# math

## 10/14/12 Gil's LotD: Statistics and R

http://ipsur.org/ An introductory textbook to statistics and the R programming language.

## 4/28/12 Gil's LotD: Math books

http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Mathematics_%28Bookshelf%29 Project Gutenberg has started typesetting out-of-print math books in LaTeX.

## 10/29/11 Gil's LotD: Battleship

http://thevirtuosi.blogspot.com/2011/10/linear-theory-of-battleship.html A look at a system that estimates the probability of ship placements in Battleship.

## 10/6/11 Gil's LotD: Furniture arrangement

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vlDoSv6uDKQ UCLA mathematicians have created a system for automatically arranging furniture.

## 9/17/11 Gil's LotD: Imaginary numbers

http://betterexplained.com/articles/a-visual-intuitive-guide-to-imaginary-numbers/ An explanation of how imaginary numbers work as a rotation.

## 7/24/11 Gil's LotD: Braess's paradox

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Braess%27s_paradox It turns out that adding road capacity can sometimes cause worse travel times.

## 6/8/11 Gil's LotD: Crocheting math

http://www.cabinetmagazine.org/issues/16/crocheting.php An interview with two professors who crocheted hyperbolic shapes to demonstrate their properties.

## 4/11/11 Gil's LotD: Hangman

http://blog.wolfram.com/2010/08/13/25-best-hangman-words/ This post comes up with a method to find the hardest to guess hangman words and gives a list.

## 12/25/10 Gil's LotD: Calculus

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9dpTTpjymE A calculus parody of I Will Survive.