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Seminar (click on name to view) Information/Abstract Format
How Real Are Real Numbers? - Gregory Chaitin - Wilfrid Laurier University, Sept. 10, 2009

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In this talk, Dr. Chaitin discusses mathematical and physical arguments against continuity and in favor of discreteness, with particular emphasis on the ideas of Emile Borel (1871-1956).

For a paper on this, please see http://www.umcs.maine.edu/~chaitin/olympia.pdf

For more information, see speaker's website at http://www.cs.umaine.edu/~chaitin

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