Boutin Gives Two Invited Talks
Professor of Mathematics Debra Boutin recently gave two invited talks on an area of her current research. One was an expository talk to a general mathematical audience at St. Michael's College in Vermont. The other was a more technical talk to an audience of graph theorists at the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics Southeastern Atlantic Section Conference at the University of North Carolinaat Charlotte.
In each talk Boutin described a set of vertices that can be used to remove all symmetries from a network and presented new results on how surprisingly small these sets of vertices can be in some well-known network families.