10th Annual Richard & Louise Guy Lecture: Juggling Mathematics & Magic

  • Date: 09/17/2015
  • Time: 17:00
Lecturer(s):

Ronald Lewis Graham, University of California, San Diego

 

 

Ronald Graham is the Chief Scientist at the Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology and the Irwin and Joan Jacobs Professor in Computer Science and Engineering at UC San Diego. He is also an accomplished trampolinist and juggler.

Location: 

University of Calgary

Topic: 

Juggling Mathematics & Magic

Description: 

This talk will demonstrate some of the surprising connections between the mystery of magic and the art of juggling, and some interesting ideas from mathematics. 

 

 

Lecture is free and open to the public. Intended for a general audience.

 

Other Information: 

Location: University of Calgary, SB 103

 

 

ABOUT THE RICHARD AND LOUISE GUY LECTURE SERIES:

 

The Richard & Louise Guy lecture series celebrates the joy
of discovery and wonder in mathematics for everyone. Indeed, the lecture
series was a 90th birthday present from Louise Guy to Richard in
recognition of his love of mathematics and his desire to share his
passion with the world. Richard Guy is the author of over 100
publications including works in combinatorial game theory, number theory
and graph theory. He strives to make mathematics accessible to all. The
other contributions to the lecture series have been made by Elwyn
Berlekamp (2006), John Conway (2007), Richard Nowakowski (2008), William
Pulleyblank (2009), Erik Demaine (2010), Noam Elkies (2011), Ravi Vakil
(2012),  Carl Pomerance (2013) and Edward Doolittle (2014).

 

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