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Graduate Combinatorics Seminar

January 01, 2012 - October 30, 2031

Location:

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

Organizer(s):

Natasha Ter-Saakov, Rutgers University

The Graduate Combinatorics Seminar is organized by graduate students in the Mathematics Department to share knowledge and build community among those with interests in combinatorics at Rutgers. It has been running since 2008 and is sponsored by DIMACS.

Check out the GCS official archive for a complete history of the seminar.

 

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

The Social Golfer Problem (and other Scheduling Problems)

Aurora Hiveley, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Unfriendly Partitions of Graphs

Caleb Fong, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Tree Decompositions and Spanning Trees

Pablo Blanco, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

A Dentist Glove Problem

Brian Pinsky, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Hook-Length Formula

Milan Simonovic, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

1/3-2/3 Conjecture

Natalya Ter-Saakov, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Sidorenko Hypergraphs and Random Turan Numbers

Sam Spiro, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Poset Dimensions

Milan Simonovic, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Configuration Perspective for Turan Problems

Max Aires, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Counting Random Graphs

Brian Pinsky, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, November 1, 2023

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Symmetric Functionology

Mihail Tarigradschi, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Percolation

Minhao Bai, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Sperner's Lemma on Simplices, and some applications

Caleb Fong, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Introduction to The Brun Sieve

Charles Kenney, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Turan Numbers and the Szabo Calculus

Quentin Dubroff, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

FKG, AD and more!

Natasha Ter-Saakov, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

h -vector Inequalities under Weak Maps

Alex Mason, University of Washington

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Reconstructing 3D Cube Complexes from Boundary Distances

Jane Tan, University of Oxford

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Minimal Hall Violators and Matroids

Charles Kenney, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

A Hypergraph Analog of Dirac's Theorem for Long Cycles in 2-connected Graphs

Grace McCourt, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Venue

Online Event

 

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Subgraph Complementation and Minimum Rank

Calum Buchanan, University of Vermont

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

FLOWER POWER: Using a Variant of the Delta System Method

Van Magnan, University of Montana

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Reconstructing Random Pictures

Corrine Yap, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

On the 3-Colorability of Fork-Free and Triangle-Free Graphs

Joshua Schroeder, Georgia Institute of Technology

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

The Mathematics of Elections

Rashmika Goswami, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Compactness in Combinatorics

Caleb Fong, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Taking the Joke too Far: Extremal Results in Joke Papers

Sam Spiro, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

The Sinkless Orientation Meditation

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Chess, Dominos, and Counting

Minhao Bai, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Extremal Pattern-Avoiding Words

Natasha Ter-Saakov, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Some Random Algebra and Rational Exponents

Sam Spiro, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Planar Turàn Number: Plane Graph Decomposition and Contribution Method

Zeyu Zheng, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Skeletons and Shadows (of polytopes)

Caleb Fong, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Using the Borsuk-Ulam Theorem to Prove the Chromatic Number of the Knaser Graph

Nilava Metya, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Comparing the Cardinalities of Two Dilates

Max Aires, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Extreme Trees

Corrine Yap, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Co__n_ T_eo_y

Brian Pinsky, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

The Hedgehog

Quentin Dubroff, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Kempe's Attempted Proof of the Four Color Theorem

Charles Kenney, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Intersections of Statistical Mechanics and Combinatorics

Corrine Yap, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Minimal Circuits for Boolean Functions

Blair Seidler, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

How Many Ways Can You Solve a Ring-Ring Puzzle Starting From an Empty Grid?

George Spahn, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Oh My God They Were Roommates: Achieving Envy-Free Rent Division

Hannah Hasan, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

A Talk on the Diameters of Commuting Graphs of Matrix Rings

Kayla Gibson, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Combinatorics So Easy My Undergrads Can Do It

Brian Pinsky, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

The Chromatic Symmetric Function of Trees

Ishaan Shah, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Cancellative Families

Quentin Dubroff, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

List Lengths and Color Degrees

Charles Kenney, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Packing and Covering Triangles in Graphs

Natasha Ter-Saakov, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

2:20 PM - 3:20 PM

Counting Angles in Discrete Point Sets

Max Aires, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

2:20 PM - 3:20 PM

An Overview of the Parallel Repetition Theorem

Rashmika Goswami, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Diameter of Polyhedral Graphs

Minhao Bai, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Finite Axioms of Choice

Brian Pinsky, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Real Reasons Linear Algebra is Useful or: A Love Letter to Traditionalists

Robert Dougherty Bliss, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Real Reasons Linear Algebra is Useful

Corrine Yap, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Motivated Proof of the Rogers-Ramanujan Identities

Jason Saied, Rutgers University

Venue

Online Event

 

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Reconstructing Random Pictures

Corrine Yap, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

The Chvátal-Rödl-Szemerédi-Trotter Theorem

Rashmika Goswami, Rutgers University

Venue

Online Event

 

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Random Talks

Quentin Dubroff, Rutgers University

Venue

Online Event

 

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Stopped Sequences and the Narayana-Zidek-Capell Numbers

Charles Kenney, Rutgers University

Venue

Online Event

 

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Hook Length Formula

Yuchen Wei, Rutgers University

Venue

Online Event

 

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Gomory-Hu Trees

Aditi Dudeja, Rutgers University

Venue

Online Event

 

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Classical Mechanics, Symplectic Geometry, Combinatorics

Robert Dougherty Bliss, Rutgers University

Venue

Online Event

 

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Triangle-Intersecting Families of Graphs

Rashmika Goswami, Rutgers University

Venue

Online Event

 

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
 

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Too Acute to be True?

Quentin Dubroff, Rutgers University

Venue

Online Event

 

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

The Erdős-Szekeres Conjecture

Tae Young Lee, University of Texas, Austin

Venue

Online Event

 

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Dependent Random Choice

Corrine Yap, Rutgers University

Venue

Online Event

 

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Permutation Puzzles: Rubik’s cube and 15-puzzle

Andre Hernandez-Espiet, Rutgers University

Venue

Online Event

 

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Chip-firing on Cell Complexes and Matroids

Alex McDonough, Brown University

Venue

Online Event

 

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Generalized Snake Graphs from Orbifolds

Esther Banian, University of Minnesota

Venue

Online Event

 

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Slow Fibonacci Walks

Sam Spiro, University of California, San Diego

Venue

Online Event

 

Monday, April 20, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Tips and Tricks for Writing Efficiently in the Mathematical Sciences

Jo Ellis-Monaghan, Saint Michael's College

Venue

Online Event

 

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Combinatorics of Quadratic Spaces over Finite Fields

Semin Yoo, University of Rochester

Venue

Online Event

 

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Toric Geometry and Ehrhart Theory of the CFN Model with a Molecular Clock

Jane Coons, North Carolina State University

Venue

Online Event

 

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Automorphisms of Induced Subgraphs of Gn,p.

Keith Frankston, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Electric Networks and Square Tilings

Charles Kenney, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

How Many Ways Can a Permutation in S_n be Written as a Product of k Transpositions?

Nathan Mehlhop, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Squags, Sloops, Quasigroups and Loops: Using made-up words to find Latin Squares

Brian Pinsky, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

On Symmetric 3-Wise Intersecting Families

Jinyoung Park, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Parallel Repetition of Games

Aditya Potukuchi, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Dynamic Programming and Combinatorial Game Theory

Yukun Yao, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Arrow's Impossibility Theorem

Rashmika Goswami, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Helly's Theorem and Generalizations

Quentin Dubroff, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Faculty Research Talks

Swastik Kopparty, Rutgers University

Shubhangi Saraf, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Automorphisms of Induced Subgraphs of G(n,1/2)

Keith Frankston, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Burgess' Bound on Character Sums

Vishwas Bhargava, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

A Maximum Determinant Problem

Justin Semonsen, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Correlation Inequalities for Permutations

Yonah Biers-Ariel, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Combinatorial Group Theory

Corrine Yap, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

A Quick Introduction to Entropy

Jinyoung Park, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

A Spectral Proof of Katona's T-Intersection Theorem

Aditya Potukuchi, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Independent Sets in the Hypercube

Aditya Potukuchi, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Faculty Research Talks

Anders Buch, Rutgers University

Jeff Kahn, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Series Multisection and the Cyclic Sieving Phenomenon

Rashmika Goswami, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Combinatorial Nullstellensatz and List Coloring

Vishwas Bhargava, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

The Combinatorics of Orthogonal Polynomials

Forrest Thurman, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

An Isoperimetric Inequality for the Hamming Cube and Some Consequences

Jinyoung Park, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Hitting the Forest with the Trees

Keith Frankston, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

The Alon-Jaeger-Tarsi Conjecture

Aditi Dudeja, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Relaxed Partitions

Mingjia Yang, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

The Orchard Problem

Quentin Dubroff, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Unique Sum-free Sets

Danny Scheinerman, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Distribution of Geodesic on Cube and Other Surfaces

Yuxuan Yang, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

An Application of Non-Boolean Fourier Analysis

Cole Franks, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Some Interesting Combinatorics and Probability Problems in Job Interviews

Yukun Yao, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Keith Hopefully Finally Talks About Containers

Keith Frankston, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

The Important Graphs are Indeed Important

Jinyoung Park, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Faculty Research Talks (in conjunction with Graduate Algebra and Representation Theory Seminar (GARTS))

Bhargav Narayanan, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Faculty Research Talks (in conjunction with Graduate Algebra and Representation Theory Seminar (GARTS))

Vladimir Retakh, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

It's Hard to Find a Stable Marriage: Strategic Exploitation of the Gale-Shapley Algorithm

John Chiarelli, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

An Introduction to WZ Theory

Yonah Biers-Ariel, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Tuza's Conjecture

Abigail Raz, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Apéry's Proof of the Irrationality of Zeta(3)

Matthew Russell, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

An Important Graph

Aditya Potukuchi, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Interactive Proofs

Justin Semonsen, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

An Algebraic Proof of Sperner's Theorem

Weihong Xu, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Coloring Hypercubes

Jinyoung Park, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Symmetric Designs

Yael Davidov, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Automating Summations

Andrew Lohr, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Jacobian Groups of Graphs

Louis Gaudet, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

r-Complete Sequences of Positive Integers

Edna Jones, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Parking Function

Yukun Yao, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Model Theory and Combinatorics

Richard Voepel, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Counting Random Sheep

Justin Semonsen, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Model Theory and Combinatorics

Sam Braunfeld, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

The Angel Problem

Bryan Ek, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Proof Methods in Combinatorics

Keith Frankston, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

An Application of Topology to a Hypergraph Problem

Aditya Potukuchi, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate: A Communication Game and Applications to the Sensitivity Conjecture

John Chiarelli, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Partition Bijections

Matthew Russell, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Matroids and Greedy Algorithms

Andrew Lohr, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Counting Convex Quadrilaterals

George Hauser, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Combinatorial Nullstellensatz

Yonah Biers-Ariel, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Fifty Shades of Gray Codes

Danny Scheinerman, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

What do the largest subgraphs of K_n (or the random graph!) with a particular matching number look like?

Abigail Raz, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Topological Graph Theory

Corrine Yap, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Entropy

Cole Franks, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Number of Maximal Independent Sets

Jinyoung Park, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Monday, May 1, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

How To Avoid a Pattern

Yonah Biers-Ariel, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Monday, April 24, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Oriented Matroids

Charles Wolf, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Monday, April 17, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Threshold(s) for Perfect Matchings in Graphs

Aditya Potukuchi, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Ergodic Ramsey Theory

Mike Donders, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Exploring the Connections between Model Theory and Combinatorics

Rebecca Coulson, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Counting Maximal Antichains and Independent Sets

Jinyoung Park, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Fomin Growth Diagrams or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Young Tableaux

Keith Frankston, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Combinatorial Interpretations of Hofstadter-Like Sequences

Nathan Fox, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

An Uncertainty Principle and an Application

Ross Berkowitz, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Furstenberg's Multiple Recurrence Theorem

Katie McKeon, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

The Union-Closed Sets Conjecture

Abigail Raz, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

t-Core Partitions

Bryan Ek, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

 

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Simple Proofs of Some Determinant Complexity Lower Bounds

Mrinal Kumar, Rutgers University

Venue

Mathematics Graduate Student Lounge -- 7th Floor

Rutgers University

Hill Center

Mathematics Department

110 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854