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- The seventeen camels riddle, and Noga Alon’s camel proof and algorithms
- Edmund Landau and the Early Days of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
- Boolean Functions: Influence, Threshold, and Noise
- Laci Babai Visits Israel!
- Polymath10 conclusion
- Is Heads-Up Poker in P?
- The Median Game
- International mathematics graduate studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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- Proof By Lice!
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- The seventeen camels riddle, and Noga Alon's camel proof and algorithms
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- A Breakthrough by Maryna Viazovska Leading to the Long Awaited Solutions for the Densest Packing Problem in Dimensions 8 and 24
- The Simplex, the Cyclic polytope, the Positroidron, the Amplituhedron, and Beyond
- Polymath10-post 4: Back to the drawing board?
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Author Archives: Gil Kalai
My beloved mother Carmella Kalai passed away last week. With me, 1956 My father Hanoch Kalai, my mother Carmella, My sister Tamar (Tami) and me around 1957).
Let be a graph. The Ramsey number is the smallest such that whenever you color the edges of the complete graph with vertices with two colors blue and red, you can either find a blue copy or a red copy … Continue reading
Readers of the big-league ToC blogs have already heard about the breakthrough paper An average-case depth hierarchy theorem for Boolean circuits by Benjamin Rossman, Rocco Servedio, and Li-Yang Tan. Here are blog reports on Computational complexity, on the Shtetl Optimized, and of Godel … Continue reading
It is a pleasure to announce my own birthday conference which will take place in Jerusalem on June 15-16 2015. Here is the meeting’s homepage! The organizers asked me also to mention that some support for accommodation in Jerusalem for the … Continue reading
Muli, Dor and Subash, Jerusalem May 21 2015. Michel Talagrand Gregory Margulis Property testing In this post I will tell you about a new paper by Subhash Khot, Dor Minzer and Muli Safra entitled: On … Continue reading
Angry birds peace treaty by Eretz Nehederet Arqade A few years ago I became interested in the question of whather new versions of the computer game “Angry Birds” gradually makes it easier to get high scores. Devoted to the idea of … Continue reading
Arguably mathematics is getting harder, although some people claim that also in the old times parts of it were hard and known only to a few experts before major simplifications had changed matters. Let me report here about two recent remarkable simplifications … Continue reading
עכשיו שתוצאות הבחירות בישראל ידועות אנא השיבו למשאלים כיצד אתה רואה את המהלך של נתניהו להקדמת הבחירות אנא ענו שוב גם אם עניתם כבר למשאל הדומה לפני ארבעה ימים מה היתה הרגשתך מה משמעות המהלך And to non-Hebrew speakers: How do you see … Continue reading
Today is the general election day in Israel, the third since starting this blog (I-2009,and II-2013). This is an exciting day. For me election is about participation much more than it is about influence and I try not to miss it. … Continue reading
כיצד אתה רואה את המהלך של נתניהו להקדמת הבחירות מה משמעות המהלך לגבי התאמת נתניהו לתפקיד מה הרגשתך המשאלים יסגרו עם סיום ההצבעה ביום הבחירות, ניתן להצביע ליותר מתשובה אחת או להוסיף תשובה For our English readers: