Concepts familiar from grade-school algebra have broad ramifications in computer science.
Institute Professor Noam Chomsky of linguistics will speak on "The New War Against Terror" on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in Room 26-100. His talk is part of the Technology and Culture Forum, which presents discussions of technological advance and social change.
The program will be webcast live.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on October 17, 2001.