Stephen M. Watt

Professor Watt
Stephen M. Watt, PhD, DSc h.c., ICD.D
Dean, Faculty of Mathematics
Professor, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science
MC 5209, 200 University Ave W
University of Waterloo
Waterloo Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1

Phone:   +1 519 888-4480
Fax:   +1 519 888-4302
E-mail:   smwatt at

What's on my mind.
New results in bio-computing!
Instructions to get a small carbon footprint.
Where I've been.
Math genealogy. Erdős number.

Activities     Research     Publications     Students     Courses     Awards

Introduction: Introduction for new grad students.

General talks:   Computer Algebra's Dirty Little Secret.
  The Mathematics of Mathematical Handwriting Recognition.
Dependent Types and Categorical Programming
Computing, Symbols and Math [Video]
Leading Flying Objects
The Limits of Computation
Tools for Online Technical Collaboration.

ORCCA The Ontario Research Center for Computer Algebra
MathML @ ORCCA -- Tools for MathML and conversions to/from TeX and OpenMath
MONET @ ORCCA -- Mathematical Web Services
PenMath @ ORCCA -- Pen-Based Interfaces for Mathematics

Aldor A categorical programming language.
Maple The system for symbolic mathematical computation.
MathML The W3C standard for math on the internet.
InkML The W3C standard for digital ink.