Machine-Learning Algorithm Calculates Fair Distance for a Race Between Usain Bolt and Long-Distance Runner Mo Farah
In an entirely new model of athletic performance, three numbers characterize an athlete’s capability over short, middle, and long-distance races
The greatest chess players are significantly more famous than their not-so-great contemporaries, by a margin that leads to a fame-predicting formula.
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Nokia’s ambitious mapping project, Here, could be useful to self-driving vehicles.
Classifying a painting by artist and style is tricky for humans; spotting the links between different artists and styles is harder still. So it should be impossible for machines, right?
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.
Without social skills, the only way to meet a mate is by complete chance. Right? Not according to a new model that simulates the way an individual’s genes can interact with the environment.