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All the math
NUMB3RS has opened the eyes of many people to the ways math and/or science can be used to solve crimes. This is a list of all the math and science concepts used in the series with links to on-line sources to find more information or sometimes articles written by mathematicians and scientists explaining the concepts used in episodes.


Pick 6
Pick 6 -- a specific type of betting that requires the bettor to pick the winner of six consecutive horse races.
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Last Updated ( Monday, 30 October 2006 )
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Podcast
Podcast -- an online publishing/broadcasting format distributed through subscription.
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Last Updated ( Sunday, 14 January 2007 )
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Point Pattern Matching
Point Pattern Matching -- if anyone has a simple to understand definition please let me know!
Point Spread
Point Spread -- The number of points by which a stronger team can be expected to defeat a weaker team
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Last Updated ( Sunday, 05 November 2006 )
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Poisson Clumping Heuristic
Poisson Clumping Heuristic -- a model for finding first-order approximations over various different areas published by David Aldous in 1989.
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Last Updated ( Monday, 30 October 2006 )
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Principal Components Analysis
Principal Components Analysis -- a principle of statistics that can simplify a data set
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Last Updated ( Monday, 30 October 2006 )
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Private Information Retrieval
Private Information Retrieval -- (PIR) protocol used to retrieve certain information from a computer server without revealing what information is sought.
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Probability Theory
Probability Theory -- A branch of mathematics concerned with the analysis of random events.
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Last Updated ( Monday, 30 October 2006 )
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Project Stargate
Project Stargate -- A CIA program used from the 1970's to 1995 to fill the so-called 'psi-gap' thought to exist between the US and the Soviet Union
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Last Updated ( Monday, 30 October 2006 )
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Proof
Proof -- A rigorous mathematical argument demonstrating the truth of a statement
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Last Updated ( Monday, 30 October 2006 )
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Property Value
Property Value -- the monetary value of a property based on an appraisal of the property and a comparison of similar lots with in an area.
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