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Tag Archives: University of California Berkeley

CELEBRATING TWO VERY SPECIAL MATHEMATICIANS

MATHEMATICIANS MARINA Ratner and Maryam Mirzakhani passed away within a week of each other, on July 7 and July 14, 2017, respectively. That they were successful women in a predominately … Continue reading

July 28, 2017 · 3 Comments

BERKS AND CLERKS

“BERK! BERK!” says the Old English Sheepdog, about which I am delighted to share an insight from Kristine B. Loland’s analysis of the breed: “If they think you are unclear, … Continue reading

December 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS GET EVEN SMARTER

ROBOTS ARE getting closer to achieving human-like dexterity. Computers are improving in recognition of speech and writing. Many of these advances are attributable to artificial neural networks, ANN, for short. … Continue reading

May 23, 2015 · Leave a comment