ESP Biography


Major: Math and/or Computer Science

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2017

Picture of Yuzhou Gu

Brief Biographical Sketch:

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Past Classes

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M7750: Counting Domino Tilings and the Pfaffian Method in Splash! 2013 (Nov. 23 - 24, 2013)
How many ways are there to tile a n x m rectangular board with dominos? For n=2, the answer is the Fibonacci number. (Try to prove this!) What about when n=3? What about larger n's? This seems hard to approach. In this class, you will learn how to completely solve this problem and a more general class of problems using the Pfaffian method.