2018
Apr
26

# Eventss

2018
Apr
26

# Zabrodsky Lectures: Camillo De Lellis (Universität Zürich)

Thu, 26/04/2018 (All day) to Tue, 01/05/2018 (All day)

2018
May
23

# Colloquium: Janos Pach (EPFL Lausanne, IIAS and Renyi Institute Budapest) - "The Crossing Lemma"

4:15pm to 5:15pm

## Location:

Manchester Building (Hall 2), Hebrew University Jerusalem

The Crossing Lemma of Ajtai, Chvátal, Newborn, Szemerédi (1982) and Leighton (1983 )states that if a graph of n vertices and e>4n edges is drawn in the plane, then the number of crossings between its edges must be at least constant times e^3/n^2. This statement, which is asymptotically tight, has found many applications in combinatorial geometry and in additive combinatorics. However, most results that were obtained using the Crossing Lemma do not appear to be optimal, and there is a quest for improved versions of the lemma for graphs satisfying certain special properties.

2018
Apr
09

2018
May
02

# Analysis Seminar: Bo'az Klartag "Convex geometry and waist inequalities"

12:00pm to 1:00pm

## Location:

room 70, Ross Building

Abstract: We will discuss connections between Gromov's work on isoperimetry of waists and Milman's work on the M-ellipsoid of a convex body. It is proven that any convex body K in an n-dimensional Euclidean space has a linear image K_1 of volume one satisfying the following waist inequality: Any continuous map f from K_1 to R^d has a fiber f^{-1}(t) whose (n-d)-dimensional volume is at least c^{n-d}, where c > 0 is a universal constant. Already in the case where f is linear, this constitutes a slight improvement over known results.

2018
Mar
28

# Analysis Seminar: TBA

12:00pm to 1:00pm

2018
Jun
06

# Analysis Seminar: Michal Pnueli "Dynamics in a Hamiltonian Impact System"

12:00pm to 1:00pm

## Location:

Ross Building, Room 70

Abstract:

Hamiltonian impact systems are dynamical systems in which there are two main mechanisms which dictate the system’s behavior - Hamilton’s equations which govern the motion inside the impact system domain, and the billiard reflection rule which governs the motion upon reaching the domain boundary. As the dynamics in impact systems are piecewise smooth by nature due to the

collisions with the boundary, many of the traditional tools used in the analysis of Hamiltonian

2018
Feb
05

2018
Feb
26

# HD-Combinatorics Special Day on On Random groups and property T (organized by Izhar Oppenheim)

(All day)

## Location:

Room 130, IIAS, Feldman Building, Givat Ram

10:00-11:00:

**Izhar Oppenheim**, Introduction to Property (T)

11:30-12:30:

**Izhar Oppenheim,**Introduction to Random Groups

14:00-16:00:

**Izhar Oppenheim,**Property (T) and hyperbolicity for random groups in the permutation model

2018
Jan
31

2018
Jun
21

# Colloquium: Erdos lecture - Canceled

2:30pm to 3:30pm

## Location:

Manchester Building (Hall 2), Hebrew University Jerusalem

Given a convex polytope P, what is the number of integer points in P? This problem is of great interest in combinatorics and discrete geometry, with many important applications ranging from integer programming to statistics. From a computational point of view it is hopeless in any dimensions, as the knapsack problem is a special case. Perhaps surprisingly, in bounded dimension the problem becomes tractable. How far can one go? Can one count points in projections of P, finite intersections of such projections, etc.?

2016
Jun
09

# Joint Amitsur Algebra&NT Seminar: Shai Haran (Technion), "New foundations for geometry"

12:00pm to 1:15pm

## Location:

Manchester Building (Ross 63), Jerusalem, Israel

*** Please note the LOCATION ***

We shall give a simple generalization of commutative rings. The

category GR of such generalized rings contains ordinary commutative

rings (fully, faithfully), but also the "integers" and the "residue

field" at a real or complex place of a number field ; the "field with

one element" F1 (the initial object of GR) ; the "Arithmetical

Surface" (the categorical sum of the integers Z with them self). We

shall show this geometry sees the real and complex places of a number

We shall give a simple generalization of commutative rings. The

category GR of such generalized rings contains ordinary commutative

rings (fully, faithfully), but also the "integers" and the "residue

field" at a real or complex place of a number field ; the "field with

one element" F1 (the initial object of GR) ; the "Arithmetical

Surface" (the categorical sum of the integers Z with them self). We

shall show this geometry sees the real and complex places of a number

2018
Jan
25

2018
Jun
14

# Colloquium - Zuchovitzky lecture: Lior Yanovski (HUJI) "Homotopy cardinality and the l-adic analyticity of Morava-Euler characteristic"

2:30pm to 3:30pm

## Location:

Manchester Building (Hall 2), Hebrew University Jerusalem

A finite set has an interesting numerical invariant - its cardinality. There are two natural generalizations of "cardinality" to a (homotopy) invariant for (suitably finite) spaces. One is the classical Euler characteristic. The other is the Baez-Dolan "homotopy cardinality". These two invariants, both natural from a certain perspective, seem to be very different from each other yet mysteriously connected. The question of the precise relation between them was popularized by John Baez as one of the "mysteries of counting".

2016
Apr
21

# Amitsur Algebra: Konstantin Golubev (HU)

12:00pm to 1:15pm

## Location:

Manchester Building (room 209), Jerusalem, Israel

Title: Spectral approach to the chromatic number of a simplicial complex

Abstract: In this talk, we'll summarize results obtained in recent years in a pursuit for spectral bounds for the chromatic number of a simplicial complex. As the principal application, we'll show that Ramanujan complexes serve as family of explicitly constructed complexes with large girth and large chromatic number. We'll also present other results, such as a bound on the expansion and a bound on the mixing of a complex, and refer to open questions.

Abstract: In this talk, we'll summarize results obtained in recent years in a pursuit for spectral bounds for the chromatic number of a simplicial complex. As the principal application, we'll show that Ramanujan complexes serve as family of explicitly constructed complexes with large girth and large chromatic number. We'll also present other results, such as a bound on the expansion and a bound on the mixing of a complex, and refer to open questions.