Author Peter Bergen will discuss how Al Qaeda changed into a more virtual, less hierarchial and organized entity after the Sept. 11 attacks at New York University’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences on Wed., April 5, 3:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m. (Warren Weaver Hall, Room 109, 251 Mercer St. [at West 4th St.]). Bergen, the author of Holy War, Inc: Inside the Secret World of Bin Laden and, most recently, The Osama Bin Laden I Know, is one of the few Westerners to have met Osama Bin Laden.
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- WHO: Peter Bergen, author, Holy War, Inc: Inside the Secret World of Bin Laden and The Osama Bin Laden I Know
- WHAT: Lecture-“Al Qaeda 2.0”
- WHEN: Wed., April 5, 3:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m.
- WHERE: Warren Weaver Hall, Room 109, 251 Mercer St. (at West 4th St.) [Subway Lines: N, R, W (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place)]
New York University’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, a center for research and advanced training in computer science and mathematics, has long been a leader in mathematical analysis, applied mathematics, and scientific computation, with special emphasis on partial differential equations and their applications. In computer science, the Institute excels in theory, programming languages, computer graphics, and machine learning. Computer science and mathematics are viewed as living parts of the stream of science, not as isolated specialties.