Event Detail

Event Type: 
Lonseth Lecture
Date/Time: 
Tuesday, May 1, 1990 - 05:00

Speaker Info

Institution: 
Yale University
Abstract: 

Recently, there have been some deep new insights into classical old problems, like Fermat's last theorem. Some of these insights can be expressed in terms of fairly elementary mathematics involving polynomials and numbers. I will describe some of these insights.