### DIMACS - Graduate Student Combinatorics Seminar

Title: Entropy

Speaker: **Cole Franks**, Rutgers University

Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 12:10pm

Location: Graduate Student Lounge, 7th Floor, Hill Center, Rutgers University, Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ

Abstract:

Shannon's entropy shows up in many places in mathematics, information theory, and computer science. After an overview of the basic concepts, I will discuss some non-obvious applications of the entropy function.

See: http://www.math.rutgers.edu/~yb165/GCS.html