The Faculty of Arts and Science recently sat down with the Chairs of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics to discuss the future of their fields and what lies in store for us in 2016 and beyond. The big answer: Big Data
Departmental Chair, Professor V. Kumar Murty spoke about the future of the department and its focus on “Blurring of the line between pure and applied mathematics” and “Solving centuries-old problems“. He also spoke on a new course on training in computation techniques at the undergraduate and graduate levels and our first graduate course in computational techniques, instructed by Professor Dror Bar-Natan.
The full article can be found here: http://news.artsci.utoronto.ca/all-news/forecasting-2016-and-beyond-in-computer-science-mathematics-and-statistical-sciences/