Science & Technology

Science & Technology

How Set Theory Evolved From Hausdorff Until Today

In his work on set theory, Felix Hausdorff set the tone for modern mathematics at a time when no general foundation for the different mathematical disciplines existed.

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Cryptography: Decoding the Mathematics of Secret Messages

How can we keep private information private in the digital age? The answer to this question, cryptography, is a hybrid discipline using mathematics, computer science, and statistics. It has a rich history and is bound to become even more important in the future.

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Automated Vehicles: Towards a Zero Accident Future?

Experts widely agree that increased automation will lead to increased traffic safety – but can autonomous cars really eliminate traffic accidents once and for all?

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Why Algorithms Suck and Analog Computers are the Future

Analog computing, which was the predominant form of high-performance computing well into the 1970s, has largely been forgotten since today’s stored program digital computers took over. But the time is ripe to change this.

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