Social Sciences and Psychology - Sport

Mathematics - Mar 25
Usain Bolt's 200m record has not been beaten for ten years and Florence Griffith Joyner's for more than thirty years. And what about if the secret behind beating records was to use mathematics' Thanks to a mathematical model, Amandine Aftalion, CNRS researcher at the Centre d'analyse et de mathématique sociales (CNRS/EHESS), and Emmanuel Trélat, a Sorbonne Université researcher at the Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions (CNRS/Sorbonne Université/ Université de Paris) have proved that the geometry of athletic tracks could be optimised to improve records.
Physics - May 9, 2018

Quantum chance is intrinsically different than classic chance. That is what the violations of Bell inequalities, a crucial step in understanding quantum mechanics, states.

Sport - Apr 24, 2017

The ELO system, which most chess federations use today, ranks players by the results of their games.

Sport - Nov 22, 2017

SNCF engineers have been using mathematical models for many years to simulate the dynamic behavior of railways.

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