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.
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
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.