BARTALK #6: ODD MEASUREMENTS

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October 11, 2016
De Gekke Geit, The Hague
18:00

ÁRON BIRTALAN (Nederlandse Filmacademie)
The Year 224 And The 13th Month
A brief account on modern calendar improvement proposals.

TJEERD SOMS
A Historical Perspective of Time
How long is a second? How do we measure time? And do we really need to?

JOSEPH GARVIN (Bristol University)
Measuring A Game
There are over 10^120 possible chess games, but every single position means you can perfectly state what your opponent can do. There are (only) 2.5 million possible
poker hands, but you never know exactly what your opponent is holding. Can we measure how
much we know of a game?

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