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algebra workshop snip 00:05:00

Algebra Workshop in Spanish

by Christina Amrhein
Algebra Workshop in Spanish
for All ages,
Workshops | All ages | 3 years ago | 916 views
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Curious mathematics 01:26:00

Curious maths: finding the solution

by Various
Curious maths: finding the solution
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 687 views
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Unsolved problems in mathematics have intrigued us for centuries. It took over 350 years for anyone to provide a proof for Fermat's Last Theorem, considered by many as the most notorious problem in the history of mathematics, and no one has yet offer....

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Curious maths: finding the solution 01:26:00

Curious maths: finding the solution

by Various
Curious maths: finding the solution
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 732 views
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Unsolved problems in mathematics have intrigued us for centuries. It took over 350 years for anyone to provide a proof for FermatÕs Last Theorem, considered by many as the most notorious problem in the history of mathematics, and no one has yet offe....

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RS Du Sautoy secret 01:00:00

The secret mathematicians

by Marcus du Sautoy
The secret mathematicians
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1074 views
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Artists are constantly on the hunt for interesting new structures to frame their creative process. From composers to painters, writers to choreographers, the mathematician's palette of shapes, patterns and numbers has proved a powerful inspiration.

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Yokohama SIMC 00:13:00

Singapore International Mathematics Challenge 2012

by Chin Kah Wuy
Singapore International Mathematics Challenge 2012
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1860 views
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We joined SIMC 2012 and won the commendation award. In this presentation, we showed our original theories that we had solved with mathematics problems. We also told what we had learned through the competition. It was not only about the problems....

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RS Green 01:03:00

Looking for patterns in the prime numbers

by Ben Green
Looking for patterns in the prime numbers
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 996 views
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The prime numbers 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17... are those whole numbers with no factors, numbers that divide evenly into larger numbers, other than themselves and 1. They are the building blocks of arithmetic and have fascinated mathematicians for millen....

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RS Strominger 01:09:00

The edges of the universe: black holes, horizons and strings

by Andrew Strominger
The edges of the universe: black holes, horizons and strings
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 945 views
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The visible universe has edges, known as event horizons, which surround a black hole or a region of space speeding away faster than light.  Event horizons are governed by a strikingly simple set of quantum laws which imply that black holes are at on....

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Hammack queue 00:04:00

Queueing theory

by Bill Hammack
Queueing theory
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 4464 views
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Bill introduces queueing theory and uses it to design the most efficient check out line

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Wilson r 00:57:00

Henry Briggs’ 400 years of geometry at Gresham College

by Robin Wilson
Henry Briggs’ 400 years of geometry at Gresham College
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1048 views
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Henry Briggs was the first Gresham Professor of Geometry. In this lecture he describes the College's early days, and surveys the history of the Geometry Chair over the succeeding 400 years.

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Wilson r - pi2 00:55:00

The Story of pi

by Robin Wilson
The Story of pi
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 770 views
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The 'circle number' pi has fascinated people for thousands of years. Who first called it pi? who had it engraved on their tombstone? who tried to pass a law declaring it to be 3.2? how can we find pi by tossing needles? and can one square the circle?

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Chayes 00:45:00

The Mathematics of Web science.

by Jennifer Chayes
The Mathematics of Web science.
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 780 views
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The Web and associated technological and social networks provide both mathematical challenges and opportunities. How do we model the evolution of these networks taking into account both observed features and incentives?

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Karger 00:46:00

Enhancing communication and structured data on the Web

by David Karger
Enhancing communication and structured data on the Web
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 998 views
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Rigid interfaces force people to present or look at information the wrong way. We need a new generation of flexible Web tools that help people gather the information they want from wherever it is, organize it however they like, create the interaction....

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Kermarrec 00:44:00

Towards a decentralised and personalised Web

by Anne-Marie Kermarrec
Towards a decentralised and personalised Web
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 770 views
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Social networks and collaborative tagging systems have taken off at an unexpected scale and speed. Pretty much everyone now generates Web content. This represents a revolution in usage and a great opportunity to leverage collaborative knowledge to en....

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Barabasi 00:34:00

Visit our website The structure of the Web

by Albert-Laszlo Barabasi
Visit our website The structure of the Web
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 809 views
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Systems as diverse as the World Wide Web, Internet or the cell are described by highly interconnected networks with amazingly complex topology. Recent studies indicate that these networks are the result of self-organizing processes governed by simple....

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Mackay 01:06:00

Information theory meets writing

by David MacKay
Information theory meets writing
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 894 views
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Professor MacKay talks about Dasher, and other communication systems designed using information theory; especially communication systems aimed at disabled people.

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Wilson r - e 01:10:00

The Story of e

by Robin Wilson
The Story of e
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 775 views
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What do we mean by exponential growth? how quickly does your bank balance grow? how quickly does a cup of tea cool, or radium decay? what shape is a washing line? and what is the link with Gresham College?

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Stewart 01:03:00

Mathematical curiosities and treasures.

by Ian Stewart
Mathematical curiosities and treasures.
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 5196 views
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Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities, a surprise Christmas bestseller, is now accompanied by his Hoard of Mathematical Treasures. Both books are mathematical miscellanies for the general public, ranging from one-liners to mini-essa....

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Keating 00:17:00

Complex Quantum Systems and Number Theory

by Jonathan Keating
Complex Quantum Systems and Number Theory
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1088 views
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The last few years have seen the emergence of remarkable connections between fluctuation statistics in complex quantum systems and some long-standing and important problems in number theory, such as the distribution of the primes. They are still myst....

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du Sautoy 01:02:00

Finding Moonshine: A Mathematician’s journey.

by Marcus du Sautoy
Finding Moonshine: A Mathematician’s journey.
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1072 views
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Symmetry is all around us. Our eyes and minds are drawn to symmetrical objects, from the sphere to the swastika, from the pyramid to the pentagon. Of fundamental significance to the way we interpret the world around us, this unique phenomenon indicat....

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Murray 01:06:00

Mathematics in the real world: From brain tumours to saving marriages

by James Murray
Mathematics in the real world: From brain tumours to saving marriages
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1043 views
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Practical mathematical models are becoming an accepted part of most medical and scientific disciplines. A few of the more unlikely applications are justifying intertribal warfare, the benefits of cannibalism, how the leopard gets its spots and demons....

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Geogebra

by Geogebra
Geogebra
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1009 views
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GeoGebra is dynamic mathematics software for all levels of education that joins arithmetic, geometry, algebra and calculus. It offers multiple representations of objects in its graphics, algebra, and spreadsheet views that are all dynamically linked.....

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Blumsack 00:25:00

The Seven Hat Problem and Error Correcting Codes

by Steve Blumsack
The Seven Hat Problem and Error Correcting Codes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 721 views
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The power of mathematical notation and reasoning is exploited to relate a famous recreational mathematics problem (hat problem) with an important method for sending and receiving messages that have a small percentage of errors (Hamming codes). The pr....

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Hoffman erdos 00:53:00

The Man Who Loved Only Numbers – Paul Erdös

by Paul Hoffman
The Man Who Loved Only Numbers – Paul Erdös
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 3499 views
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An introduction to the life and style of the amazing Paul Erdös.  Paul Hoffman describes the life of Erdös in an intimate and entertaining glimpse into the global world of mathematics. Erdös was unusual not only intellectually but also in the way....

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Taylor 1 01:00:00

All about conic sections

by Keith Taylor
All about conic sections
for 14-19 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 5747 views
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This is a fully interactive program allowing many useful ways of investigating conic sections both visually and algebraically. It comes with a full set of explanatory notes for both teacher and pupil.

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