Math, Data Science, and Cognitive Reading for 10/27/2015

ISSAC 2016 – International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation “The International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation (ISSAC) is the premier conference for research in symbolic computation and computer algebra. ISSAC 2016 will be the 41st meeting in the series, which started in 1966 and has been held annually…

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Math and Data Science Reading for 09/08/2015

Fields Institute – East Coast Computer Algebra Day “The East Coast Computer Algebra Day (ECCAD) is a one-day meeting for those interested in computer algebra and symbolic mathematical computation. It provides opportunities to learn and to share new results and current work in progress. The schedule includes invited speakers along…

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Daily Math and Data Science Reading for 05/07/2015

The Top 5 Challenges Facing Big Data Startups Today “But as attractive as the big data space is, it can be a tricky sector for new entrepreneurs. Consider that 66 percent of all startups fail within the first 12 months. Though big data businesses may feel confident that they’re entering…

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Daily Math and Data Science Reading for 05/02/2015

Rise Of The Quants – Again | TechCrunch “Taking advantage of these opportunities isn’t easy. It requires a tight interlock between knowing the business problem worth tackling and the technical skills to actually tackle them – data, technology and algorithms.” tags: m quants SymPy “SymPy is a Python library for…

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My annotated programming language history

I’ve been coding, a.k.a programming, since I was 15 years old. Since then I’ve used many programming languages. Some of them have been for work, some have been for fun. I mean, really, who hasn’t done some programing while on vacation? Somewhat chronologically, here are many of the languages I’ve…

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Conference: ISSAC 2013

This conference is included in my list of Upcoming Events and Conferences. “The International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation is the premier conference for research in symbolic computation and computer algebra. ISSAC 2013 is the 38th meeting in the series. The conference traditionally presents a range of invited speakers,…

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Math software in the age of the iPad and other tablets

Will the next generation of tablets lead to new and better user interfaces for mathematical software? Will this encourage the use of tablets in education? Back in the 80s and 90s I was a member of the Mathematical Sciences Department in IBM Research in Yorktown Heights, NY. Under the leadership…

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