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Maths in a minute: Fourier series
... , published by Oxford University Press, with C. Sangwin and features in the book 50 Visions of Mathematics ed. Sam Parc. ...
Marianne  8 May 2017  10:54  1 comment

Contextuality — The most quantum thing
... Classical Newtonian mechanics is a theory that has these features. Classical particles are like rocks. They have concrete positions and ...
Marianne  4 May 2017  09:51  0 comments

Coding with linear codes (or how to avoid being eaten by crocodiles)
... School Phuket, Thailand. He has written news and features articles for the Guardian , Observer and Bangkok Post , and ...
Marianne  13 Apr 2017  16:36  1 comment

Big Data
... — or to segment the data into groups that share common features. Such information is vital in data mining and pattern recognition. ... , published by Oxford University Press, with C. Sangwin, and features in the book 50 Visions of Mathematics ed. Sam Parc. ...
Marianne  12 Apr 2017  11:31  0 comments

Maths in a minute: The bridges of Königsberg
... Once you have represented the problem in this way, its features are much easier to see. After playing around with it for a while you ...
Marianne  17 Mar 2017  10:02  1 comment

Climate change: Does it all add up?
... to look at much simpler models which incorporate significant features of climate and which can be more easily tested. One beautiful example, ... , published by Oxford University Press, with C. Sangwin and features in the book 50 Visions of Mathematics ed. Sam Parc. ...
Marianne  1 Mar 2017  15:56  2 comments

Kissing the frog: A mathematician's guide to mating
... well with the real world, then trying to figure out what features of the real world you left out. Go back to step 3. Here's ... start to get some idea of what your number is. All of these features can be, and have been, added to mathematical models. There's more ...
plusadmin  22 Feb 2017  11:10  2 comments

Elliptic cryptography
... School Phuket, Thailand. He has written news and features articles for the Guardian , Observer and Bangkok Post , and ...
Marianne  14 Feb 2017  14:25  6 comments

The golden ratio and aesthetics
... top models, Linney and his colleagues found that the facial features of the models were just as varied as those in the rest of the ...
plusadmin  9 Feb 2017  11:00  12 comments

Chaos in Numberland: The secret life of continued fractions
... ( 25 ) This has some important features. First, check that, because it is a probability distribution, if we ...
plusadmin  8 Feb 2017  15:40  6 comments