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  • Mathematics for history's sake : a new approach to Ptolemy's Geography 

    Mintz, Daniel V. (University of St Andrews, 2011-06-22) - Thesis
    Almost two thousand years ago, Claudius Ptolemy created a guide to drawing maps of the world, identifying the names and coordinates of over 8,000 settlements and geographical features. Using the coordinates of those cities ...
  • Penalized nonparametric scalar-on-function regression via principal coordinates 

    Reiss, Philip T.; Miller, David L.; Wu, Pei Shien; Hua, Wen Yu (2017) - Journal article
    A number of classical approaches to nonparametric regression have recently been extended to the case of functional predictors. This article introduces a new method of this type, which extends intermediate-rank penalized ...