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Shedding light on AI’s black boxes
A recent special issue in Science highlights the increasingly important role that artificial intelligence (AI) plays in science and society. Providing a small but compelling sample of the types of challenges AI is equipped to tackle—from aiding chemical synthesis efforts … Continue reading
Posted in Mathematics in Society, Statistics, Technology & Math
Tagged AI, Artificial Intelligence, mathematics, statistics, Technology
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False Positive vs. False Negative
A guest post by Long Nguyen: Not all results of medical tests are absolutely correct. Scientists can make mistakes when they conclude that something is true when it is actually false or that something is false when it is actually … Continue reading
OKCupid: The Math Behind Online Dating
Guest Author: Michalina Malysz “Like you use sentences to tell a person a story; you use algorithms to tell a story to a computer” (Rudder 2013). In today’s day and age, we have the world at our fingertips. The internet … Continue reading
Posted in Math in Pop Culture, Statistics, Technology & Math
Tagged Math and Dating, statistics, Videos
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Math vs. Stats: A Fight to the…Bank?
Hi there! This is my first time writing a blog post, so I hope you enjoy it! My name is Samantha Tyner, and I’m a first year grad student in Statistics at Iowa State University. I graduated from Augustana College … Continue reading
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Tagged AMS Graduate Student Blog, graduate students, mathematics, statistics, women in math
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