ACO The ACO Seminar (2022–2023)

Spring 2023

January 19, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Alistair Benford, University of Birmingham
Oriented trees in tournaments

January 26, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Konstantin Tikhomirov, Carnegie Mellon University
A remark on the Ramsey number of the hypercube

February 2, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Riley Thornton, Carnegie Mellon University
Component finite subgraphs of regular trees

February 9, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Huy Tuan Pham, Stanford University

February 16, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Kevin Shu, Georgia Tech
Sparse Quadratic Programs via Polynomial Roots

February 23, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Cosmin Pohoata, Institute for Advanced Study

March 2, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Michael Krivelevich, Tel Aviv University
Improving graph's parameters through random perturbation

March 9 Spring break, no seminar

March 16, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Farbod Shokrieh, University of Washington, Seattle

March 23, 3:30pm, Wean 8220

March 30, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Edinah Gnang, Johns Hopkins University

April 6, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Lei Xue, University of Michigan

April 13, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Henry Adams, Colorado State University

April 20, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Shira Zerbib, Iowa State University

April 27, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Bhargav Narayanan, Rutgers University

Fall 2022

September 8, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Antonio Blanca, Pennsylvania State University
Sampling from the ferromagnetic Potts model on random graphs

September 15, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Jakob Hofstad, Carnegie Mellon University
Two Point Concentration of the Independence Number for Sparse Random Graphs

September 22, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Alexandros Eskenazis, Sorbonne University
Dimension reduction for incompressible subsets of $\ell_p$

September 29, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Alan Lew, Carnegie Mellon University
Rigidity expander graphs

October 6, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Himanshu Gupta, University of Delaware
The least Euclidean distortion constant of a distance-regular graph

October 13, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Matt Zaremsky, University of Albany
Shift-similar groups of permutations of the natural numbers

October 20 Fall break, tentatively no seminar.

October 27, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Kiumars Kaveh, University of Pittsburgh
Convex polytopes, toric varieties and combinatorics appearing in Arthur's trace formula

November 3, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Zoe Wellner, Carnegie Mellon University
A Colorful Borsuk-Ulam theorem

November 10, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Giorgis Petridis, University of Georgia
Covering sets by translates and a question of Bukh

November 17, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Colin Jahel, Carnegie Mellon University
Asymptotic theories and homomorphically-avoided structures

November 24 Thanksgiving break, no seminar.

December 1, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Corrine Yap, Rutgers University
Algorithms for the Potts model on expander graphs

December 8, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Penny Haxell, University of Waterloo
Large Cliques in Graphs with High Chromatic Number

If you want to be a speaker or have questions or suggestions about the seminar, please contact the organizer, Amzi Jeffs.

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