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  1. Generalizations of Kochen and Specker's theorem and the effectiveness of Gleason's theorem

    ... E Pitowsky, I Journal:  Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B - Studies in History and Philosophy of ... Similar compactness arguments lead to stronger results about finite sets of rays in Hilbert space, which we also prove by a direct ...

    publications_manager - 2017-10-26 17:30

  2. [Life expectancy, strenuous work and pension system's fairness. First evidence from the Work Histories Italian Panel].

    ... the differentials in life expectancy by income and work history in Italy during the 2000's, in order to evaluate the level of actuarial ... in the private sector, retired between 1985 and 2003 (about 63,000 people), whose work history and income since 1985 is registered in ...

    publications_manager - 2017-07-30 17:30

  3. Privacy possible even in a world of spies and mistrust

    ... Renato Renner of ETH Zurich, explore what physics tells us about keeping our secrets secret.In the history of secret communication, the efforts of code-makers have been matched ...

    lumbard - 2014-09-02 14:52

  4. Andrew Wiles awarded the Abel Prize

    ... since 2003. It carries a cash award of NOK 6,000,000 (about EUR 600,000 or USD 700,000). Andrew J. Wiles is one of very few ... and long-running, unsolved problem in the subject’s history. Wiles’ proof was not only the high point of his career – and ...

    lumbard - 2016-06-01 09:38

  5. Understanding networks - from social media to rabbit warrens

    ... A booklet about networks literacy developed by Mason Porter, Fellow of Somerville College ... to see students studying various subjects - languages, history, social phenomena, biological organisms, engineered products, the ...

    lumbard - 2015-11-13 12:51

  6. Mathematics and Politics: The International Congresses of Mathematicians

    ... Hollings is Departmental Lecturer in Mathematics and its History, and Clifford Norton Senior Research Fellow in the History of Mathematics at The Queen's College. More about the relations between the mathematicians of the East and the West can be ...

    lumbard - 2017-02-21 18:03

  7. Friday@4 next week (with free pizza)

    ... to know how much to order.) Laura Capuano will talk about  Pell equations and continued fractions in number theory : "The classical Pell equation has an extraordinary long history and it is very useful in many different areas of number theory. For ...

    neale - 2017-11-02 14:44

  8. IDR -- A New Class of Krylov Subspace Solvers: Benefits and Drawbacks

    26 May 2011 14:00 This talk is about the Induced Dimension Reduction (IDR) methods developed by Peter ... and, more recently, Martin van Gijzen. We sketch the history, outline the underlying principle, and give a few details about different points of view on this class of Krylov subspace methods. If ...

    webmaster - 2011-05-19 09:35

  9. "A mathematical equilibrium model for insider trading in finance"

    ... in finance is called an insider if she (or he) knows more about the prices in the market than can be obtained from the market history itself. This is the case if, for example, the trader knows something ...

    wilcox - 2008-02-05 10:09

  10. New mathematics

    ... to study and discover?  One great revolution in the history of mathematics was the 19th century discovery of strange non-Euclidean ... that there are true statements which cannot be proved, even about everyday whole numbers. This problem arose from a list of 23 (then ...

    cottonbarrat - 2016-06-20 12:12

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