- After CBS finished the pilot, they sent out letters to many mathematicians, asking for help in getting the math right (Ed was one of those who responded).
- They previewed the pilot at the 2005 Joint Math Meeting in Atlanta (the first TV pilot shown at a math conference!)
- They have mathematicians as advisors on the show.
Saturday, January 29, 2005
Ed Pegg of Mathworld has a nice page describing some of the effort put in by CBS to achieve mathematical versimilitude on Numb3rs. Some of the salient points:
Posted by Suresh Venkatasubramanian at 1/29/2005 11:00:00 AM