Video - All Questions Answered - Lecture by Prof. Donald E. Knuth

On January 14, 2012 at ETH Zurich the day of the Swiss Olympiad in Informatics took place. The highlight of the programme was the talk of Prof. Dr. Donald E. Knuth, winner of the Turing Award. His talk «All Questions Answered» was a discussion based on questions from the audience. Please enjoy the video recording of this lecture.

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Prof. Dr. Donald Knuth at the Swiss Olympiad in Informatics Day

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The lecture «All Questions Answered» of Prof. Dr. Donald Knuth at the Swiss Olympiad in Informatics Day on the 14th of January 2012 attracted a broad audience.

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Prof. Donald Knuth - Guest of honor at the SOI-Day: January 14th 2012

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Remark: The number of registrations for the talk of Prof. Knuth is approaching the number of seats in the Audimax. Please not that the registration is not a reservation of seats, i.e. the seats will not be reserved. There will be, however, a video broadcast of the talk in another hall.

The doors will open at 13:40.

On January 14, 2012 at ETH Zurich the day of the Swiss Olympiad in Informatics will take place. We prepared an exciting programme, filled with talks of computer scientists, explanations and solutions for the tasks of the first round and the live tournament of the ant-programs. And of course the award ceremony takes place there as well.

The highlight of this year‘s programme is the talk of Prof. Dr. Donald E. Knuth, winner of the Turing Award and the so called „father“ of the analysis of algorithms. His talk «All Questions Answered» will be a discussion based on questions from the audience. Please think of interesting questions and send us your questions in advance on this page.

The event is open to the public: You are very welcome to attend even if you did not participate this year or bring along your interested friends - this is a great occasion to get to know the SOI! In order to predict the number of people, we kindly ask you to register on this page until December 22, 2011.

Details can be found in the document below. Feel free to contact us (soiday@soi.ch) if you have any questions.

Invitation to the SOI-Day 2012

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