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# Category Archives: Around mathematics

## Q-Index

Ok, we all know about h-index nowadays. Here is another index, which, according to the authors of this paper [1], published in Science, measures individual scientific impact. This is now Q-index, which not only predicts h-index and cumulative citations, but … Continue reading

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## History of solving PDE

A nice review with a lot of interesting details: Partial Differential Equations in the 20th Century by Brezis and Browder

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## A review about progress in dynamical systems

NINETY PLUS THIRTY YEARS OF NONLINEAR DYNAMICS: LESS IS MORE AND MORE IS DIFFERENT I review the early (1885–1975) and more recent history of dynamical systems theory, identifying key principles and themes, including those of dimension reduction, normal form transformation and unfolding of degenerate … Continue reading

## Can One Explain Schemes to a Biologist?

An interesting blog post in n-Category cafe: post

## Diversity and mathematics

“Diversity” has become an important concept in the modern university, affecting admissions, faculty hiring, and administrative appointments. In the paper “Groups of diverse problem solvers can outperform groups of high-ability problem solvers” [1], L. Hong and S. Page claim to … Continue reading