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When Alternate Fridays, from 18:30
What Talks and workshops on mathematical subjects

The London MathSpace is a group which meets every other Friday to discuss mathematics. We host talks, problem-solving and programming events.

All our events are held at London Hackspace, 447 Hackney Road.

If you would like to do a talk or have any ideas for an event, please say so here or on our mailing list.

Next Event

Election Data Analysis Workshop
1 May 2015 at 18:30
Hosted by MathSpace
At this fortnight's event, we will be analysing election data.

Come along and learn how to use R to make infographics showing trends in the data. Or look for trend in the polls and try to predict next week's results.

As a starting point, we have gathered links for data from the 2010 election and polls data in the run up to next week. You can find that data here.

If that's not good enough, there will be cake!

Future events

All talks listed here are provisional. If you would like to give a talk of suggest a non-talks event, please add it to a date here. For questions and discussion, use our mailing list.

Talks Non-Talks

15 May 2015

  • (Olly?)
  • Time Travel in General Relativity (Matt W)
  • How to build a propositional logic robot (Matthew Scroggs)

12 June 2015

10 July 2015

07 August 2015

01 May 2015

Election data analysis.

29 May 2015

UKMT Team Maths Challenge.

26 June 2015

24 July 2015

Proposed talks

Name Topic Approximate length Other details
Matthew Scroggs How to build a propositional logic robot 20-30 mins How I built @mathslogicbot and some of the maths behind it.
Cameron Decision making under uncertainty 15-20 mins Models for how we make decisions under uncertainty, starting from Utility theory
(Your Name Here) (Title) (Length) (What you will talk about)

Past meetings

03 April 2015

20 March 2015

  • Optimal Pac-Man (Matthew Scroggs)
  • Games of Pursuit (Alex Bolton)
  • Video Games Are Hard, But Some Are Harder Than Others (Linus Hamilton)

06 March 2015

  • Blotto bot programming workshop.

20 Feb 2015

  • Morality Metrics on the Iterated Prisoners Dilemma (Axel Wagner)
  • The Fluid Dynamics of Chocolate fountains (Adam Townsend)

06 Feb 2015

23 Jan 2015

  • Folding Tube Maps (Matthew Scroggs)
  • AI and Bots in Game Design (Martin Clarke) - slides
  • Regime detection in multivariate stochastic processes (Alex Bolton)

09 Jan 2015

  • Voting Theory (Alex Bolton) - slides

05 Dec 2014

  • Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange (Axel Wagner) - slides

21 Nov 2014

24 Oct 2014