Department of Mathematics

Topical Seminar for Undergraduate Mathematicians

  •  Frank Morgan, Williams College
  •  Distinguished Undergraduate Lecture: Optimal Tiles
  •  10/19/2018
  •  4:10 PM - 5:00 PM
  •  B122 Wells Hall

A regular hexagon is the least-perimeter unit-area tile of the Euclidean plane. What is the best pentagonal tile? What about the hyperbolic plane? What about higher dimensions? The talk will include open questions and recent results, some by undergraduates.



Department of Mathematics
Michigan State University
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East Lansing, MI 48824

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