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Mathematics

Homotopy

06/10/2015

“Homotopy types are used to classify the essential features of an object. The letters A, R and Q all have one hole, and so are the same homotopy type. The letters C, X and K are also of the same homotopy type, as they can all transform into a line.” Source: Univalent Foundations Redefines Mathematics Read More

Math That Swings

01/03/2015

Via Nautilus, “Rhythm’s the Thing“: A 2013 recipient of a MacArthur Foundation ‘genius’ grant, [Vijay Iyer] is versed in seeing the world through the lens of science. Iyer’s Yale undergraduate degree in math and physics paved the way to his Ph.D. in technology and the arts at the University of California, Berkeley. His dissertation explores Read More