Experimental Mathematics Colloquium

Speaker: Søren Eilers

Title: Some early gems of experimental mathematics

Researching for a textbook in experimental mathematics (written jointly with Johansen) I have come across a number of very nice early examples of computer-based experimental mathematics, many of which were conclusive in the sense of providing counterexamples to old conjectures. My plan is to re-enact some of these examples using modern technology and discuss some of the ingenious methods used at the time of early computers to obtain the results.