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"A good stock of examples, as large as possible, is indispensable for a thorough understanding of any concept, and when I want to learn something new, I make it my first job to build one." - Paul HalmosTue, 06 Dec 2016 23:43:03 +0000hourly1http://wordpress.com/Comment on SU(2) and the quaternions by caltech
https://qchu.wordpress.com/2011/02/12/su2-and-the-quaternions/#comment-6832
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 23:43:03 +0000http://qchu.wordpress.com/?p=7092#comment-6832Perhaps you can illuminate this too, concerning SU(2)’s normal subgroups and quotient groups?
$$
1 \to N \to SU(2) \to Q \to 1
$$

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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:59:02 +0000http://qchu.wordpress.com/?p=19589#comment-6766Thanks for the correction! I intended to say “right multiplication,” and didn’t intend to imply that every element of worked.
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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 18:06:49 +0000http://qchu.wordpress.com/?p=19589#comment-6765The G-set automorphisms of G/H are right multiplication by elements of N_G(H)/H, not left multiplication by elements g of G. Also left multiplication by h in H generally does not act trivially on G/H. But the desired conclusion (automorphism fixes H implies acts trivially) still holds.
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https://qchu.wordpress.com/2013/05/28/the-type-system-of-mathematics/#comment-6759
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 17:47:19 +0000http://qchu.wordpress.com/?p=12420#comment-6759[…] and “functional series”. They use exactly the same notation but are two different types of objects, and this ends up being the source of lots of errors, because “formal series” do not […]
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Sat, 15 Oct 2016 20:53:25 +0000http://qchu.wordpress.com/?p=17492#comment-6757Ah, right, in the presence of projective they’re fp and fg are equivalent. Thanks.
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Fri, 14 Oct 2016 04:17:44 +0000http://qchu.wordpress.com/?p=17492#comment-6755I never directly use finitely presented, but only “finitely presented projective” in the form “retract of a finite free module,” which is of course equivalent to “finitely generated projective.”
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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 17:44:14 +0000http://qchu.wordpress.com/?p=17492#comment-6754I’m a little confused, I can’t figure out where you used finitely presented rather than just finitely generated in the dual basis lemma.
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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 13:22:58 +0000http://qchu.wordpress.com/?p=3986#comment-6753What does it mean if pf + qg = 1? (the last proof)
Does that mean f, g dont have common factors and therefore R is UFD.
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https://qchu.wordpress.com/2016/05/26/whats-a-fire-and-why-does-it-whats-the-word-burn/#comment-6710
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:38:03 +0000http://qchu.wordpress.com/?p=25649#comment-6710Bill Hammack (EngineerGuy on YouTube) has done a nice retelling of these lectures, which you can find on his YouTube channel.
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Sat, 13 Aug 2016 15:58:57 +0000http://qchu.wordpress.com/?p=5532#comment-6634[…] qchu uses Raney’s Lemma to find the number of -ary trees with nodes, making use of a bijection with -Raney sequences of length . […]
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