List by Author: Chris Budd
Many processes, including climate change and the spread of COVID-19, involve a delay. Here's a beautiful equation designed to model such processes.
The golden ratio has many amazing properties. But is it really a secret of nature and the epitome of beauty?
With a bit of maths, yes!
Are these methods fair?
Unfortunately the answer is no, not perfectly. Find out more here.
One of the greatest threats to whales is being struck by ships. Find out how Pythagoras' theorem can help avoid this.
From flocks of starlings to spiral galaxies: this article explores examples of emergent phenomena in nature.
Find out how a square grid and some simple rules can generate complex patterns and life-like behaviour.
Human beings are wilful and don't always act rationally. Yet, mathematical models of the behaviour of crowds are surprisingly accurate.
Should machines be allowed to make decisions that impact people's lives?
Will sophisticated algorithms one day replace mathematicians?
Find out how a little bit of maths can enable a machine to learn from experience.
A new machine learning framework provides doctors with a reliable tool to help diagnose Alzheimer's disease early.
What do we know about monkeypox, what do we not know, and what efforts are going into modelling it?
The COVID-19 emergency resulted in some amazing mathematical collaborations.
Here's a simple game at which a human can out-fox even the cleverest algorithm.
The INI is celebrating its 30th birthday. What is it and what is it do for maths and mathematicians?