Eindhoven: talk by Bernd Sturmfels11-6-2008 (wednesday)
Can Biology lead to New Theorems?Back to calendar
Bernd Sturmfels (UC Berkeley and TU Berlin)
16:30, HG 9.41, TU Eindhoven
This talk argues for an affirmative answer to the question
in the title. In future interactions between mathematics and
biology, both fields will contribute to each other, and, in
particular, research in the life sciences will inspire new
theorems in "pure" mathematics. This point is illustrated by
a snapshot of four contributions from biology to
geometry, combinatorics, and algebra.
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