mathematics

‘Modeling The Melt’ At ICERM

(4.27) The Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics (ICERM) presents a lecture by Ken Golden titled “Modeling the Melt.” Golden, who is often described as the “Indiana Jones of Mathematics,” will discuss how the precipitous loss of Arctic sea ice has far outpaced expert predictions. This man keeps pretty heady company. In 2014, […]

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‘The Mathematics Of Crime’ — Public Lecture

(11.20) The Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics (ICERM) presents a lecture by Dr. Andrea Bertozzi titled “The Mathematics of Crime.” Bertozzi will discuss her participation in developing a “predictive policing” program that alerts officials to districts with the highest probability of a crime taking place. Law enforcement agencies across the country have

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Who Needs Mushrooms When You’ve Got Math

Brown University has received an award of $15.5 million from the National Science Foundation for the purpose of creating a mathematics research institute, the eighth of its kind in the country. The Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics will be located on South Main Street and will be headed by mathematics professor Jill

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