Extremal Combinatorics, Geometry, and Algebra

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 10:15am - 11:05am
Keller 3-180
Jacob Fox (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Famous Ramsey, Turan, and Szemeredi-type results prove the existence of certain patterns in graphs and hypergraphs under mild assumptions. We survey recent results which show much stronger/larger patterns for graphs and hypergraphs that arise from geometry or algebra.
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