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Estimating sums 02/04/2009 - 10:55 9 years 17 weeks ago
Transform equation to reach a solved pattern 06/07/2009 - 17:42 9 years 17 weeks ago
The tensor power trick 09/12/2008 - 23:08 9 years 19 weeks ago
Mapped Quadrature 20/07/2009 - 05:03 9 years 21 weeks ago
If you are getting stuck, then try to prove rigorously that your approach cannot work 04/01/2009 - 20:15 9 years 21 weeks ago
A good way of proving that a set is countable 05/12/2008 - 22:14 9 years 21 weeks ago
Functional analysis front page 21/06/2009 - 00:13 9 years 22 weeks ago
How to solve cubic and quartic equations 29/04/2009 - 18:14 9 years 22 weeks ago
Equation-solving front page 16/12/2008 - 00:34 9 years 23 weeks ago
Discrete probability front page 25/06/2009 - 22:01 9 years 24 weeks ago
Numerical solution of ordinary differential equations 20/06/2009 - 20:32 9 years 25 weeks ago
How to use group actions 16/04/2009 - 16:26 9 years 26 weeks ago
To make a function less variable without changing it much, compare it with less variable functions 10/06/2009 - 18:36 9 years 26 weeks ago
When exhaustive search takes too long and a greedy algorithm is not optimal, consider Dynamic Programming 11/06/2009 - 19:26 9 years 26 weeks ago
To make a function nicer without changing it much, convolve it with an approximate delta function 06/05/2009 - 11:57 9 years 27 weeks ago
Approximating functions by better behaved functions 06/05/2009 - 17:48 9 years 27 weeks ago
Universal constructions 08/12/2008 - 13:50 9 years 27 weeks ago
Group theory front page 24/03/2009 - 14:47 9 years 28 weeks ago
How to determine whether a finitely presented group is finite 01/06/2009 - 20:44 9 years 28 weeks ago
Properties of groups 01/06/2009 - 00:56 9 years 28 weeks ago
How to find groups with given properties 07/12/2008 - 15:10 9 years 28 weeks ago
To increase the occurrence of a property in a set, try randomly refining that set in a way that favors the property 28/05/2009 - 17:02 9 years 28 weeks ago
How to use martingales 29/03/2009 - 21:41 9 years 28 weeks ago
New groups from old 24/04/2009 - 23:35 9 years 29 weeks ago
Basic examples of groups 07/12/2008 - 15:03 9 years 29 weeks ago