Mathematicians' Recent Top Links

Updated: 2019-Nov-12 14:33 UTC. Listed tweets: 20. Based on tweets of Mathematicians on Twitter. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Links in tweets originated by mathematicians in the past 14 days, ordered by retweets-per-follower averaged over each tweet of the link. Below, each link is presented in the context of the particular tweet with the highest retweets per follower.

1. One retweet per 64 followers (average):

I highly recommend "How to read (single-cell RNA-seq) PCA plots" (by @vallens): https://t.co/Co3A47SZTR #gi2019
He notes that "A particular danger [in interpreting T-shapes] is that it is tempting to interpret this as a bifurcation in the data." (it almost never is). #gi2019

— Lior Pachter (@lpachter) November 8, 2019

2. One retweet per 66 followers (average):

#Efeméride La actriz, inventora e ingeniera de telecomunicaciones Hedy Lamarr (1914-2000) nació un 9 de noviembre.
Junto al compositor George Antheil, inventó una primera versión del espectro ensanchado –técnica de modulación empleada en... https://t.co/EDdSSL8yl5

— Marta Macho Stadler (@MartaMachoS) November 9, 2019

3. One retweet per 73 followers (average):

El Día Internacional del (de la) Inventor(a) se celebra precisamente porque un 9 de noviembre nació la actriz, inventora e ingeniera de telecomunicaciones Hedy Lamarr (1914–2000). https://t.co/32VMgj3w4B

— Marta Macho Stadler (@MartaMachoS) November 9, 2019

4. One retweet per 111 followers (average):

"Mujeres matemáticas. Trece matemáticas, trece espejos"
Un libro escrito a 15 manos sobre 13 mujeres matemáticas Colección "Estímulos matemáticos" @RealSocMatEsp y @SM_Espanahttps://t.co/g7P41ywNat pic.twitter.com/P0FMEGeQ6K

— Marta Macho Stadler (@MartaMachoS) October 29, 2019

5. One retweet per 120 followers (average):

Applications to PCMI teacher leadership program are now open! #mtbos #iteachmath hope you will consider applying https://t.co/vNnthn7Pxd

— Darryl Yong (@dyong) November 8, 2019

6. One retweet per 132 followers (average):

So true 😂🤣https://t.co/kCvlEkmxZm pic.twitter.com/OB5do0pZ5P

— Ed Southall (@solvemymaths) November 3, 2019

7. One retweet per 134 followers (average):

Excited to be able to report that the new arXiv overlay journal Advances in Combinatorics has just published its first five papers!https://t.co/2nxn7oPXNX

— Timothy Gowers (@wtgowers) October 30, 2019

8. One retweet per 137 followers (average):

Oldies but goldies: I. Daubechies, Orthonormal bases of compactly supported wavelets, 1988.
Defines orthogonal wavelet bases which generalize the Haar basis. The construction is a mathematical gem which uses Bezout theorem. https://t.co/CJPfOns350 pic.twitter.com/jFEAxlLfud

— Gabriel Peyré (@gabrielpeyre) November 2, 2019

9. One retweet per 138 followers (average):

My new paper: "Nonlinearity + Networks: A 2020 Vision": https://t.co/d5iB7Ar2H5

"I highlight a few methods and ideas, including several of personal interest, that I anticipate to be especially important during the next several years."

Can you find all of the easter eggs in it?

— Mason Porter (@masonporter) November 12, 2019

10. One retweet per 141 followers (average):

“The first woman to teach applied mathematics at a German university” ☞ Hilda Geiringer who moved to the US after WWII on a visa granted for an unpaid position at Bryn Mawr… https://t.co/LFGdwD2F5o

— Nalini Joshi (@monsoon0) November 2, 2019

11. One retweet per 154 followers (average):

(THREAD) Hello! I’m happy to tweet out that the final paper from my @OxUniMaths DPhil thesis is now out online: “Inferring Tumour Proliferative Organisation from Phylogenetic Tree Measures in a Computational Model” https://t.co/yK7p8pBFNT (1/n) #mathonco #mathevo #clecliniccancer pic.twitter.com/XUvLhIp6Vc

— Jacob G Scott (@CancerConnector) October 30, 2019

12. One retweet per 168 followers (average):

The Wasserstein distance over Gaussians defines the so-called Bures metric, which is used extensively to compare quantum states. https://t.co/EgRetnlFJF pic.twitter.com/f5cxNpUF6r

— Gabriel Peyré (@gabrielpeyre) November 3, 2019

13. One retweet per 174 followers (average):

Fancy coming to work with us in Bath on mathematical models of zebrafish pigment patterning? Then I have just the PhD for you:

Email me for more specifics or just to find out what it's like to do a PhD in the CMB at @MathsatBath @UniofBathSci @UniofBath

— Kit Yates (@Kit_Yates_Maths) November 4, 2019

14. One retweet per 187 followers (average):

Oldies but goldies: Eugene Wigner, Characteristic Vectors of Bordered Matrices with Infinite Dimensions, 1955. The empirical distribution of eigenvalues of random symmetric matrices converges to a half-circle density. https://t.co/DBYQqA1jlE pic.twitter.com/qGgXaKgEGY

— Gabriel Peyré (@gabrielpeyre) November 8, 2019

15. One retweet per 213 followers (average):

Here is another top download from #JHMBackIssues: A Truly Beautiful Theorem: Demonstrating the Magnificence of the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus by @normalsubgroup https://t.co/MwcCB9qPat #calculus #iteachmath

— Gizem Karaali (@GizemKaraali_) November 2, 2019

16. One retweet per 213 followers (average):

"It gave me permission to detach my sluggish behavior from who I am, and instead say it’s something I have." @katie_levans nailed how I feel & did it with class, rooting her essay on #MentalHealth & #depression w/recognition of privilege and disparities.

— Yen Duong, Ph.D (@yenergy) November 7, 2019

17. One retweet per 215 followers (average):

Hoy le dan el premio Princesa de Girona al matemático @ros_xavi.


Xavier Ros-Oton: "Lo bonito de las matemáticas es razonar"

— Juan Miguel Ribera (@juanripu) November 4, 2019

18. One retweet per 227 followers (average):

Happy 10k citations, Louvain method, https://t.co/h339gDh4m0 with @vincentblondel , Jean-Loup Guillaume and Etienne Lefebvre pic.twitter.com/tSmo8xY8Ho

— Renaud Lambiotte (@RenaudLambiotte) November 6, 2019

19. One retweet per 228 followers (average):

Slides for my talk "Off-the-grid Sparse Estimation". Summarizes years of work with Clarice Poon and @n_keriven https://t.co/rzUOsPjYkD pic.twitter.com/FSUFHQUuIJ

— Gabriel Peyré (@gabrielpeyre) November 7, 2019

20. One retweet per 228 followers (average):

What is category theory and why has it become a trending topic? That's what my article in the Spanish newspaper "El Pais" is about. For an English version, go here:https://t.co/sIz52ti7i0https://t.co/bA67w8USAw

— John Carlos Baez (@johncarlosbaez) November 8, 2019