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bigpicture× 237
Questions designed to get an overview of a specific subject or body of results or to understand the relations among similar definitions, techniques or concepts appearing in different subfields of mat…

galoisrepresentations× 236 
schemes× 235
the geometrical study of solutions of algebraic systems of equations, not only over the real/complex numbers, but also over integer numbers (and more generally o…

ordertheory× 232 
asymptotics× 232  finitefields× 230  topologicalgroups× 230  singularitytheory× 227 
sobolevspaces× 227 
fields× 225
Fields as algebraic objects. For vector and tensor fields, use eg. [dg.differentialgeometry]. For physical fields, use eg. [mp.mathematicalphysics] or [quantumfieldtheory].

3manifolds× 222 
randommatrices× 222
Statistics of spectral properties of matrixvalued random variables.

abstractalgebra× 217 
derivedcategory× 216
For questions about the derived categories of various abelian categories and questions regarding the derived category construction itself.

operatortheory× 216
Spectrum, resolvent, numerical range, functional calculus, operator semigroups. Special classes of operators: compact, Fredholm, dissipative, differential, integral, pseudodifferential, etc.

quadraticforms× 214 
modules× 214 
noncommutativegeometry× 214
Noncommutative geometry in the sense of Connes and beyond: noncommutative algebras viewed as functions on a noncommutative space.

ellipticpde× 214
Questions about partial differential equations of elliptic type. Often used in combination with the toplevel tag ap.analysisofpdes.

mathematicseducation× 213
For questions in Mathematics Education as a scientific discipline. For more handson questions on teaching Mathematics, please use the tag teaching. There is also a Stack Exchange community http://mat…

noncommutativealgebra× 212 
quantumgroups× 212
Questions about algebraic structures known as quantum groups, and their categories of representations. Quasitriangular Hopf algebras and their Drinfel'd twists, triangular Hopf algebras, $C^\star$ qua…

topostheory× 209  vonneumannalgebras× 207 
intuition× 207
Questions asking for the intuition behind some definition, conjecture, proof etc. In other words, questions designed to improve or to acquire understanding on a conceptual or intuitive level, as oppos…

linearprogramming× 204 
hopfalgebras× 202
a vector space $H$ over a field $k$ endowed with an associative product $\times:H\otimes_k H\to H$ and a coassociative coproduct $\Delta:H\to H\otimes_k H$ which is a morphism of alg…

additivecombinatorics× 197
Questions on the subject additive combinatorics, also known as arithmetic combinatorics, such as questions on: additive bases, sum sets, inverse sum set theorems, sets with small doubling, Sidon sets,…

commutativerings× 197  combinatorialgeometry× 196  algebraicktheory× 196 
descriptivesettheory× 196
the study of definable subsets of Polish spaces, where definable is taken to mean from the Borel or projective hierarchies. Other topics include infinite games and determinac…

matrixanalysis× 196
The study of the properties of real and complex matrices that are more close to analysis and operator theory. For instance: the properties of positive definite matrices, matrix inequalities, perturbat…

projectivegeometry× 191  markovchains× 186  motives× 183 