# Friday math movie: The mathematics of history

By Murray Bourne, 07 Dec 2012

In this short TED talk, Jean-Baptiste Michel discusses how little mathematics has been used in the humanities - and proceeds to analyze verb frequencies, historical forces behind the deadliest wars and the digitization of books, using math.

See the 2 Comments below.

15 Mar 2013 at 10:54 pm [Comment permalink]

This video is pretty cool! I think the part on digitizing books is the most relevant today, as more information in circulation meant that conventional records might not keep up.

8 Apr 2013 at 11:02 pm [Comment permalink]

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