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SUMMARY:Math Encounters (live-streamed): "Optimal Tours: T
he Traveling Salesman Problem" with Bill Cook - Au
gust 4 at 4:00 pm ET (New York)
DESCRIPTION:Math Encounters:\n \n "\;Optimal Tours: The Tr
aveling Salesman Problem"\; with Bill Cook\n \
n Wednesday\, August 4 at 4:00 pm ET (New York)\n
\n Live-streamed\n \n Is it possible to compute th
e shortest route through a large number of stops?&
nbsp\; It sounds simple\, but finding a method tha
t can do this quickly for every example would be a
stunning breakthrough in mathematics &mdash\; and
would earn you a million-dollar prize. \; Joi
n mathematician Bill Cook as we explore the histor
y and applications of this fascinating challenge\,
and examine state-of-the-art approaches to solvin
g it.\n \n Special introduction by Alex Kontorovic
h\, MoMath&rsquo\;s 2020-2021 Distinguished Visiti
ng Professor for the Public Dissemination of Mathe
matics and Rutgers math professor.\n \n This is a
live-streamed event. \; Occasional video recor
dings are made available for a fee at videos.momat
h.org.\n \n \n \n This page is for the 4:00 pm ET
(New York) session. \; Click here to register
for the 7:00 pm ET (New York) session instead.\n \
n By registering for a Math Encounters presentatio
n\, you agree that you may be photographed or vide
otaped by Museum staff and associates.\n \n Math E
ncounters is MoMath'\;s popular free public pre
sentation series celebrating the spectacular world
of mathematics\, produced with support from the S
imons Foundation.\n \n For further information\, c
all the National Museum of Mathematics at 212-542-
0566 or email mathencounters@momath.org.\n \n Plea
se check our online shop for books by Math Encount
ers presenters.
CATEGORIES:Math Encounters
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