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Obscure Math Curiosity of the Day

The Fibonacci sequence: it's everywhere.

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Adaptive Queries

Jeremy Kun has an amusing and startling trick: pick any polynomial where the are non-negative integers and the degree, , is any positive integer you like. Kun will then ask you one at a time for the value of at … Continue reading

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A Medical Decision Tree

Back in March, I wrote about Edward Frenkel and his explanation of the purported backdoor in the Dual_EC_DRBG random number generator. I also mentioned his book Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality. Now Zygmunt Zając over at FastML … Continue reading

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