Applied mathematics is a branch of mathematics that concerns itself with mathematical methods that are typically used in science, engineering, business, and industry. Thus, "applied mathematics" is a mathematical science with specialized knowledge. The term "applied mathematics" also describes the professional specialty in which mathematicians work on practical problems; as a profession focused on practical problems, applied mathematics focuses on the formulation and study of mathematical models. In the past, practical applications have motivated the development of mathematical theories, which then became the subject of study in pure mathematics, where mathematics is developed primarily for its own sake. Thus, the activity of applied mathematics is vitally connected with research in pure mathematics.
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... The line between applied mathematics and specific areas of application is often blurred ... Many universities teach mathematical and statistical courses outside of the respective departments, in departments and areas including business, engineering, physics, chemistry, psychology, biology, computer science, and mathematical physics ...
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... Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics is a scientific journal which is associated with the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences ... research originating from or solicited by the institute, typically in the fields of applied mathematics, mathematical analysis, or mathematical physics ... As of 2001 it had an impact factor of 1.568, fourth highest among mathematics journals according to Gusein-Zade ...
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Famous quotes containing the words mathematics and/or applied:
“In mathematics he was greater
Than Tycho Brahe, or Erra Pater:
For he, by geometric scale,
Could take the size of pots of ale;
Resolve, by sines and tangents straight,
If bread and butter wanted weight;
And wisely tell what hour o th day
The clock doth strike, by algebra.”
—Samuel Butler (16121680)
“A propositional sign, applied and thought out, is a thought. A thought is a proposition with a sense.”
—Ludwig Wittgenstein (18891951)