Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan and the City of Poznań would like to invite to an open lecture, which will be delivered by Professor Christos H. Papadimitriou. Lecture A computer scientist thinks about the brain, will take place on 24th of May 2017 at 15:30, in Hall A of the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, 87 Umultowska Street.
Professor Christos H. Papadimitriou from University of California, in Berkeley was granted his PhD degree under the direction of Kenneth Steiglitz in 1976 in Princeton. He lectured at Harvard University, MIT, Stanford University, the University of California in San Diego, the National Technical University in Athens. His dame is due many well-known books on computer science, such as: "Algorithms", "Combinatorial Optimization", "Computational Complexity", as well as over 400 scientific articles of theory of algorithms and theory of complexity and their applications in computer science, databases, control systems, artificial intelligence and robotics, economics and game theory, biology and evolution. He has received a number of awards, including - Knuth Prize (2002), Gödel Prize (2012), EATCS Award (2015), IEEE von Neumann medal (2016), a holder of honorary doctorates of many renowned universities and a member of the most important scientific societies. Papadimitriou is also the author of the novel "Turing" (2003), an international bestseller - comic "Logicomix" (2010, Polish edition - 2011), the novel "Independence" (2012) and a collection of essays in Greek.