Reading Group on Entropy and Counting- Richard Lang

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Title: Introduction to Entropy and Counting

Speaker:  Richard Lang
Affiliation: University of Waterloo
Room: MC 6486

Abstract: In the first talk of our reading group, we introduce the notion of entropy and derive some of its basic properties. When then go through a few examples that illustrate how entropy can be used to count combinatorial objects.