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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