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38 blogs about Mathematics. Page 2 of 2.

  1. Live Free or Dichotomize
    By Lucy D’Agostino McGowan, Nick Strayer. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Visual Diagnostic Tools for Causal Inference
    Here we are going to look at several diagnostic plots are helpful when attempting to answer a causal question. They can be used to visualize the target population, balance, and treatment effect heterogeneity. Setup I’ve …
    By Lucy D'Agostino McGowan, 2,899 words
  2. Luca Marx
    automata theory, finite state machines, quantum mechanics, category theory, software development. 🇮🇹 More info

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    Regular Expressions & Brzozowski Algorithm
    Regular expressions are an algebraic notation to describe regular languages. They can be converted into minimal deterministic finite automata with the elegant Brzozowski algorithm.
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  3. Mathspp Blog
    A blog dedicated to mathematics and programming! By Rodrigo Girão Serrão. 🇵🇹 More info

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    TIL #095 – better test parametrisation in pytest
    Today I learned how to use named tuples to improve readability and flexibility of test parametrisations in pytest. Better test parametrisation in pytest Today I attended a pytest tutorial at PyCon DE 2024 and I …
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  4. MixedMath: Blog
    I study mathematics. My research falls mostly inside number theory, arithmetic geometry, cryptography, and computation. By David Lowry-Duda. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Another year, another TeXLive reinstallation
    Every year, TeX Live updates in a breaking way. This year it was on 13 March 2024. I don't notice until I need to do something somewhat uncommon with my TeX distribution, such as compiling …
    By David Lowry-Duda, 1,090 words
  5. M-Phi
    A blog dedicated to mathematical philosophy. By Richard Pettigrew. 🇬🇧 More info

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    On contractualism, reasonable compromise, and the source of priority for the worst-off
    Different policies introduced by a social planner, whether the government of a country or the head of an institution, lead to situations in which different peoples' lives go better or worse. That is, in the …
    By Richard Pettigrew, 3,271 words
  6. The n-Category Café
    A group blog on math, physics and philosophy. More info

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    Moving On From Kent
    Was it really seventeen years ago that John broke the news on this blog that I had finally landed a permanent academic job? That was a long wait – I’d had twelve years of temporary …
    By david, 184 words
  7. Not awful and boring ideas for teaching statistics
    By Jess Hartnett. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Deer car accident data from State Farm
    We should teach with data sets representing ALL of our students. Why? You never know what example will stick in a student's head. One way to get information to stick in is by employing the …
    By Jessica Hartnett, 271 words
  8. Persiflage
    Galois Representations and more! 🇺🇸 More info

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    Midlife crisis
    Plein Air is certainly the best cafe in Hyde Park. (Arguably Build Coffee is fine as well, but they are only open about 5 hours a week.) But it is also true to say that …
    By Persiflage, 46 words
  9. Peter Cameron's Blog
    always busy counting, doubting every figured guess . . . 🇬🇧 More info

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    Ischia group theory conference 2024
    The island of Ischia, about a 45-minute hydrofoil ride from Napoli, is rich in history. The museum has a Homeric drinking cup with an inscription in ancient Greek from the 8th century BCE. At the …
    By Peter Cameron, 511 words
  10. Pieter Belmans — blog
    My mathematical interests are in algebraic geometry, noncommutative algebra and higher structures. 🇱🇺 More info

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    New paper: On decompositions for Fano schemes of intersections of two quadrics
    I'm really happy to announce that we have a new paper on the arXiv: On decompositions for Fano schemes of intersections of two quadrics. The we here refers to my coauthors Jishnu Bose, Sarah Frei, …
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  11. Quomodocumque
    Math, Madison, food, the Orioles, books, my kids. By Jordan S. Ellenberg. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Road trip to totality 2024
    The last time we did this it was so magnificent that I said, on the spot, “see you again in 2024,” and seven years didn’t dim my wish to see the sun wink out again. …
    By JSE, 728 words
  12. Sharon Lohr — Blog
    Sharon Lohr researches and writes about statistics: where they come from, how to interpret them, and how to tell the good statistics from the bad. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Does Asphalt Art Improve Traffic Safety?
    The safety statistics presented at a recent Tempe, AZ neighborhood meeting sounded impressive. The speaker was proposing “asphalt art” — painting designs on the intersection and crosswalks as in Figure 1 — for a neighborhood …
    By Sharon Lohr, 2,850 words
  13. Stats Chat
    'Statistical thinking will one day be as necessary for efficient citizenship as the ability to read and write.' - H.G. Wells. 🇳🇿 More info

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    United Rugby Championship Predictions for Week 15
    Team Ratings for Week 15 The basic method is described on my Department home page. Here are the team ratings prior to this week’s games, along with the ratings at the start of the season. …
    By David Scott, 364 words
  14. Tanya Khovanova's Math Blog
    Mathematics, applications of mathematics to life in general, and my life as a mathematician. More info

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    Jokes from the Audience
    I gave a short talk about my favorite math jokes at G4G15. G4G stands for the Gathering for Gardner, my favorite conference. Here is a joke about Heisenberg from my talk. * * * Heisenberg …
    By tanyakh, 203 words
  15. What's new
    Updates on my research and expository papers, discussion of open problems, and other maths-related topics. By Terence Tao. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Two announcements: AI for Math resources, and erdosproblems.com
    This post contains two unrelated announcements. Firstly, I would like to promote a useful list of resources for AI in Mathematics, that was initiated by Talia Ringer (with the crowdsourced assistance of many others) during …
    By Terence Tao, 592 words
  16. Xena
    Mathematicians learning Lean by doing. By Kevin Buzzard. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Lean in 2024
    A huge amount happened in the Lean theorem prover community in 2023; this blog post looks back at some of these events, plus some of what we have to look forward to in 2024. Modern …
    By xenaproject, 1,780 words
  17. Xi'an's Og
    an attempt at bloggin, nothing more... 🇫🇷 🇬🇧 More info

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    a journal of the conquest, war, [snow] famine, and death year
    Read yet another novelette by Aliette de Bodard, The citadel of weeping pearls, set in the same universe of a Viêt Nam inspired galactic civilisation, which proved somewhat equal to the previous ones, with the …
    By xi'an, 306 words
  18. Yuling Yao's Blog
    Bayesian Statistics, Machine Learning. 🇺🇸 More info

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    My five stages of grief
    And It is official: I will not have an academia job. Stage 1: a suspicious insider joke During the middle of March, I realized that I had not heard back from any schools I had …
    By Yuling Yao, 658 words