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Looking for a job in data science, visualization, or statistics? There are openings on the board. Business Intelligence Analyst for …...
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When news breaks, maps often accompany stories (or the maps are the story), and cartographers and graphics people have to …Tags: New York Times, Wired...
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George Murphy visualized the results of this year's skateboarding tournament Battle at the Berrics 7. Even if you don't like …Tags: skateboard, sports...
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It’s harder than you think William Kahan is a numerical analyst and an expert on all things about floating point numbers. He won the 1989 Turing award for his pioneering work on how to implement floating point computations correctly. He has also been a tireless advocate for the care needed to avoid insidious numerical bugs, […]...
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For Martin Gardner’s 100th birthday Global Science source Martin Gardner introduced many including myself to the joys of Discrete Mathematics. His glorious monthly column “Mathematical Games” for Scientific American included some continuous mathematics too, of course; one could say it was on “Concrete Mathematics.” However, I conjecture—based on a quick flip of ...
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Factoring, factoring, the whole day through, keeps on my mind—apologies to Hoagy Carmichael and Stuart Gorrell Waterloo Mathematics source Michael Rubinstein is an expert on number theory, who is on the faculty of the University of Waterloo. He is one of the organizers of a 61-birthday symposium being held December 15–19 in Princeton for my […]...
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Our own Ken joins the team for TEDx Adrienne Bermingham is the manager of this year’s TEDx Buffalo event, which will be held this Tuesday at the Montante Center of Canisius College in downtown Buffalo. Today I wish to proudly announce that our own Ken Regan is one of the presenters at this year’s event. […]...
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Applying deep number theory to algorithms FullWiki source Alan Baker won the Fields Medal in 1970 for his work on algebraic and transcendental numbers. He greatly extended a theorem of Aleksandr Gelfond and Theodor Schneider which had solved the seventh problem on David Hilbert’s famous list. Baker’s extension says that if are algebraic numbers other […]...
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(This is a guest post by MohammadTaghi Hajiaghayi. His name is not a typo- the first name really is MohammadTaghi.) Due to our belief in the lack of transparency and well-defined measures in methods used by U.S News to rank CS departments in theoretical computer science (and in general), my PhD. student Saeed Seddighin and I have worked for several months to provide a ranking based on a real and m...
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Customizing your charts doesn't have to be a time-intensive process. With just a teeny bit more effort, you can get something that fits your needs.Tags: custom, default, R...
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