Mathematical Colloquium

Friday, October 21 2016, 2:15pm

Effective algorithms for matrix groups

Eamonn O'Brien (University of Auckland)

How can we compute effectively with a matrix group whose entries lie in a finite field?  We identify some inherent challenges, and outline a practical model which exploits randomness, geometry and detailed knowledge of the group structure.

Location:  Raum 008/SeMath, Pontdriesch 14-16, 52062 Aachen