Tuesday, January 22, 2019 — 2:00 PM EST

Title: Announcing new Reading Group this term on the topic of "Entropy and Counting"

Speaker: Various/TBD
Affiliation: University of Waterloo
Room: MC 6486

Abstract:

A new Reading Group will be starting this term on the topic of "Entropy and Counting". The talks will take place weekly on Tuesdays from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in MC 6486 starting on Jan 22th.We will study how the notion entropy can be used as a tool for combinatorial enumeration. In the first couple of talks, the basic properties of entropy are covered and its use is illustrated with a few examples. We then continue by reading a selection of classic and recent papers.

Organizers: Michelle Delcourt and Richard Lang

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

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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