Formal Science

Mathematical Models of Urban Characteristics

Mathematical Models of Urban Characteristics

Scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico, have developed mathematical models to describe urban characteristics and their role in society at large. Not surprisingly, population is the largest factor in determining urban characteristics but a city’s ...

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One More Meaning of ‘Computer Science’

One More Meaning of ‘Computer Science’

Can software help scientists deal with the extremely large and fast-growing body of research in their own field? Can it locate relevant studies, tools, and knowledge from other fields? This column describes several ongoing efforts to achieve this goal. Putting ...

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