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A visit to the world of mathematics

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978

Duration

00:30:00

Production year

2000

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Summary

A summary of a day of lectures in conjunction with an "Open Day" event organized by the IHES (Institut des hautes études scientifiques in Bures-sur-Yvette) at the Centre Georges Pompidou on September 18, 2000. Highly varied aspects of mathematics are addressed by eight experts.

Stacked oranges and correction codes, by Denis Auroux.

Morley's marvelous theorem, by Alain Connes.

Under the street lies symmetry, by Etienne Ghys.

The genome and mathematics, by Alessandra Carbone.

Pascal's triangle, by Christophe Soulé.

The State of Indiana v. Vardi (how a state wants to define the value of pi), by Ilan Vardi.

Dark night is falling, by Jacques Roubaud.

Did you say curve? by Jean Pierre Bourguignon.

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