### Researchers document new approach to dealing with uncertainties in mathematical models

Mathematical models are used to predict just about everything from traffic and weather to plant metabolism and industrial biotechnology.

Mathematical models are used to predict just about everything from traffic and weather to plant metabolism and industrial biotechnology.

Feb 22, 2016
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Zipf's law in its simplest form, as formulated in the thirties by American linguist George Kingsley Zipf, states surprisingly that the most frequently occurring word in a text appears twice as often as the next most frequent ...

Feb 22, 2016
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If you're thinking of creating a massive conspiracy, you may be better scaling back your plans, according to an Oxford University researcher.

Jan 26, 2016
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James Joyce, Julio Cortazar, Marcel Proust, Henryk Sienkiewicz and Umberto Eco. Regardless of the language they were working in, some of the world's greatest writers appear to be, in some respects, constructing fractals. ...

Jan 26, 2016
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Lottery officials have announced the Powerball jackpot has reached a record-smashing $1.5 billion. That has sent fortune-seeking Americans to gas stations and grocery stores in droves to try their luck. Unfortunately, the ...

Jan 13, 2016
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The old adage that says "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is" has finally been put to the test – mathematically – in research led by the University of Adelaide.

Jan 12, 2016
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(Phys.org)—If you are rather fussy about making sure the pizza you order and share is conventionally (properly) cut into triangles, you may want to avoid having pizza-theory mathematicians presiding over the knife-cutting. ...

What can mathematical modeling teach us about the micrometeorology of the southern Amazonian 'transitional' forest? Quite a lot, it turns out. This particular forest is located between the rain forest of the Amazon Basin ...

Dec 29, 2015
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Mathematics is often implemented in healthcare and medical research. From health management to the bio-pharmaceutical fields, math modeling can be used to predict the spread of diseases, how to prevent epidemics and so much ...

Dec 23, 2015
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According to Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory, if someone is buying you a Christmas gift then the "essence of the custom is that I now have to go out and purchase for you a gift of commensurate value and representing the ...

Dec 21, 2015
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