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Tasty maths
... occurring 45045 times. Unsurprisingly, the word "maths" features more highly than in normal usage, coming in at 40th place having been ...
plusadmin  18 May 2017  15:16  0 comments

Women of mathematics: Nilanjana Datta
... are not there in classical information theory. These new features can be exploited to perform certain information processing tasks much ...
Marianne  16 May 2017  14:17  0 comments

Wavelets catch Abel Prize
... blips and spikes and all sorts of other irregular features. An endlessly undulating wave is no good at localising a ...
Marianne  10 May 2017  18:32  0 comments

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

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

Science fiction, science fact: reports from the frontiers of physics
... covered in the recent FQXI essay Continuum and Discrete Features of Nature From a Canonical Science Perspective ...
Rachel  14 Nov 2016  13:39  15 comments