MATH COLLOQIUM IS FRIDAY IN CONSTANT HALL
J. Mark Dorrepaal, chairman of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Old Dominion University, will discuss "How Big is the n-team Traveling Tournament Problem?" during the department's next colloquium, 2-3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, in room 1043 of Constant Hall.
The n-team Traveling Tournament Problem (TTP) is a kind of nth order Traveling Salesman Problem which is of interest to Major League Baseball in the assembly of their team schedules. The definition of the problem with its various constraints and optimization objective can be found at the website http://mat.gsia.cmu.edu/TOURN/.
This article was posted on: October 16, 2003
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