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There Will Be Math At Granoff

(10.30) Space is still available for ‘The nth Perspective’ this Wednesday at the Granoff Center. Through interactive demonstrations and hands-on physical participatory activities — and an accompanying talk by mathematician Glen Whitney — members of the public will have the opportunity to challenge and alter their own perspectives on mathematical ideas. Hosted by the Institute […]

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‘Thinking Out Loud’ At ICERM

(11.8) Up, up, and away! Arlie Petters, professor of mathematics, physics and economics, unveils how cosmic shadows carry clues about the existence of extrasolar planets and a possible fifth dimension in ‘Thinking Out Loud: Cosmic Shadows, Other worlds and a Fifth Dimension’ this Thursday at the Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics (ICERM).

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‘Modeling The Melt’ At ICERM

(4.27) The Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics (ICERM) presents a lecture by Ken Golden titled “Modeling the Melt.” Golden, who is often described as the “Indiana Jones of Mathematics,” will discuss how the precipitous loss of Arctic sea ice has far outpaced expert predictions. This man keeps pretty heady company. In 2014,

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Inverse Problems And Harry Potter’s Cloak

(4.20) Gunther Uhlmann may or may not be in this photograph. Mathematician Gunther Uhlmann will deliver a lecture titled “Inverse Problems and Harry Potter’s Cloak,” sponsored by the Institute for Computational Experimental Research in Mathematics. The idea of invisibility has been a subject of fascination since Greek mythology. Uhlmann will discuss several problems associated with

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‘The Mathematics Of Crime’ — Public Lecture

(11.20) The Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics (ICERM) presents a lecture by Dr. Andrea Bertozzi titled “The Mathematics of Crime.” Bertozzi will discuss her participation in developing a “predictive policing” program that alerts officials to districts with the highest probability of a crime taking place. Law enforcement agencies across the country have

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