Tuesday, September 19, 20174:00PM - Tuesday, September 19, 20175:00PM
At Ruffner 356
Speaker: Neville Fogarty
Christopher Newport University
Abstract: Suppose you want to send a message to a friend, but you know that your message might get corrupted along the way. How can you make it so that your friend can tell that something went wrong? Is it possible that your friend could even figure out what went wrong with high probability? Importantly, can you do this without spending too much time or money?
Bio: Neville Fogarty is an assistant professor of mathematics at Christopher Newport University. He earned a B.S. in mathematics and economics from Washington and Lee University in 2010, and a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Kentucky in 2016. His area of specialty is algebraic coding theory, and in his free time he constructs crossword puzzles.
We meet for a social with the speaker from 3:30 to 4:00. Presentations are from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in Ruffner 356. Please join us!