By Lê Nguyên Hoang, Not an Ordinary Seminar – GERAD. March 6th, 2013.
In this talk, I will take you through some of the greatest simple ideas of the 20th century. From operations research to topology, from set theory to graph theory, from fractals to infinity, we will explore different regions of the world of mathematics. While this presentation is primarily aimed at non-mathematicians, it should be of great interest to everyone.
Shannon's Information TheoryShannon's Information Theory By Lê Nguyên Hoang | Updated:2016-01 | Views: 51733 Claude Shannon may be considered one of the most influential person of the 20th Century, as he laid out the foundation of the revolutionary information theory. Yet, unfortunately, he is virtually unknown to the public. This article is a tribute to him. And the best way I've found is to explain some of the brilliant ideas he had.