poisson distribution - cyanotype

poisson distribution

Old Operations Researchers don’t die … they just make terrible puns. So how long do you have to wait in a queue before being served?  If we model customer arrivals by the Poisson probability distribution, only whole numbers of customers will arrive (helpful) and the arrival time between customers will be random and distributed exponentially. …

the science of art ii

the science of art ii

Mathematicians since Euclid have studied the properties of the golden ratio, also called the golden mean or golden section. Two quantities are in the golden ratio if their ratio is the same as the ratio of their sum to the larger of the two quantities. The Greek letter phi represents the golden ratio: 1.6180339887. Artists…

the science of art i

the science of art i

Mathematicians since Euclid have studied the properties of the golden ratio, also called the golden mean or golden section. Two quantities are in the golden ratio if their ratio is the same as the ratio of their sum to the larger of the two quantities. The Greek letter phi represents the golden ratio: 1.6180339887. Artists…

richard feynman quote

To those who do not know mathematics it is difficult to get across a real feeling as to the beauty, the deepest beauty, of nature. … If you want to learn about nature, to appreciate nature, it is necessary to understand the language that she speaks in. -richard feynman