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
Talagrand’s unfulfilled dreams and related problems in probabilistic combinatorics

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
Rainbow matchings in hypergraphs

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
Graphs, Jacobians, and measures

March 23, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Liana Yepremyan, Emory University
The random Turan number of even linear cycles

March 30, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Edinah Gnang, Johns Hopkins University
A proof of the Kotzig–Ringel–Rosa Conjecture

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

April 13    All talks in Wean 8220.
Ryan Alweiss, Princeton
Monochromatic sums and products of polynomials


Marta Pavelka, University of Miami
2-LC triangulated manifolds are exponentially many

Henry Adams, Colorado State University
What are Gromov-Hausdorff distances?

April 20, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Shira Zerbib, Iowa State University
New bounds on piercing numbers and line-piercing numbers in families of convex sets in the plane

April 27, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Boris Bukh, Carnegie Mellon University
Extremal graphs without exponentially-small bicliques

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

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