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Special Event: Blanchard Lecture
The arXiv: current status and future plans
Date: Friday, February 22nd
Time: 3:30 pm
Place: 2241 Chamberlin Hall
Speaker: Steinn Sigurdsson, Penn State (arXiv Scientific Director)
Abstract: I will discuss the current status of the arXiv, the automated electronic archive and distribution server for research article preprints and related materials. After 25 years, the arXiv is the dominant provider of preprints of research articles to the mathematical and physical sciences. I will also discuss plans for extending the scope of arXiv and the implementation of the arXiv Next Generation, and talk about where the arXiv may to go next.
Host: Alex Levchenko
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