Graduate Pizza Seminar
Problems You Won't Find on Sesame Street :A Select Result from Transcendental Number Theory
Location: Hill Grad Student Lounge
Date & time: Friday, 16 September 2016 at 1:40PM - 1:41PM
Richard Voepel, Rutgers: One of the most iconic sketches from the long running American children's television series Sesame Street, entitled One of These Things ', was a short form critical thinking exercise during which viewers were asked to identify from a small collection of objects one which differed significantly from the other members in some aspect. In this talk we consider a family of slightly modified versions of this problem, which unfortunately are not of suitable difficulty for children under the age of 5.'