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Forename: 
Linas
Surname: 
Vepstas
City: 
Austin
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TX
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USA
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http://linas.org/math/sl2z.html
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% this is the default PlanetMath preamble. as your knowledge % of TeX increases, you will probably want to edit this, but % it should be fine as is for beginners. % almost certainly you want these \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} % used for TeXing text within eps files %\usepackage{psfrag} % need this for including graphics (\includegraphics) %\usepackage{graphicx} % for neatly defining theorems and propositions %\usepackage{amsthm} % making logically defined graphics %\usepackage{xypic} % there are many more packages, add them here as you need them % define commands here
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Linas is a computer engineer by profession (with experience in electronics, hardware, CPU's and busses, kernel work (mostly Linux), network programing, GUI work (Gnome, GnuCash, others), database programming, compiler and assembler internals). Founder of multiple failed startup companies. <br><br> Linas is amateur mathematical physicist by prediliction. PhD Physics, SUNY at Stony Brook. Thesis: Models of the Nucleon. <br><br> Primary math wiki authorship is done at Wikipedia; occasional reader of Planetmath. See the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Linas">Wikipedia [User:Linas]</a> page for details of editing done there.