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March 8, 2019 | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Category: Seminar
Location: Faculty/Administration #1140 | Map
656 W. Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free

Speaker: Daniel Frohardt, Professor, Wayne State University

Title: A Quick Introduction to Coding Theory

Abstract: In Claude Shannon’s 1948 paper “A Mathematical Theory of Communication” launched the branch of mathematics known as coding theory. This theory has played a crucial role in the digital revolution that continues to shape the world, making possible devices such as microprocessors, cell phones, digital cameras, personal computers, tablets, DVDs, CDs, and planetary probes. I hope to provide a taste of some interesting mathematics that has played a key role in the development of the digital age.

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