Lecture 14; Math 636

 

LEFTOVERS

                        Duality

                                                projective geometry

 

THREADS

                        You will all have to choose one of the presented projects to join for the last five weeks of the course.

                        Talks?

 

NEW

MaxEnt distributions                            (see also the handout in course documents)

                        All allocations equally likely

                        Multinomials – The number of ways an allocation can occur

                        Stirling

                        The optimal distribution

                                                Review problem – extrema of x2+y2 on y=x2-1.

                                                The maxEnt distribution

                                                Applications           http://www.brastex.info/maxent2008/