February 23, 2013As Math Rises, Will Computers Reign?Natalie Wolchover, Simons Science News
 
AP Photo Shalosh B. Ekhad, the coauthor of several papers in respected mathematics journals, has been known to prove with a single, succinct utterance theorems and identities that previously required pages of mathematical reasoning. Last year, when asked to evaluate a formula for the number of integer triangles with a given perimeter, Ekhad performed 37 calculations in less than a second and delivered the verdict: “True.” TAGGED: Computer, Computer Science, Mathematics RECOMMENDED ARTICLES
