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 ICM 2022. Kevin Buzzard: The Rise of Formalism in Mathematics
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Monthly Archives: November 2017
Basic Notions Seminar is Back! Helly Type Theorems and the Cascade Conjecture
Kazhdan’s Basic Notion Seminar is back! The “basic notion seminar” is an initiative of David Kazhdan who joined the Hebrew University math department around 2000. People give series of lectures about basic mathematics (or not so basic at times). Usually, speakers do … Continue reading
Posted in Combinatorics, Convexity, Open problems
Tagged David Kazhdan, Helly type theorems, Tverberg's theorem
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My Very First Book “Gina Says”, Now Published by “World Scientific”
I just received an advanced copy of my very first book: “Gina Says: Adventures in the Blogsphere String War” published by Word Scientific. It is a much changed version compared to the Internet version of 8 years ago and it … Continue reading
Posted in Academics, Mathematics over the Internet, Physics, Updates
Tagged Gina Says, World Scientific
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Itai Benjamini: Coarse Uniformization and Percolation & A Paper by Itai and me in Honor of Lucio Russo
Here is another video of a smashing short talk by my dear friend Itai Benjamini with beautiful conjectures proposing an important new step in the connection between percolation and conformal geometry. Here is the link to Itai’s original paper Percolation … Continue reading
AfterDinner Speech for Alex Lubotzky
An afterdinner speech given on November 9, 2016*, on Alex Lubotzky’s 60th birthday conference: 60 faces to Groups. As we all realized waking up this morning, today is a historic day*. It is the dinner day for Alex 60th‘s … Continue reading
Bálint Virág: Random matrices for Russ
You can watch now all the videos for Russfest Elegance in Probability. Many great talks! I just watched Bálint Virág‘s lecture “Random matrices for Russ”. Highly recommended.
Posted in Combinatorics, Probability
Tagged Bálint Virág, random matrices, Russ Lyons
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