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Tag Archives: distance
Distance between Words
Which pair is more different? keyboard  keyb`ard keyboard  keybpard keyboard  keebored Of course in mathematics we get to decide among many definitions of size and there is no “correct” answer. Just what suits the application. I can … Continue reading
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Tagged Bayesian, big data, computer, distance, letters, machine learning, Markov property, math, mathematical modelling, mathematics, maths, privacy, text mining, typing, words
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[G]eometry and number[s]…are unified by the concept of a coordinate system, which allows one to convert geometric objects to numeric ones or vice versa. … [O]ne can view the length ❘AB❘ of a line segment AB not as a number … Continue reading
Manifolds, Star Fox, and SelfversusOther
Branes, Dbranes, Mtheory, Ktheory … news articles about theoretical physics often mention “manifolds”. Manifolds are also good tools for theoretical psychology and economics. Thinking about manifolds is guaranteed to make you sexy and interesting. Fortunately, these fancy surfaces are already … Continue reading
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Tagged Albert Einstein, distance, economics, Euclidean norm, flast, general relativity, manifolds, math, mathematics, maths, metrics, norms, other, perspectives, psychology, quasimetrics, race, racism, Rene Descartes, self, Sir Isaac Newton, spacetime
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B*tchin’ six dimensional 6cube. The rainbow colours and glass panes really help this visualisation. Examples of 6dimensional things If it’s hard to envision 6 dimensions, consider this: the possible tunings of a guitar constitute a 6dimensional space. You can tune to EADGBE (standard), … Continue reading
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July 1, 2011
Tagged 4D, 6D, array, artificial life, baseball, Brownian motion, distance, financial securities, guitar, hypercube, imagination, Larry Yeager, math, mathematical modelling, mathematics, maths, measure, metric, music, NYSE, polyworld, quotient space, R, rainbow, secteract, sexteract, tesseract, Wiener process
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Noncommutative distances between industries
The distance from your house to the grocery must be the same as the distance back, but 20thcentury mathematicians speculated about circumstances where this might not be the case. Very smallscale physics is noncommutative in some ways and so is … Continue reading
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Tagged Abelian, asymmetric, asymmetry, business, business school, commutativity, distance, investment banking, marketing, math, mathematics, maths, metric, nonAbelian, noncommutative, noncommutative, PR, quantum field theory, quantum physics, quasimetric, quasimetrics, symmetric, symmetry
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“The anchovies were nowhere near the sardines and the tuna. That’s because they were near the pizza toppings. But it was only a problem because this was a threedimensional grocery store. If it had been a thirtydimensional grocery store they could … Continue reading
The Hotness Scale
One example of a total ordering ≤ is the “hotness” scale from 1–10. Because of the widespread disagreement about the meaning of the numbers, the only thing one can infer based on a man’s rating of a woman is that … Continue reading
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Tagged attraction, boys, comparable, distance, geometry, girls, hotness, LGBTQ, liking, math, mathematics, maths, measures, metric, metric spaces, metrics, norm, norms, partially ordered set, partially ordered sets, poset, posets, quantification, sex, sex appeal, sexiness, size
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