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2:00 pm
4122 CSIC Building

Computational methods for Quantifying Gerrymandering and other computational statistical mechanics problems

Prof. Jonathan Mattingly, Mathematics Department, Duke University


I will describe some of the interesting problems which have arisen around the problem of understanding Gerrymandering. It is a high sampling dimensional problem. I will talk about some basic MCMC schemes and some extensions to both interesting global moves as well as some other generalizations. I will also take a moment to frame the problem and state some open questions.


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Fall 2019