REU-CAAR: Combinatorics and Algorithms for Real Problems

Title 
REU-CAAR: Combinatorics and Algorithms for Real Problems
Institution 
University of Maryland College Park
Institution Type 
undergraduate and graduate
City 
College Park
State 
MD
Field 
Computer Science Theory
Start Date 
June 5, 2017
End Date 
August 11, 2017
Stipend 
$5000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
February 15, 2017 (rolling admissions until then)
Description 
Students will work in teams of 2 or 3 with faculty on projects that apply theory to practice. Examples of applications areas are (1) Kidney Exchange, (2) Natural Lang Processing, (3) Image Processing, (4) Cryptography-Security, (5) Game theory applied to Jeopardy, (6) Neural Nets, (7) Probability, (8) Quantum Computing
Qualifications 
All undergrads who have a basic understanding of Algorithms, Discrete Mathematics, and Computer Programming are encouraged to apply.
Contact 
William Gasarch
URL 
http://www.cs.umd.edu/projects/reucaar/index.html
Email 
gasarch@cs.umd.edu
Number of Participants 
11
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes

Travel support to get to and from the program is reimbursed