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October 1996


Date Location Event
9/30-10/2 Rutgers University Workshop: Trust Management in Networks
See: http://dmac.rutgers.edu/Workshops/Management/index.html
DIMACS, CoRE Building, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
10/3 Rutgers University Rutgers University Mathematical Physics Seminars
Speaker: Joszef Beck, Rutgers University
Title: Games and Randomness, Old and New Ideas
11:30am (brown bag lunch), Hill Center, Room 705, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
10/3 Princeton University DIMACS Princeton Theory Lunch
Speaker: Bela Bollobas, Cambridge, Memphis and IAS
Title: Estimating the Number of Linear Extensions
12:10pm (Lunch will be served at 11:45am), Room 402, Computer Science (CS) Bldg, 35 Olden St., Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
10/3 Rutgers University DIMACS Seminar on Math and CS in Biology
Speaker: Sorin Istrail, Sandia National Laboratories
Title: Protein Folding: Combinatorial Problems and Algorithms
3:00pm, Seminar Room 431, CoRE Building, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
10/4 Rutgers University DIMACS Distinguished Lecture Series for 1996-97 Special Focus on Discrete Probability
Speaker: Christian Borgs, University of Leipzig
Title: Birth of a Discontinuity: Finite-Size Scaling in Magnetic Systems and Lattice Gases
Speaker: Jennifer Chayes, University of California at Los Angeles
Title: Birth of the Infinite Cluster: Finite-Size Scaling in Percolation
11:30am-12:30pm and 2pm-3pm (lunch will be served on the 4th floor of the CoRE Building at 12:45), First Floor Lecture Hall, CoRE Building, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
10/5 Rutgers University Young Scholars Program
See: http://dmac.rutgers.edu/ysp/
Contact Joseph G. Rosenstein joer@dmac.rutgers.edu, or Valerie Debellis debellis@dmac.rutgers.edu for further information about the program.
9:00am - 4:00pm, SERC, 2nd Floor, Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
10/8 Bell Labs, Murray Hill, NJ DIMACS Mixer Series featuring talks by Jeff Kahn (Rutgers University) and five of the DIMACS postdocs, Lubos Thoma, Hui Chen, Anna Gal, Scott Decatur and Amos Beimel.
Program
1:45pm, Bell Laboratories Murray Hill, NJ
Contact Sanjeev Khanna (sanjeev@research.bell-labs.com) if you are planning to attend the mixer.
10/9 Rutgers University DIMACS Seminar on Math and CS in Biology
Speaker: Chris Dunworth, Princeton University
Title: Breaking DES Using a Molecular Computer
2:00pm, Seminar Room 431, CoRE Building, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
10/11 Rutgers University DIMACS Seminar
Speaker: Akira Maruoka, Tohoku University
Title: Potential of the Approximation Method
2:00pm, DIMACS Seminar Room 431, CoRE Building, Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
10/14-10/18 Rutgers University Workshop: Probabilistic Methods in Discrete Mathematics
See: http://dmac.rutgers.edu/Workshops/Probabilistic/index.html
DIMACS Center, CoRE Building, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
10/16 Princeton University Princeton Discrete Math Seminar
Speaker: Bruce Reed, C.N.R.S. (Paris)
Title: On a strengthening of Brooks' Theorem
2:30pm, Fine Hall 224, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Contact Paul Seymour: pds@math.princeton.edu
10/19 Rutgers University Leadership Program
See: http://dmac.rutgers.edu/lp/institutes
Contact Joseph G. Rosenstein joer@dmac.rutgers.edu, or Valerie Debellis debellis@dmac.rutgers.edu for further information about the program.
9:00am - 4:00pm, SERC, 2nd Floor, Busch Campus, Rutgers University
10/22 Rutgers University DIMACS Distinguished Lecture Series for 1996-97 Focus on Discrete Probability
Speaker: Bela Bollobas, Trinity College Cambridge and University of Memphis
Title: Combinatorial Methods in Oriented Percolation
11:30am - 12:30pm, First Floor Lecture Hall, CoRE Building, Rutgers University; There will be refreshments served before the talk (at 11:15) outside the lecture hall.
10/22 Rutgers University DIMACS Discrete Math/Theory of Computing Seminar
Speaker: Peter Hamburger, Indiana-Purdue University
Title: Planar Graph Models, Hamiltonian Cycles and Jordan Curves
4:30pm, DIMACS Seminar Room 431, CoRE Building, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
10/23 Rutgers University DIMACS Seminar on Math and CS in Biology
Speaker: Donna Slonim, MIT/Whitehead Institute Center for Genome Research Title: Mapping the Human Genome with Radiation Hybrid Data
2:00pm, Seminar Room 431, CoRE Building, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
10/24 Rutgers University DIMACS Special Focus on Discrete Probability Seminar
Speaker: Pavel Valtr, DIMACS
Title: On the Probability that n Random Points are in Convex Position
3:30pm, CoRE 305B, CoRE Building, Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
10/26 Rutgers University One Day Course: Theory and Hypermedia for Big Science in Musicology, A one day course on Mathematical Music Theory
See: http://dmac.rutgers.edu/Workshops/Music/index.html
Voorhees Hall, Room 105, College Ave Campus, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
10/26 Rhode Island
Virginia
Leadership Program See: http://dmac.rutgers.edu/lp/institutes
Contact Joseph G. Rosenstein joer@dmac.rutgers.edu, or Valerie Debellis debellis@dmac.rutgers.edu for further information about the program. 9:00am - 4:00pm, in Rhode Island and Virginia
10/28-10/30 Rutgers University Workshop: The Fifth DIMACS Implementation Challenge: 1995-1996 Priority Queues, Dictionaries, and Multi-Dimensional Point Sets
See: http://dmac.rutgers.edu/Workshops/Challenge5/index.html
DIMACS Center, CoRE Building, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
10/29 Rutgers University DIMACS Discrete Math/Theory of Computing Seminar
Speaker: Armin Haken, DIMACS
Title: An Exponential Lower Bound for Monotone Arithmetic Circuits and Prospects for Non-Monotone Lower Bounds
4:30pm, Hill Center, Room 705, Rutgers University - NOTE ROOM CHANGE

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