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


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