Graph Theory and Surface Reconstruction
Abstract:Traditional courses seldom offer concrete examples of real world applications of higher mathematics. As a result, students graduate asking the question, "What can I do with a mathematics degree besides teach?" This capsule will help students to answer this question: elementary tools from graph theory are used to solve a problem that arose at Microsoft Research.
Document Type: Miscellaneous
Publication date: September 1, 2008
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- The College Mathematics Journal is designed to enhance classroom learning and stimulate thinking regarding undergraduate mathematics. CMJ publishes articles, short Classroom Capsules, problems, solutions, media reviews and other pieces. All are aimed at the college mathematics curriculum with emphasis on topics taught in the first two years.
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