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Program

NSF-CBMS Conference on Additive Combinatorics from a Geometric Viewpoint

May 21-25, 2018

University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208

Application Deadline: January 31, 2018


Day Lecture Time LeConte 412 Off-Campus Excursion
 
Mon 08:50 - 09:00 László Székely
Welcome and Opening Remarks
 
Mon 09:00 - 10:00 Jozsef Solymosi
Additive structures in subsets of integers
 
Mon   COFFEE BREAK
Mon 10:30 - 12:30 All NSF-CBMS Participants
Self-introduction of the Participants
 
Mon   LUNCH
Mon 02:00 - 03:00 Jozsef Solymosi
The geometry of Cartesian products
 
Mon   COFFEE BREAK
Mon 03:30 - 04:30 Orit Raz
Polynomials vanishing on Cartesian products
 
 
Tue 09:00 - 10:00 Jozsef Solymosi
Sets with small doubling numbers
 
Tue   COFFEE BREAK
Tue 10:30 - 11:30 Jozsef Solymosi
Introduction to Freiman's theorem
 
Tue 11:30 - 12:30 Misha Rudnev
Open Problem Session
 
Tue   LUNCH
Tue 02:00 - 02:30 Misha Rudnev
Open Problem Session
 
Tue   COFFEE BREAK
Tue 03:00 - 05:00 Jozsef Solymosi
Problem Solving Session
 
Tue 06:00 - 08:00   All NSF-CBMS Participants
Pub Visit: Columbia Flying Saucer
 
Wed 09:00 - 10:00 Jozsef Solymosi
Quasirandomness
 
Wed   COFFEE BREAK
Wed 10:30 - 11:30 Giorgis Petridis
Spectra of Cayley Graphs and Fourier Analysis
 
Wed 11:30 - 12:30 Jozsef Solymosi
Dense graphs. Regularity and regularity lemmas for graphs and hypergraphs
 
Wed   LUNCH
Wed 02:00 - 05:30   All NSF-CBMS Participants
Field Trip: Congaree National Park
 
Thu 09:00 - 10:00 Jozsef Solymosi
Applications of regularity
 
Thu   COFFEE BREAK
Thu 10:30 - 11:30 Gyula Karolyi
Algebraic methods for restricted set addition
 
Thu   LUNCH
Thu 02:00 - 03:00 Jozsef Solymosi
Lines in space
 
Thu   COFFEE BREAK
Thu 03:30 - 05:00 Jozsef Solymosi
Problem Solving Session
 
Thu 06:00 - 09:00   All NSF-CBMS Participants
Conference Party
 
Fri 09:00 - 10:00 Jozsef Solymosi
The sum-product problem over fields of characteristic zero
 
Fri   COFFEE BREAK
Fri 10:30 - 11:30 Joshua Zahl
The discretized sum-product problem
 
Fri   LUNCH
Fri 01:00 - 02:00 Jozsef Solymosi
The polynomial method over finite fields
 
Fri   COFFEE BREAK
Fri 02:30 - 03:30 Jozsef Solymosi
Closing Discussion
 
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