# Events

## Groups, geometry, and finite state automata

### Susan Hermiller

University of Nebraska

Barton Lectures in Computational Mathematics

### When

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.