Princeton Discrete Mathematics Seminar

Department of Mathematics
Princeton University

Organizers: Maria Chudnovsky, Zeev Dvir, Chun-Hung Liu, and Paul Seymour
Regular meeting time:  Thursday 3:00 - 4:00 p.m
Place: Fine 224

Spring 2017

Feb 10: Yan Wang (Georgia Tech), ``The Kelmans-Seymour conjecture'', abstract

Feb 16: Eli Berger (Haifa), ``The intersection of two matroids'', abstract

Feb 23: Misha Lavrov (CMU), ``Distance-uniform graphs with large diameter'', abstract

Mar 2: Shira Zerbib (U. Michigan), ``Matchings and covers in families of d-intervals and their duals,'' abstract

Mar 9: Michael Tait (CMU), ``Four conjectures in spectral extremal graph theory,'' abstract

Mar 16: Alex Scott (Oxford), ``Stability results for graphs with a critical edge'', abstract

Mar 23: Spring recess

Mar 30: No seminar (conflict with conference)

Apr 6: Maryanthe Malliaris (Chicago), ``What can infinity tell us about the finite?'' abstract

Apr 13: Jeff Kahn (Rutgers), ``Dreaming of independence'', abstract

Apr 20: Vaidy Sivaraman (Binghampton), ``Antivoltages for groups of small order'', abstract

Apr 27: June Huh (Princeton), ``Negative correlation and Hodge-Riemann relations'', abstract

May 4: Maya Stein (U. Chile), ``Tree embeddings'', abstract

Fall 2017

Sep 21: Jie Ma (University of Science and Technology of China), ``Stability results in graphs of given circumference'', abstract

Sep 28: Ron Aharoni (Technion, Haifa), ``Rainbow matchings'', abstract

Oct 5: No talk

Oct 12: Alex Scott (Oxford), CANCELLED

Oct 19: Boris Bukh (CMU), ``Ranks of matrices with few distinct entries'', abstract

Oct 26: No talk

Nov 2: Alex Scott (Oxford), ``Packing the discrete torus'', abstract

Nov 9: Greta Panova (U Penn.), ``Hook formulas for counting skew Standard Young Tableaux with applications'', abstract

Nov 16: Lalla Mouatadid (U. Toronto), ``Graph searches on structured families of graphs'', abstract

Nov 23: Thanksgiving break, no seminar

Nov 30: Sophie Spirkl (Princeton), ``Sparse graphs and the Erdos-Hajnal conjecture'', abstract

Dec 7: No seminar

Dec 14: Greg Bodwin (MIT), ``The distance oracle hierarchy'', abstract

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