Mathematics of an insurgency

January 5, 2010
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Here’s a seven-minute TED talk by Sean Gourley, a physicist, on a data analysis of the Iraq war. As Matthew Hurst notes, the last couple of minutes make it clear what he was leading to. Interesting, too, that different wars settle into the same statistical pattern.

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Here’s a seven-minute TED talk by Sean Gourley, a physicist, on a data analysis of the Iraq war. As Matthew Hurst notes, the last couple of minutes make it clear what he was leading to. Interesting, too, that different wars settle into the same statistical pattern.

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