Albion College Mathematics and Computer Science Colloquium

Title: Using Integer Programming to Convert Image Files
Speaker:Taylor Watkins
Albion Mathematics Major
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Albion College

Abstract: My Colloquium talk involves using binary programming to convert image files to pixel art. I created a model for choosing what values should be used in creating a smaller image based on the larger image. In order to get data for the image I used a program called Gimp to save it in a format that I could use and create a binary value matrix to base my function on. I used the program MPL to minimize the function that I created. Unfortunately I needed to split the problem into 4 problems because when I made the model I needed more variables to convert the image than I had. I took the result matrices and combined them and used the resulting matrix in Mathematica to create an image.
Location: Palenske 227
Time: 3:10 PM

author  = "{Taylor Watkins}",
title   = "{Using Integer Programming to Convert Image Files}",
address = "{Albion College Mathematics and Computer Science Colloquium}",
month   = "{28 May}",
year    = "{2011}"