Faculty Appointed to Newly Endowed Chair
Peter Winkler is a mathematician or a computer scientist. We are not sure which, and neither is he. He says he is interested in the theory of computing, which is an application of mathematics as well as a subject area within computer science. “So whether a person in this field is called a mathematician or a computer scientist is partly just a question of happenstance,” says Winkler.
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