ACO The ACO Seminar (2017–2018)

Spring 2018

Jan 18 and 19, 3:30pm, Wean 8220   (Note 2-day lecture series on unusual days)
Jason Williford, University of Wyoming
Constructions of cycle-free graphs from Lie algebras

Jan 25, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Philip Matchett Wood, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Limiting eigenvalue distribution for the non-backtracking matrix of an Erdos-Renyi random graph

Feb. 1, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Cezar Lupu, University of Pittsburgh
Multiple zeta values: analytic and combinatorial aspects

Feb. 22, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Yufei Zhao, MIT
Tower-type bounds for Roth's theorem with popular differences

Mar. 22, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Paata Ivanisvil, Princeton
Number of disjoint partitions

May. 10, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Martin Dyer, University of Leeds
Matchings and the switch chain

Fall 2017

Aug. 31, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Shachar Lovett, UC San Diego
Linear decision trees for 3-SUM and a duality with active learning

Sep. 7, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Joseph Briggs, CMU
Inverting the Turán Problem

Sep. 14, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Freddie Manners, Stanford
Sums of permutations

Oct. 26, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Robert Hough, Stony Brook University
Covering systems of congruences

Nov. 2, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Penny Haxell, Waterloo
Stability and algorithms for independent transversals

Nov. 30, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Sarah Peluse, Stanford
Three-term polynomial progressions in subsets of finite fields

Dec. 7, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Li-Yang Tan, Chicago
Fooling intersections of low-weight halfspaces

If you want to be a speaker or have questions or suggestions about the seminar, please contact the organizer: Boris Bukh ()

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