Spring 2018 Student Discrete Analysis Seminar

Meetings: Fridays 4-5:30pm, 746 Evans Hall.

This is a student reading group for topics not far from the convex hull of: the analytic theory of polynomials, spectral graph theory, discrete probability, combinatorics, algorithms, and random matrices.

Schedule

Date Speaker Topic
1/26 Archit Rothvoss's Proof of CC bounded by square root of rank
2/2 Jonathan Generalizations of capacity and applications to counting
2/9 Jorge, 5-630pm Fock spaces, orthogonal polynomials, and spectral graph theory
2/16 Theo Log-sobolev inequalities on decomposable Markov chains
2/23 Archit Bordenave's proof of Friedman's Theorem
Previous semesters:
Fall 2017