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Explained: Regression analysis

(PhysOrg.com) -- Regression analysis. It sounds like a part of Freudian psychology. In reality, a regression is a seemingly ubiquitous statistical tool appearing in legions of scientific papers, and regression ...

dateMar 16, 2010 in Mathematics
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The reason we lose at games

If you have ever wondered why you never seem to win at skill-based games such as poker or chess, there might be a very good reason. Writing in PNAS, a University of Manchester physicist has discovered that some games are si ...

dateJan 07, 2013 in Mathematics
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Hunting the elusive L-function

(PhysOrg.com) -- There was a lot of excitement last month about ‘L-functions’. A PhD student in the Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol, Ce Bian, in collaboration with his supervisor, Dr Andrew ...

dateAug 06, 2008 in Mathematics
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