Monthly Archives: March 2023

Some News from a Seminar in Cambridge

On an old problems of Erdős (h/t Michael Simkin and Nati Linial) Here is a somewhat mysterious announcement for a combinatorics seminar lecture at Cambridge. Which old problems of Erdős are we talking about? Here is a picture from the … Continue reading

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Subspace Designs, Unit and Distinct Distances, and Piercing Standard Boxes.

A lot of things are happening and let me briefly report on three major advancements in combinatorics. Peter Keevash, Ashwin Sah and Mehtaab Sawhney proved the existence of subspace designs with any given parameters, provided that the dimension of the … Continue reading

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Greg Kuperberg @ Tel Aviv University

Greg Kuperberg is on a short visit in Israel and yesterday he gave a fantastic lecture on an improved bound for the Solovay-Kitaev theorem. Here is a videotaped lecture of Greg on the same topic in QIP2023. The Solovay-Kitaev theorem … Continue reading

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Israel AGT Day, Reichman University, March 5, 2023

We are running tomorrow the annual Israeli workshop in algorithmic game theory. Where: Reichman University. The conference will take place in room EL03, Adelson building.  Program: here. Registration: here (free). Main speakers: Moshe Babaioff (Microsoft Research), Gil Kalai (Reichman University … Continue reading

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