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Watson Lecture
Algorithmic Magic: Behind the Scenes of Modern Computer Science

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Earnest C. Watson lecture featuring professor of computer science, Christopher Umans. Umans describes how computer scientists identify and abstract algorithmic questions and problems. Also discussing a promising new approach that he has helped develop that may lead to an optimal algorithm for multiplying matrices—potentially resolving a prominent unanswered algorithmic question.

ID: 2016-00057
Umans, Christopher M. (Christopher Matthew)

Creation Jan. 20, 2016


Topics: Computer Science

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