2020 NZMS Forder lecture -- The power of randomness

Date Thursday 12 March 2020
Time 6:10pm - 7:10pm
Where S.1.02
Presenter Dr. Julia Wolf, University of Cambridge
Contact Woei Chet Lim
Contact email
Admission Cost Free

Abstract: Far from taking us down the road of unpredictability and chaos, randomness has the power to help us solve a fascinating range of problems. This talk will lead the audience on a thought-provoking mathematical journey from penalty shoot-outs to internet security and patterns in the primes.