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EightSquared is the 2013 UK National Science Fiction Convention in Bradford - 29th March to 1st April.

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Monday, April 1 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The Clay Institute Problems in Mathematics

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In the year 2000, the Clay Institute offered $1,000,000 for the solution to seven different problems on the frontiers of mathematics. Which problems, why, and what progress has been made? With Michael Abbott, Nicholas Jackson and Susan Stepney.


Speakers
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Michael Abbott

Eastercon programming archminion. Supremely talented Mike Nesmith impersonator.
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Nicholas Jackson

I used to program computers but bad things (bankruptcy, arson, etc) kept happening to companies I worked for, so now I teach mathematics at Warwick, help run a couple of journals and do occasional bits of research about knots.
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Susan Stepney

Computer Scientist
ex-astrophysicist, current computer scientist; long time science fiction and science fact reader; standard answer to questions about popular culture: "is it SF? well, then..."


Monday April 1, 2013 1:00pm - 2:00pm
2 - Rowan Cedar Court