03/19/09 MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT, FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
MATH COLLOQUIUM, THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 11:00 AM, STARR 138
SPEAKER: James Nystrom, Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Ferris State University
TITLE: Ontological musings concerning how nature computes
I compare nature’s workings to that of a computer. Analogies will be drawn both ways, and modern physical theory and modern computational techniques will be used to provide conjecture on how nature computes.
REFRESHMENTS: 11:00 AM, STARR #138