Fall 2021

MCMC Sampling Around Redistricting and Gerrymandering

Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 9:30 am10:10 am PDT

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Jonathan Mattingly (Duke University)


Calvin Lab Auditorium and Zoom

I will talk about a number of “state of the art” (?) sampling methods applied to the problem of sampling a specified measure on the balanced partitions of a graph. The particular problem of interest will be the redistricting of a state prompted by the 2020 census.