Byzantine Generals with Alternate Possibilities

Byzantine Generals with Alternate Possibilities Byzantine Consensus with Alternate Possibilities Imagine several troupes of Byzantine soldiers stationed outside various corners of an enemy city–their generals need to agree via messenger whether to attack or retreat,...

[MAT 380] Flight Overbooking – 11/6/19

On Wednesday, November 6th, I will be presenting upon the mathematics behind the ever-so-frustrating practice of fight overbooking. What is overbooking? It’s when an airline accepts more bookings for a flight than seats on the plane to ensure maximum revenue...