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Theoretical Computer Science

Date:  Friday, February 12, 2016
Location:  3725 BBB (10:30 AM to 11:30 AM)

Title:  A cubic algorithm for computing the volume of a convex body

Abstract:   Last year, Cousins and Vempala gave a cubic algorithm for computing the volume of a well-rounded convex body in the membership oracle model. This talk will give an overview of their algorithm and explain some of the interesting tools that they use.

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Speaker:  Kevin Sung
Institution:  U-M

Event Organizer:      schoeneb

 

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