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When is the best time to stop?

MLK Visiting Professor of Mathematics Ryan Hynd, University of Pennsylvania

Suppose that you are observing a sequence of events, and need to decide when to stop. Your goal could be to maximize an expected gain or give yourself good a chance to make the best choice possible.  We will discuss several instances of this type of problem and talk about ways to use math to solve them.

Read more about Professor Hynd.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Lunch: 11:45am – 1pm
Student Center Mezzanine Lounge, W20-307
Lunch served at 11:45 am

Please RSVP to Shauna Bush-Fenty

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