# Events & Seminars

# Basic Notions - Alex Lubotzky: "Group stability and approximation"

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# Barak Weiss (TAU): New examples for the horocycle flow on the moduli space of translation surfaces

# Combinatorics: Daniel Jerison (TAU) "Random walks on sandpile groups"

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Title: Random walks on sandpile groups

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# Combinatorics: Roman Glebov (HU) "Perfect Matchings in Random Subgraphs of Regular Bipartite Graphs"

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# Combinatorics: Chris Cox (CMU) "Nearly orthogonal vectors"

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# Combinatorics -- Erdos lecture cancelled; instead (NOTE THE TIME!) :

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# High-Dim Combinatorics: Stefan Glock, "Designs via iterative absorption"

# NT&AG: Max Gurevich (University of Singapore), "Branching laws for non-generic representations"

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# GAME THEORY AND MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS RESEARCH SEMINAR:Michal Feldman, Tel Aviv University "Interdependent Values without Single-Crossing (Joint work with Alon Eden, Amos Fiat and Kira Goldner)"

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We consider a setting where an auctioneer sells a single item to n potential agents with {\em interdependent values}. That is, each agent has her own private signal, and the valuation of each agent is a function of all n private signals. This captures settings such as valuations for oil fields, broadcast rights, art, etc. Read more about GAME THEORY AND MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS RESEARCH SEMINAR:Michal Feldman, Tel Aviv University "Interdependent Values without Single-Crossing (Joint work with Alon Eden, Amos Fiat and Kira Goldner)"

# Special Talk : Justin Noel (University of Regensburg) - "Blue-shift and thick tensor ideals"

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I will discuss a recent generalization of Kuhn's Blue-shift theorem about Tate cohomology. Combining this result with work of Arone, Dwyer, and Lesh we resolve a conjecture of Balmer and Sanders and classify the thick tensor ideals of compact genuine $A$-spectra, where $A$ is a finite abelian group. This is joint work with Tobias Barthel, Markus Hausmann, Niko Naumann, Thomas Nikolaus, and Nathaniel Stapleton.