San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
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Professor Corinna Ulcigrai - Professor of Pure Mathematics
Billiards, Pretzels and Chaos
Billiard tables are usually rectangular. What happens if we change their shape? In this lecture Professor Corinna Ulcigrai will explain how mathematical billiards and other simple models can help us come to grips with chaos and understand underlying mechanisms which make even simple systems hard to predict.
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University of Bristol
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