Math

arXiv User and Usability Group

By Alison Verbeck on September 14, 2017

arXiv is inviting interested users to join an email list where opportunities to participate in polls and surveys are announced (they’ll also continue to announce them on their blog and via Twitter). If you choose to join this list, you’ll be notified of opportunities to answer polls or surveys, o...

Unpaywall

By Alison Verbeck on September 8, 2017

Unpaywall is a web browser extension for Chrome and Firefox.  Once installed, it brings up a gray or green tab on the side of the screen when the user hits a paywalled paper.  A green “unlock” sign means that a free version of the paper is available elsewhere.  A gray “lock̶...

arXiv Poll

By Alison Verbeck on September 7, 2017

The arXiv team is working on extracting and presenting article references on the abstract page. They would like to know how you’d like them to be presented to you. You can express your preference by taking a very short survey: https://cornell.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cCmPDAqvlgadsln. The s...

News and notes for math, August 2017

By Ruth Lewis on August 31, 2017

Olin Library’s north entrance is not anticipated to open until sometime in mid- to late-October. Check What’s New for dates and details as they become available. Improvements Introduced to WU Libraries’ Homepage; I think these are really useful small changes. I hope you enjoy them. Open acc...

Publications from WU Math Dept., August 2017

By Ruth Lewis on August 31, 2017

Aleman A, Hartz M, McCarthy JE, Richter S. 2017. The Smirnov class for spaces with the complete Pick property. Journal of the London Mathematical Society 96(1):228-242. doi.org/10.1112/jlms.12060. Blecher DP, Weaver N. 2017. Quantum measurable cardinals. J. Funct. Anal. 273(5):1870–1890. doi.org/...

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Math books and ebooks added August, 2017

By Ruth Lewis on August 31, 2017

Algebra : polynomials, Galois theory and applications / Frédéric Butin. Aurora: Dover modern math originals. Mineola, New York : Dover Publications, Inc., 2017. paper book Algebra and Number Theory: Proceedings of the Silver Jubilee Conference University of Hyderabad Rajat Tandon Springer ebooks ...

News and notes for math, July 2017

By Ruth Lewis on July 31, 2017

Olin Library North Door: Update Aug. 14: The north entrance is not anticipated to open until sometime in mid- to late-October. During some of August, access to Olin Library will be limited to a path on the northeast side of the building. If you are coming from the west, you will need to walk all ...

Publications from WU Math Dept., July 2017

By Ruth Lewis on July 31, 2017

Figueroa-Lopez JE, Lee K. 2017. Estimation of a noisy subordinated Brownian motion via two-scales power variations. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 189:16-37. doi.org/10.1016/j.jspi.2017.05.004 [WU does not subscribe] | MR3659847. Keast R. 2017. A generalization of Ribet’s non...

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Math books and ebooks added, July 2017

By Ruth Lewis on July 31, 2017

Advances in Mathematical Economics,. V.21 Shigeo Kusuoka, Toru Maruyama Springer ebooks Analytic, Algebraic and Geometric Aspects of Differential Equations: B?dlewo, Poland, September 2015 Galina Filipuk, Yoshishige Haraoka, S?awomir Michalik Trends in Mathematics Springer ebooks Approximation wi...

Focus on Teaching & Technology Conference, UMSL, September 28-29

By Ruth Lewis on July 20, 2017

Keynotes, program and preregistration are now available for Focus on Teaching & Technology Conference, a St. Louis regional conference, Sept. 28-29, 2017. “FTTC is an annual two-day regional conference held on the UMSL campus that hosts faculty, staff, and students from universities, c...