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Reading Group on Entropy and Counting- John SchanckExport this event to calendar

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 — 2:00 PM EST

Title: Bounding Dedekind numbers with entropy

Speaker: John Schanck
Affiliation: University of Waterloo
Room: MC 6486

Abstract: The Dedekind numbers (sequence A000372 in the OEIS) count monotone Boolean functions, antichains in Boolean lattices, and Sperner families. We will discuss an entropy-based asymptotic upper bound on these quantities due to Pippenger (1999).

Location 
MC - Mathematics & Computer Building
6486
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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