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The Unforgiving Math That Stops Epidemics

If you didn't get a flu shot, you are endangering more than just your own health. Calculations of herd immunity against common diseases don't make …

A Classical Math Problem Gets Pulled Into Self-Driving Cars

Long before robots could run or cars could drive themselves, mathematicians contemplated a simple mathematical question. They figured it out, then …

Mathematics

Crypto Journal Part III : Fully Homomorphic Encryption Part I : Secret Key Homomorphic Encryption Over Integers | Redacted Journey

EP<p>In the previous post we discussed homomorphic encryption in it’s most abstract terms we presented Paillier as a partially homomorphic encryption . …

140th European Study Group with Industry

Given the proximity to Lisbon, we suggest you to look there for accommodation as it has a wider range of options.<br>If you want to avoid crossing the …

The Mathematics of Machine Learning

In the last few months, I have had several people contact me about their enthusiasm for venturing into the world of data science and using Machine …

Mathematics And Markets: A Helicopter View Of Major Stock Market Indices - April 10, 2018

References<p>"Applying Mathematics to Analyse Financial Markets - Part 1, Innovation" describes the development of a new market analysis method which is …

The chromatic number of the plane is at least 5

A long-standing mathematical problem has had a recent breakthrough – scientist Aubrey de Grey has proved that the chromatic number of the plane is at …

Mathematics

Alan Baker obituary

In 1966 the start of a new era in number theory was marked by Alan Baker, who has died aged 78, joining the department of pure mathematics at Cambridge University. With a cascade of papers, he had published solutions to a series of problems from a line of inquiry that went back to the third-century …

A Road Trip Through Tuscany That's All About the Food

Cookbook author and local transplant Emiko Davies tells you about those little Tuscan restaurants and wineries you had a hunch were there, if only you knew who to ask.<p>A love of history lured me to Florence from Australia to study art restoration in 2005, before relocating to the hills above the …

Italy

Author Of ‘Introduction To Algebra’ Recalls Textbook Being Rejected By 12 Publishers Before Getting Accepted

NEW YORK—Recalling how his best-selling mathematics primer had struggled to garner any attention from top textbook agents, author Bruce Gallagher …

Bitcoin May Evolve Into What Everyone Fears, Mathematicians Say

Prices of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin may never stabilize, and digital tokens risk simply ending up being a bubble.<p>Using mathematical modeling …

Energy-efficient encryption for the internet of things

Most sensitive web transactions are protected by public-key cryptography, a type of encryption that lets computers share information securely without …

Quantum Computing

The Math Behind Gerrymandering and Wasted Votes

Imagine fighting a war on 10 battlefields. You and your opponent each have 200 soldiers, and your aim is to win as many battles as possible. How …

We Have A New Prime Number, And It’s 23 Million Digits Long

Somewhere out there on the number line, huge prime numbers are lurking, waiting to be discovered. On Wednesday, a new one was. The Great Internet …

Academic success is either a crapshoot or a scam - Ed Hagen

<i>Nature</i> just published five brief commentaries by statisticians on the reproducibility crisis:<p>As debate rumbles on about how and how much poor …

Mathematicians Crack the Cursed Curve

A famously difficult mathematical problem resisted solution for over 40 years. Mathematicians have finally resolved it by following an intuition that …

Mathematics

The World’s Most Fundamental Matrix Equation

It has been called the world’s most fundamental matrix equation (WMFME), but it is just the associative law \(A(BC) = (AB)C\) for matrix …

Secret Link Uncovered Between Pure Math and Physics

An eminent mathematician reveals that his advances in the study of millennia-old mathematical questions owe to concepts derived from physics.

Finnish-Chinese eLearning on Mathematical Modeling: modules on PDE’s and ODE’s.

Mathematical modeling and simulation form a crucial method for applying mathematics in practice. With the development of computers and software it …

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Research Assistant or Research Associate in Mathematical Modelling<p><b>Imperial College London</b> - Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology<p><b>Sorry, but</b> …

Can you solve it? Secrets of Russian intelligence

Hi guzzlers,<p>Every day we read stories concerning the prowess of Russian hackers. But why are they so good? A clue may lie in the fact that Russia has long excelled in maths outreach, which has been instrumental in creating a supply of people with the right skills. More of this later. Meanwhile, …

Pyro

About Pyro<p><b>0.2 Release</b> We’re excited to announce the 0.2 release of Pyro! To upgrade your Pyro version, simply run: pip install --upgrade pyro-ppl. …

'We can't compete': why universities are losing their best AI scientists

It was the case of the missing PhD student.<p>As another academic year got under way at Imperial College London, a senior professor was bemused at the absence of one of her students. He had worked in her lab for three years and had one more left to complete his studies. But he had stopped coming …

Artificial Intelligence

Interactions of Computational Complexity Theory and Mathematics. (arXiv:1710.09780v1 [cs.CC])

$ $[This paper is a (self contained) chapter in a new book, Mathematics and Computation, whose draft is available on my homepage at …

Mathematics

Wanted: maths graduates

Demand for maths graduates is soaring as technology, data and machine learning become the driving forces of our economy. From financial services to retail, from analysing sports data to drugs trials, a maths degree is a passport to a fascinating, well-paid career.<p>Two million people work in jobs …

Heat flow and zeroes of polynomials

Let be a monic polynomial of degree with complex coefficients. Then by the fundamental theorem of algebra, we can factor as for some complex zeroes …

Mathematics

Scientists discover more than 600 new periodic orbits of the famous three-body problem

The famous three-body problem can be traced back to Isaac Newton in 1680s. Studies on the three-body problem led to the discovery of the so-called …

The Math Behind Gerrymandering and Wasted Votes

Simple math can help scheming politicians manipulate district maps and cruise to victory. But it can also help identify and fix the problem.<p>Imagine …

ML Algorithms addendum: Passive Aggressive Algorithms

Passive Aggressive Algorithms are a family of online learning algorithms (for both classification and regression) proposed by Crammer at al. The idea …