Combinatorial and Computational Geometry Reunion Conference II

December 11 - 16, 2016

All times in this Schedule are Pacific Time (PT)

Monday, December 12, 2016 | |

9:00 - 9:45 | Natan Rubin (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) An optimistic story of non-algebraic curves: Tangencies, Lenses, and a new Crossing Lemma |

10:05 - 10:25 | Benjamin Lund (Rutgers University) Number of flats spanned by a set of points |

10:40 - 11:25 | Janos Pach (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)) Crossing numbers vs. Rectilinear crossing numbers |

2:00 - 2:20 | Nathan Kaplan (University of California, Irvine (UCI)) Counting 10-arcs in the Projective Plane |

2:30 - 3:15 | Igor Pak (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)) Counting integer points in polytopes |

3:30 - 3:50 | Mark Lewko (Promontory Financial Group) GCD sums and applications |

5:00 - 6:00 | René Carmona (Princeton University) Mean Field Games (Iris) |

8:00 - 9:00 | Igor Pak (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)) Order and Chaos in Geometry and Number Theory |

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 | |

9:00 - 9:45 | Saugata Basu (Purdue University) Generalizations of polynomial partitioning |

10:05 - 10:25 | Ruixiang Zhang (Princeton University) A proof of the multijoints conjecture |

10:40 - 11:25 | Boris Bukh (Carnegie-Mellon University) Equiangular lines and ranks of matrices with few distinct entries |

8:00 - 9:00 | Alexandre Tkatchenko (University of Luxembourg) Long-range quantum interactions: from atoms to galaxies (Iris) |

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 | |

9:00 - 9:45 | Oliver Roche-Newton (Wuhan University) Superquadratic expanders |

10:05 - 10:25 | Hong Wang (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Restriction on random cantor set |

10:40 - 11:25 | Joshua Zahl (University of British Columbia) Some new tri-linear estimates for a Kakeya-type problem in R^4 |

2:00 - 2:20 | Kaloyan Slavov (ETH Zurich) An application of random plane slicing to counting F_q-points on hypersurfaces |

2:30 - 2:50 | Terence Tao (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)) Recent developments on the cap set problem |

8:00 - 9:00 | Nathan Kaplan (University of California, Irvine (UCI)) No-Three-In-Line, Intransitive Dice, and Other Amusements in Mathematics (Iris) |

Thursday, December 15, 2016 | |

9:00 - 9:45 | Abdul Basit (Rutgers University New Brunswick/Piscataway) On the number of ordinary lines determined by sets in complex space |

10:05 - 10:25 | Imre Barany (Renyi Institute of Mathematics) Topology of the geometric join |

10:40 - 11:25 | Misha Rudnev (University of Bristol) Point-plane incidence theorem and some applications |

Friday, December 16, 2016 | |

9:00 - 9:45 | Frank de Zeeuw (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)) An improved Szemerédi-Trotter bound over arbitrary fields |

10:05 - 10:25 | Csaba Toth (California State University, Northridge (CSU Northridge)) Weakly simple polygons: recognition and reconstruction |

10:40 - 11:25 | Brandon Hanson (University of Toronto) Extremal grids in combintorial geometry |