Monthly Archives: December 2012

"Small Scatters of Generally Unobtrusive Artifacts"

When searching for an image for this post, I came across several works by E.B. Banning applying search theory to archaeology: Sweep widths and the detection of artifacts in archaeological survey. (2011) [Science Direct] Detection functions for archaeological survey (2006). … Continue reading

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The nonsense math effect

An abstract just crossed my desk that I'd love to share.  Briefly, adding meaningless math to your academic paper inordinately impresses humanities PhDs.  The author does not say whether this also works in pickup lines, so there's room for follow-on … Continue reading

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