Sergei Maslov

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Sergei Maslov received his M.S. from the Landau Institute in Moscow, Russia, in 1992 and his Ph.D. from Stony Brook University in 1996. In 2004 he was given a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. He is currently a permanent staff member at Brookhaven National Laboratory where he is working on interdisciplinary applications of statistical physics. His most recent research concentrates on topics in systems biology and complex networks.


Power laws in chess

The popularity of various chess openings follows a power law distribution, but the exponent depends on the depth of the opening sequence. Read More »