Minimal Triangulations of Cubes and Simplotopes

12/09/2008 - 12:15pm
12/09/2008 - 1:10pm
Speaker: 
Francis Su (Harvey Mudd College)
Abstract: 

In this talk, I will describe recent progress on the question of determining the smallest triangulation of a d-dimensional cube, and more generally, the smallest triangulation of a simplotope: the product of simplices. Some interesting combinatorial insights come out of the geometry.

Where: 
ML 211