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July 29, 2014
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Hello, my name is Barrett Leslie, and I am in the final year of the Illinois Tech undergraduate AMAT program. I was chosen to be this year’s chapter representative for AN14, and I got to experience an activitypacked week, some of which I’d like to share with you. The week started for me on Monday [...]
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1:56 PM  STEMtistics: STEM facts you can use!
As summer blazes on and we move closer to our favorite time of year  backtoschool!  we here at CTEq thought that you, our fellow STEMthusiasts, might need a daily dose of awesome STEM facts to carry you into August. For that reason, we're serving up some of our favorite STEMtistics every day through next week! Tags: STEMtistics, STEM degrees, engineering, higher education, STEM & the states, minorities, women & girls, Vital Signs, computer science
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11:00 AM  July 29, 2014
Solution at the bottom of this page.Like this problem? Try our Contest Problem Book series!Curriculum Inspirations is a collection of resources for Middle and High School Math Teachers that demonstrate practical ways to engage students in the lively exploration of mathematics and mathematical thinking using problems from America’s longestrunning and most successful mathematics competition. Developed by James Tanton, these resources include Ten Problem Solving Strategy Essays and
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7:00 AM  1847
1847 is a prime number.1847 is the number of 2 x 2 x 2 Rubik's cube positions that require exactly four moves to solve.1847 is 24342 (palindromic) in base 5. It is 737 in base 16 (A029732).1847 is the sum of the first 50 nonprimes (A051349).1847 is the lower prime of a difference of 14 between consecutive primes (A031932).The first adhesive U.S. postage stamp went on sale in the year 1847. Thomas Edison was born in the year 1847 and died in the prime year 1931.Source: Prime Curios!
July 28, 2014
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The 20th Industrial Mathematical and Statistical Modeling Workshop for Graduate Students (IMSM) just wrapped up its workshop last week. The students met for 10 days and broke into five teams, working with mentors from government and industry on realworld problems. … Continue reading →
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The Hausdorff Center for Mathematics (HCM) at the University of Bonn
brings together researchers in Theoretical and Applied Mathematics, and
Mathematical Economics. In this framework, the center is looking forward
to filling up to four
W2Professorships
("Bonn Junior Fellows")
within the next few years. These are temporary positions for a period of
five years. To some of these positions, a tenuretrack option is
associated, and, in exceptional cases, a position may be tenured
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Postdoctoral Positions
The Hausdorff Center for Mathematics (HCM) at Bonn University offers
several postdoctoral positions in all fields of mathematics and
quantitative economics. The duration of these positions is 2 years.
Expected starting date is no later than October 2015. There may be an
option of extension by up to one year, depending on the availability of
funding. There are no teaching obligations but such opportunities are
provided if desired by the candidates.
Your application
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11:00 AM  July 28, 2014
Solution at the bottom of this page.Like this problem? Try our Contest Problem Book series!Curriculum Inspirations is a collection of resources for Middle and High School Math Teachers that demonstrate practical ways to engage students in the lively exploration of mathematics and mathematical thinking using problems from America’s longestrunning and most successful mathematics competition. Developed by James Tanton, these resources include Ten Problem Solving Strategy Essays and
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One postdoc opportunity at Inria in Lyon, France, to start no
later than November 1st, 2014
In the context of a FP7 KBBE European Project, BacHBerry
("BACterial Hosts for production of Bioactive phenolics from
bERRY fruits"), we are seeking for one postdoc candidate,
for one year renewable for up to two years.
The BacHBerry project is interested in the generation of
bacterial platforms for sustainable biobased production of
phenolic compounds found in berry fruits. Phenolics
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6:30 AM  2579
2579 is a prime number. It is a safe prime (A005385).2579 is the smallest prime number that can be expressed as the sum of 13 consecutive Fibonacci numbers (the fourth to the sixteenth). It is also a prime that is the difference of two Fibonacci numbers (A113188).2579 is the smallest prime that is equal to the sum of 35 consecutive primes (A070934).2579 is 40304 in base 5 (A029973).Source: Prime Curios!
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5:00 AM  Witten Receives Kyoto Prize
Edward Witten has received the 2014 Kyoto Prize in Basic Sciences from the Inamori Foundation. (Photo by Dan Komoda, courtesy of the Institute for Advanced Study.) The web site of the foundation says that Witten "has made significant contributions to theoretical physics for more than 30 years as a leader in the dramatic evolution of superstring theory. Moreover, by applying his physical intuition and mathematical skills, he has advanced mathematics, and prompted the
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5:00 AM  À la conquête du nordest
Introduction à un exposé (horspiste) de Valentin Feray sur la plus longue soussuite croissante d'une permutation aléatoire, au séminaire Mathematic Park de l'Institut Henri Poincaré.

L'IHP, une maison de science pour tous
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Piste bleue,
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Don't miss out on the latest developments in Constraint Programming:
Become a member of the Association for Constraint Programming (ACP)
Please go to http://www.a4cp.org/user/register to join.
(Membership is free)
The Association for Constraint Programming aims at promoting constraint
programming in every aspect of the scientific world, by encouraging its
theoretical and practical developments, its teaching in the academic
institutions, its adoption in the industrial world, and its
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July 27, 2014
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3:18 PM  [DMANET] NSysS 2015 Deadline Extension
Deadline Extension
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NSysS 2015
January 57, 2015
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Web: http://www.buet.ac.bd/cse/nsyss/
Submission: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=nsyss2015
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Important Dates
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Abstract submission deadline: August 9, 2014 (Extended)
Paper submission deadline: August 17, 2014 (Extended)
Notification of paper acceptance:
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====================================================================== CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: PPDP 2014 16th International Symposium on Principles and Practice of Declarative Programming Canterbury, Kent, September 810, 2014 http://userscs.au.dk/danvy/ppdp14/ colocated with LOPSTR 2014 24th International Symposium on LogicBased Program Synthesis and Transformation Canterbury, Kent, September 911, 2014
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11:27 AM  Immigration numbers
Use our data to do some analysis about the issues and changes in immigration policy and numbers. This could be a very interesting day of mathematics. Immigration.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and teacher suggestions. Immigration.docx …Read more →
July 26, 2014
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2:18 PM  [DMANET] LATA 2015: 1st call for papers
9th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE AND AUTOMATA THEORY AND APPLICATIONSLATA 2015Nice, FranceMarch 26, 2015Organized by: CNRS, I3S, UMR 7271Nice Sophia Antipolis UniversityResearch Group on Mathematical Linguistics (GRLMC)Rovira i Virgili Universityhttp://grammars.grlmc.com/lata2015/****************************************************************************************AIMS:LATA is a conference series on theoretical computer science and its applications. Following the tradition of the
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July 25, 2014
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This is to remind you that the deadline for early registration
for ALGO 2014 is approaching. Early registration for ALGO
is possible only until the end of July (local time).
ALGO is a multiconference on algorithms built around ESA
and organized every year. This year ALGO is organized in Wroclaw,
Poland in the week of 812 September.
ALGO 2014 includes ESA, WABI, IPEC, ALGOSENSORS, WAOA, MASSIVE, and ATMOS.
See http://algo2014.ii.uni.wroc.pl/index.html for more details.
Partially due to the
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3:22 PM  Emergency Department Simulator Uses Analytics to Help Administrators Make DataDriven Decisions
Emergency departments (EDs) are under growing pressure; while the number of ED visits have sharply increased, the number of EDs serving this need has actually decreased. According to a report from Rand Corporation, ED doctors are increasingly becoming the decisionmakers … Continue reading →
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1:12 PM  [DMANET] Call for Papers STACS 2015
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STACS 2015 CALL FOR PAPERS
32nd International Symposium on Theoretical Aspects of Computer Science
March 4  7, 2015, Garching near Munich, Germany
Submission Deadline: Sep 21, 2014 (23:59:59 GMT/UTC)
http://www14.in.tum.de/STACS2015
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Authors are invited to submit papers presenting original and
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12:00 PM  July 25, 2014
Solution at the bottom of this page.Like this problem? Try our Contest Problem Book series!Curriculum Inspirations is a collection of resources for Middle and High School Math Teachers that demonstrate practical ways to engage students in the lively exploration of mathematics and mathematical thinking using problems from America’s longestrunning and most successful mathematics competition. Developed by James Tanton, these resources include Ten Problem Solving Strategy Essays and
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RWTH Aachen University, Operations Research, www.or.rwthaachen.de
research associate in
mathematics, computer science, operations research
We invite applications for a position as the scientific and technical team lead in the RWTH Aachen university course timetabling project "carpe diem!". The position as research associate is paid according to German TVL E13 100%, and should be filled as soon as possible. The project duration is 1.5 years, to be extended by 2.5 more years.
Our
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11:00 AM  July 25, 2014
Solution at the bottom of this page.Like this problem? Try our Contest Problem Book series! Exercise your mind daily with a problem from the AMC8, AMC10, or AMC12, provided by Mathematical Association of America's American Mathematics Competitions.
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Our apology if you receive multiple copies of this
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CFP: 3rd Workshop on Computational Social Networks
CSoNet 2014  http://csonet14.vcu.edu/
Dec. 21, 2014, Maui, Hawaii, In conjunction with COCOA '14
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Computing in social network science has recently become one of the
central themes across mathematical science, information and
communication technology, which attracts a
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7:00 AM  7777
7777 = 7 x 11 x 101. It is a palindrome with exactly three distinct palindromic prime factors (A046409).7777 has the representation 65 + 1 (A062394). It is 100001 (palindromic) in base 6 (A029963 and A033043).7777 divides 365  1.7777 is a number that is the sum of two positive fifth powers (A003347 and A004842).7777 is a Kaprekar number (A006886).Source: OEIS
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[We apologize if you receive multiple copies of this CFP.]
16th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking
January 47 2015, Goa, India http://www.icdcn.org
Important Dates
Due date for submission: August 4th 2014 (extended)
Date for notification: September 26th 2014
Date for cameraready submission: October 15th 2014
ICDCN is a premier international conference dedicated to addressing
advances in Distributed Computing and Communication Networks, which over
the years,
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5:00 AM  Infinitifs
Cent soixantedix verbes à l'infinitif décrivant l'activité d'une mathématicienne.

Billets des habitués
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2:00 AM  Juillet, 4ème défi
Chaque semaine, un défi du calendrier mathématique 2014...

Défis du Calendrier Mathématique 2014
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July 24, 2014
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Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Mathematics,Computing and Technology, The Open UniversityWe have one fulltime PhD studentship available, to start 1st October 2014.The studentship covers fulltime fees, and includes a stipend(currently £13,726 per annum) and a £1250 annual travel allocation.Students are based oncampus in Milton Keynes, UK.Research projects are available in applied mathematics, puremathematics, history of mathematics and statistics, and can be
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4:02 PM  Alan Turing on Stage and Screen
It was a big week for Alan Turing dramatizations. On Monday, the UK and US trailers for the Turing biopic The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, were released, and on Wednesday, the 102nd anniversary of Turing’s birth, the Pet Shop … Continue reading →