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Probabilistic Group Theory, Combinatorics, and Computing: Lectures From the Fifth de Brún Workshop

Alla Detinko, Dane Flannery, Eamonn O'Brien, editors
Format
Book
Published
London : Springer, c2013.
Language
English
Variant Title
Groups, combinatorics, computing
Series
Lecture Notes in Mathematics
Lecture Notes in Mathematics (Springer-Verlag)
ISBN
9781447148135, 1447148134
Summary
This book is based on lecture courses held at the Fifth de Brún Workshop in Galway, Ireland in April 2011. Each course discusses computational and algorithmic aspects that have recently emerged at the interface of group theory and combinatorics, with a strong focus on probabilistic methods and results. The courses served as a forum for devising new strategic approaches and for discussing the main open problems to be solved in the further development of each area. The book represents a valuable resource for advanced lecture courses. Researchers at all levels are introduced to the main methods and the state-of-the-art, leading up to the very latest developments.
Contents
  • Probabilistic and asymptotic aspects of finite simple groups
  • Estimation problems and randomised group algorithms
  • Designs, groups and computing.
Description
xiii, 107 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • Lectures presented at the Fifth "de Brún workshop," entitled Groups, combinatorics, computing, held at National University of Ireland, Galway, April 11-16, 2011.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Series Statement
Lecture notes in mathematics, 1617-9692 ; 2070
Lecture notes in mathematics (Springer-Verlag) 2070
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