News and notes for math, Jan. 2018

By Ruth Lewis on January 31, 2018

Attention undergraduate and graduate students: Enter WU Libraries’ Student Essay Contest for a Chance to Win Cash. Submission deadline: March 2. From Scholarly Communications @ WU Libraries Dec. 2017- Jan. 2018: Scholarly communications selected links from Dec. 2017-Jan. 2018

Dimensions, a new citation database from Digital Science

By Ruth Lewis on January 31, 2018

The Dimensions web site is full of information about different aspects of this resource. Free searching is available at It covers 89 million publication records, 870 million citations, 50 million Altmetric mentions and about 20 million research profiles. Yo...


Math books and ebooks added in January 2018

By Ruth Lewis on January 30, 2018

50 years of first-passage percolation / Antonio Auffinger, Michael Damron, Jack Hanson. University lecture series volume 68. Providence, Rhode Island : American Mathematical Society, [2017] paper book Adventures in Graph Theory W. David Joyner, Caroline Grant Melles Applied and Numerical Harmonic...

arXiv Update – January 2018

By Alison Verbeck on January 29, 2018

arXiv has posted an update with a brief summary of their 2017 activities and plans for 2018:

Publications from WU Math Dept., Jan. 2018

By Ruth Lewis on January 29, 2018

DiCiccio TJ, Kuffner TA, Young GA. 2017. A simple analysis of the exact probability matching prior in the location-scale model. The American Statistician 71(4):302-304. Hartz M, Lupini M. 2018. The classification problem for operator algebraic varieties and ...

Publications from WU Math Dept., December 2017

By Ruth Lewis on December 28, 2017

Chi QS. 2017. Classification of isoparametric hypersurfaces. IN Proceedings of the Sixth International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians. Vol. I, pp.437–451, Adv. Lect. Math. (ALM), 36, Int. Press, Somerville, MA, 2017. More book info [WU does not own]| MR3702091. Weaver N. 2017. The liar parado...


Math books and ebooks added in December, 2017

By Ruth Lewis on December 27, 2017

Advances in Difference Equations and Discrete Dynamical Systems: ICDEA, Osaka, Japan, July 2016 Saber Elaydi, Yoshihiro Hamaya, Hideaki Matsunaga, Christian Pötzsche Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics 212 Springer ebooks Aesthetics of Interdisciplinarity: Art and Mathematics Kr...

News and notes for math, Nov. 2017

By Ruth Lewis on November 30, 2017

The Library column, pp. 1 and 4 in CMS notes, Oct-Nov.2017 (Canadian Mathematical Society) is interesting but, in my opinion, exaggerates “the issue of being cut out of the collection if a library is temporarily unable to pay for a subscription.” Here’s a bit on this issue as it...

Publications from WU Math Dept., November 2017

By Ruth Lewis on November 30, 2017

Cox C, Feres R. 2017. No-slip billiards in dimension two. Contemporary Mathematics 698:91-110. Lee JW, Lin N, Mittlböck M. 2017. Advances in Medical Statistics. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis 113:1-2. Kerr M, Lewis J,...

Research Data Storage Seminar

By Alison Verbeck on November 29, 2017

The WU Research Data Storage project is inviting faculty to an instructional seminar (led by WUIT) to introduce interested faculty to the new service.  This is the service that will provide 5TB of storage to each faculty researcher in the university community.  There is an opportunity for faculty...