Florence Nightingale Day: Malcolm MacCallum

Professor Malcolm MacCallum, Queen Mary, University of London

Thursday 03 April 2014, 1330-1355
Management School Building

Some sums my mother did not tell me about

The talk will describe some uses of modular arithmetic. The topics will be its use in computer algebra systems, its exploitation in internet security, and the work which led to the wartime breaking of Tunny codes and the building of the first computers.