Combinatorial Algorithms and Applied Research

Title 
Combinatorial Algorithms and Applied Research
Institution 
University of Maryland at College Park
Institution Type 
Graduate research institution
City 
College Park
State 
MD
Field 
Computer Science, mathematics
Start Date 
June 2, 2014
End Date 
August 8, 2014
Stipend 
$5000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
Mid-January but applications received later may be considered depending on the number of applications rreceived.
Description 
This is a 10 week program designed to bridge the gap between research in algorithms and real world problems. Students will work in groups of 2,3, or 4 with a faculty mentor to study a real world problem and develop algorithmic and mathematical tools to solve it. Areas include Cryptography, Security, Data Analysis, and Computational Game Theory.
Qualifications 
Knowledge of algorithms (usually via a course). Knowledge of programming (usually a course). CS and Math Maturity. Must be US Citizen or have a green card.
Contact 
William Gasarch
URL 
http://www.cs.umd.edu/projects/reucaar/
Email 
gasarch@cs.umd.edu
Number of Participants 
8-10
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes