Oxford discrete mathematics and probability seminar

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combinatorics probability

University of Oxford

Audience: Researchers in the topic
Seminar series times: Tuesday 14:00-15:00, 15:30-16:30 in your time zone, UTC
Organizers: Christina Goldschmidt*, Alex Scott*
Curators: Andrew Sutherland*, Jane Tan*
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If you have problems or questions about the seminar, please contact one of the organizers: Christina Goldschmidt and Alex Scott.

Upcoming talks
Past talks
Your timeSpeakerTitle
TueNov 2314:00Mariana Olvera-CraviotoTBA
TueNov 0914:00Matija BucićTBA
TueOct 2613:00Ashwin SahTBA
TueOct 1213:00Sumit MukherjeeGeneralized birthday problem for October 12
TueJun 0114:30Gérard Ben ArousRandom Determinants and the Elastic Manifold
TueJun 0113:30Konstantin TikhomirovInvertibility of random square matrices
TueMay 2514:30Michael KrivelevichCycle lengths in sparse random graphs
TueMay 2513:00Vincent TassionCrossing probabilities for planar percolation
TueMay 1814:30Amedeo SguegliaFactors in randomly perturbed graphs
TueMay 1813:00Mihyun KangBenjamini-Schramm local limits of sparse random planar graphs
TueMay 1115:30Asaf FerberLower bounds for multicolor Ramsey numbers
TueMay 1114:00Cécile MaillerThe ants walk: finding geodesics in graphs using reinforcement learning
TueMay 0414:30Jean-François Le GallGeodesics in random geometry
TueMay 0413:00Annika HeckelHow does the chromatic number of a random graph vary?
TueApr 2714:30Roberto OliveiraReversible Markov chains with nonnegative spectrum
TueApr 2713:00Guillem PerarnauMaximum stationary values in directed random graphs
TueMar 0915:30Corrine YapA Topological Turán Problem
TueMar 0914:00Bénédicte HaasTail asymptotics for extinction times of self-similar fragmentations
TueMar 0215:30Perla SousiThe uniform spanning tree in 4 dimensions
TueMar 0214:00Justin SalezSparse expanders have negative Ollivier-Ricci curvature
TueFeb 1615:30Ramon van HandelSome unusual extremal problems in convexity and combinatorics
TueFeb 1614:00Nati LinialGeodesic Geometry on Graphs
TueFeb 0915:30Vida DujmovićProduct structure theory and its applications
TueFeb 0914:00Robin StephensonThe scaling limit of a critical random directed graph
TueFeb 0215:30Nathanaël BerestyckiFree boundary dimers: random walk representation and scaling limit
TueFeb 0214:00Lisa SauermannOn the extension complexity of low-dimensional polytopes
TueJan 2615:30Noga AlonRandom friends walking on random graphs
TueJan 2614:00Richard MontgomeryA solution to Erdős and Hajnal's odd cycle problem
TueJan 1916:00Artem ChernikovHypergraph regularity and higher arity VC-dimension
TueJan 1914:30Emmanuel BreuillardA subspace theorem for manifolds
TueNov 2415:30Gwenaël JoretSparse universal graphs for planarity
TueNov 2414:00Alexander HolroydMatching Random Points
TueNov 1715:30Ron RosenthalRandom Steiner complexes and simplical spanning trees
TueNov 1714:00Yuval PeledMinimum weight disk triangulations and fillings
TueNov 1015:30Tom HutchcroftPower-law bounds for critical long-range percolation
TueNov 1014:00Vincent BeffaraCritical behavior without FKG
TueNov 0315:30Shoham LetzterAn improvement on Łuczak's connected matchings method
TueNov 0314:00Julian SahasrabudheCombinatorics from the zeros of polynomials
TueOct 2715:30Luke PostleFurther progress towards Hadwiger's conjecture
TueOct 2714:00Igor KortchemskiThe geometry of random minimal factorizations of a long cycle
TueOct 2009:30Anita LiebenauThe threshold bias of the clique-factor game
TueOct 2008:00David CroydonScaling limits of the two- and three-dimensional uniform spanning trees
TueOct 1314:30Caroline TerrySpeeds of hereditary properties and mutual algebricity
TueOct 1313:00Asaf NachmiasThe local limit of uniform spanning trees
TueOct 0614:30Nina HoldenLiouville quantum gravity with matter central in (1,25): a probabilistic approach
TueOct 0613:00Janos PachThe Schur-Erdős problem for graphs of bounded dimension
TueJun 0915:30Allan SlyReplica Symmetry Breaking for Random Regular NAESAT
TueJun 0914:00Will PerkinsFirst-order phase transitions and efficient sampling algorithms
TueJun 0913:00Dana RandallMarkov Chains for Programmable Active Matter
TueJun 0214:30Jean BertoinScaling exponents of step-reinforced random walks
TueJun 0213:00Wojciech SamotijAn entropy proof of the Erdős-Kleitman-Rothschild theorem.
TueMay 2610:00David WoodSubgraph densities in a surface
TueMay 2608:30Catherine GreenhillThe small subgraph conditioning method and hypergraphs
TueMay 1914:30Eyal LubetzkyMaximum height of 3D Ising interfaces
TueMay 1913:00Gal KronenbergThe maximum length of $K_r$-Bootstrap Percolation
TueMay 1214:30Anand PillayApproximate subgroups with bounded VC dimension
TueMay 1213:00Tamar ZieglerSections of high rank varieties and applications
TueMay 0514:30Benny SudakovMultidimensional Erdős-Szekeres theorem
TueMay 0513:00Liana YepremyanRyser's conjecture and more
TueApr 2814:30Olivier BernardiPercolation on triangulations, and a bijective path to Liouville quantum gravity
TueApr 2813:00Grégory MiermontThe breadth-first construction of scaling limits of graphs with finite excess
TueApr 2114:30Cristina ToninelliBootstrap percolation and kinetically constrained spin models: critical time scales
TueApr 2113:00Agelos GeorgakopoulosThe percolation density $\theta(p)$ is analytic
TueApr 1414:30Ron PeledSite percolation on planar graphs and circle packings
TueApr 1413:00Bhargav NarayananThresholds
TueApr 0713:00Louigi Addario-BerryHipster random walks and their ilk
TueMar 3113:00Rob MorrisErdős covering systems
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