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

** 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 I |

3/2 | Archit/Satyaki | Bordenave's proof of Friedman's Theorem II |

3/9 | Satyaki | Bordenave's proof of Friedman's Theorem III |

3/16 | Jess | Entanglement Testing via SOS and Lovett's Theorem |

4/6 | Nick | q-Finite Free Convolutions of Polynomials |

4/27 | Jorge | Polynomial convolutions in the max-plus algebra |

Fall 2017