My name is Lê and I believe that the greatest challenge in education is to make science and math appealing.
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Euclidean Geometry and NavigationEuclidean Geometry and Navigation By Scott McKinney | Updated:2020-07 | Views: 8697 This is the first of a series of three posts. In this post we'll see how the Greeks developed a system of geometry - literally "Earth measure" - to assist with planetary navigation. We then will see why their assumption that the Earth is flat means that Euclidean geometry is insufficient for studying the Earth. The Earth's spherical surface looks flat from our perspective, but is actually qualitatively different from a flat surface. In the ensuing posts, we'll see why this implies that it is impossible to make a perfectly accurate map of the Earth, and build on this idea to get a glimpse into Einstein's revolutionary theories regarding the geometry of the space-time universe.

Space Deformation and Group RepresentationSpace Deformation and Group Representation By Lê Nguyên Hoang | Updated:2015-12 | Views: 2764 All along the 20th century, pure algebraists have dug deep into the fundamental structures of mathematics. In this extremely abstract effort, they were greatly help by the possibility of representing these structures by space deformations, which could then be understood much better. This has led to breakthroughs, including the proof of Fermat's las theorem. This article introduces the ideas of group representations.

Type Theory: A Modern Computable Paradigm for MathType Theory: A Modern Computable Paradigm for Math By Lê Nguyên Hoang | Updated:2016-01 | Views: 12950 In 2013, three dozens of today's brightest minds have just laid out new foundation of mathematics after a year of collective effort. This new paradigm better fits both informal and computationally-checkable mathematics. There is little doubt that it will fundamentally change our perspective on rigorous knowledge, and it could be that, in a few decades, the book they published turns out to be the bedrock of all mathematics, and, by extension, all human knowledge! Have a primer of this upcoming revolution, with this article on type theory, the theory that the book builds upon!

Optimization by Linear ProgrammingOptimization by Linear Programming By Lê Nguyên Hoang | Updated:2016-02 | Views: 7892 Operations Research deals with optimizing industrial systems. Those systems can be very complex and their modeling may require the use of hundreds, thousands or even millions of variables. Optimizing over millions of variables may seem impossible, but it can be done if the optimization problem has a linear structure. Learn more on this linear structure and optimization solutions!

The Harmonious Mathematics of MusicThe Harmonious Mathematics of Music By Lê Nguyên Hoang | Updated:2015-12 | Views: 16919 It was when hearing the sounds of hammers that Pythagoras realized the ubiquity of numbers in mathematical harmony. He would go on laying down the mathematical foundations of music, based on octaves, perfect fifths and major thirds. This mathematics of music would then become the favourite playground of all musicians, from Beethoven to Gangnam Style.

Regulation of Electricity MarketsRegulation of Electricity Markets By Lê Nguyên Hoang | Updated:2016-02 | Views: 1987 Electricity markets are not like any markets. In particular, they cannot be liberalized without regulation. In the article, I list the reasons why this market is specific and I conclude by giving you important features of a good regulation.