From one extreme to another: the statistics of extreme events - Jon Keating

16 March 2021
17:00

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Oxford Mathematics Public Lecture
Tuesday 16 March 2021
5.00-6.00pm

Jon Keating will discuss the statistics of rare, extreme events in various contexts, including: evaluating performance at the Olympics; explaining how glasses freeze; illustrating why computers are more effective than expected at learning; and understanding the Riemann zeta-function, the mathematical object that encodes the mysterious distribution of the prime numbers. 

Jon Keating is Sedleian Professor of Natural Philosophy in the University of Oxford and a Fellow of The Queen's College.

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