Persi Diaconis- Distinguished Lecture Series 2014

17 Feb 2016, by chrystalcherniwchan in Events

The 2014 Distinguished Lecture Series, in collaboration with the Heilbronn Institute, will be given by Professor Persi Diaconis (Stanford). All three lectures will be colloquium style and certainly suitable for graduate students.

Wednesday 2nd April, 4-5pm
Chemistry Building, Lecture Theatre 1
[Followed by a wine reception] *Lecture I: The Mathematics of Shuffling Cards

Thursday 3rd April, 3-4pm
School of Maths, SM2
[Preceded by tea and coffee] *Lecture II: Shuffling Cards and Adding Numbers

Friday 4th April, 3-4pm
School of Chemistry, Lecture Theatre 1(Please note, this is a change of venue)
[Preceded by tea and coffee] *Lecture III: Carries and Cocycles


This event is organised in collaboration with the University of Bristol.