Category Archives: mathematical publishing

The Rule of 135

From SingingBanana.

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“Holy crap – an actual book!”

Originally posted on mathbabe:
Yo, everyone! The final version of my book now exists, and I have exactly one copy! Here’s my editor, Amanda Cook, holding it yesterday when we met for beers: Here’s my son holding it: He’s offered…

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open access for everything

In addition to Larry Wasserman’s article, and the power of arXiv.org, there are these two interesting YouTube interviews with Jack Andraka.

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“A pause or not a pause, that is the question.”

Originally posted on Open Mind:
One day, a new data set is released. The rumor runs rampant that it’s annual average global temperature since 1980. Climate scientist “A” states that there is clearly a warming trend (shown by the red…

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testing how one might do bibliographic references on Wordpress without plugins

References Shotton D. (2013). Open citations. Nature 502: 295–297. http://www.nature.com/news/publishing-open-citations-1.13937. doi:10.1038/502295a. Peroni S and Shotton D (2012). FaBiO and CiTO: ontologies for describing bibliographic resources and citations. Web Semantics: Science, Services and Agents on the World Wide Web. 17: 33-34. … Continue reading

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