News tagged with discrete mathematics

Hungarian wins top mathematics prize

Hungarian Endre Szemeredi has won the Abel prize, considered to be the "Nobel" for mathematics, the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters announced on Wednesday.

dateMar 21, 2012 in Mathematics
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Protecting confidential data with math

Statistical databases (SDBs) are collections of data that are used to gather and analyze information from a variety of sources. The data may be derived from sales transactions, customer files, voter registrations, medical ...

dateDec 16, 2011 in Mathematics
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Unraveling the Matrix

A new way of analyzing grids of numbers known as matrices could improve signal-processing applications and data-compression schemes.

dateJul 29, 2010 in Mathematics
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