Date Posted: 3/15/2016

Lillian Lee gave the seventh annual Arnold Family Lecture at the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, with a talk entitled "Linguistics, Statistics, and Artificial Intelligence in the Big Data Era".

The IMA Public Lecture Series features distinguished mathematicians and scientists who illuminate the role of mathematics in understanding our world and shaping our lives. The purpose of these talks is to give the public a better understanding about how contemporary mathematical ideas are applied to important technological and scientific problems, conveying the significance and excitement of these applications. These engaging and informative lectures are designed for a broad audience, appropriate for middle-school students and older. This well-established series regularly draws diverse audiences of several hundred people.