1998-1999

Monday, September 28, 1998 - 00:00 to Friday, August 28, 2009 - 16:40
1998-99
  • Monday, 28 September 1998
    Dana Ron, MIT
    A sublinear bipartite tester for bounded-degree graphs
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  • Monday, 5 October 1998
    Luca Trevisan, Columbia University and DIMACS
    Construction of near-optimal extractors using pseudo-random generators
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  • Monday, 12 October 1998
    Avi Wigderson, IAS/Hebrew University
    Resolution made simple
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  • Monday, 19 October 1998
    Paul Seymour, Princeton University
    Digraph Minors
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  • Monday, 26 October 1998
    Dmitry Kozlov, IAS
    On the action of the symmetric group on the selected-type
    partition lattices

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  • Monday, 9 November 1998
    Michael Saks, Rutgers University
    Time-Space tradeoffs for Boolean branching programs
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  • Monday, 16 November 1998
    Bela Bollobas, Memphis State University and Cambridge University
    Dependent percolation in two dimensions
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  • Monday, 23 November 1998
    Dorit Aharonov, IAS
    Shor's Quantum Factorization Algorithm
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  • Monday, 30 November 1998
    Vijay Vazirani, Georgia Tech
    On the Bidirected cut relaxation for the metric Steiner tree problem
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  • Monday, 7 December 1998
    Jeff Kahn, Rutgers University
    Combinatorial uses of entropy
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  • Monday, 14 December 1998
    Jean Bourgain, IAS
    Arithmetic progressions in finite sets
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  • Monday, 18 January 1999
    Michael Krivelevich, DIMACS/Rutgers University
    Testing regular languages
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  • Monday, 25 January 1999
    Miklos Bona, IAS
    A combinatorial proof of the log-concavity of the numbers of
    permutations with k runs

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  • Monday, 1 February 1999
    Yehuda Shalom, Princeton University
    Groups and expanders
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  • Monday, 8 February 1999
    Van Vu, IAS
    Small complete arcs in projective planes
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  • Monday, 22 February 1999
    Meir Katchalski, Rutgers/Technion, Israel
    Touching and representing convex sets
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  • Monday, 1 March 1999
    Avi Wigderson, IAS
    Some problems in algebraic complexity
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