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Seminars on Discrete and Applicable Mathematics in 2009

Below you'll find an overview of previous seminars in this series, as they have been held in 2009. The seminars are listed in reverse chronological order, hence the most recent ones come first.


3 December 2009

Bas Lemmens|  (University of Kent)


Non-linear Perron-Frobenius theory and stochastic games

26 November 2009

Pierpaolo Battigalli | (Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research) 

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Context-Dependent Forward Induction Reasoning

19 November 2009

Mariko Hagita (Ochanomizu University, Tokyo)

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Colouring Algorithms and Dispersive Colouring of Graphs


29 October 2009

Madhusudan Manjunath (Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik)

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Voronoi Diagram of lattices under a simplicial distance function and its applications to the study of graphs


22 October 2009

Alfredo Di Tillio| (Bocconi University, Milan, Italy)

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Rationalizability and strategic topologies


15 October 2009

Konrad Swanepoel| (LSE) 


Equilateral sets 


8 October 2009 

Ulrich Berger| (Vienna University of Economics and Business) 

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Learning in games with strategic complementarities 


25 June 2009

Marzena Rostek| (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

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Dynamic Thin Markets


18 June 2009

Shmuel Zamir| (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

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Condorcet Jury Theorem: The dependent case


11 June 2009

Tim Roughgarden| (Stanford University)

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Intrinsic Robustness of the Price of Anarchy


4 June 2009

Dona Strauss (University of Hull)

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The semigroup βN


14 May 2009

Elena Boguslavskaya (LSE)

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Appell functions: a new way to solve perpetual optimal stopping problems for processes with independent stationary increments


26 March 2009

Tirthankar Bhattacharyya| (Indian Institute of Science Bangalore)

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Completely Bounded Kernels


19 March 2009

David Ellis| (University of Cambridge)

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Intersection theorems in the symmetric group


12 March 2009

Rahul Santhanam |(University of Edinburgh)

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11 March 2009

Joint CDAM and Choice Group Seminar |  - Jacques Duparc |(HEC Lausanne)

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Infinite Games and the Foundations of Mathematics


5 March 2009

David Sirl (University of Nottingham)

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Quasi-stationary distributions for Markov chains: motivations, methods and (occasional) musings


26 February 2009

Fernando Mário de Oliveira Filho| (CWI, Amsterdam)

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Linear programming, harmonic analysis, and densities of distance avoiding sets in Euclidean space


19 February 2009

Edith Elkind| (University of Southampton) 

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Computational aspects of stability in weighted voting games


29 January 2009

Christian Elsholtz| (Royal Holloway, University of London)

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Multidimensional problems in additive combinatorics


22 January 2009

Antal A. Járai | (University of Bath)

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Abelian sandpiles on infinite graphs


15 January 2009

Andrew Thomason| (University of Cambridge) 

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2-colourings of complete graphs