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Simon Maskell is Professor of Autonomous Systems in the University of Liverpool's School of Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science

Simon Maskell is Professor of Autonomous Systems in the University of Liverpool's School of Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science

Mar 28, 2014

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As Opening Day rapidly approaches for most Major League Baseball teams, NJIT Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences Bruce Bukiet has prepared his annual MLB projections for the upcoming season. And, ...

Mar 27, 2014

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Russian mathematician Yakov Sinai won the prestigious Abel mathematics prize for his work in dynamical systems and mathematical physics, the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters said Wednesday.

Mar 26, 2014

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(Phys.org) —As the annual NCAA men's basketball tournament—commonly known as "March Madness"—ramps up, fans wonder if their team will be included in the tournament and, if so, where they will be seeded.

Mar 21, 2014

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In a paper published last November in Multiscale Modeling and Simulation: A SIAM Interdisciplinary Journal, authors Henri Berestycki, Nancy Rodríguez, and Lenya Ryzhik show that the assumption of a population's natural tenden ...

Mar 19, 2014

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Almost anyone with a camera or smartphone is sure to have noticed that taking pictures in bright conditions, such as a sunny day, can cause a loss of highlight details (or overexposure) in bright regions and a loss of shadow ...

Mar 19, 2014

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(Phys.org) —Back in the early 2000s, Ed Feng was a Ph.D. student at Stanford studying chemical engineering. At the time, he never thought that his research on the dynamics of liquids using statistical physics ...

The number pi (π = 3.14159265358979323846…), unique among the pantheon of mathematical constants, captures the fascination of the public and professional mathematicians. Three years ago one of the authors ...

Mar 14, 2014

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We live in a three-dimensional world. Despite the many benefits this presents, it also makes for a complicated math problem, according to Northeastern associate professor of mathematics Ivan Loseu. The best ...

Mar 12, 2014

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How will science address the challenges of the future? In collaboration with Australia's chief scientist Ian Chubb, we're asking how each science discipline will contribute to Australia now and in the fu ...

Mar 11, 2014

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The strength of the team—not the promise of a close contest—is the biggest draw to crowds in international cricket, new research has found.

Mar 06, 2014

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In a paper published in December in the SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, authors Li-Tien Cheng, Bin Dong, Chunhua Men, Xun Jia, and Steve Jiang propose a method to optimize radiation therapy treatments in cancer patien ...

Mar 05, 2014

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A team of researchers at the University of Michigan has used computational and analytical analysis to find the maximum packing density of 55,000 uniquely shaped particles. In their paper published in the ...

In a collaboration with Meadowhall Shopping Centre, students from the University's Maths Society (SUMS) developed, trialled and tested a formula which enables pancake-lovers across the world to rustle-up ...

Mar 04, 2014

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Last October, the Detroit Tigers won the first game of the American League Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox; the Tigers led the second game, 5-1, going into the eighth inning in Boston's Fenway ...

Feb 28, 2014

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