Blyth Lecture Series


The R.A. Blyth Lectures are an annual distinguished lecture series in Mathematics and Mathematical Science, established by the Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the firt Professorship in Mathematics at the University. It consists of three lectures by a distinguished mathematician: the first for a general scientific audience, the second for a general mathematical audience, and the third for specialists in the field.

Dates in this series

· Wednesday, Sep. 28, 2011: Lecture 1: Spectral and Electrical Graph Theory (Daniel Spielman)
· Thursday, Sep. 29, 2011: Lecture 2: Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Graph Laplacians (Daniel Spielman)
· Friday, Sep. 30, 2011: Lecture 3: Sparsification of Graphs and Approximation of Matrices  (Daniel Spielman)