Professor, Deparment of Mathematics, Stanford University
Add to Calendar.America/New_YorkTopology and the Big Data Problem11/29/2017 16:00
There is a lot of discussion around "Big Data". Although the size is a problem, complexity, suitably defined, is often a bigger hurdle in the process of extracting knowledge from the data. Topology, the mathematical notion of shape, can act as a very useful organizing principle for many kinds of complex data. In this talk, we will discuss some topological approaches to understanding data, with numerous examples.
Add to Calendar.America/New_YorkBrown Brain Fair 201803/17/2018 10:00
To culminate Brain Awareness Week, the Brown Brain Bee and Cure Alliance for Mental Illness present the third annual Brown Brain Fair!
The Brain Fair will feature a wide range of interactive demonstrations that will educate audiences of all ages about the mind and brain. Adults can enjoy fun and accessible exhibitions about ongoing research at Brown, and children can participate in art projects, games and face painting.