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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.


Cancer Cluster
Cancer Cluster -- An unusually high incidence of cancer within a given area.
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Card Counting
Card Counting -- tracking cards that have been played in order to have an advantage in gambling.
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Last Updated ( Monday, 30 October 2006 )
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Cellular Automation
Cellular Automaton -- an infinite regular grid if cells, each one in a finite number of states
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Last Updated ( Sunday, 05 November 2006 )
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Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Center for Missing and Exploited Children -- A clearing house for information on missing kids
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Last Updated ( Monday, 30 October 2006 )
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Centripetal Force
Centripetal Force -- the force that pulls an object towards the center of the circle or curve
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Chess
Chess -- a strategy game played by two people.
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Last Updated ( Sunday, 13 April 2008 )
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Chinese Room
Chinese Room -- a thought experiment designed by John Searle to counter the idea of a thinking computer.
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Chomp
Chomp -- a two person game illustrating the concept of "perfect information" (ie the idea one player will have complete information on the action of the other player)
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Last Updated ( Thursday, 27 December 2007 )
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Chvatal's Art Gallery Theorem
Chvatal's Art Gallery Theorem -- A theorem that an art gallery can be monitored by watchmen placed in corners.
Last Updated ( Saturday, 10 December 2005 )
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Classification and Regression Tree
Classification and Regression Tree -- A double system of decision tree analysis first described by Leo Brieman.  A classification tree will predict a categorical result while a regression tree model will predict a "real" number.
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Last Updated ( Tuesday, 20 May 2008 )
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Claude Monet
Claude Monet -- (1840-1926) French impressionist painter
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Last Updated ( Sunday, 25 October 2009 )
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