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Mathematics

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  • 13
    Apr

    2018

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    Esther Szekeres on triangle inequalities

    Although Esther Szekeres worked in several fields of mathematics, "the mathematical love of her life was always geometry". Her observation that five points with no three in line always include the fou...

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  • 13
    Mar

    2018

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    On Software for Automorphic forms and L-functions...

    In the first decade of this century, I took two periods of study leave at Columbia University in New York City. I was partly motivated by a desire to spend time with our daughter Jude, an artist living...

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  • 27
    Feb

    2018

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    Everything Points to Poisson

    One recurring theme in our forthcoming book, Modelling Mortality with Actuarial Applications, is the all-pervading role of likelihoods that suggest the lurking presence of a Poisson distribution.  A popular...

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  • 26
    Feb

    2018

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    What makes an expert?

    In days of 8-bit computers, one would sometimes encounter individuals who knew everything about a particular device or piece of software. Single programmers wrote entire applications or games, and some...

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  • 5
    Feb

    2018

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    A Tribute to Peter L. Montgomery

    Peter L. Montgomery's contributions to computational number theory had a direct impact on our day-to-day information security life. In their new book, Joppe W. Bos and Arjen K. Lenstra elaborate on Mo...

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  • 28
    Nov

    2017

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    Computational phylogenetics for algorithms...

    Phylogenetic trees and multiple sequence alignments are used in many biological analyses, including protein structure and function prediction, microbiome analysis, and the inference of human migration...

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  • 8
    Nov

    2017

    Ada Lovelace -Tony Hey Curie 150

    Ada Lovelace Programming Pioneer

    For the 150th anniversary of Marie Curie's birth Tony Hey author of The Computing Universe, 2015 looks at the life and legacy of the first computer ...

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  • 1
    Sep

    2017

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    To use, or not to use, ANOVA?

    What do you do when faced with analyzing student ratings from 1 to 5 for 3 instructors in 3 classes? Aside from questioning the validity of students assessing instructor capability other than for the income...

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