Seminars & Colloquia
Computer Science, NCSU
"Symmetrically Constrained Compositions"
Friday March 31, 2006 04:00 PM
Location: 1010, EB1 NCSU Centennial Campus
(Visitor parking instructions)
Abstract: How many integer-sided triangles (a,b,c) satisfy a+b+c=n? How many integers d,e with d+e=n satisfy 2e >= d >= e/2?
We describe a method for solving generalizations of these questions using ideas from partition analysis, permutation statistics, P-partitions, and symmetry.
Short Bio: Sunyoung Lee is a Ph.D. student at N.C State doing research in artificial intelligence and combinatorics.
Host: Carla Savage, Computer Science, NCSU