a list compiled by Alex Kasman (College of Charleston)
|Mattemorden (2015) || Alexander Barth / Gustav Öhman Spjuth |
|In this Swedish TV series, a police officer with dyscalculia and a "professor" who can only do math when he is drunk are working together to solve a murder in which the only clue is a math problem. Unfortunately, that is all I know about this show.|
Update: I have now seen a commercial for the show and so I know a bit more. For example, the mathematical clue seems to be this linear equation that was projected on a curtain behind the body of the victim who was hung:
I wish I knew more about this Swedish television show. If you have seen it, please write to me.
|More information about this work can be found at www.imdb.com.|
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Exciting News: The 1,600th entry was recently added to this database of mathematical fiction! Also, for those of you interested in non-fictional math books
let me (shamelessly) plug the recent release of the second edition of my soliton theory textbook.
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