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I have a B.S. in Math, but I haven't been able to find a job in my field. What can I add to my undergrad degree to be more competitive in the job market? [more inside]

posted by ZeroDivides on Sep 21, 2011 - 12 answers

posted by ZeroDivides on Sep 21, 2011 - 12 answers

I am a GIS college student looking to develop my skills in programming, particularly in Python. For starters, I need to wake up my dormant math skills. What mathematics-for-programmers books, or general Computer Science books, should I be looking for? [more inside]

posted by ajax287 on Apr 10, 2011 - 9 answers

posted by ajax287 on Apr 10, 2011 - 9 answers

Is it worth learning Python for combinatorial mathematics research? [more inside]

posted by alligatorman on Apr 14, 2009 - 27 answers

posted by alligatorman on Apr 14, 2009 - 27 answers

I have always been horrible at math, but somehow a great programmer. I have found that writing a computer program that demonstrates a certain mathematical concept enables me to better understand the concept. I'm a psych major and I brought this up once in the research lab I've been working in. My prof said he recalls that someone did research and/or created a system in which a student writes a computer program that is pertinent to a certain mathematical concept and upon completion is given the regular math problem (as it would appear in a math class). This enables the student to better understand the math problem, solve, and learn math. Has anyone heard of this or anything similar? A learning system such as this would be a blessing to my education.
Thanks.

posted by fightoplankton on Apr 13, 2009 - 15 answers

posted by fightoplankton on Apr 13, 2009 - 15 answers

How do I generate a bingo game with a predetermined number of winners? I'll have control over the cards printed and over the list of numbers to be called out. (Specifically, 15 winners out of 15,000 cards.)

posted by Tlogmer on Mar 24, 2008 - 10 answers

posted by Tlogmer on Mar 24, 2008 - 10 answers

I am a new college dropout. The whole incident behind it came as a total shock. I've messed up, I'm lost, and I'm not sure what to do. Naturally, there's a lot more inside. [more inside]

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on Nov 4, 2007 -
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I've charged with adding a feature to a shift scheduler / coverage requestor that displays shift information for a given week. I've been able to display them so as to satisfy the constraints I've been given, but it's got me wondering wondering if there's a more rigorous/mathematical approach to the general problem of organizing the display of any such calendar information. [more inside]

posted by Frankieist on Apr 12, 2007 - 3 answers

posted by Frankieist on Apr 12, 2007 - 3 answers

Does anyone here do any programming for financial modeling? (more inside) [more inside]

posted by trharlan on Dec 19, 2003 - 5 answers

posted by trharlan on Dec 19, 2003 - 5 answers

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