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Algorithms, Combinatorics and Optimization Seminars

Carnegie Mellon University offers an interdisciplinary Ph.D program in Algorithms, Combinatorics and Optimization. This program is the first of its kind in the United States. It is administered jointly by the Tepper School of Business (Operations Research group), the Computer Science Department (Algorithms and Complexity group) and the Department of Mathematical Sciences (Discrete Mathematics group).

For more information, please visit the home page for the Algorithms, Combinatorics and Optimization program at Carnegie Mellon University.


Thursday, August 31, 2017, 3:30 pm

Name: Shachar Lovett
Affiliation: University of California, San Diego
Title: Linear decision trees for 3-SUM and a duality with active learning (Abstract)
Location: Wean Hall 8220
Status: Completed
Submitted by: Bukh

Thursday, September 7, 2017, 3:30 pm

Name: Joseph Briggs
Affiliation: Carnegie Mellon University
Title: Inverting the Turán Problem (Abstract)
Location: Wean Hall 8220
Status: Completed
Submitted by: Bukh

Thursday, September 14, 2017, 3:30 pm

Name: Freddie Manners
Affiliation: Stanford University
Title: Sums of permutations (Abstract)
Location: Wean Hall 8220
Status: Completed
Submitted by: Bukh

Thursday, October 26, 2017, 3:30 pm

Name: Robert Hough
Affiliation: Stony Brook University
Title: Covering systems of congruences (Abstract)
Location: Wean Hall 8220
Status: Completed

Thursday, November 2, 2017, 3:30 pm

Name: Penny Haxell
Affiliation: Waterloo
Title: Stability and algorithms for independent transversals (Abstract)
Location: Wean Hall 8220
Status: Completed

Thursday, November 30, 2017, 3:30 pm

Name: Sarah Peluse
Affiliation: Stanford University
Title: Three-term polynomial progressions in subsets of finite fields (Abstract)
Location: Wean Hall 8220
Status: Scheduled

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 3:30 pm

Name: Li-Yang Tan
Affiliation: Chicago
Title: Fooling intersections of low-weight halfspace (Abstract)
Location: Wean Hall 8220
Status: Scheduled

Thursday, January 18, 2018, 3:30 pm

Name: Jason Williford
Affiliation: University of Wyoming
Title: TBA
Location: Wean Hall 8220
Status: Scheduled

Thursday, January 25, 2018, 3:30 pm

Name: Cezar Lupu
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Title: Multiple zeta values: analytic and combinatorial aspects (Abstract)
Location: Wean Hall 8220
Status: Scheduled