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#1226 2012-01-31 22:11:24

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Re: Is this cool with you?

Okay.
Yes, that book has a good collection of problems!


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."
 

#1227 2012-01-31 22:14:24

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Re: Is this cool with you?

How did you do on your exams?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#1228 2012-01-31 22:23:15

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Exams were okay...


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."
 

#1229 2012-01-31 22:32:44

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Good! I am glad you had no problems. What made you choose that probability book and is it the third edition?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#1230 2012-01-31 22:49:09

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That probability book is the fourth edition. I wanted a book on probability, it looked better among the books there.
Do you know of any other books which you enjoyed?


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."
 

#1231 2012-01-31 22:58:12

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The Feller books, V1,2,3.
The Tucker book
Vilenkins Combinatorics
Nivens the art of counting.
Rosens Enumerative Combinatorics.
Parts of A=B and Generatingfunctionology


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#1232 2012-01-31 23:06:06

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Okay.
I'll check them too...
Thanks for telling.


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."
 

#1233 2012-01-31 23:09:04

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There is one more that I have been using

Lectures on generating functions by S.K. Lando


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#1234 2012-01-31 23:12:48

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Okay, thank you.


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."
 

#1235 2012-01-31 23:15:15

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I know that is a big list but looking through a lot of books helps to understand difficult concepts.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#1236 2012-01-31 23:23:11

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Yes, that's right!


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."
 

#1237 2012-01-31 23:24:27

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Trying to learn from a book is hard.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#1238 2012-01-31 23:47:46

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Yes, but I like to learn the hard way!


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."
 

#1239 2012-02-01 00:07:42

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It is rewarding to learn like that and very private. Sometimes I wish there was a faster way.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#1240 2012-02-01 00:20:11

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Learning at our own pace is the way to learn!
I wish that there's a way to find whether a particular problem has been solved already! Current search engines are bad at that task!


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."
 

#1241 2012-02-01 00:24:49

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There are two compendiums.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#1242 2012-02-01 00:28:19

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What are they?


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."
 

#1243 2012-02-01 00:33:43

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CRC concise encyclopedia of mathematics V1,2,3,4

Eric Weisstein

Index to mathematical problems 1975-1979

Stanley Rabinowitz


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#1244 2012-02-01 00:36:02

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Oh, okay. Thanks.


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."
 

#1245 2012-02-01 00:36:57

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Also another:

Index to mathematical problems 1980-1984

Stanley Rabinowitz


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#1246 2012-02-01 00:42:50

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Re: Is this cool with you?

Okay.


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."
 

#1247 2012-02-01 00:46:33

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They are not exhaustive but they do contain lots of problems. Also Guy has a book on open number theory problems.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#1248 2012-02-01 00:48:14

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Yes, I don't know whether I'll be able to go through all of them.


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."
 

#1249 2012-02-01 00:51:44

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Who could? I like the OEIS best. Generate a sequence and then find the generating function already done for you.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#1250 2012-02-01 01:00:35

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I too frequently use OEIS for problems involving sequences.


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."
 

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