[talks] Gödel Centenary Program this Friday

Moses Charikar moses at CS.Princeton.EDU
Wed Nov 15 09:22:24 EST 2006

On Friday, November 17, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Wolfensohn  
Hall, the Institute will host A Program to Mark the Centenary Year of  
the Birth of Kurt Gödel.  The event is free and open to the public;  
reservations are not required.  Seating is on a first come, first  
served basis.

The program will consist of talks aimed at a general audience on the  
life and work of Kurt Gödel (1906-1978) and his impact on  
mathematics, philosophy, and computer science.  Participants include:  
John Burgess, Princeton University; John W. Dawson, Jr., The  
Pennsylvania State University; Solomon Feferman, Stanford University;  
Juliette Kennedy, University of Helsinki; Karl Sigmund, University of  
Vienna; and Avi Wigderson, Institute for Advanced Study.

For additional information about the program, please visit

There is also background on Gödel's life and work accessible from the  
IAS homepage, www.ias.edu.

An exhibition of posters on Gödel, created by the University of  
Vienna, will remain on view on the main floor of Fuld Hall through  
Sunday, December 3.


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