Volume 50 | Number 05 | June 2017
Electricity Demand Response and Optimal Contract Theory

Electricity Demand Response and Optimal Contract Theory

One can increase the flexibility of power systems in two possible ways: acting on the generation side, or acting on the demand side.

Deep Learning Models in Finance

Deep Learning Models in Finance

Justin Sirignano applies deep learning to finance, such as trading stocks, best ask and bid prices, and loan...

Behind the Scenes of SIAM’s Prize Program

Behind the Scenes of SIAM’s Prize Program

SIAM President Nick Higham explores SIAM's Prize Program and explains the significance of prize nominations.

Letter to the Editor: Deep Learning Effects in Detroit Auto and Beyond

Letter to the Editor: Deep Learning Effects in Detroit Auto and Beyond

Al Kovacs responds to Michael Elad’s article, “Deep, Deep Trouble,” in the May issue of SIAM News.

Marching for Science

Marching for Science

On April 22, thousands of scientists gathered in Washington, D.C., and transformed Earth Day into a tribute to science.

Counting Crowds at the National Mathematics Festival

Counting Crowds at the National Mathematics Festival

The National Mathematics Festival brought a mix of education, entertainment, math, and science to Washington,...

Snapshots from Earth Day in Washington, D.C.

Snapshots from Earth Day in Washington, D.C.

On Earth Day, April 22, Washington, D.C. saw multiple events in support of math and science.

Nonsmooth Dynamical Systems in Neuroscience

Nonsmooth Dynamical Systems in Neuroscience

Large-scale models of the human brain consist of millions of individual neurons coupled into large-scale networks.

Cause and Dynamics of a Silent Epidemic: Confronting the Dropout Crisis and Keeping Children in Schools

Cause and Dynamics of a Silent Epidemic: Confronting the Dropout Crisis and Keeping Children in Schools

Anuj Mubayi describes a data-driven dynamic model to study the influence of student environment on high school...

SIAM Committee on Science Policy Discusses Priorities in Current Political Climate

SIAM Committee on Science Policy Discusses Priorities in Current Political Climate

SIAM promotes the value of applied mathematics research and ensures its application in solving real-world problems.

The Business of Hedges, Bets, and Blackjack

The Business of Hedges, Bets, and Blackjack

James Case reviews "A Man for All Markets: From Las Vegas to Wall Street, How I Beat the Dealer and the...

Foucault’s Pendulum with a Twist

Foucault’s Pendulum with a Twist

Mark Levi explains why it is well known that small-amplitude trajectories of a pendulum are approximately ellipses.

Beyond UQ: Dealing with Deep Uncertainty

Beyond UQ: Dealing with Deep Uncertainty

Hans Kaper discusses the field of deep uncertainty, which plays an important role in the development of policy and business strategy.

James H. Wilkinson Prize

James H. Wilkinson Prize

Lek-Heng Lim has been awarded the James H. Wilkinson Prize in Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing.