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Sivakanth Gopi - Locally decodable codes and arithmetic progressions in random settings

(1) A set D of natural numbers is called t-intersective if every positive upper density subset A of natural numbers contains a (t+1)-length arithmetic progression (AP) whose common differences is in…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 3 Months ago 1 views 0  

Lutz Warnke - Large girth approximate Steiner triple systems

In 1973 Erdos asked whether there are n-vertex partial Steiner triple systems with arbitrary high girth and quadratically many triples. (Here girth is defined as the smallest integer g \ge 4 for…

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Why Do We Look Up at the Heavens? - Br. Guy Consolmagno

Why did we go to the Moon? Why does the Vatican support an astronomical observatory? These questions mask a deeper question: Why do individuals choose to spend their lives in pursuit of pure…

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New and Improved! - Brian Bell, David Yocum

Brian Bell and David Yocum are Principals of the Practice for the School of Architecture and are the co-founders and principals of BLDGS. The firm is a full service architectural practice dedicated…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 10 views 0  

Bio-inspired Materials: New Approaches to Molecular Building Blocks - Craig Hawker

Marine organisms use organic building blocks in unique ways to achieve materials with exceptional properties. With inspiration from these natural systems, the design of synthetic building blocks to…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 75 views 0  

The Powers that Be: How Decisions from the Executive and Legislative Branches Impact F and J Visa Holders - Danielle Claffey

Attorney Danielle Claffey (Immigration Law) presents up-to-date information on current administration, with guidance to best support foreign national students in the Georgia Tech international…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 4 views 0  

Free Speech, Political Correctness – Any Boundaries? - Kathleen T. Gosden, Kathleen A. Wasch

This session will shed light on some of the following issues: What kind of speech is and is not protected by the First Amendment? What laws and other considerations apply to speeches on campus, from…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 19 views 0  

86 Years of Ramsey R(3,k) (and counting!) - Joel Spencer

The search for the asymptotics of the Ramsey function R(3,k) has a long and fascinating history. It begins in the hill country surrounding Budapest and winding over the decades through Europe,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 47 views 0  

Modern Erdos Magic - Joel Spencer

Traditional Erdos Magic (a.k.a. The Probabilistic Method) proves the existence of an object with certain properties by showing that a random (appropriately defined) object will have those properties…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 27 views 0  

A constant-factor approximation algorithm for the asymmetric traveling salesman problem - László A. Végh

We give a constant-factor approximation algorithm for the asymmetric traveling salesman problem. Our approximation guarantee is analyzed with respect to the standard LP relaxation, and thus our…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 18 views 0