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5 years 35 weeks ago Utilising of linear and non-linear prediction tools for evaluation of penetration rate of Tunnel Boring Machine in hard rock condition Predicting Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) penetration rate is a crucial issue for the successful fulfilment of a mechanical tunnel project. Penetration rate depends on many factors such as intact rock properties, rock mass conditions and machine...
5 years 35 weeks ago Coiled Tube Turbodrilling: a proposed technology to optimise drilling deep hard rocks for mineral exploration The need to drill deep boreholes more efficiently for mineral exploration has raised the attention to investigate the feasibility of recent drilling technologies for such applications. The two principal methods of Reverse Circulation (RC) and...
5 years 35 weeks ago Numerical analyses of the hangingwall failure due to sublevel caving: study case The sublevel caving used in Kiirunavaara mine induces failure and subsidence of the hangingwall. Two sections of the mine were studied by means of numerical analyses. Numerical models were developed using finite element and discrete element codes....

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4 years 43 weeks ago Int. J. of Environment and Waste Management to publish expanded papers from ICEOH 2014 Expanded versions of papers presented at the International Conference of Environmental and Occupational Health (7-9 April 2014, Putra Jaya, Malaysia) will be published by the International Journal of Environment and Waste Management.
4 years 43 weeks ago Special issue published: "Learning Analytics" International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning 5(2) 2013Like diamonds in the sky: how feedback can boost the amount of available data for learning analyticsImproving academic outcomes: does participating in online discussion forums payoff?...
4 years 43 weeks ago International Journal of Wireless and Mobile Computing increases issues The International Journal of Wireless and Mobile Computing has announced that it will be increasing issues from six to eight from 2015 onwards.

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5 years 36 weeks ago Special Issue on: "Engine Combustion Optimisation and Control" Engine combustion optimisation and control plays an important role in vehicle fuel economy and emissions. Substantial progress has been made in understanding the combustion process, combustion modelling for real-time simulations and model-based...
5 years 36 weeks ago Special Issue on: "Advances in Data Mining and Its Applications" Although data mining is a relatively new term, the technology is not. Data mining is primarily used today by companies with powerful computers to sift through volumes of supermarket scanner data and analyse market research reports. It allows these...
5 years 37 weeks ago Special Issue on: "Emergent Integrative Research Strategies within Tourism Studies" The complex effects of tourism and touristic travel often require integrative, comprehensive methods to answer research questions that seek to more fully understand the tourist phenomenon. The dynamic nature of tourism systems, the surprising ways...

ScienceDaily Computers and Math News

Computers and Math News from the ScienceDaily Magazine

4 years 49 weeks ago In search of . . . time travelers Scientists couldn't find any visitors from another century, but they had a very interesting time trying. They selected search terms relating to two recent phenomena, Pope Francis and Comet ISON, and began looking for references to them before they...
4 years 49 weeks ago New social network study investigates how people use Facebook to maintain friendships New social networking research investigates how individuals use Facebook to maintain their friendships.
4 years 49 weeks ago Supercomputers join search for 'cheapium': Brute force computing used to find new materials Researchers use brute force supercomputing to identify dozens of platinum-group alloys that were previously unknown to science but could prove beneficial in a wide range of applications.

Plus Math Featured Mathematics Articles

Featured Math Articles from Plus Magazine

4 years 51 weeks ago Plus Advent Calendar Door #24: Santa's knapsack problem Santa's just putting his hat on and button up his jolly red coat when an exasperated elf runs up to him: "Santa! We've got a problem! There have been so many good children this year we can't put all the presents into your sleigh!" read more
4 years 51 weeks ago Plus Advent Calendar Door #23: Beautiful ellipses When Kepler was decorating his Christmas tree you can be sure his Christmas baubles weren't boring and round. Oh no, we're sure they would have been beautiful and elliptical! read more
4 years 51 weeks ago Plus Advent Calendar Door #22: Travelling Santa It's that time of the year again when Santa needs to think about how to deliver all those presents to the people on Earth. Unfortunately his reindeers are a bit weak this year, having suffered some severe bouts of flu, and he knows he can't ask them...

AMS Bookstore New Releases

New Releases from the American Mathematical Society

6 years 5 weeks ago Hyperbolic Partial Differential Equations and Geometric Optics Jeffrey Rauch, University of Michigan - AMS, 2012, approx. 373 pp., Hardcover, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-7291-8, List: US$64, All AMS Members: US$51.20, GSM/133 This book introduces graduate students and researchers in mathematics and the sciences to the...
6 years 5 weeks ago Mathematical Methods in Immunology Jerome K. Percus, Courant Institute of Mathematics, and Department of Physics, New York University - AMS | CIMS, 2011, 111 pp., Softcover, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-7556-8, List: US$32, All AMS Members: US$25.60, CLN/23 Any organism, to survive, must use...
6 years 5 weeks ago Invitation to Classical Analysis Peter Duren, University of Michigan - AMS, 2012, approx. 388 pp., Hardcover, ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-6932-1, List: US$74, All AMS Members: US$59.20, AMSTEXT/17 This book gives a rigorous treatment of selected topics in classical analysis, with many...

AMS Feature Column

Feature Column from the American Mathematical Society

4 years 43 weeks ago Stereographic Projection In effect, stereographic projection wraps the plane around the sphere, missing only that one point...
4 years 43 weeks ago Periods After a brief introduction to the combinatorics on words, which builds on some of the same ground that was discussed in a prior note, I will look at a remarkable theorem due to the mathematicians Herbert Wilf and Nathan Jacob Fine...
4 years 43 weeks ago The Polish Attack on Enigma II: Zygalski sheets I'll say a little bit about how the mathematics was applied to reading German messages, up until a drastic change in procedure by the Germans, and I'll say more about how the Poles recovered after this change...

AMS Contemporary Mathematics New Releases

Contemporary Mathematics New Releases from the American Mathematical Society

4 years 50 weeks ago Tropical and Non-Archimedean Geometry Omid Amini, Matthew Baker and Xander Faber, editors. American Mathematical Society | Centre de Recherches Mathematiques, 2013, CONM, volume 605, approx. 272 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4704-1021-6 (print),...
4 years 52 weeks ago Recent Advances in Real Complexity and Computation José Luis Montaña and Luis M. Pardo, editors. American Mathematical Society, 2013, CONM, volume 604, approx. 200 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8218-9150-6 (print), 978-1-4704-1409-2 (online). This volume is...
5 years 16 hours ago Women in Numbers 2: Research Directions in Number Theory Chantal David, Matilde Lalín and Michelle Manes, editors. American Mathematical Society | Centre de Recherches Mathematiques, 2013, CONM, volume 606, approx. 216 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4704-1022-3 (print...

AMS News

News from the American Mathematical Society

4 years 50 weeks ago Paul Sally, 1933-2013 Paul J. Sally, Jr., a University of Chicago mathematician best known for his tireless commitment to improving mathematics education, died on December 30, at the age of 80. Tall, bald, and wearing a black eye patch (he lost an eye to diabetes), Sally...
5 years 6 days ago 2013 Trjitzinsky Awards Eight students from seven AMS institutional members have received a total of $21,000 to help them complete their undergraduate degrees in mathematics. Read more about this year's awards.
5 years 44 weeks ago Highlights of the 2013 Joint Mathematics Meetings Read summaries and see photo slideshows of selected highlights of the 2013 Joint Mathematics Meetings held in San Diego last month---invited addresses, prizes, exhibits, Employment Center, Grad School Fair, Mathematical Art Exhibition, national Who...