03/19/09          MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT, FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY

            MATH COLLOQUIUM, THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 11:00 AM, STARR 138

 

SPEAKER:    James Nystrom, Ph.D.,

            Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Ferris State University

         

TITLE:          Ontological musings concerning how nature computes

 

ABSTRACT:

 

I compare nature’s workings to that of a computer. Analogies will be drawn both ways, and modern physical theory and modern computational techniques will be used to provide conjecture on how nature computes.

 

REFRESHMENTS:  11:00 AM, STARR #138

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