Oliver Knill
The thesis, old interests as well as publication and preprints and seminar page or the last chapter in my probability book illustrate earlier work in ergodic and spectral theory. Having always been programming math and do what one calls today experimental mathematics, I have a passion for mathematical problems in computer science, with discrete structures, geometry or probability. Always having been fascinated by almost periodicity (packings, fluids,operators, walks cellular automata), or Dirichlet series. A particular question on Birkhoff sums or the Birkhoff sum of the cotangent function. A couple of years ago, playing with polyhedra led to a paper in graph theory which continues to interest me. Through teaching I also got more and more interested in pedagogical questions, especially in web pedagogy and the use of technology in teaching. I love movies, especially if they contain math. And history: here [PDF] is a course developed and ran first in the spring of 2010 and now for the 7th time.

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Oliver Knill, Department of Mathematics, Harvard University, One Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA. SciCenter 432 Tel: (617) 495 5549, Email: knill@math.harvard.edu. twitter, youtube, vimeo, Linkedin Google plus Ello Spring 2015 office hours: Mon-Fri 4-5 PM (Tue later 4:30-5:30) and by appointment.