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Jose Vilches from The University of Sevilla, Spain presents “Why Math?”

Jose Vilches from the University of Sevilla, Spain, gives a guest lecture “Why Math?” He highlights the importance of math and it’s application through examples of his research in distance, complexes, and manifolds

By its very nature, math is usually presented and studied in a rather formal way, giving little room for intuition and real world applications. Jose Vilches’s talk mainly focuses on filling this gap by means of pointing out some key notions and examples close to his research and preferences. The notions of distance, (simplicial) complexes, manifolds, and graphs will be presented jointly with some of their applications.