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Topology looks for the patterns inside big data

Big data gets much attention from media, industry and government. Companies and labs generate massive amounts of data associated with everything from weather to cell phone usage to medical records, and each data set may involve hundreds of variables. ...

dateMay 18, 2015 in Mathematics
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New algorithm resolves Wi-Fi interference problems

To overcome the problem of interference between wireless networks, a doctoral student at EPFL has developed an algorithm that automatically selects the best frequency band according to the usage of neighboring ...

dateJan 23, 2015 in Telecom
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Gold 'nano-drills'

Spherical gold particles are able to 'drill' a nano-diameter tunnel in ceramic material when heated. This is an easy and attractive way to equip chips with nanopores for DNA analysis, for example. Nanotechnologists ...

dateJan 22, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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