Math becomes fashionable, focus shifts3 min read . Updated: 24 Aug 2010, 12:13 AM IST
Math becomes fashionable, focus shifts
Hyderabad: Stanley J. Osher, is not your stereotypical mathematician—serious-looking, immersed in abstraction. Having co-founded three companies in 22 years, based largely on his own research, Osher is a mathematician and an entrepreneur, who, in a plenary lecture on 25 August, is going to tell the 3,000-plus mathematicians gathered at the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) in Hyderabad how “fast" algorithms are going to rock the world.
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