ESP Biography

JULIA BALLA, MIT junior studying Math and Computer Science.

Major: 18C

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2022

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Past Classes

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C14311: Minecraft Fires, Social Networks, and Quantum Complexity in Splash 2020 (Nov. 14 - 15, 2020)
Can we write a more efficient algorithm for fire propagation in Minecraft? What does it have in common with social movements, disease spread, and quantum complexity? Ideas in complexity theory manifest themselves in diverse, seemingly disconnected systems that come together to form a beautiful picture of how the universe functions. We’ll be giving a whirlwind tour of this exciting subject and connecting the dots between the disparate fields of computer algorithms, physics, and social science.