BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//CiviCRM//NONSGML CiviEvent iCal//EN X-WR-TIMEZONE:America/New_York METHOD:PUBLISH BEGIN:VEVENT UID:CiviCRM_EventID_8231_14e744cb787c75406e47b70595be41d2@momath.org SUMMARY:Math Encounters: "Error-Correcting Codes: The Math ematics of Communication" (live-streamed) - July 1 3 at 7:00 pm ET (New York) DESCRIPTION:Math Encounters:\n "\;Error-Correcting Codes: The Mathematics of Communication"\;\n \n featu ring Nathan Kaplan\n \n Wednesday\, July 13 \; at 7:00 pm ET (New York)\n \n (online)\n \n Suppos e we are trying to communicate over a "\;noisy channel."\; \; There is some probability that the information I send is not the information you receive. \; We could communicate more rel iably by agreeing to repeat the intended message m ultiple times\, but there is a cost to this repeti tion. \; A major goal in the theory of error-c orrecting codes is to understand how to efficientl y build redundancy into messages so that we can id entify and correct errors. \; Join mathematici an Nathan Kaplan as he introduces us to the ideas that go into the mathematics of communication and shares several neat examples of problems we can so lve using ideas from coding theory\, including &qu ot\;Hat Problems\,"\; "\;Twenty Questions with Lies\,"\; and strategies for gambling on soccer matches in Finland.\n \n Special introducti on by Tony Fisher\, Principal\, Hunter College Hig h School.\n \n This is a live-streamed broadcast o f an in-person event. \; Occasional video reco rdings are made available for a fee at videos.moma th.org.\n \n This page is for the 7:00 pm ET (New York) live-streamed session. \; Click here to register for an in-person session or for the 4:00 pm ET (New York) session instead.\n \n CATEGORIES:Math Encounters CALSCALE:GREGORIAN DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20220713T190000 DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20220713T190000 DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20220713T203000 LOCATION:MoMath Online\n NY\n United States\n ORGANIZER:MAILTO:functions@momath.org URL:https://momath.org/civicrm/?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm%2Fevent%2Finfo&reset=1&id=8231 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR