- My Very First Book “Gina Says”, Now Published by “World Scientific”
- Itai Benjamini: Coarse Uniformization and Percolation & A Paper by Itai and me in Honor of Lucio Russo
- After-Dinner Speech for Alex Lubotzky
- Boaz Barak: The different forms of quantum computing skepticism
- Bálint Virág: Random matrices for Russ
- Test Your Intuition 33: The Great Free Will Poll
- Must-read book by Avi Wigderson
- High Dimensional Combinatorics at the IIAS – Program Starts this Week; My course on Helly-type theorems; A workshop in Sde Boker
- Stan Wagon, TYI 23: Ladies and Gentlemen: The Answer
Top Posts & Pages
- My Very First Book "Gina Says", Now Published by "World Scientific"
- TYI 30: Expected number of Dice throws
- Elchanan Mossel's Amazing Dice Paradox (your answers to TYI 30)
- Why Quantum Computers Cannot Work: The Movie!
- The Race to Quantum Technologies and Quantum Computers (Useful Links)
- Answer: Lord Kelvin, The Age of the Earth, and the Age of the Sun
- Amazing: Peter Keevash Constructed General Steiner Systems and Designs
- Can Category Theory Serve as the Foundation of Mathematics?
Author Archives: Gil Kalai
Test your intuition: You throw a dice until you get 6. What is the expected number of throws (including the throw giving 6) conditioned on the event that all throws gave even numbers. follow-up post Advertisements
Both trees in general and random trees in particular are wonderful objects. And there is nothing more appropriate to celebrate Russ Lyons great birthday conference “Elegance in Probability” (taking place now in Tel Aviv) than to test your intuition, dear … Continue reading
A geometric graph is a set of points in the plane (vertices) and a set of line segments between certain pairs of points (edges). A geometric graph is simple if the intersection of two edges is empty or a vertex … Continue reading
Joseph Zaks (1984), picture taken by Ludwig Danzer (OberWolfach photo collection) The story I am going to tell here was told in several places, but it might be new to some readers and I will mention my own angle, … Continue reading
I was slow blogging, and catching up won’t be so easy. Of course, this brings me back to the question of what I should blog about. Ideally, I should tell you about mathematical things I heard about. The problem is … Continue reading
Call for nominations for the Ostrowski Prize 2017 The aim of the Ostrowski Foundation is to promote the mathematical sciences. Every second year it provides a prize for recent outstanding achievements in pure mathematics and in the foundations of … Continue reading
On June 18-23 2017 we will celebrate in Budapest the 70th birthday of Imre Bárány. Here is the webpage of the conference. For the occasion I wrote a short paper with problems in discrete geometry, mainly around Helly’s and … Continue reading
Twelves short videos about members of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Victoria
Very nice mathematical videos!
Jozsef Solymosi is Giving the 2017 Erdős Lectures in Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science
May 4 2:30-3:30; May 7 11:00-13:00; May 10 10:30-12:00 See the event webpage for titles and abstracts (or click on the picture below).
This is a (very much) belated update post from the beginning of March (2016). New Haven I spent six weeks in February (2016) in New Haven. It was very nice to get back to Yale after more than two years. Here … Continue reading