How to measure almost anything


Venue   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.

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