Oradora: R. A. Bailey (University of St Andrews and Queen Mary, University of London). Data, hora e local: 22 de Setembro de 2015, às 16h na sala de reuniões do Departamento de Matemática.
Resumo: In the 1920s, R. A. Fisher recommended Latin squares for crop experiments. However, there is evidence of their much earlier use in experiments. They have led to interesting special cases, arguments, counter-intuitive results, and a spectacular solution to an old problem.