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April 27, 2015

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8:01 PM | CED Conference Examines the Skills Gap
The Committee for Economic Development (CED) held its Spring Policy Conference last week, offering an array of discussions, from finding stability in global debt to identifying business solutions to health care reform, and CTEq was there.Tags:  jobs & workforce
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4:34 PM | Boston Math Conference - Friday Morning
On Friday morning I was following a trail of people leading me towards the 9:30 session lead by Dan Meyer. I walked into the ballroom and it was completed packed. So I checked in next door (Ballroom A) which also had hundreds of seats, but were mostly empty. The title (Stop answering questions - countering the Google Generation) intrigued me so I sat in but still thinking I would eventually go next door (Ballroom B) for Dan’s inservice-like session about building better lessons involving […]
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2:35 PM | [DMANET] CFP: Elsevier PHYCOM Special issue on D2D-based Offloading Techniques
*CFP webpage*http://www.journals.elsevier.com/physical-communication/call-for-papers/special-issue-on-d2d-based-offloading-techniques/*Scope of the Special Issue*The Device-to-Device (D2D) communication paradigm was first proposed forcellular relaying, although it has been later proposed for a large varietyof applications, such as opportunistic routing, peer-to-peer, contentdistribution, and cellular offloading. Indeed, the recent emergence of theD2D paradigm paves the way towards improving the […]
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2:30 PM | [DMANET] --- EXTENDED DEADLINE: May 21 --- ITOR: Special Issue on "Applied combinatorial optimization"
CALL FOR PAPERS International Transactions in Operational Research Special issue on "Applied combinatorial optimization" Guest Editors: - Héctor Cancela, Universidad de la República, Uruguay - Simone Martins, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil - Antonio Mauttone, Universidad de la República, Uruguay - María E. Urquhart, Universidad de la República, Uruguay The International Transactions in Operational Research (ITOR) will publish a special issue […]
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2:15 PM | [DMANET] CIE45 - Call For Papers - Deadline for submission April 30
--------------------------------------------------------** CIE45 Call for Papers **--------------------------------------------------------The 45th International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE45)Metz, France,October 28-30, 2015.Organized by the LCOMS Lab – Université de Lorraine, Francewebsite: http://cie45.event.univ-lorraine.fr/--------------------------------------------------------** IMPORTANT DATES […]
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1:30 PM | [DMANET] AGT@IJCAI 2015: deadline extended to May 4
Due to popular demand, the deadline of the 1st Workshop on Algorithmic Game Theory at IJCAI (http://www.intelligence.tuc.gr/agt2015) has been extended to May 4. Submission site is now open at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=agtijcai2015. We remind that there will be no formal publication of workshop proceedings (but the chance to be selected for a free of charge publication in a special issue of the peer-reviewed, open-access journal "Games") . Submissions of preliminary […]
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12:53 PM | [DMANET] Fwd: CALL FOR PAPERS
---------- Forwarded message ----------From: Goldengorin, B. <b.goldengorin@rug.nl>Date: Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 12:48 PMSubject: CALL FOR PAPERSTo: dmanet-owner@zpr.uni-koeln.deCall for ManuscriptsThe following peer reviewed book "Optimization and Applications in Controland Data Science" devoted to the 80th birthday of professor Boris Polyak(see https://sites.google.com/site/polconf/ andhttp://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Zhlib28AAAAJ&hl=en ) will bepublished by Springer […]
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12:39 PM | [DMANET] ODYSSEUS 2015: program online and end of early bird registration
Sixth International Workshop on Freight Transportation and LogisticsJune 1-5 2015, Ajaccio, Corsica, Franceurl: http://odysseus2015.sciencesconf.orgcontact: odysseus2015_at_laas.fr***** Deadline for early bird registration : 30, April 2015 ********** Program is online *****Scope of workshop:This international scientific workshop, 6th in the series of ODYSSEUS meetings, follows in the footsteps of its predecessors (Crete 2000, Sicily 2003, Altea 2006, Çeşme 2009, Mykonos 2012) in […]
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11:04 AM | 'Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers'
Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers by Ian Stewart Ian Stewart is well known for his entertainingly written and illuminating expositions on mathematics and mathematically related topics. There is no doubt that he has a gift for transforming mathematically complicated concepts and ideas into plain understandable language for the novice (and even the professional mathematician).read more
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7:57 AM | [DMANET] Computational optimization final CFP
------------Call for Papers8th Workshop on Computational Optimization (WCO 2015Lodz, Poland, September 13 - 16, 2015organized in the framework of FEDERATED CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER SCIENCEAND INFORMATION SYSTEMSFedCSIS - 2015http://www.fedcsis.org/====================We invite original contributions related with both theoretical andpractical aspects of optimization methods.The list of topics includes, but is not limited to:* unconstrained and constrained optimization* combinatorial optimization* […]
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5:00 AM | American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elections - 2015
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has elected 197 new fellows and 16 foreign honorary members for 2015. Following are the new fellows whose work involves the mathematical sciences. László Babai, University of Chicago; Gérard Ben Arous, New York University; Björn Engquist, University of Texas at Austin; Igor B. Frenkel, Yale University; William P. Minicozzi II, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Jill Pipher, Brown University; and Roger M. Temam, Indiana […]
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5:00 AM | Who Wants to Be a Mathematician at Providence College
John Perino (at left with his teacher, Chris Hamre) celebrated Mathematics Awareness Month in a big way when he won $3,000 from the AMS and a TI-Nspire CX from Texas Instruments playing Who Wants to Be a Mathematician at Providence College.
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2:05 AM | Caring For The Community
As academic mathematicians, we spend a great deal of our days preforming deeds of service to the mathematical community. Editing papers, organizing workshops, contributing to open-source software initiatives. One could even argue that it is out of sheer benevolence to … Continue reading →

April 26, 2015

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6:47 PM | Young Set Theory Workshop in Jerusalem, October 25-30, 2015
On behalf of the organizers, I am happy to announce that the 8th Young Set Theory Workshop will take place October 25-30 2015, at the Israel Institute of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem. The aims of the “Young Set Theory” workshops are to bring together young researchers in the domain of set theory and give them […]
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10:44 AM | California water measurements – chains, links, and furlongs
Help your students understand what they are reading or hearing about the California drought.  Terms like acre-feet, chains, and furlongs are often used to describe the volume of the reservoirs.  Give your class a little practice and appreciation of the…Read more →
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5:00 AM | Apollonius et le traité des Coniques
Un chemin pour comprendre comment un traité scientifique de grande valeur, écrit au IIe av. J.-C., peut encore être lu aujourd'hui. - Histoire des Mathématiques / Piste bleue, featured

April 25, 2015

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10:36 AM | [DMANET] InfoSec 2015: registration deadline 3 May
********************************************************************** INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL ON INFORMATION SECURITY InfoSec 2015 Bilbao, Spain July 6-10, 2015 Organized by Deusto University Rovira i Virgili University http://grammars.grlmc.com/InfoSec2015/ ********************************************************************** --- 5th registration deadline: May 3, 2015 --- ********************************************************************** AIM: InfoSec 2015 will be a major […]

April 24, 2015

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3:56 PM | [DMANET] CFP for Workshop MetaSel-2015 of ECML/PKDD-2015
#################################################################ECML/PKDD 2015 Workshop on Meta-learning & Algorithm Selection (MetaSel)CALL FOR PAPERShttp://metasel2015.inesctec.pt/#################################################################The 2015 International Workshop on Meta-learning & Algorithm Selection(MetaSel) will be held Monday, September 7th, 2015 in Porto, co-locatedwith ECML/PKDD 2015.This workshop will provide a platform for discussing recent developments inthe […]
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8:36 AM | Information, decisions and bits
James V. Stone A brief into to bits and why they're not the same as 0s and 1s. This article is adapted from James V. Stones' recent book Information Theory: A Tutorial Introduction. read more
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2:00 AM | Avril 2015, 4ème défi
Pour la deuxième année, chaque semaine, un défi du calendrier mathématique... - Défis du Calendrier Mathématique / Carrousel
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1:28 AM | from Chris Thachuk:The 2nd International Workshop on Verification of Engineered Molecular Devices and Programs
******************************************************************************** VEMDP 2015 - 1st call for presentations The 2nd International Workshop on Verification of Engineered Molecular Devices and Programs An affiliated workshop of CAV 2015 hosted in San Francisco, USA on July 19, 2015 http://dna.caltech.edu/vemdp2015/ Submission deadline: May 17, 2015 ******************************************************************************** OVERVIEW Verification of Engineered Molecular […]

April 23, 2015

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8:33 PM | SIAM volunteers at Math Fest
Several dozen SIAM student and regular members volunteered at the National Math Festival, helping with over 20 Math Midway exhibits. SIAM members from Northern Virginia, as well as from as far as New York and Massachusetts were at the event, offering help and support.    by
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4:49 PM | [DMANET] 16th Max Planck Summer School on the Foundations of Computer Science (ADFOCS)
***************************************************************** 16th Max-Planck Summer School Advanced Course on the Foundations of Computer Science ADFOCS 2015 August 17 - 21, 2015 Saarbrücken, Germany http://www.mpi-inf.mpg.de/conference/adfocs ***************************************************************** ABOUT ADFOCS ------------ ADFOCS is an international summer school held annually at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics (MPII). It is organized as part of the activities of […]
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1:54 PM | [DMANET] PhD candidates in Informatics/Computer Science (including Algorithms) at the University of Bergen, Norway.
3 PhD candidates in Informatics/Computer Science (including Algorithms) at the University of Bergen, Norway. Benefits - great research environment - PhD in Norway is work, not study, as a consequence, more than a decent salary - Bergen is a cool place to live More about position and how to apply http://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/113292/3-research-fellows-phd-candidates-in-informatics-computer-science Do not hesitate to contact me or any other member of the Algorithms […]
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1:05 PM | [DMANET] OR 2015: SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT By Thursday 30 April
SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT By Thursday 30 April Dear Colleagues and Friends, The next international conference on Operations Research organized jointly by the Austrian (OEGOR), German (GOR), and Swiss (SVOR/ASRO) OR societies, OR 2015 will take place at the University of Vienna, Austria, 1-4 September 2015. The theme of this conference is "Optimal Decisions and Big Data", but the conference covers all directions of Operations Research. Please visit our webpages for further […]
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12:05 PM | 75th Annual Putnam Competition: MIT Takes First Place, Sets New Record
Competitors from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) at the 75th annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition swept up most of the highest scores. Not only did one of MIT’s three-person teams claim first place in the competition, but MIT now holds the record for the number of individuals ranking in the top-five highest exam scores in a single year.
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10:59 AM | [DMANET] CIAC 2015 Call for Participation
9th International Conference on Algorithms and Complexity (CIAC)May 20-22, 2015, Paris, Francehttp://www.lamsade.dauphine.fr/~ciac2015/cfp.phpThe 9th International Conference on Algorithms and Complexity isintended to provide a forum for researchers working in all aspects ofcomputational complexity and the use, design, analysis andexperimentation of efficient algorithms and data structures.Accepted papers presente original research in the following areas ofalgorithms andcomplexity: […]
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10:13 AM | NFL draft picks
Every spring, roughly 250 college football players are drafted by NFL teams through the NFL draft.  Team rosters, careers, and multi-million dollar contracts are on the line ...  This is one of the biggest days of a football players life.…Read more →
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9:34 AM | Op-Ed: Yes, Common Core adds up!
I have spent my entire career as a California elementary school teacher and mathematics specialist. Here is what I know about the Common Core standards for mathematics.
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9:12 AM | What Education Writers Are Reporting On
From Billings, MT to Brooklyn, NY, journalists, reporters and others across the country shaping the public discourse on education gathered this week in Chicago for the Education Writers Association’s 68th Annual Seminar.
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