Group:MathSpace

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

Talks: Probability and the Mpemba Paradox
16 October 2015 at 18:30
Hosted by MathSpace
This talks event will be taken over by Chalkdust, a free maths magazine printed by students at UCL. There will be two talks by authors of articles in the second issue of Chalkdust:
  • 6:30 Puzzles and cake
  • 7:00 Artiom Fiodorov - Probability theory as an extension of logic
  • 7:30 Olly Southwick - Why hot water can freeze faster than cold water
  • 8:00 Questions, dicussion, etc

There will be plenty of free copies of the magazine available at the event, so come along and pick one up.

The editors are also keen to meet anyone who would like to contribute to a future issue of Chalkdust. So if there's something you'd like to write about, come along and tell them!

Future events

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

Talks Non-Talks

13 November 2015

11 December 2015

30 October 2015


27 November 2015

Proposed talks

Name Topic Approximate length Other details
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

18 September 2015

  • Hyperbolic crochet workshop

04 September 2015

29 May 2015

15 May 2015

01 May 2015

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