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Seminars on Discrete and Applicable Mathematics in 2008

Below you'll find an overview of previous seminars in this series, as they have been held in 2008. The seminars are listed in reverse chronological order, hence the most recent ones come first.

 

11 December 2008

Amin Coja-Oghlan| (University of Edinburgh) 

Abstract|

Efficient cut norm approximations of sparse graphs, matrices, and tensors 

 

4 December 2008

Harald Räcke| (University of Warwick) 

Abstract|

Oblivious Interference Scheduling  

 

27 November 2008

Carl Graham| (Ecole Polytechnique) 

Abstract|

Inequalities for positivity preserving operators using stochastic domination and the Hardy inequality 

 

20 November 2008

Rakesh Vohra| (Northwestern University)

Abstract|

Optimal Auctions with Budget Constrained Bidders

 

13 November 2008

Arne Lokka| (LSE)

Abstract|

Detection of critical events before public announcements

 

6 November 2008

Olivier Gossner| (LSE and Paris School of Economics)

Abstract|

Information theory and game theory: applications and new questions

 

30 October 2008

Risi Kondor (UCL)

Abstract|

The Fourier transform of graphs

23 October 2008

István Juhász| (Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics)

Abstract|

Discrete Subspaces of Compacta

 

16 October 2008

Bernhard von Stengel| (LSE)

Abstract|

Index and Uniqueness of Symmetric Equilibria

 

9 October 2008

Dan Romik (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Abstract|

The oriented swap process

 

17 September 2008

Uri Zwick| (Tel Aviv University)

Abstract|

Discounted Deterministic Markov Decision Processes

 

19 June 2008

Tobias Mueller (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven)

Abstract|

Circular choosability

 

12 June 2008

Xiaotie Deng (City University of Hong Kong)

Abstract|

Equilibrium Computation and Applications

 

5 June 2008

Michael J. Pelsmajer| (Illinois Institute of Technology)

Abstract|

Crossing Numbers

 

29 May 2008

Peter Streufert| (The University of Western Ontario)

Abstract|

Characterizing Consistent Beliefs by Means of Products of Relative Probabilities

 

8 May 2008

Felix Lazebnik| (University of Delaware)

Abstract|

On the existence of certain generalized quadrangles

 

13 March 2008

Sylvain Sorin| (Ecole Polytechnique and University of Paris 6)

Abstract|

Approachability and Differential Games

 

11 March 2008

Louis Esperet (LaBRI, Bordeaux)

Abstract|

Adapted list colouring of planar graphs

 

6 March 2008

David Conlon| (St John's College)

Abstract|

Ramsey numbers of sparse graphs

 

5 March 2008

Olivier Gossner| (Paris School of Economics)

Abstract|

On the evolutionary foundation of rational choice

 

28 February 2008

Oded Lachish| (University of Warwick)

Abstract|

Sound 3-query PCPPs are Long

 

21 February 2008

Sergiu Hart| (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Abstract|

Evolutionarily Stable Strategies of Random Games, and the Vertices of Random Polygons

 

14 February 2008

Pawel Hitczenko| (Drexel University)

Abstract|

Limiting distribution for the number of parts in restricted partitions

 

7 February 2008

Chris Dowden (University of Oxford)

Abstract|

Components in random planar graphs with n vertices and m edges

 

31 January 2008

Arie Koster (University of Warwick)

Abstract|

Computing Treewidth --- Theory and Practice

 

24 January 2008

Akira Okada (Hitotsubashi University)

Abstract|

Coalitional Bargaining Games with Random Proposers: Theory and Application

 

17 January 2008

Norman Biggs| (LSE)

Abstract|

Curious Curves and Graph Colouring

 

10 January 2008

Shmuel Zamir| (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Abstract|

Asymmetric First-Price Auctions with Uniform Distributions: Analytic Solutions to the General Case

 

 

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