Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Breakfast at 7:00 a.m.
Lecture at 7:30 a.m.
Honeycombs, Foam, and Image Segmentation
Braxton Osting, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Why do bees construct honeycombs using hexagons? How are bubbles arranged within a foam? I’ll discuss these and some related beautiful geometrical questions and then talk about how these ideas can be applied to the important problem of image segmentation.