2002 Mt. Baldy Conference on Applied Algebra and Combinatorics

General Information

The Department of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College hosted the fourth annual Mt. Baldy Mathematics Conference on Saturday, November 2, 2002. The topic this year was Applied Algebra and Combinatorics. There were four keynote speakers.

The organizer was Michael Orrison.

Keynote Speakers and Schedule

9:00 AM
Registration
10:00 AM
Ron Graham (University of California, San Diego)
Guessing Secrets (abstract)
11:00 AM
Break
11:15 AM
Cheryl Praeger (University of Western Australia)
Finding and Using the Automorphism Group of a Finite Vertex-Transitive Graph (abstract)
12:15 PM
Lunch
1:45 PM
Fan Chung Graham (University of California, San Diego)
Random graphs and Internet graphs (abstract)
2:45 PM
Break
3:00 PM
Persi Diaconis (Stanford University)
Computational aspects of Polya theory (abstract)