Andrew Odlyzko on Information Technology

Thursday, October 1, 2009 - 11:00am EDT

  • Location:Dibner Building, LC 400
    New York, US

Abstract

Professor Andrew Odlyzko uses an interdisciplinary approach that incorporates insights from economics, law, sociology, and psychology of security to explain some counterintuitive and contrarian approaches to research and the deployment of information technologies. 

About the Speaker

Professor Andrew Odlyzko has had a long and distinguished career in research and research management at Bell and AT&T labs and has recently built an interdisciplinary research center. He has authored over 150 technical papers on computational complexity, cryptography, number theory, combinatorics, coding theory, analysis, probability theory and related fields. In recent years, he has worked on electronic commerce, economics of data networks, and economic history with particular focus on diffusion of technological innovation.

Sonsored by

The Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Security and Privacy (CRISSP), a cooperation between NYU-Poly, and the Stern, Wagner, Courant and Steinhardt schools at NYU.