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Title: Computers and Mathematics: Problems and Prospects
Originating Office: IAS
MATH
CSE
Speaker: Graham, Ronald
Issue Date: 18-May-2007
Event Date: 18-May-2007
Group/Series/Folder: Record Group 8.15 - Institute for Advanced Study
Series 3 - Audio-visual Materials
Location: 8.15:3 box 1.2
Notes: Institute for Advanced Study Distinguished Lecture Series: The Beauty of Computing and Mathematics jointly organised by Department of Computer Science and Engineering and Department of Mathematics.
Abstract: There is no question that the recent advent of the modern computer has had a dramatic impact on what mathematicians do and on how they do it. However, there is increasing evidence that many apparently simple problems may in fact be forever beyond any conceivable computer attack. In this talk, Professor Graham will describe a variety of mathematical problems in which computers either have had, may have or will probably never have a significant role in their solutions.
Duration: 56 min.
Appears in Series:8.15:3 - Audio-visual Materials
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