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Probability and Combinatorics

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 - 3:30pm

Dana Randall

Georgia Tech


University of Pennsylvania


Programmable matter explores how collections of computationally limited agents acting locally and asynchronously can achieve some useful coordinated behavior.  We take a stochastic approach using techniques from randomized algorithms and statistical physics to develop distributed algorithms for emergent collective behaviors that give guarantees and are robust to failures.  

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