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DESCRIPTION:Speaker: Shoham Letzter\nhosted by Uli Wagner\nAbstract: Extrem
al combinatorics deals with the class of problems that ask to determine th
e maximum\, or minimum\, possible size of a collection of finite objects w
ith certain properties. This is a central branch of combinatorics that has
seen impressive growth in recent years\, many of whose problems arise nat
urally in various fields in mathematics and elsewhere.In this talk I will
discuss classical results\, recent developments\, and interesting open pro
blems in the area of extremal combinatorics. In particular\, I will focus
on Ramsey theory\, whose underlying philosophy can be described as showing
that complete disorder is impossible'. I will then move on to extremal gr
aph theory and extremal set theory\, where the objects of study are graphs
and set systems\, respectively.
LOCATION:Mondi Seminar Room 2\, Central Building\, IST Austria
ORGANIZER:tguggenb@ist.ac.at
SUMMARY:Recent developments in extremal combinatorics
URL:https://talks-calendar.app.ist.ac.at/events/2463
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