OPEN NEIGHBORHOODFebruary 3, 2021 4:30 pm
We will explore the idea of universality in probability theory, as seen in the central limit theorem, in which wide and varied input distributions can all give identical limiting outputs....
OPEN NEIGHBORHOODNovember 4, 2020 4:30 pm
I'll talk about basic ruler and compass constructions, about math as exploration, about making space in mathematics, and about Harvard. Oh, and of course, the election. Please go to the...
Math Table/Open Neighborhood Seminar: Geometry and Abstraction: Poetry, Conics of the Greeks, Congruences in China and modern Arithmetic Geometry
OPEN NEIGHBORHOODOctober 21, 2020 4:30 pm
The lecture follows the title as a guiding thread. Zoom: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/96759150216
OPEN NEIGHBORHOODSeptember 16, 2020 4:30 pm
We consider the problem of finding 3 positive integers (a,b,c) such that a/(b+c)+b/(c+a)+c/(a+b)=4. We will examine how the problem became a viral post on Facebook, solve the problem using elliptic...
OPEN NEIGHBORHOODSeptember 9, 2020 4:30 pm
I will report on a dynamical way of thinking and tell you a little about my own personal experience as a mathematician. Zoom: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/96759150216