Event Type:

Lonseth Lecture

Date/Time:

Tuesday, May 20, 1986 - 05:00

Guest Speaker:

Ivan Niven

Institution:

University of Oregon

Abstract:

Although the background assumed is modest, the results are ingenious and not widely known. Professor Niven is noted for his lucid presentations of mathematical ideas. His lecture should appeal to students and former students of mathematics and also to teachers of mathematics from high school through graduate school.