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What I learned from 17 years of solving a mathematical problem | Bartosz Żółtak | TEDxWroclaw

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Published on Jan 5, 2016

How much time have you devoted for your passion? What have you learnt? In this talk, Bartosz Żółtak reveals the secrets he has learnt by studying a mathematical function for 17 years.

Devoted 17 years to analysing a mathematical function (VMPC) that he discovered. He published it at an international scientific conference FSE in 2004 and ever since has been attempting to prove the function's most interesting property - one-wayness. If he were to succeed on that it would solve the famous P vs NP problem. As a side effect he designed a board game Permutu which is based strictly on the function - www.permutu.pl.
Bartosz will talk on how out-of-the-box thinking can lead to discovery.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

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