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Forum: Lounge 2020-05-06, 07:10
Replies: 11
Poll: GIMPS shirts
Views: 392
Posted By Nick
I think you'll find that is illegal under...

I think you'll find that is illegal under European privacy laws.
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-05, 07:03
Replies: 213
Views: 7,786
Posted By Nick
75 years ago today, the Netherlands was liberated...

75 years ago today, the Netherlands was liberated from Nazi occupation.
It's also going to be the strangest Liberation Day celebration in all that time
because of the current corona virus...
Forum: Software 2020-05-03, 07:06
Replies: 43
Views: 3,381
Posted By Nick
If you include a geometric figure then I think it...

If you include a geometric figure then I think it would be better if it was mathematically accurate!
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-05-02, 11:52
Replies: 6
Views: 109
Posted By Nick
Look up Lissajous curves.

Look up Lissajous curves.
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-24, 20:22
Replies: 42
Views: 813
Posted By Nick
In the words of Walt Whitman: That you...

In the words of Walt Whitman:

That you are here—that life exists and identity,
That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse.
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-22, 15:14
Replies: 42
Views: 813
Posted By Nick
Have you seen this already? ...

Have you seen this already?
https://dl.acm.org/doi/10.1145/2659837
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-22, 08:54
Replies: 42
Views: 813
Posted By Nick
While physical travel is restricted, quality...

While physical travel is restricted, quality online resources have increased.
If you feel like a maths seminar anytime, for example, here is a current list:
https://mathseminars.org/

If you're...
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-21, 20:15
Replies: 42
Views: 813
Posted By Nick
It's a problem you can tackle with your...

It's a problem you can tackle with your intelligence like any other.
There are various ways of summarizing human psychological needs.
Here's one, based on scheme therapy (not schemes as an...
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-19, 12:07
Replies: 108
Views: 7,200
Posted By Nick
This is one of those discussions which is...

This is one of those discussions which is difficult across linguistic and cultural borders,
illustrated here by the fact that the Dutch word "gezelligheid" notoriously has no exact equivalent in...
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-19, 08:02
Replies: 108
Views: 7,200
Posted By Nick
Good point!

Good point!
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-18, 18:05
Replies: 108
Views: 7,200
Posted By Nick
We have a new word, here:...

We have a new word, here: "Anderhalvemetersamenleving", literally the one-and-a-half-metres-society (a reference to social distancing in the corona era).
Forum: chalsall 2020-04-16, 08:49
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By Nick
Unfortunately, that bounces it into the...

Unfortunately, that bounces it into the moderators' approval queue!
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-16, 08:39
Replies: 83
Views: 4,629
Posted By Nick
If you're used to travelling as widely as that,...

If you're used to travelling as widely as that, it must be extra hard to stay at home right now!
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-13, 20:36
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By Nick
On a related note, the Dutch word "modder" means...

On a related note, the Dutch word "modder" means mud.
This inevitably colours our perception of the English word "moderation".
Forum: Homework Help 2020-04-13, 20:29
Replies: 8
Views: 1,593
Posted By Nick
OK, I think I understand the confusion. Let's...

OK, I think I understand the confusion.
Let's use your example of q=7 with \(\zeta=e^{2\pi i/7}\).
Then we have
\[ \zeta^0=1,\zeta^1=\zeta,\zeta^2,\zeta^3,\zeta^4,\zeta^5,\zeta^6\]
all distinct...
Forum: Homework Help 2020-04-13, 16:59
Replies: 8
Views: 1,593
Posted By Nick
On your 1st sheet, you have \[...

On your 1st sheet, you have
\[ F(\zeta)=\sum_{r=1}^{q-1}A_r\zeta^r\]
so there is no term with \(\zeta^0\) (or \(\zeta^q\) which is also 1).
On your 2nd sheet, you apply the idea to a polynomial...
Forum: Homework Help 2020-04-13, 13:54
Replies: 8
Views: 1,593
Posted By Nick
Let's take your example of q=7. If ...

Let's take your example of q=7. If

\[f_0\zeta^0+f_1\zeta^1+f_2\zeta^2+f_3\zeta^3+f_4\zeta^4+f_5\zeta^5=
g_0\zeta^0+g_1\zeta^1+g_2\zeta^2+g_3\zeta^3+g_4\zeta^4+g_5\zeta^5\]
where the \(f_i\)...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-04-12, 19:22
Replies: 155
Views: 5,988
Posted By Nick
The film is actually based on Chuck Palahniuk's...

The film is actually based on Chuck Palahniuk's book of the same name, which is worth reading.
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-12, 15:55
Replies: 885
Views: 29,226
Posted By Nick
Brilliant! :smile:

Brilliant! :smile:
Forum: Homework Help 2020-04-12, 09:44
Replies: 8
Views: 1,593
Posted By Nick
I'm having trouble understanding what you have...

I'm having trouble understanding what you have written.
You start with q, which I assume is a fixed prime number, and define zeta as a primitive qth root of unity in the complex numbers.
You then...
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-10, 18:20
Replies: 885
Views: 29,226
Posted By Nick
Possible new insight from Radboud University in...

Possible new insight from Radboud University in Nijmegen (not yet peer reviewed):
https://www.radboudumc.nl/en/nieuws/2020/radboudumc-researchers-publish-new-insights-into-covid-19
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-08, 21:53
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Nick
Wend In English, the past tense of the verb...

Wend

In English, the past tense of the verb "to go" is borrowed from this word: "went".
In Dutch, the original word is still used in sailing: "Klaar om te wenden" means "Stand by to go about"...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-04-05, 17:01
Replies: 155
Views: 5,988
Posted By Nick
The transparency index is usually topped by the...

The transparency index is usually topped by the Scandinavian countries, the Netherlands and a few others.
While our government certainly has its faults, I think it is an advantage that we are a...
Forum: Puzzles 2020-04-02, 11:03
Replies: 21
Views: 1,052
Posted By Nick
This game does not get anywhere useful with...

This game does not get anywhere useful with series.
A similar game with polynomials and rational functions, however, is more fruitful.

For polynomials f and g with real coefficients, define f to...
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-01, 21:37
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Nick
Important example...

Important example (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venetian_Arsenal)
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