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4:15 pm

Markov Chains and Emergent Behavior in Programmable Matter given by Prof. Sarah Canon (CMC)

November 4 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Emmy Noether Room, Millikan 1021, Pomona College, 610 N. College Ave.
Claremont, California 91711
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Markov chains are widely used throughout mathematics, statistics, and the sciences, often for modelling purposes or for generating random samples. In this talk I’ll discuss a different, more recent application of Markov chains, to developing distributed algorithms for programmable matter systems. Programmable matter is a material or substance that has the ability to change its […]

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