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Math & Sciences Seminar


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Dear All,

Please join us for “Math & Sciences Seminar” (MSS) on 4/2/18 (MONDAY) from 3-4PM in MAIN 202 (SECOND floor).

Speaker: Dr. Gretchen L. Matthews, Professor and Coordinator of Instruction, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Clemson University

Title: Codes for distributed storage from 3- and 4-regular graphs

Abstract: A distributed storage system is constructed by means of the path decomposition of a 3-regular graph. The paths represent the disks, and the edges of the graph act as the blocks of storage. We deduce the properties of the distributed storage system from a related graph. We will explore the role of 4-regular graphs as well as the optimality of the construction. This leads to a discussion of cage graphs which are regular graphs of fixed girth with the minimum number of vertices.

We look forward to seeing you!

C. Kang, D. Klein, and E. Yi
Co-organizers of MSS