MATH 383 - Seminar
Credits: 3 in fall and winter, 4 in spring
Varies with topic. Readings and conferences for a student or students on topics agreed upon with the directing staff. May be repeated for degree credit if the topics are different. Note: Seminar and research offerings are contingent upon the demonstrated need and aptitude of the student for independent work in mathematics and upon the availability of departmental resources.
Spring 2018, MATH 383-01: Seminar: Mathematics of Tilings (4). Prerequisites: MATH 321 or instructor consent. Tilings are among the oldest and most recognizable geometric patterns in the world. The mathematical study of tilings overlaps with combinatorics, geometry, algebra, analysis, number theory, and topology. This seminar explores several aspects of the mathematics of tilings, including open problems of current research interest. Abrams.
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