Groups, geometry, and finite state automata

Susan Hermiller

University of Nebraska
Barton Lectures in Computational Mathemetics


Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Petty 136

Reception ∙ Petty 116∙3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Abstract: Group theory is the study of symmetries of objects. In this talk I’ll discuss geometric properties of infinite groups that give rise to computational algorithms that can be performed by computers with a finite amount of memory.