**Meetings**: Tuesdays 5-7pm, 959 Evans Hall.

** Schedule **

Date | Speaker | Topic |

9/5 | Nikhil Bansal2pm, second floor of Simons | Algorithmic Banaszczyk Theorem |

9/12 | Archit | Approximation Alg for Permanent of PSD Matrices |

9/19 | Satyaki | Stein's method, after Chatterjee's Thesis |

9/26 | Soumendu | Jerrum-Sinclair-Vigoda |

10/3 | Theo | Jerrum-Sinclair-Vigoda cont'd |