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# Category: applied mathematics

## Do Machines Think? Reflections 20 Years After Kasparov’s Defeat

Just 20 years ago, an event occurred that marked an important milestone in artificial intelligence. In May 1997, for the first time, a reigning world

## Monte Carlo Methods, where Math and Chance Meet

Can chance play a role in a mathematical calculation? At first glance, it seems the answer is no. We usually think that a mathematical algorithm

## Introduction to Wavelets and Their Applications

Wavelets are a powerful mathematical tool, used in recent years in many applications. For example, wavelets play a fundamental role in defining the JPEG-2000 and