Measurement, Mathematics and Information Technology

Speaker: M. Ram Murty

Date: Fri, May 8, 2015

Location: PIMS, University of Lethbridge

Conference: Alberta Mathematics Dialog

Subject: Mathematics

Class: Scientific, Educational


In this talk, we will highlight the importance of measurement, discuss what can and cannot be measured. Focusing on the measurement of position, importance, and shape, we illustrate by discussing the mathematics behind, GPS, Google and laser surgery. The talk will be accessible to a wide audience.