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A Disappearing Number is a 2007 play co-written and devised by the Théâtre de Complicité company and directed and conceived by English playwright Simon McBurney.
In mathematics the additive identity of a set which is equipped with the operation of addition is an element which, when added to any element x in the set, yields x. One of the most familiar additive identities is the number 0 from elementary mathematics, but additive identities occur in other mathematical structures where addition is defined, such as in groups and rings.
In mathematics, an alternating series is an infinite series of the form with an > 0 for all n.
In complex analysis, a branch of mathematics, analytic continuation is a technique to extend the domain of a given analytic function.
In analytic geometry, an asymptote of a curve is a line such that the distance between the curve and the line approaches zero as one or both of the x or y coordinates tends to infinity.
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In mathematics, the Bernoulli numbers are a sequence of rational numbers which occur frequently in number theory.
Bosonic string theory is the original version of string theory, developed in the late 1960s.
In mathematics, a function f defined on some set X with real or complex values is called bounded, if the set of its values is bounded.
Brady John Haran (born 18 June 1976) is an Australian-born British independent filmmaker and video journalist who is known for his educational videos and documentary films produced for BBC News and his YouTube channels, the most notable being Periodic Videos and Numberphile.
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In mathematical analysis, Cesàro summation (also known as the Cesàro mean) assigns values to some infinite sums that are not convergent in the usual sense.
Complex analysis, traditionally known as the theory of functions of a complex variable, is the branch of mathematical analysis that investigates functions of complex numbers.
David Leavitt (born June 23, 1961) is an American novelist, short story writer, and biographer.
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In mathematics, in the area of analytic number theory, the Dirichlet eta function is defined by the following Dirichlet series, which converges for any complex number having real part > 0: This Dirichlet series is the alternating sum corresponding to the Dirichlet series expansion of the Riemann zeta function, ζ(s) — and for this reason the Dirichlet eta function is also known as the alternating zeta function, also denoted ζ*(s).
In mathematics, a Dirichlet series is any series of the form where s is complex, and a_n is a complex sequence.
In mathematics, a divergent series is an infinite series that is not convergent, meaning that the infinite sequence of the partial sums of the series does not have a finite limit.
Edward Vladimirovich Frenkel (sometimes spelled Э́двард Фре́нкель; born May 2, 1968) is a Russian-American mathematician working in representation theory, algebraic geometry, and mathematical physics.
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In mathematics, the Euler–Maclaurin formula provides a powerful connection between integrals (see calculus) and sums.
Godfrey Harold Hardy (7 February 1877 – 1 December 1947) was an English mathematician, known for his achievements in number theory and mathematical analysis.
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In mathematics, and in particular, in the mathematical background of string theory, the Goddard–Thorn theorem (also called the no-ghost theorem) is a theorem describing properties of a functor that quantizes bosonic strings.
In mathematics, the infinite series 1 - 1 + 1 - 1 + \dotsb, also written \sum_^ (-1)^n is sometimes called Grandi's series, after Italian mathematician, philosopher, and priest Guido Grandi, who gave a memorable treatment of the series in 1703.
Infinity (symbol) is a concept describing something without any bound or larger than any natural number.
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John Carlos Baez (born June 12, 1961) is an American mathematical physicist and a professor of mathematics at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) in Riverside, California.
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John Edensor Littlewood FRS LLD (9 June 1885 – 6 September 1977) was an English mathematician.
As the positive integer n becomes larger and larger, the value n\cdot \sin\bigg(\frac1\bigg) becomes arbitrarily close to 1.
Luboš Motl (born December 5, 1973) is a Czech theoretical physicist.
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In mathematics, mollifiers (also known as approximations to the identity) are smooth functions with special properties, used for example in distribution theory to create sequences of smooth functions approximating nonsmooth (generalized) functions, via convolution.
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In mathematics, monstrous moonshine, or moonshine theory, is the unexpected connection between the monster group M and modular functions, in particular, the ''j'' function.
Morris Kline (May 1, 1908 – June 10, 1992) was a Professor of Mathematics, a writer on the history, philosophy, and teaching of mathematics, and also a popularizer of mathematical subjects.
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In mathematics, the natural numbers are those used for counting (as in "there are six coins on the table") and ordering (as in "this is the third largest city in the country").
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In calculus, a one-sided limit is either of the two limits of a function f(x) of a real variable x as x approaches a specified point either from below or from above.
In mathematics, a power series (in one variable) is an infinite series of the form where an represents the coefficient of the nth term and c is a constant.
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Pythagoreanism originated in the 6th century BC, based on the teachings and beliefs held by Pythagoras and his followers, the Pythagoreans, who were considerably influenced by mathematics and mysticism.
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In theoretical physics, quantum field theory (QFT) is the theoretical framework for constructing quantum mechanical models of subatomic particles in particle physics and quasiparticles in condensed matter physics.
The quantum harmonic oscillator is the quantum-mechanical analog of the classical harmonic oscillator.
Ramanujan summation is a technique invented by the mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan for assigning a value to divergent infinite series.
In mathematics, real analysis is the branch of mathematical analysis that studies the behavior of real numbers, sequences and series of real numbers, and real-valued functions.
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The Riemann zeta function or Euler–Riemann zeta function,, is a function of a complex variable s that analytically continues the sum of the Dirichlet series which converges when the real part of is greater than 1.
In mathematics and physics, a scalar field associates a scalar value to every point in a space – possibly physical space.
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Scientific American (informally abbreviated SciAm) is an American popular science magazine.
In mathematics, a sequence is an enumerated collection of objects in which repetitions are allowed.
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In mathematics, a series is, roughly speaking, a description of the operation of adding infinitely many quantities, one after the other, to a given starting quantity.
Simon Montagu McBurney, OBE (born 25 August 1957) is an English actor, writer and director.
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Smithsonian is the official journal published by the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. The first issue was published in 1970.
In mathematical analysis, the smoothness of a function is a property measured by the number of derivatives it has that are continuous.
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Srinivasa Ramanujan (22 December 188726 April 1920) was an Indian mathematician who lived during the British Rule in India. Though he had almost no formal training in pure mathematics, he made substantial contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fractions, including solutions to mathematical problems considered to be unsolvable.
In physics, string theory is a theoretical framework in which the point-like particles of particle physics are replaced by one-dimensional objects called strings.
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In mathematics, the support of a real-valued function f is the subset of the domain containing those elements which are not mapped to zero.
Terence Chi-Shen Tao (born 17 July 1975) is an Australian-American mathematician who has worked in various areas of mathematics.
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In mathematics, the nth-term test for divergenceKaczor p.336 is a simple test for the divergence of an infinite series.
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The Indian Clerk is a biographical novel by David Leavitt, published in 2007.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
Thomas John I'Anson Bromwich (1875–1929) was an English mathematician, and a Fellow of the Royal Society.
A transverse wave is a moving wave that consists of oscillations occurring perpendicular (right angled) to the direction of energy transfer (or the propagation of the wave).
A triangular number or triangle number counts objects arranged in an equilateral triangle, as in the diagram on the right.
The University of Nottingham is a public research university in Nottingham, United Kingdom.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
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In mathematics and theoretical physics, zeta function regularization is a type of regularization or summability method that assigns finite values to divergent sums or products, and in particular can be used to define determinants and traces of some self-adjoint operators.
In mathematics,, also written \sum_^ n^0, \sum_^ 1^n, or simply \sum_^ 1, is a divergent series, meaning that its sequence of partial sums does not converge to a limit in the real numbers.
In mathematics, is the infinite series whose terms are the successive powers of two.
In mathematics, 1 − 2 + 3 − 4 + ··· is the infinite series whose terms are the successive positive integers, given alternating signs.
13 Reasons Why (stylized onscreen as TH1RTEEN R3ASONS WHY) is an American teen drama web television series developed for Netflix by Brian Yorkey, based on the 2007 novel Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher.
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