Monday, October 15, 2012
4:15 pm
Guggenheim 133 (Lees-Kubota Lecture Hall) – Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory

Applied Mathematics Colloquium

Computational Complexity of Convex Bodies
Alexander Barvinok, Professor, Mathematics, University of Michigan

I plan to discuss how well a general convex body can be approximated by something computable, such as by a polytope with a given number of vertices, by projection of a polyhedron with a given number of facets or by an algebraic hypersurface of a given degree.

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