News MSC 2015

Journal Feb. 28, 2016, 4:14 p.m.

We would like to share with you an overview of this edition.

Courses and speakers

Course Speaker
Arithmetic Dr. Sergi Elizalde (Darmouth College)
Geometry Dr. Víctor González (Leibniz Universität Hannover)
Algebra Dr. Javier Gómez (Princeton University)
Combinatorics Dr. Juanjo Rué (Freie Universität Berlin)

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There were two talks on fundamental mathematical questions:

Conference Speaker
Conjectures and proofs in Number Theory Dr. Jordi QUer (UPC)
What do heating your living room, financial investments, and image processing have in common? Dr. Xavier Cabré (ICREA-UPC)

And two other talks that presented the interplay of Mathematics with other scientific and engineering disciplines:

Talk Speaker
Probability and Artificial Intelligence Adrià Colomé (IRI)
What can mathematics say about evolution of species? Marta Casanellas (UPC)

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Other activities

The two Wednesday afternoons were dedicated to visit institutions of scientific interest. The two visits of this year have been: Institut de Ciències Fotòniques, ICFO (Campus de Castelldefels); Museu de les Matemàtiques, (Cornellà de Llobregat).

While during the weekend in the middle of the course we had a beach day at Sant Feliu de Guíxols (Costa Brava) and a touristic tour in Barcelona.

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