Category: Colloquia

CATEGORIES: Colloquia, Department, Math

Joint Mathematics-TADS Colloquium

Speaker: Dr. S. Joshua Swamidass, Washington University in St. Louis TITLE: Deep Learning in Biology, Medicine, and Chemistry ABSTRACT: Deep learning, an approach to machine learning, is coming of age, establishing itself as a transformative approach to understanding data, enabling advances in several scientific domains. Our group has been using deep learning for more than … Continue reading Joint Mathematics-TADS Colloquium

Tuesday, March 7, 4:10-5:25pm | Carver 268
CATEGORIES: Colloquia, Department, Math

Special Mathematics Colloquium: Do Dogs Know Calculus? Bifurcations at the Beach

Speaker: Dr. Tim Pennings Abstract:  We will show that dogs – at least my dog, Elvis – knew calculus. That is, Elvis could find the optimal – fastest – route to a ball thrown into the water some distance down the beach. But what happened when Elvis is positioned in the water and retrieved a ball that is also in the water? When … Continue reading Special Mathematics Colloquium: Do Dogs Know Calculus? Bifurcations at the Beach

Friday, April 14, 3:20-4:10pm | TBD