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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.


Schrödinger's Cat
Schrödinger's Cat -- in quantum mechanics, an exercise used to illustrate questions surrounding sub-atomic theory.
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Last Updated ( Sunday, 05 November 2006 )
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Seismic Imaging
Seismic Imaging -- a directed sound source used to map geologic features
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Self Organizing Systems
Self Organizing Systems -- the process of internal organization without being guided by an outside force
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Last Updated ( Monday, 30 October 2006 )
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Self-organized criticality
Self-organized criticality -- a property of physics describing the complexities of natural systems
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Last Updated ( Thursday, 16 November 2006 )
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Set Covering Deployment
Set Covering Deployment -- mathematical formula to determine the best way to deploy a limited number of troops to allow for maximun coverage of an area.
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Set Theory
Set Theory -- provides a defining terminology for mathematical objects
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Last Updated ( Sunday, 21 December 2008 )
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SETI
SETI -- (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) an acronym for a series of experiments and investigations in the search for life on other planets.
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Seven Bridges of Königsberg
Seven Bridges of Königsberg -- A problem in graph theory proving that with an odd number of edges, a path  that does not re-cross any edge is impossible.
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Last Updated ( Monday, 30 October 2006 )
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Shuffle Tracking
Shuffle Tracking -- tracking and exploiting the nuances, flaws and predictability of card shuffling
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Last Updated ( Monday, 30 October 2006 )
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Simplex Algorithm
Simplex Algorithm -- invented by George Danzig in 1947 the algorithm solves for linear programming problems
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Simpson's Paradox
Simpson's Paradox -- Developed from Edward Simpson in 1951 as a way to explain the paradoxical information from statical analysis.
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