23 Jul 2015

Mathematics

From Nights, 7:10 pm on 23 July 2015

Making the numbers add up is Dr Dillon Mayhew from Victoria University's School of Mathematics, Statistics and Operations Research: game theory. John Nash (the subject of the film A Beautiful Mind) died in a car crash a little while ago. He was one of the pioneering figures in game theory, which is the branch of mathematics that considers situations where competing players try to gain advantage over each other.

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