• SIGMAOPT SEMINAR
  • Speaker: Vladimir Ejov, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of South Australia
  • Title: Perturbed Determinants, Spectral Theory and Longest Cycles on Graphs
  • Location: Room V206, Mathematics Building (Callaghan Campus) The University of Newcastle
  • Access Grid Venue: UNewcastle [ENQUIRIES]
  • Time and Date: 2:30 pm, Tue, 8th Nov 2011
  • Abstract:

    We interpret the Hamiltonian Cycle problem (HCP) as a an optimisation problem with the determinant objective function, naturally arising from the embedding of HCP into a Markov decision process. We also exhibit a characteristic structure of the class of all cubic graphs that stems from the spectral properties of their adjacency matrices and provide an analytic explanation of this structure.


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