Jul 19, 2017 - Jul 19, 2017
18:00 - 19:00
Professor Keith Ball, (FRS, FRSE,) University of Warwick, will give a public lecture entitled Pools of Blood, here at ICMS 15 South College Street.
How should we design testing protocols for blood samples? This is a typical example of a problem in mathematical information theory. The lecture will explain the basic ideas of information theory and answer the protocol problem. The talk is accessible to those aged 14 or over with an interest in maths.