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Monthly Archives: December 2015
Most Popular Posts of 2015
WordPress provides detailed statistics on views of posts. These are the five mostviewed posts published on thus blog in 2015. The Rise of Mixed Precision Arithmetic (October). Programming Languages: An Applied Mathematics View (September). The Princeton Companion to Applied Mathematics … Continue reading
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Publication Peculiarities: Author Lists
Continuing my series of posts on publication peculiarities, I turn to author lists with interesting features. Repeated Surnames We are looking for authors who share the same surnames and preferably are not related. It would be hard to beat Allen … Continue reading
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Three BibTeX Tips
BibTeX is an important part of my workflow in writing papers and books. Here are three tips for getting the most out of it. 1. DOI and URL Links from Bibliography Entries A digital object identifier (DOI) provides a persistent … Continue reading
Mathematics at the Victoria University of Manchester
The Victoria University of Manchester (VUM) merged with the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) in 2004 to form The University of Manchester. The two former Departments of Mathematics joined together to form the School of Mathematics. … Continue reading
Applied Mathematics Workflow
This blog, which is almost three years old, is titled “Applied mathematics, software and workflow”. Workflow refers to everything involved in a research activity except the actual research. It’s about how to do many different things: edit and typeset a … Continue reading
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Publication Peculiarities: Acknowledgements
It is always interesting to look at the acknowledgements section of a paper, if one is present, in the hope of finding something (often unintentionally) humorous or unexpected. Here are some that I’ve collected, all from published mathematics papers. Faulty … Continue reading
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