Staying Ahead of the Opposition

Synopsis
Recording of a lecture given by Professor Mike Atkinson as part of the London Mathematical Society’s Popular Lecture Series. Number sequences are found in nearly every area of mathematics. The same sequence appearing in two different areas is often the first clue that these areas might be connected. Looks at one such sequence, the Catalan sequence, fron this point of view.
Series
Popular Lecture Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 50 min.
Year of production
1997
Availability
Hire; 2006 hire: £5.00 35.00 (inclusive)
Subjects
Mathematics
Keywords
sequences

Credits

Writer
Mike Atkinson
Cast
Mike Atkinson 

Production Company

Name

Imperial College of Science and Technology Television Studio

Sponsor

Name

London Mathematical Society

Distributor (Hire)

Name

London Mathematical Society

Email
lms@lms.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7637 3686
Fax
020 7323 3655
Address
De Morgan House
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London
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Notes
Video recordings of twice-yearly LMS Popular Lectures, which aim to present exciting topics and interesting applications to anyone with a serious interest in mathematics such as sixth form and university students. Recent lectures are for sale on DVD and older ones for hire on video.

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