# Math Puzzle Articles

Saturday, May 25, 2013

### Cryptography

Cryptography is the field concerned with linguistic and mathematical techniques for securing information, particularly in communications. The study of how to circumvent the use of cryptography is called ...  > full story

### Algebraic geometry

Algebraic geometry is a branch of mathematics which, combines abstract algebra, especially commutative algebra, with geometry. It can be seen as the study of solution sets of systems of polynomials. When there is ...  > full story

### List of mathematical proofs

Wikipedia contains a number of articles with mathematical proofs. ...  > full story

### Mathematics

Mathematics is often defined as the study of topics such as quantity, structure, space, and change. Mathematics, in nearly every society, is used in fields such as the natural sciences, engineering, ...  > full story

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• ### Angle

An angle is the figure formed by two rays sharing a common endpoint, called the vertex of the angle. Angles provide a means of expressing the difference in slope between two rays meeting at a vertex ... > more
• ### Uniform distribution (continuous)

In mathematics, the continuous uniform distributions are probability distributions such that all intervals of the same length are equally probable. When working with probability, it is often useful ... > more
• ### Security engineering

Security engineering is the field of engineering dealing with the security and integrity of real-world systems. It is similar to systems engineering in that its motivation is to make a system meet ... > more
• ### Random variable

A random variable is a mathematical function that maps outcomes of random experiments to numbers. It can be thought of as the numeric result of operating a non-deterministic mechanism or performing a ... > more
• ### Computer and video game genres

Computer and video games are generally categorized into genres. Due to a general lack of commonly agreed-upon genres or criteria for the definition of genres, classification of games are not always ... > more
• ### Probability theory

Probability theory is the mathematical study of phenomena characterized by randomness or uncertainty. More precisely, probability is used for modelling situations when the result of an experiment, ... > more
• ### Computer insecurity

Many current computer systems have only limited security precautions in place. Serious financial damage has been caused by computer security breaches, but reliably estimating costs is quite ... > more
• ### Quantum computer

A quantum computer is any device for computation that makes direct use of distinctively quantum mechanical phenomena, such as superposition and entanglement, to perform operations on data. In a ... > more
• ### Calculus

Calculus is a central branch of mathematics. Calculus is built on two major complementary ideas, both of which rely critically on the concept of limits. The first is differential calculus, which is ... > more
• ### Probability distribution

In mathematics and statistics, a probability distribution, more properly called a probability density, assigns to every interval of the real numbers a probability, so that the probability axioms are ... > more

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