West Point Hosts Dr. Wolfram

Oct 05, 2020

West Point Hosts Dr. WolframThe Department of Mathematical Sciences hosted Dr. Stephen Wolfram. Dr. Wolfram inspired over 125 Cadets, Staff and Faculty with a virtual discussion that illuminated how computation can be a powerful tool for all humans regardless of discipline. He wowed the audience with demonstrations of how with a few lines of Wolfram Language you can get help to write your next history paper with a 3D terrain model of the battlespace, plan the shortest path for your next trip across America, model a traffic flow pattern, or figure out the sentiment analysis of the West Point Wikipedia page (amongst other amazing feats). Everyone who attended left with a renewed desire to start mining the computational universe for the answers to the questions they experience daily.


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