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Forum: jwaltos 2020-10-22, 21:00
Replies: 2
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Posted By jwaltos
Thanks! I have a bottle of Armagnac (slightly...

Thanks! I have a bottle of Armagnac (slightly depleted) that had been given to me as a motivator. Having acquired a taste for this particular spirit while in France, a few sips help me slog through...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-22, 20:37
Replies: 1,509
RIP
Views: 102,937
Posted By jwaltos
The Amazing Randi..I always had his books in my...

The Amazing Randi..I always had his books in my bookshelf (now mainly virtual) and his stance against pseudoscience and the whole quackery business has influenced my thinking ever since I was a kid. ...
Forum: jwaltos 2020-10-22, 10:20
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By jwaltos
Tamagawa and QCD.

https://arxiv.org/pdf/0801.4733.pdf

The above link is to a paper that describes a theoretical formalism that has applications within "reality." Examples can be found utilizing software like FORM,...
Forum: Abstract Algebra & Algebraic Number Theory 2020-10-21, 07:23
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By jwaltos
Scilab and some other available software (GAP,...

Scilab and some other available software (GAP, Singular..) have such functions available.
There are also some worksheets in other CAS's that are available which may provide some perspective....
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-10-16, 00:51
Replies: 2,825
Views: 166,289
Posted By jwaltos
For any travelling salespeople out there, here is...

For any travelling salespeople out there, here is a link to a lay version and the paper referred to:
https://www.quantamagazine.org/computer-scientists-break-traveling-salesperson-record-20201008/...
Forum: Programming 2020-10-01, 12:59
Replies: 26
Views: 3,349
Posted By jwaltos
Just a quick note of appreciation for your...

Just a quick note of appreciation for your excellent work! Before I discovered this forum and links to top flight factoring software here, other than what I had rolled on my own, I was using your...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-09-20, 09:31
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By jwaltos
kriesel, here's another "brick in the wall" for...

kriesel, here's another "brick in the wall" for your question which again may provide some helpful insight:
https://lance.fortnow.com/papers/files/alg.pdf

Quoting from the paper:
"3 External...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-09-19, 01:08
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By jwaltos
I have looked at both aspects independently..and...

I have looked at both aspects independently..and you may want to look at Finch's reference texts for some insight. Following some of the papers on Benford's law and its justification leads to some...
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-12, 20:13
Replies: 1,509
RIP
Views: 102,937
Posted By jwaltos
I'll always remember her and Macnee as "The...

I'll always remember her and Macnee as "The Avengers"....especially her. I barely recognized her in the Game of Thrones. At Sardi's (NYC) she's shown in one of the plays she was in. A loss but she...
Forum: chalsall 2020-09-12, 09:09
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By jwaltos
Cron job..nice one. When younger (I'm pushing...

Cron job..nice one.
When younger (I'm pushing 60 now), I was in the FFL and had to be on point regardless of fatigue, mental and physical. Think SEAL hell week and ground hog day wrapped up as one...
Forum: Conjectures 'R Us 2020-09-09, 16:48
Replies: 293
Sticky: News
Views: 31,504
Posted By jwaltos
I had followed his posts as well. My condolences...

I had followed his posts as well. My condolences to his family. LaurV made a great point regarding a contribution in his name to something he would have appreciated from the forum management.
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-09-08, 19:58
Replies: 32
Views: 2,030
Posted By jwaltos
I clicked the link and was automatically...

I clicked the link and was automatically downloading a compressed file. I'm not a fan and automatically sluiced it out the backdoor. For anyone else looking at this link beware of this behavior or at...
Forum: chalsall 2020-08-09, 06:35
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By jwaltos
Phishing, but you made your point. Edit_CH:...

Phishing, but you made your point.

Edit_CH: Thanks. Fixed. (I'll be deleting messages over time, as any suggested deltas are applied.)
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-05-07, 14:24
Replies: 2,825
Views: 166,289
Posted By jwaltos
https://www.quantamagazine.org/john-conway-solved-...

https://www.quantamagazine.org/john-conway-solved-mathematical-problems-with-his-bare-hands-20200420/

"On April 11, Conway died of COVID-19. The Liverpool, England, native was 82."

I had asked...
Forum: Lounge 2020-03-12, 00:33
Replies: 17
Views: 1,312
Posted By jwaltos
No intention of demeaning anyone as I have been...

No intention of demeaning anyone as I have been the recipient of these kinds of events also and for anyone else who has you can laugh about it afterwards especially if someone has taken a picture....
Forum: Lounge 2020-03-11, 14:12
Replies: 17
Views: 1,312
Posted By jwaltos
Getting back to nature.

On the lighter side of things, I had just come back from a month long vacation in the Caribbean where I rediscovered a few things such as Mimosa Pudica as well as coming up close to a large sting ray...
Forum: Lounge 2020-03-11, 04:53
Replies: 4,087
Views: 253,076
Posted By jwaltos
Talking It's all smoke and mirrors to me...but a nice...

It's all smoke and mirrors to me...but a nice tone in a valley carries well also.
Forum: Lounge 2020-03-10, 20:08
Replies: 4,087
Views: 253,076
Posted By jwaltos
Here is a paper that touches on aspects of what I...

Here is a paper that touches on aspects of what I alluded to: Emergent Gravity and the Dark Universe, Erik Verlinde.
Here is a book that explores a certain form of biological communication: Bridging...
Forum: Lounge 2020-03-10, 19:50
Replies: 4,087
Views: 253,076
Posted By jwaltos
I will propose that you look at van Raamsdonk's...

I will propose that you look at van Raamsdonk's papers and watch a YouTube lecture, specifically where he develops an equivalence between the structure of space-time and entanglement where...
Forum: Lounge 2020-03-10, 18:58
Replies: 4,087
Views: 253,076
Posted By jwaltos
Regarding "The Three Body Problem", the following...

Regarding "The Three Body Problem", the following quote was lifted from this link: https://www.amazon.com/Three-Body-Problem-Remembrance-Earths-Past-ebook/dp/B00IQO403K

"I'm about 25% into the...
Forum: Lounge 2020-03-07, 20:43
Replies: 4,087
Views: 253,076
Posted By jwaltos
So have I..for 30 years+. In the 80's while in...

So have I..for 30 years+. In the 80's while in the military, I did some magical things using simple Morse transmissions by understanding what I was doing during the time I was doing it in the part in...
Forum: Factoring 2020-02-24, 14:47
Replies: 42
Views: 6,249
Posted By jwaltos
So do I. My point referenced self-awareness. Some...

So do I. My point referenced self-awareness. Some people use Asperger's (an example) as an excuse, others as a strength and yet others don't give a damn. My shins have been kicked more than once by...
Forum: Factoring 2020-02-23, 16:21
Replies: 42
Views: 6,249
Posted By jwaltos
I have been accused of being a "troll" and the...

I have been accused of being a "troll" and the label "crank" justifiably applies in my case within this forum.
What needs to be addressed, like the blogorrhea section does in specific cases, are...
Forum: Hardware 2020-02-22, 20:01
Replies: 22
Views: 3,227
Posted By jwaltos
Thanks LaurV. In the mid 90's I cobbled together...

Thanks LaurV. In the mid 90's I cobbled together some 4xx hardware/software (IBM clones /Windows/Linux) where I had to purchase a math co-processor emulator. Graphics card programming was not really...
Forum: Hardware 2020-02-22, 14:20
Replies: 22
Views: 3,227
Posted By jwaltos
Cool Are there any emulators you are aware of that...

Are there any emulators you are aware of that will perform better than a cpu (within any operating system environment)? I came across an emulator reference that stated this claim and had bookmarked...
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