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Predicting Burglary Patterns Through Math Modeling of Crime

Published: June 1, 2012.
Released by Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics  

Philadelphia – May 31, 2012 - Pattern formation in physical, biological, and sociological systems has been studied for many years. Despite the fact that these subject areas are completely diverse, the mathematics that describes underlying patterns in these systems can be surprisingly similar. Mathematical tools can be used to study such systems and predict their patterns.

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