Intro to Game Theory & its Applications in the Real World
Learn more about the strategies and tactics for dealing with lots of real life scenarios - e.g. exam prep, group study, business, economics - through an understanding of Game Theory, facilitated mainly through Role Play!
Exponentials: Epidemics, Cryptography, Forest Fires, AI
Develop an intuition for the power of exponential growth by investigating examples as diverse as Ponzi schemes, spread of forest fires, length of passwords and cryptography, virus multiplication, AI and the singularity.
A hands-on course in which the students will be introduced to the mathematics behind modern cryptography. They will use Python programs to understand, explore and implement simplified versions of modern encryption schemes, and how they are used in real-life scenarios.