Thursday, May 26, 2011

misreading (or: running out of coffee)

early on in my mathematical studies, i was told that "lie" in 'lιe group' was pronounced lee (after the mathematιcian sophus lιe), and not lye (as in "liar").

maybe i haven't drank enough coffee today, but
earlier i read the term "lie theory" and immediately thought of a troupe of actors, teaching apprentices how to cheat, spread rumors, and other means of telling lies ..!

it starts to sound worse when you imagine these apprentices, not satisfied with these vices, then go on to learn various forms of killing. q-:
anyways, back to writing;
there are many sobοlev functions that require extending, in several different ways ..

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