FieldsCarleton Distinguished Lecture Series
Thursday, March 19, 2009
4:30 pm Coffee,
5:30 pm Lecture
4351 HP (MacPhail Room), School of Mathematics and Statistics
Speaker: Dr. V.Kumar Murty, University of Toronto
The mathematics of information technology: the road
ahead
Mathematics has been "unreasonably effective" in
helping to model the physical universe. It has also been very
effective in helping to address basic problems of information
technology. In this general talk, we will review some of these
and speculate on what the future might hold for the interaction
between mathematics and information technology.



Colloquium Talk
Friday, March 20, 2009
2: 30 pm Coffee
3:30 pm Colloquium Talk
4351 HP (MacPhail Room), School of Mathematics and Statistics
Speaker: Dr. V.Kumar Murty, University of Toronto
Discrete logarithms, exponential sums and data integrity
We shall discuss a new approach to data integrity and show
how tools from analytic number theory help us to analyze it.
