Graduate Student Seminar: Orders of Magnitude and Infinity

Date: 
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
Location: 
111 MSB
Speaker: 
Wyatt Gregory (Undergraduate, Univ of Missouri)
Joshua Miles (Undergraduate, Univ of Missouri)

The speakers describe the Knuth Up-arrow notation and its application to appreciating the magnitude of Graham’s number and its proven upper bound of a certain problem in Ramsey Theory. Additionally, orders of infinity are defined and methods such as Cantor’s diagonal argument are discussed in proving uncountability.

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