Symmetry in Combinatorics & Optimization

When
Start: 03/12/2014 - 4:15pm
End  : 03/12/2014 - 5:15pm

Category
Colloquium

Speaker
Mohamed Omar, Harvey Mudd College

Abstract

Symmetry is ubiquitous in mathematics, illuminating structural behavior that may not be noticed otherwise.  In this talk we give three examples of the power symmetry gives us: two in uncovering combinatorial phenomena, and one in developing relatively efficient optimization algorithms.

Where
Shanahan Center for Teaching and Learning, Shanahan B460 (basement level), Harvey Mudd College, 320 E. Foothill Blvd.

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