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Dr. Jon Kleinberg, Cornell University, February 26-27, 2013

What Can Big Data Teach Us About Society and About Ourselves? Jon Kleinberg is the Tisch University Professor in the Departments of Computer Science and Information Science at Cornell University. His research focuses on issues at the interface of networks and information, with an emphasis on the social and information networks that underpin the Web […]

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Dr. Andrei Linde, Stanford University, March 11-12, 2013

UNIVERSE OR MULTIVERSE?   Andrei Linde studied physics at Moscow State University, was a member at CERN and is currently a Professor of Physics at Stanford University. He is an author of more than 250 papers on particle physics, phase transitions and cosmology. As a founding author of the inflationary universe scenario, he has written […]

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NOWHERE DIFFERENTIABLE: February 12-28, 2013

February 12, 2013 – 6 pm pre-lecture reception in gallery 5:30 pm Lecture by Ethno-Mathematician and Author of African Fractals Ron Eglash, Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute February 20, 2013 – 6 pm pre-lecture reception in gallery 5:30 pm Artist-in-Residence: Saya Woolfalk will give a talk about her work and residency. She will be working on campus  […]

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Computational Perspectives on Social Phenomena at Global Scales

Della Pietra Lecture Series Presents Dr. Jon Kleinberg, February 26-27, 2013 Jon Kleinberg is the Tisch University Professor in the Departments of Computer Science and Information Science at Cornell University. His research focuses on issues at the interface of networks and information, with an emphasis on the social and information networks that underpin the Web and […]

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Probabilistic Models for Cascading Processes in Networks

Della Pietra Lecture Series Presents Dr. Jon Kleinberg, February 26-27, 2013 Jon Kleinberg is the Tisch University Professor in the Departments of Computer Science and Information Science at Cornell University. His research focuses on issues at the interface of networks and information, with an emphasis on the social and information networks that underpin the Web […]

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Della Pietra Lecture Series Presents Dr. Robert Kirshner, October 2-3 2012

Dr. Robert Kirshner, Photo credit: Lynn Barry Hetherington Lecture 1 ‘A Nobel Surprise: The Accelerating Universe’ (This lecture is geared for high school and undergraduate students) Title: “A Nobel Surprise: The Accelerating Universe” by Dr. Robert Kirshner Time: Tuesday October 2nd at 11:00 am Place: Simons Center for Geometry and Physics room 103 [box, type=”download”]Watch […]

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Dr. Jeffrey Weeks Della Pietra Lectures, May 3-4, 2012

Watch the Videos: SYMMETRY: FOLDING AND UNFOLDING Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 2 pm In this hands-on workshop participants will see how every symmetrical pattern has an “unfolded form” and a “folded form” and learn an easy way to name symmetry patterns based on their folded forms. Pre-printed copies of symmetrical patterns will be provided. […]

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