ACO The ACO Seminar (2021–2022)

Spring 2022

February 17, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Olha Silina, Carnegie Mellon University
Graph covers with two new eigenvalues

February 24, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Will Perkins, University of Illinois at Chicago
Sampling, counting, and local central limit theorems

March 17, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Matan Harel, Northeastern University
The upper tail for triangles in sparse random graphs

March 31, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Anish Sevekari, Carnegie Mellon University
Comb Inequalities on Typical Euclidean TSP Instances

April 14, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Zichao Dong, Carnegie Mellon University
Convex polytopes in non-elongated point sets in R^d

April 21, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Eric Ramos, Bowdoin College
Robertson's Conjecture in topology

April 28, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Michael Simkin, Harvard University
The number of n-queens configurations

Fall 2021

September 16, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Patrick Bennett, Western Michigan University
Random greedy independent sets and matchings in some sparse hypergraphs of high girth

September 23, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
R. Amzi Jeffs, Carnegie Mellon University
Open, Closed, and Non-Degenerate Embedding Dimensions of Convex Codes

September 30, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Tolson Bell, Carnegie Mellon University
The Sunflower Problem

October 7, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Ting-Wei Chao, Carnegie Mellon University
Finite Field Kakeya Problem

October 14, *No seminar due to university holiday*

October 21, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Joel Spencer, New York University
Balancing Problems: A Fourfold Approach

October 28, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Majid Farhadi, Georgia Tech
On Submodular Minimum Linear Ordering

November 4, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Quentin Dubroff, Rutgers University
Linear cover time is exponentially unlikely

November 11, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Xiaoyu He, Princeton University
Long common subsequences between bitstrings

November 18, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Peleg Michaeli, Carnegie Mellon University
Greedy maximal independent sets via local limits

November 25, *No seminar due to Thanksgiving*

December 2, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Michael (Mik) Zlatin, Carnegie Mellon University
Packing and Covering in Directed Graphs

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