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== Connections to other Wikis ==
 
== Connections to other Wikis ==
  
An [http://tosio.math.toronto.edu/pdewiki/index.php/Main_Page emerging PDEwiki] covering basic concepts of PDEs has been set up. [[User:Colliand|Colliand]] 11:52, 13 September 2006 (EDT)
 
  
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There is a [http://www.wikiindex.com/Category:Math list of Math Wiki's] on Wikipedia.
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See for example the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Partial_differential_equations collection] of PDE related pages on wikipedia. For basic concepts in PDE, perhaps we should further develop
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those pages. For more specialized resources like a bibliography, it may be better to use this space.  [[User:Colliand|Colliand]] 11:28, 15 September 2006 (EDT)
  
:It turns out that there is already a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Partial_differential_equations  collection] of PDE related pages on wikipedia. For basic concepts in PDE, perhaps we should further develop
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== Notation ==
:those pages. For more specialized resources like a bibliography, it may be better to use this space.  [[User:Colliand|Colliand]] 11:28, 15 September 2006 (EDT)
 
  
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This wiki looks like a great resource for people like me who don't deal with PDE's full time, but need help every once in a while. One request: could someone compile a page discussing the notation? As a physicist, I hardly ever see (for example) Δ used to denote the Laplacian; usually, it's ∇<sup>2</sup>. Without a central notation page, it's hard to decipher some of the equations.  And does y<sub>x</sub> mean the partial derivative of y with respect to x?  Thanks. [[User:JessRiedel|JessRiedel]] 10:32, 18 February 2010 (UTC)
 
 
Hello
 
 
 
I am currently searching the net for a possibility to enumerate equations automatically, and to have the possiblty to add labels and references. It seems that there are 2 enhancement of texcv which are capable of doing it (with a little hacking as the authors say):
 
#http://www.blahtex.org
 
#http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiTeX
 
Do I understand correctly from earlier discussions that such a functionality would be most welcome?
 
Regards
 
[[User:Oub|Uwe Brauer]] 10:36, 26 September 2006 (EDT):
 
 
 
:Improvements to texvc and referencing are indeed welcome. Please feel free to make edits and suggestions to improve the DispersiveWiki. [[User:Colliand|Colliand]] 11:50, 26 September 2006 (EDT)
 

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There is a list of Math Wiki's on Wikipedia. See for example the collection of PDE related pages on wikipedia. For basic concepts in PDE, perhaps we should further develop those pages. For more specialized resources like a bibliography, it may be better to use this space. Colliand 11:28, 15 September 2006 (EDT)

Notation

This wiki looks like a great resource for people like me who don't deal with PDE's full time, but need help every once in a while. One request: could someone compile a page discussing the notation? As a physicist, I hardly ever see (for example) Δ used to denote the Laplacian; usually, it's ∇2. Without a central notation page, it's hard to decipher some of the equations. And does yx mean the partial derivative of y with respect to x? Thanks. JessRiedel 10:32, 18 February 2010 (UTC)