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Bi-College Math Colloquium

Monday, October 17, 2022 - 4:00pm

Geremias Polanco

Smith College


Bryn Mawr College

Park Science Building, Room 338

Tea will be served at 3:30 p.m. in the Math Lounge, Park Science Building, Room 361.

Sturmian and Beatty sequences are two equivalent uncountable families of sequences with applications in various fields (for instance pure mathematics, music, biology and quasi crystallography). In this talk we will explore these types of sequences, look at some combinatorial games, and present some recent results about these families, stemming from a generalization of a well-known greedy algorithm.