Lotfi Zadeh 1921–2017
21 October 2017 | 9:29 pm

But fuzzy logic lives on forever New York Times obituary source Lotfi Zadeh had a long and amazing life in academics and the real world. He passed away last month, aged 96. Today Ken and I try to convey the engineering roots of his work. Then we relate some personal stories. Zadeh was a Fellow […]

Michael Cohen 1992-2017 and Vladimir Voevodsky 1966–2017
4 October 2017 | 2:19 am

Two more tragic losses coming before a greater tragedy Composite of crops from src1, src2 Michael Cohen and Vladimir Voevodsky were in different stages of their careers. Cohen was a graduate student at MIT and was visiting the Simons Institute in Berkeley. He passed away suddenly a week ago Monday on a day he was […]

Drama Therapy: A Math Viewpoint
20 September 2017 | 3:11 am

What is drama therapy? Kathryn Farley obtained her PhD from Northwestern University in performance studies in 2007. After almost a decade working in that area, she has just started a Master’s program at New York University in a related field called drama therapy (DT). Today, I thought I would talk about the math aspects of […]

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