SMS scnews item created by Sean Gardiner at Thu 14 Aug 2014 0847
Type: Seminar
Distribution: World
Expiry: 15 Aug 2014
Calendar1: 14 Aug 2014 1300-1400
CalLoc1: New Law 104
Auth: (sgar9702) in SMS-WASM

SUMS: Liang -- Programming with Fractions

This week’s SUMS talk is being given by undergrad student Kevin Liang.  

Abstract: Start with an ordered list of positive fractions, and a positive integer n.
Multiply n by the first fraction in the list that results in an integer, and repeat
until this is not possible.  That’s all there is to FRACTRAN, a programming language so
easy to explain that even Fermat’s margins would have enough space.  No programming
experience required!

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