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Category Archives: ICM2018
ICM 2018 Rio (5) Assaf Naor, Geordie Williamson and Christian Lubich
This is my fifth and last report from ICM 2018 at Rio. I will talk a little about the three Wednesday plenary talks by Assaf Naor, Geordie Williamson, and Christian Lubich. See here for other posts about ICM2018. (For the … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra, Analysis, Geometry, ICM2018
Tagged Assaf Naor, Christian Lubich, Geordie Williamson
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ICM 2018 Rio (4): Huh; Balog & Morris; Wormald
This is my fourth report from ICM2018. (I plan one more.) As I already mentioned, Combinatorics was very nicely represented at ICM2018. The combinatorics session itself was great, and there were quite a few other sessions and other lectures … Continue reading
Posted in Combinatorics, ICM2018
Tagged Anita Libenau, Józef Balogh, June Huh, Nick Wormald, Rob Morris, Wojtek Samotij
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ICM 2018 Rio (3) – Coifman, Goldstein, Kronheimer and Mrowka, and the Four Color Theorem
This post is my third report from ICM 2018. You may remember that I had planned to liveblog on the last four days of the congress but on Monday evening I realized that this was an unrealistic task and decided … Continue reading
Posted in Combinatorics, Geometry, ICM2018
Tagged Catherine Goldstein, Peter Kronheimer, Ronald (Rafi) Coifman, Tomasz Mrowka
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Video of my ICM2018 lecture: Noise Stability, Noise Sensitivity, and the Quantum Computer Puzzle
The Video of my ICM2018 lecture is now on the air Here are the (slightly improved) slides. I made the mistake of trying to improve my slides in the evening before the lecture and in the morning I discovered that … Continue reading
Posted in Combinatorics, Computer Science and Optimization, ICM2018, Quantum, Updates
Tagged ICM2018
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ICM2018: Closing Ceremonies
With Peter Sarnak, Stas Smirnov, and Tadashi Tokieda at Sugar Loaf (Pão de Açúcar), Rio. At Sugar Loaf with Stas and Edward Dunne This is my second report from ICM 2018. Some acronyms are used in this post. ICM = … Continue reading
Posted in Conferences, ICM2018, Updates
Tagged Ali Nasin, ICM2018, ICM2022, Sevan Nişanyan
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ICM2018 First Report
I just came back from Rio from a great congress. Many great talks and many exciting meetings with old and new friends. I had planned to liveblog on the last four days of the congress but on Monday evening I … Continue reading
ICM 2018 at Rio, ICM Trivia Questions, the Sao Paulo General Assembly Meeting, and Other Excitements
ICMtrivia questions You can test yourself in the questions below and then look at the Wikipedea article for the answers. Mondial – scale excitements are here again! Not since the Mondial’s final match between France and Croatia, has an excitement … Continue reading
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Building Bridges II, and Rio ICM 2018
In this post I will talk about Building Bridges II – last week conference in Budapest, about my talk and Lex Schrijver’s talk at the conference, about two old videotaped lectures in Microsoft Research (and a prize carrying competition), and … Continue reading