Public Lecture by Fields Medalist Cedric Villani at the American University of Beirut, College Hall, Auditorium B1: Of triangles, prices, gas and men
Speaker: Cedric Villanihttp://www.cams.aub.edu.lb/events/confs/partial_differential/public_lecture.htm
5 pm., Beirut
American University of Beirut
Sponsored by: Atiyah Chair of Mathematics
This talk is the story of an encounter of three distinct fields: non-Euclidean geometry, gas dynamics and economics. Some of the most fundamental mathematical tools behind these theories appear to have a close connection, which was revealed around the turn of the 21st century, and has developed strikingly since.