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List of Speakers

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


Principal Lecturer

Principal Lecturer
Jozsef Solymosi
University of British Columbia

  • Additive structures in subsets of integers
  • The geometry of Cartesian products
  • Sets with small doubling numbers
  • Introduction to Freiman's theorem
  • Problem Solving Session
  • Quasirandomness
  • Dense graphs. Regularity and regularity lemmas for graphs and hypergraphs
  • Applications of regularity
  • Lines in space
  • Problem Solving Session
  • The sum-product problem over fields of characteristic zero
  • The polynomial method over finite fields
  • Closing Discussion

Invited

Invited
Gyula Karolyi
Eötvös University

  • Algebraic methods for restricted set addition
Invited
Giorgis Petridis
University of Georgia

  • Spectra of Cayley Graphs and Fourier Analysis
Invited
Orit Raz
University of British Columbia

  • Polynomials vanishing on Cartesian products
Invited
Joshua Zahl
University of British Columbia

  • The discretized sum-product problem

Session Chair

Session Chair
Misha Rudnev
University of Bristol

  • Open Problem Session
  • Open Problem Session
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