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### Probability a random matrix contains a short integer vector in its kernel

Consider a random $m$ by $n$ matrix $M$ with $m \leq n$, chosen uniformly over all those whose elements are in $\{0,1\}$, or $\{-1,1\}$ if it is any easier. Is there any mathematical theory that ...

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### Convergence of the Lyndon - Hochschild - Serre spectral sequence

I have some trouble understanding the notion of convergence of a spectral sequence conceptually (in general). More specifically, I'm trying to understand the convergence of the Lyndon - Hochschild - ...

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### Lightning strike fractal formula

I need to generate random gold ore channels for a game, I was thinking they would look kinda like lightning strikes. Anyone know any good fractals (recursive functions) that looks like it? Or ...

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### Does it require Reedy fibrancy when we want the totalization to be weakly equivalent to the homotopy limit?

This question arises when I am reading the last two Chapter of Hirschhorn's "Model categories and their localizations"
In Part (2) of Theorem 19.8.4 of that book it says
If ...

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### How can I (iteratively) solve these equations? [on hold]

I am by no means a mathematician at all (programmer) so I need some pointers on how to solve the following equations - if someone could point me to a method that would work, that would be very ...

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### generate analytically bivariate correlated data

How does one generate correlated binomial data when one is given marginal probabilities of each and also the correlation coefficient.
The following code in SAS for example works best when we want ...

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### How can we find the presentation of a group? [on hold]

Is it possible that to find the presentation of a group $G$ such that it is extension of $\mathbb{Z}_2\times \mathbb{Z}_2$ by $\mathbb{Z}_2$?

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### Isotropic subspaces in a symplectic vectorspace over $GF(q)$

Let $V$ be a symplectic vectorspace of dimension $2n$, and $r\mid n$. Is this statement true?"There is an isotropic spread of $r$ dimensional subspaces in $V$". By an isotropis subspace I mean a ...

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### Is a specific sequentially closed subset of $M([0,1])$ closed?

Let $M([0,1])$ be the set of finite signed measures on $[0,1]$
(with the topology generated by the sets $\left\{ \mu \in M([0,1]) : \left| \int f(x) \mu(dx)- a\right| \leq \delta\right\}$ for all ...

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### Does null geodesic flow live on a natural compact bundle?

Let $(M,g)$ be a compact pseudo-Riemannian manifold (closed or with boundary).
A geodesic $\gamma:(a,b)\to M$ is called null if $g_{ij}\dot\gamma^i\dot\gamma^j=0$.
The geodesic flow can be seen as a ...

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### Prove that the Log-Euclidean distance is negative-definite

Let $\Bbb{S}_{++}^n$ be the $\frac{n(n+1)}{2}$-dimensional Riemannian manifold of the symmetric positive definite (SPD) $n\times n$ real matrices.
The Log-Euclidean distance between two points of ...

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### Integration by parts? [on hold]

Let $f:{\mathbb R}\rightarrow {\mathbb R}_+$ be a density function with finite expectation. This is,
$$\int_{\mathbb R}x f(x)dx<\infty.$$
Suppose that we want to integrate $I(a)=\int_a^{\infty} x ...

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### Euler equation formula [on hold]

when I am using Euler equation for Fourier transform integrals of type $
\int_{-\infty}^{\infty} dx f(x) exp[ikx] $ I am getting following integrals:
$\int_{-\infty}^{\infty} dx f(x) cos(kx)$ (for ...

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### Twisting by a multiplicative Character in Katz, Perversity and Exponential sums

Let $C(x_1,\ldots,x_n)$ be a nonsigular cubic form with integral coefficients.
In his Proof that $C$ fulfills the Hasse-Principle, if $n\geq 9$, Hooley used the following estimate that was provided ...

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### $F[[T]] \times F[[1/T]]$ fundamental domain, show compactness

Let $p$ be a prime number. What is the easiest way to see that $(\mathbb{F}_p((T)) \times \mathbb{F}_p((1/T)))/\mathbb{F}_p[T, 1/T]$ is compact? Here $\mathbb{F}_p[T, 1/T]$ is embedded in ...

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### Jacobson-Morozov theorem

Jacobson-Morozov theorem for a semisimple algebraic group $G$ (presumably I am working over algebraically closed field) states that: given a unipotent u, there exists a homomorphism $\phi$ from $SL_2$ ...

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### Comparison of Lp norm of matrix and its entry wise norm. [on hold]

I need to know the relation between operator norm of a matrix i.e. $ \Vert A\Vert_p$ for case of p=1 and 2 and its entry wise Frobenius norm $ \Vert A\Vert_F$.

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### What is the symmetry of SU(3) - when seen as a manifold? [on hold]

Simply asked: is it more correct to state that the symmetry of the SU(3) manifold is $Z_3$ or $S_3$? Or neither of the two?
SU(3) has a kind of threefold symmetry; but which one exactly? When ...

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### Prove or disprove a claim about covering a polytope by convex polytopes in a certain way

Here is the claim:
Given a polytope $K$ in a unit ball in $\mathbb{R}^d$, there exists a universal constant $C(d)>0$ depending only on $d$ and a countable collection of convex polytopes ...

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### How do i show that the fixed points of this dynamics $ x_{n+1}=x_{n}^2-x_{n-1}^2 $ are stable? [on hold]

Is there somone who can show me how do i show that the fixe point of this
dynamics $$ x_{n+1}=x_{n}^2-x_{n-1}^2 $$ are stable ?
$x_{0}+x_{1}>0 $,$x_{0}=0,x_{1}=\frac{1}{2}$
*My attempt only I ...

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### Normal Sub-groupoid [on hold]

Is there a definition of normal groupoid?
For normal sub-quasi-group I found two:
The first one: a sub-quasi-group $H$ is called normal if there exists a normal congruence $\theta$ such that $H$ ...

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### Expected size of determinant of $AA^T$ for non-square random Toeplitz $A$

If $A$ is chosen uniformly at random over all possible $m$ by $n$ Toeplitz (0,1)-matrices, what is the expected size of the value of the determinant of $AA^T$? We can assume $m \leq n$ and all ...

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### Identities involving sums of Catalan numbers

The $n$-th Catalan number is defined as $C_n:=\frac{1}{n+1}\binom{2n}{n}=\frac{1}{n}\binom{2n}{n+1}$.
I have found the following two identities involving Catalan numbers, and my question is if ...

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### Is the boundary of an open, regular, bounded, path-connected, and simply connected set a Jordan curve

Trying to find weakest condition on an open bounded set to apply Carathéodory's theorem.
My bounded open sets can be assumed to be pretty well-behaved, but I wonder if the above conditions are ...

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### TTF triples are recollements

The notion of recollement
$$
\mathcal{A}'
\stackrel{\overset{i^*}{\longleftarrow}}{\stackrel{\overset{i_*}{\longrightarrow}}{\underset{i^!}{\longleftarrow}}}
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### $n$-recollements and perverse t-structures

A recent preprint on arXiv brought my attention on the notion of $n$-recollement (def. 2) a generalization of the notion of recollement among three abelian or triangulated categories behaving like a ...

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### Beauville's Integrable System with singular spectral curves

Let us consider Beauville's Integrable System. So, we live on $\mathbb{P}^1$. There is the moduli space of matrices $M_r(d)/\mathrm{PGL}(r)$ with polynomial entries of degree less than or equal $d$. ...

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### Normal subgroupoid? [on hold]

Is there a definition of normal groupoid?
For normal sub-quasi-group I found two:
The first one: a sub-quasi-group $H$ is called normal if there exists a normal congruence $\theta$ such that $H$ ...

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### K nearest neighbors estimation with a kernel

If I have a bunch of data points $x_1,\dots,x_n$, I can build a density function $f(x)$ based on these data points by defining $f(x) = c/d_k(x)$ for an appropriate constant $c$, where $d_k(x)$ is the ...

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### All relations among degree n monomials in n variables

In the course of my work, I have run into the problem of finding exactly all relations among degree $n$ monomials in $k[x_1,\dotsc,x_n]$, with specific interest in the case $n=3$ (e.g. $x_1^2 x_2 ...

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### Idea of using etale site

I have just read an article which mentions that, when Grothendieck considered using etale morphism, he did borrow the idea from Riemann that multivalued function on an open subset of complex plane ...

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### Convergence to equilibrium via gradient descent

J. B. Rosen proved that in concave games of n players (which assumes that Cartesian product of strategy profiles is convex) if the game satisfies the condition of diagonally strictly concave then ...

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### Proof of formula for dimension of moduli of stable vector bundles on smooth curves [migrated]

Let $C$ be a smooth curve of genus $g \ge 2$ over an algebraically closed field of positive characteristic. If I understand correctly, the dimension of the moduli space of vector bundles on $C$ of ...

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### Model over DVR for smooth projective curves

Let $C$ be a smooth, projective, geometrically irreducible curve of genus at least $2$ over a complete discrete valued field $F$ of characteristic zero (not necessarily algebraically closed). Let $R$ ...

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### Getting back into advanced mathematics [on hold]

I hope that this is the correct forum to post my question on. I'm a 37 year old IT professional working in the Banking Sector who previously studied for a PhD in Computattional Fluid dynamics back in ...

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### Relation between linear independence of lattice vectors and the toric variety defined by that lattice

I have been reading some basic and elementary work on toric varieties, but even though people assured me that toric varieties are very well understood, several questions remained.
Setup. Let ...

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### lower incomplete gamma function Holomorphic extension [on hold]

How to use repeated application of the recurrence relation for the lower incomplete gamma function to lead to the power series expansion?

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### $C^1$ regularity of harmonic functions on Riemannian manifolds

Consider a smooth, connected and complete Riemannian manifold $M$. It is well known that harmonic functions defined on some open subset of $M$ are $C^\infty$.
I'm interested in knowing whether there ...

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### 3D matching modification

Consider all instances of the $3D$ matching problem where all edges that intersect-intersect in "exactly" one vertex (1-edge intersection).
Consider all instances of the $3D$ matching problem where ...

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### Proof of Arnold-Liouville theorem in classical mechanics [on hold]

I am currently reading Arnold's book "Mathematical Methods of classical mechanics" on page 278 and I don't see through his arguments there at a point.
Especially, I am talking about the part that ...

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### The inter-request time distribution after aggregating some arrivals in the renewal process

This is a follow-up question of the question "Aggregate arrivals from a Poisson Process"
The inter-arrival time of a renewal process, $t$, conforms to a general distribution, denoted by PDF ...

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### Algebraic independence in normed spaces

A set of $n$ points in $\mathbb{R}^2$ is algebraically independent over $\mathbb{Q}$ if there is no polynomial dependency among the $2n$ coordinates.
A result (Lemma 3.3) from "Globally linked pairs ...

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### Expected size of determinant of $AA^T$ for non-square random $A$

If $A$ is chosen uniformly at random over all possible $m$ by $n$ (0,1)-matrices, what is the expected size of the absolute value of the determinant of $AA^T$. We can assume $m < n$ and all ...

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### Question about Fermat's Last Theorem [on hold]

Is there a way to prove that having $x \gt 0, z \gt 0, n \gt 2$ with $x, z, n \in \mathbb{Z}$,
$$
\sum_{k = 0}^{n - 1}{\binom{n}{k} x ^k} = z ^ n
$$
have no solution without using Fermat's Last ...

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### A general method to integrate rational functions [on hold]

$\int\frac {x^3}{1+x^5}$
ATTEMPT:
I did the following substitution:
Let $x=\frac{1}{t}.$
$dx=\frac{-1}{t^2}dt.$
substituting back:
$I=\int\frac{-1}{1+t^5}dt$ which doesn't seems a simpler ...

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### On important functions relflecting spectral properties of Jacobi operators [migrated]

The spectral analysis of Jacobi (semi-infinite, tridiagonal) operators acting on $\ell^{2}(\mathbb{N})$ is deeply investigated. A crucial role is played by function $m$ which is usually known as Weyl ...

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### Volume of arithmetic quotients of symmetric spaces

Now let $\textbf{G}$ be some connected semisimple linear algebraic group over a number field $F$. Let $G_{\infty}$ be $\textbf{G}(\mathbb{R}\otimes_{\mathbb{Q}} F)$. Let $K_{\infty}$ be a maximal ...

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### Differential Operators On A Curve And On Osculating Circle

Given a 1D Riemannian manifold $\Gamma$ embedded in 2D Euclidean space (e.g. a parametric curve on a plane $\mathbb{R}^{2}$ ), and point $x_{0}\in \Gamma$, we denote $S^{1}(x_{0})$ the circle ...

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### Subsets of $\mathbb{N}$ whose lower density respects complements

The lower density of $A\subseteq\mathbb{N}$ is defined to be $\lambda(A)=\lim\text{inf}_{n\to\infty}\frac{|A\cap\{1,\ldots,n\}|}{n}$. We set $${\cal C} = \{A\subseteq \mathbb{N}: ...

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### Algorithms for calculating R(5,5) and R(6,6)

Calculating the Ramsey numbers R(5,5) and R(6,6) is a notoriously difficult problem. Indeed Erdős once said:
Suppose aliens invade the earth and threaten to obliterate it in a year's time unless ...