TEDxBinghamtonUniversity. Mathematics and sex. MATH HUMOUR. This page includes a few mathematically humourous jokes and sayings that any mathematician can appreciate!

The jokes contain something essential about mathematics and the mathematical way of thinking. Enjoy! Q: What did zero say to eight? A: Nice belt!! Q: What do you call a mathematician's bird that won't eat? Music and math: The genius of Beethoven - Natalya St. Clair. Natalya would like to acknowledge the amazing support of her friends Wendy Cho, Carolyn Meldgin, Antoinette Evans, Will McFaul, Aaron Williams, and her fantastic students and colleagues at Countryside School and Math Zoom, especially Chris Antonsen, Kim File, Harold Reiter, Jeffrey Huang, Kashyap Joshi, and Priscilla Wang.

Frequency and Music Our abilities to recognize patterns in music using sine waves help to “see” innovative ways of problem-solving. For teachers, a great introduction to teaching frequency theory can be found here ( Students might enjoy discussing the activity found in NCTM Illuminations to explore more with the mathematics of music. Fingerprint: Simulated Annealing. FA tries to explain the dependencies among the observed variables in terms of a smaller number of unobserved latent variables, or factors, without loss of information.

Statistically, the dependencies between variables are defined by the covariance. It can be used for dimensionality reduction, detecting structure in the relationships between variables, and visualization purposes. Model The FA graph model, which is a latent variable model, appears in fig. 1. Illustrated example of changing variables in double integrals - Math Insight. Properties of an example change of variables function A common change of variables in double integrals involves using the polar coordinate mapping, as illustrated at the beginning of a page of examples.

Here we illustrate another change of variables as a further demonstration of how such transformations (x,y) = \cvarf(\cvarfv,\cvarsv) map one region to another. We use the change of variables function \begin{align} (x,y) = \cvarf(\cvarfv,\cvarsv) = (\cvarfv^2-\cvarsv^2, 2\cvarfv\cvarsv). \label{transformation} \end{align} Ennui and Alacrity: January 2011. I've noticed that how cool I feel depends a great deal on how cool the people around me are.

So here's a GRAPH of it! Because I adore graphs so.Also, I realize I use 'you' to mean 'I' or 'me'. But I'm not going back and changing them. So, sorry if this doesn't apply to you, but I think you can deal with it. Evan's Space. A common misconception by students is to associate sound waves produced by a sound system with radio waves.

Signal is transmitted in the air via radio waves from the radio stations in the form of transverse waves. When sound which you hear that is produced from the speaker is sound waves which are longitudinal waves. Clifford Algebra: A visual introduction. William Kingdon Clifford Clifford Algebra, a.k.a.

Geometric Algebra, is a most extraordinary synergistic confluence of a diverse range of specialized mathematical fields, each with its own methods and formalisms, all of which find a single unified formalism under Clifford Algebra. It is a unifying language for mathematics, and a revealing language for physics. Unlike the standard vector analysis whose primitives are scalars and vectors for representing points and lines, Clifford Algebra has additional spatial primitives for representing plane and volume segments in two and three dimensions, and it can be extended to any number of higher dimensions by the same basic scheme, and they do, with remarkably useful properties. A Definitions, derivations and tricks. Paleomagnetism is famous for its use of a large number of incomprehensible acronyms.

Here we have them gathered together along with definitions and the Section numbers where they are explained in more detail. You will find here a table of physical constants and paleomagnetic parameters used in the text as well as a table listing common statistics used in paleomagnetism. After the tables, there are a few sections with useful mathematical tricks. 11.Illum. (1) Polygon silhouette - edge still polygonal (2) Perspective distortion - interpolation in screen space, rather than object space.

LED cube rotate plane. Page Not Found - Error 404. Math = Love: Point-Slope Form Foldable. Computer Graphics SoftwareUntitled. (Exploration Programs In Calculus) James Burgmeier and Larry Kost University of Vermont Go to the EPIC Order Form EPIC was designed to be useful in several ways.

For instructors, EPIC provides an environment to explore concepts and examples for presentation in the classroom. Features 1. Items (a), (b), (c), (d) and (g) are shown in the sample "EPIC Function Input screen" shown below. 2. 2D Graphs. The "EPIC screen" below shows the graphs of the two functions defined on the "EPIC screen" shown above. Notice that the graphs of discontinuous functions are drawn discontinuously - a feature frequently missing with many graphing software packages! The menu at the right of the graphs gives some idea of the options available.

The next screen shows the results of making the choice Intersection of F & G. The Calculus of History. The paper I’d assign to a calculus class if everyone shared my slightly skewed sense of intellectual fun and my excessive fondness for mathematical metaphors Forget the history of calculus. Write me a paper on the calculus of history. You won’t be the first. In War and Peace, Tolstoy compared civilization to a vast integral. Only by summing all “the individual tendencies of men,” Tolstoy wrote, “can we hope to arrive at the laws of history.” History as an integral. Or imagine history as an infinite series.

Or perhaps the sum is finite, and the human story will end abruptly.