if I could see any ...

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### A rash guess about distribution of primes based on meager empirical evidence?

Elementary number theory is a field in which imbeciles can ask questions that experts cannot answer (and I wonder if discrete geometry is a similar subject in that respect?) and herewith I submit ...

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### Resolution of the ideal of the Abel-Jacobi image of a curve?

Let $C$ be a complex curve of genus $g\ge 2$ and let $a\colon C\to J(C)$ be the Abel-Jacobi map. Is there a finite resolution of the ideal $\mathcal I_{a(C)}$ whose terms are sums line bundles of the ...

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### function mapping odd numbers to counting numbers [on hold]

Mapping even numbers to counting numbers is straight forward.
Without introducing any other variable:
i = 0, 2, 4, 6, . . .
if i > 0: count = i/2
what about ...

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### similarity metric for geometries [on hold]

I'm searching for a method to calculate the degree of similarity of two given geometries. These geometries can be of any type and can have an arbitrary shape. For the sake of simplicity, I primarily ...

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### Can some exotic sphere be diffeomorphically embedded into some $R^n$?

Can some (or perhaps every) exotic sphere be diffeomorphically embedded into some $R^n$? How does such an embedding (if it exists) look like? I.e., what are the equations for a particular embedding?
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### A property of minimal prime ideals [on hold]

Let $R$ be a commutative ring with $1$, and let $p$ be a minimal prime ideal of $R$. If $p\subseteq I_1+ I_2$, where $I_1$ and $I_2$ are two ideals of $R$, can we deduce that $p\subseteq I_1 $ or $...

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### Exact formula for computing n-step transition probability of random walks with self-transitions

Consider a semi-infinite random walks $X_n$, $n=0,1,2,\ldots$, whose state space is a set of consecutive integers and whose one-step transition probabilities are $P_{ij}=\mathrm{Pr}\{X_{n+1}=j|X_n=i\}$...

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### Bijection modeling isomorphism of infinite-dimensional vector spaces

Let $T : V \to W$ be an isomorphism of vector spaces with bases $B_V$ and $B_W$, which may be of any cardinality.
Does there exist a bijection $f : B_V \to B_W$ such that, for each
$b_V \in B_V$,...

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### Cambridge Mathematical Tripos papers from late 19th century

Are the scanned images of Cambridge Mathematical Tripos papers from late 19th century available anywhere on Internet?

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### Variation of Radon transform for probability measures on $\mathbb C$

Let $\mu$ be a probability measure on $\mathbb C$. For $z \in \mathbb C$, let $$f^z \colon \mathbb C \to \mathbb R_{\geq 0}$$ be the function $f^z(\lambda) = |\lambda - z|$. Consider now the family $(\...

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### Could I affirm that $f$ is not identically 0?

Consider the following situation: Let $\Omega =l^{\infty}(\mathbb{R})$ be the
space of all bounded sequences of real numbers. We will consider in $\Omega$ the metric:
$
d(x,y)=\sum_{i\geq 1}\frac{|...

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### When is a functorial coverage a sheaf, and what universal property does it have?

In The Elephant (A.2.1.9), Johnstone defines the notion of a coverage on a category $\mathcal{C}$. Quoting verbatim, a coverage on $\mathcal{C}$ is
a function assigning to each object $A$ of $\...

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### Measures on a unit sphere of a Hilbert space

Consider a real separable infinite-dimensional Hilbert space $H$. Let $S=\{h\in H\mid \|h\|=1\}$ be a unit sphere in $H$. What are the most natural measures on $S$? Is there a (Borel) measure $\mu$ on ...

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### Reference quest: variety of lines and variety of planes

Let $X\subset \mathbb P_{\mathbb C}^n$ be a smooth projective variety, $F(X)\subset G(2,n+1)$ its Fano variety of lines and $$I_F=\left\{([l],[l'])\in F(X)\times F(X), l\cap l'\neq \emptyset\right\}$$ ...

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### Ellipticity of Bott-Chern Laplacian

I want to prove that Bott-Chern Laplacian
$$\tilde{\Delta}_{BC}^{p,q}=(\partial\bar\partial)(\partial\bar\partial)^*+(\partial\bar\partial)^*(\partial\bar\partial)+(\bar\partial^*\partial)(\bar\...

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### graduate study in graph theory and combinatorics in canada [on hold]

I'm looking for any graduate programs related to graph theory or combinatorics in canada like in waterloo or simon fraser universities. any other suggestions?

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### getting papers published when you're not affiliated to a university [on hold]

I graduated in Maths 20 years ago, spent a long time away from the subject and recently returned to it. I work entirely alone right now but after a refresher phase, I'm starting to look at some very ...

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### Unreasonable application of mathematics to the other areas [on hold]

What are some papers or talks on the philosophy of mathematics which contains some statements about the unnecessary and unreasonable application of mathematics in other areas of science?
I found ...

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### Better tuition for 10th grade math [on hold]

Which is better, online tuition or private tuition for 10th grade math?