Columbia Discrete Math Seminar

Day & Time Tuesday, 3-4 This semester the seminar will take place in 303 Mudd. Click on this link to see Mudd on the campus map.

Speakers for the Spring Semester 2014

January 28 Esther Ezra (NYU) Geometric Discrepancy Via the Entropy Method

February 7, 3 pm, 317 Mudd !!! Please note the unusual day, time and location !!! Julia Chuzhoy (Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago) Polynomial Bounds for the Grid-Minor Theorem

February 11 Krzysztof Choromanski (Google Research) Semiconsistent rankings of objects and the Erdos-Hajnal Conjecture

February 18 Yared Nigussie (Columbia) Hall's marriage theorem and finite structures

February 25 Choongbum Lee (MIT) Two approaches to Sidorenko's conjecture

March 4 no seminar

March 11 Sonja Mapes (University of Notre Dame) Minimal resolutions of rigid monomial ideals

March 18 no seminar --- Spring Break

March 27, 11:30 am, 633 Mudd !!! Please note the unusual day, time and place! Bernd Sturmfels (UC Berkeley) Quartic Spectrahedra

April 1 no seminar

April 8 Yuval Filmus (IAS) The structure of almost linear Boolean functions

April 15 no seminar --- Passover

April 22 David P. Moulton (Center for Communications Research, Princeton, NJ) Are Maximal Non-Hamiltonian Graphs Spanned by Thetas?

April 29 Peter Maceli (Columbia) Coloring Graphs with Forbidden Induced Subgraphs

Past Talks

Fall 2013 , Spring 2013 , Fall 2012 , Spring 2012 , Fall 2011 , Spring 2011 , Fall 2010 , Spring 2010 , Fall 2009 , Spring 2009 , Fall 2008 , Spring 2008 , Fall 2007

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