Princeton Discrete Mathematics Seminar

Department of Mathematics
Princeton University

Organizers: Zeev Dvir, Paul Seymour and Stefan van Zwam
Regular meeting time:  Thursday 4:30 - 5:30 p.m
Place: Fine 224


Spring 2014 Schedule

Feb 6: Julia Chuzhoy (TTI, Chicago), ``Polynomial bounds for the grid-minor theorem'', abstract.

Feb 14: Alex Scott (Oxford U), ``Hypergraphs of bounded disjointness'', abstract.

Feb 20: Esther Ezra (NYU), ``Geometric discrepancy via the entropy method'', abstract.

Feb 27: David Moulton (CCR, Princeton), ``Maximal non-Hamiltonian graphs'', abstract.

Mar 4: June Huh (Michigan), ``Rota's conjecture and positivity of algebraic cycles in toric varieties'', abstract.
           (Joint with algebraic geometry seminar, in Fine 322 at 4:30.)

Mar 6: June Huh (Michigan), ``The tropical Laplacian'', abstract. (Joint with algebraic geometry seminar.)

Mar 13: Wesley Pegden (CMU), ``Between 2- and 3-colorability'', abstract.

Mar 20: spring recess

Mar 27: Jop Briët (NYU), ``Locally decodable codes and geometry of tensor norms'', abstract.

Apr 3: No seminar (conflict with conference)

Apr 10: Peter Keevash (Oxford U.), ``The existence of designs'', abstract.

Apr 17: No seminar.

Apr 24: Yuval Filmus (IAS), ``The structure of almost linear Boolean functions'', abstract.

May 1: Jacob Fox (MIT), ``The Green-Tao theorem and a relative Szemerédi theorem'', abstract.


Fall 2014 Schedule

For information about the seminar please send email to pds@math.princeton.edu




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