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Breakfast served at 7:00 a.m.
Lecture starts at 7:30 a.m.
Note: This is an invitation only event.
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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.