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## APPLICATIONS

*Moody T. Chu and Gene H. Golub*

### in Inverse Eigenvalue Problems: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566649
- eISBN:
- 9780191718021
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566649.003.0002
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Inverse eigenvalue problems arise in a remarkable variety of applications. This chapter briefly highlights a few applications. The discussion is divided into six categories of applications: feedback ... More

## The creation of the NPL Mathematics Division

*Mary Croarken*

### in Alan Turing's Automatic Computing Engine: The Master Codebreaker's Struggle to build the Modern Computer

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- January 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780198565932
- eISBN:
- 9780191714016
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565932.003.0003
- Subject:
- Mathematics, History of Mathematics

In April 1945, the journal Nature announced that the National Physical Laboratory would ‘extend its activities by the establishment of a Mathematics Division’. The new Mathematics Division was ... More

## Does a Future Rise in Carbon Taxes Harm the Climate?

*Florian Habermacher and Gebhard Kirchgässner*

### in Climate Policy and Nonrenewable Resources: The Green Paradox and Beyond

- Published in print:
- 2014
- Published Online:
- January 2015
- ISBN:
- 9780262027885
- eISBN:
- 9780262319836
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- The MIT Press
- DOI:
- 10.7551/mitpress/9780262027885.003.0008
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Any path of positive, global climate taxes will, under realistic assumptions, reduce cumulative long-run emissions, that is, there is no very strong Green Paradox. A tax may, however, increase ... More

## Introducing Turing’s mathematics

*Robin Whitty and Robin Wilson*

### in The Turing Guide

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- November 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198747826
- eISBN:
- 9780191916946
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198747826.003.0048
- Subject:
- Computer Science, History of Computer Science

Alan Turing’s mathematical interests were deep and wide-ranging. From the beginning of his career in Cambridge he was involved with probability theory, ... More

## Bidiagonal Factorization

*Shaun M. Fallat and Charles R. Johnson*

### in Totally Nonnegative Matrices

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691121574
- eISBN:
- 9781400839018
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691121574.003.0003
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter introduces and methodically develops the important and useful topic of bidiagonal factorization. Factorization of matrices is one of the most important topics in matrix theory, and plays ... More

## Turing’s Zeitgeist

*Brian Carpenter and Robert Doran*

### in The Turing Guide

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- November 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198747826
- eISBN:
- 9780191916946
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198747826.003.0031
- Subject:
- Computer Science, History of Computer Science

This chapter reviews the history of Alan Turing’s design proposal for an Automatic Computing Engine (ACE) and how he came to write it in 1945, and takes a ... More

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