mathematics

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Daniel Mansfield and Norman Wildberger say a 3,700-year old Babylonian clay tablet is the world’s oldest and most accurate trigonometric table.

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To address the high demand for data scientists who can make discoveries and gain insights through the analysis of complex information, UNSW has launched a Bachelor of Data Science and Decisions.

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UNSW Professor Fedor Sukochev is one of three UNSW scientists elected to the Australian Academy of Science. Sukochev, Professor of Pure Mathematics with UNSW’s School of Mathematics and Statistics, is a world leader in the use of algebraic approaches to solve complex analytic problems.

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Complex human brain activity is governed by the same simple universal rule of nature that explains other phenomena such as the beautiful sound of a finely crafted violin or the spots on a leopard, UNSW scientists have found.

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The percentage of students taking intermediate or advanced mathematics at school has declined significantly. Why is this happening and why does it matter? asks Chris Tisdale.

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While we know much about the consequences of happiness, much less is known about its causes, let alone how to guarantee its appearance, writes Brock Bastion.

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The future of education will be digital, on-demand and mobile, and online mathematics resources could complement classroom teaching and inspire more high school students, writes Dr Chris Tisdell.

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UNSW will host a lecture to be delivered by one of today's leading authorities on computer science, Professor Christos H. Papadimitriou, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of the father of modern computer science, Alan Turing.

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UNSW is cementing its reputation at the head of the pack of Australia's leading universities, with a 25-year analysis showing a dramatic increase in publications and citations.

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