Faculty of Information and Mathematical
Sciences Lecture Event, University of
Glasgow, 6 October 2008.
Description This talk, for a general scientific audience, is about notions of counting and measuring. It is told in six short stories:
How to count eggs
How to measure clothing
How to measure your paintwork
How to measure your relationship
How to measure a datatype
How to measure an ecosystem
Slides In this pdf file (1.3MB). Notes and references are included at the end.