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Eberly College of Science Mathematics Department

Meeting Details

For more information about this meeting, contact Svetlana Katok, Becky Halpenny, Flossie Dunlop.

Title:Proofs from the Book
Seminar:PMASS Colloquium
Speaker:Sergei Tabachnikov, Penn State
Abstract:
The famous mathematician of the last century, Paul Erdos, often referred to "The Book" in which God keeps the most elegant proofs of mathematical theorems. So, he would say: "This is a proof from the Book", or "This is a correct proof, but not from the Book". In fact, a book called "Proofs from the Book" was written by M. Aigner and G. Ziegler, and this is one of the most popular mathematical books ever. In this talk, I shall present some proofs of great theorems from this book, and some other ones that, in my opinion, belong there.

Room Reservation Information

Room Number:MB113
Date:01 / 17 / 2013
Time:02:30pm - 03:20pm