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Tag Archives: Igor Pak
Igor Pak: What if they are all wrong?
Originally posted on Igor Pak's blog:
Conjectures are a staple of mathematics. They are everywhere, permeating every area, subarea and subsubarea. They are diverse enough to avoid a single general adjective. They come in al shapes and sizes. Some…
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Igor Pak will give the 2018 Erdős Lectures
Next week Igor Pak will give the 2018 Erdős Lectures (delayed from June) Here is the poster Combinatorics — Erdos lecture: Igor Pak (UCLA) “Counting linear extensions” Monday December 10 11:0013:00 Location: IIAS Hall 130, Feldman building, Givat Ram … Continue reading
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Tagged Erdos lecture, Igor Pak, Paul Erdos
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Igor Pak is Giving the 2018 Erdős Lectures in Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science
Update: The lectures this week are cancelled. They will be given at a later date. Next week Igor Pak will give the 2018 Erdős Lectures Monday Jun 18 2018 Combinatorics — Erdos lecture: Igor Pak (UCLA) “Counting linear extensions” 11:00am to 12:30pm Location: … Continue reading
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A Wonderful Paper by Igor Pak: Complexity Problems in Enumerative Combinatorics
Greetings from Sa Pa in the very north of Vietnam. Let me recommend a great thoughtprovoking paper by Igor Pak: Complexity problems in enumerative combinatorics. As Igor wrote on his blog: Well, I finally finished my ICM paper. It’s only 30 … Continue reading
Igor Pak’s collection of combinatorics videos
The purpose of this short but valuable post is to bring to your attention Igor Pak’s Collection of Combinatorics Videos
Igor Pak’s “Lectures on Discrete and Polyhedral Geometry”
Here is a link to Igor Pak’s book on Discrete and Polyhedral Geometry (free download) . And here is just the table of contents. It is a wonderful book, full of gems, contains original look on many important directions, things that … Continue reading
Posted in Book review, Convex polytopes, Convexity
Tagged Convex polytopes, Convexity, Igor Pak, rigidity
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