Mathematical Digest

Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics
in the Popular Press

"Mathematical model could clarify arms race," by J.C.R. Hunt. "Correspondence"section of Nature, 14 June 2001.

The author cites the work of Lewis Fry Richardson (some of which was publishedin Nature) regarding mathematical models about the relationship betweenarmaments and conflict and advocates applying mathematical models to currentinternational strategic situations.

--- Annette Emerson

American Mathematical Society