This is a Distinguished University Professorship Award Public Lecture delivered at The University of Western Ontario on April 25, 2011. Widely regarded as Canada's top figure in computer algebra, Stephen Watt has made foundational contributions internationally. He is known for evolving his field in the areas of computer algebra software systems, mathematical algorithms and mathematics on the Internet. Watt received the Distinguished University Professorship Western's highest award for faculty. This award acknowledges sustained excellence in scholarship over a career, taking into consideration the full breadth of academics including research, teaching and service to the community.
The video of this lecture is embedded below.