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Quantifying “Political Islands” with Persistent Homology

Quantifying “Political Islands” with Persistent Homology

Tools from topological data analysis can help researchers examine the problem of large-scale identification of political islands.

SIAM Announces New 2020 Leadership

SIAM Announces New 2020 Leadership

Meet SIAM's new President-Elect, VP-at-Large, Secretary, and members of the Board of Trustees and Council. 

Obituary: Peter Deuflhard

Obituary: Peter Deuflhard

The Berlin mathematics community lost one of its leaders when Peter Deuflhard passed away at the age of 75.

An Algebraic Geometry Perspective on Topological Data Analysis

An Algebraic Geometry Perspective on Topological Data Analysis

Paul Breiding surveys topological data analysis from the point of view of algebraic geometry.

Topological Data Analysis of Collective Motion

Topological Data Analysis of Collective Motion

Topological data analysis describes rich classes of topological spaces that have multiple scales of resolution.

SIAM Conferences and Programs Roar into the Twenties

SIAM Conferences and Programs Roar into the Twenties

Richard Moore, SIAM’s director of Programs and Services, reflects on the success of SIAM meetings in 2019.

The Mathematics Underlying Gun Violence

The Mathematics Underlying Gun Violence

Researchers can use mathematics to study gun violence, enhance evaluation techniques, and improve data collection.

Feynman’s Flying Saucer: The Second Serving

Feynman’s Flying Saucer: The Second Serving

Mark Levi follows up on last month’s column with another explanation for Feynman’s wobbling plate.

A Special Funding Opportunity at the NSF/DMS

A Special Funding Opportunity at the NSF/DMS

The National Science Foundation has updated its request for proposals for the Algorithms for Threat Detection program.

The Threat of AI Comes from Inside the House

The Threat of AI Comes from Inside the House

Matthew Francis reviews You Look Like a Thing and I Love You by Janelle Shane.

Reflections on Big Data and Sensitivity of Results

Reflections on Big Data and Sensitivity of Results

Bob Eisenberg reacts to the recent SIAM News article about the Julia programming language in a letter to the editor.

Texas Tech University Chapter of SIAM Holds Graduate-Level Research Competition

Texas Tech University Chapter of SIAM Holds Graduate-Level Research Competition

The Texas Tech University Chapter of SIAM organized a series of talks titled “Graduate Student Research Days.”

Reward for Finding Qualified Number Theorist

Reward for Finding Qualified Number Theorist

Peter Schorer seeks help in finding a qualified number theorist to help him prepare a paper.