Discrete Geometry: Error Correcting Codes, Sphere Packings, and Simple Groups

Event Date: 

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Event Location: 

  • 4607B South Hall

Event Contact: 

Michael Dougherty
Email: dougherty@math.ucsb.edu

Speaker: Ben Coté

Abstract: I will talk about the connection between the three things listed in the title. The talk will be accessible, mainly focusing on the history and the big picture.