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19th century math tactic gets a makeover--and yields answers up to 200 times faster

June 30, 2014

Rajat Mittal (left) and Xiang Yang A relic from long before the age of supercomputers, the 169-year-old math strategy called the Jacobi iterative method, is widely dismissed today as too slow to be useful. But thanks to a curious, numbers-savvy Johns Hopkins University engineering student and his professor, it may soon get a new lease on life. Full Story

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