The workshop on the “polynomial method” will take place at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on Monday Dec 26 and Tuesday Dec 27. The event is organized by Jordan Ellenberg and Gil Kalai. It is supported by the ERC.

## Program:

Monday 10-11:45 (Combinatorics seminar) **Adam Shefer – Geometric Incidences and the Polynomial Method**

Location: Rothberg (CS) B220

On Monday afternoon we will have four talks at the library of Belgium house by

**13:15-14:00 Peter Pach, Progression-free sets. New: SLIDES**

**14:10-14:55 Shoham Letzter,**

**15:15-16:00 Jordan Ellenberg, **

**16:10- 16:55 Fedya Petrov, Group rings vs. polynomials. New: SLIDES**

and a** problem session** moderated by Jordan starting at 16:55. New: PROBLEMS.

On Tuesday we start at 9:30 and will have four talks at the library of Belgium house:

**9:30-10:15 Noga Alon, Combinatorial Nullstellensatz and its algorithmic aspects. New: SLIDES**

** 10:35-11:20 Olga Holtz, A potpourri on power ideals, hyperplane
arrangements, graphs, and zonotopes (NEW: SLIDES)**

**11:30- 12:15 Aart Blokhuis, The polynomial method in finite geometry**

( lunch)

**UPDATES—Changes**

**Wednesday 9:30-10:15, ** **Anurag Bishnoi, zeros of polynomials over a finite grid. NEW:SLIDE.**

**Thursday 11:00-12:00 Seva Lev, Avoiding 3AP with differences in Room 209 Mathematics.**

Further informal discussions and talks may continue on Wednesday/Thursday.

The Thursday 14:30 Colloquium by **Jordan Ellenberg **will be on **The cap set problem**.

I will update titles as they come along.

Any chance these lectures will be recorded?

No, not this time, sorry.

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