News tagged with mathematical analysis

A math-based model for deep-water oil drilling

Oil well control is one of the most important processes during drilling operations. In deepwater drilling, controlling pressure in the oil well is crucial, as excessive pressures in the drilled hole can result in blowouts, ...

dateAug 25, 2011 in Mathematics
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Less is more in the fight against terrorism

Terrorist networks are complex. Now, a mathematical analysis of their properties published this month in the International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations, suggests that the best way to fight them is to isolate ...

dateSep 17, 2010 in Mathematics
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NJIT prof names baseball winners

With pitchers and catchers having recently reported to spring training, once again Bruce Bukiet, an associate professor at NJIT, has applied mathematical analysis to compute the number of games that Major League Baseball ...

dateMar 09, 2010 in Mathematics
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