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Theory of Combinatorial Algorithms

Prof. Emo Welzl and Prof. Bernd Gärtner

Mittagsseminar (in cooperation with M. Ghaffari, A. Steger and B. Sudakov)

Mittagsseminar Talk Information

Date and Time: Monday, November 18, 2013, 12:15 pm

Duration: 30 minutes

Location: CAB G51

Speaker: Noga Alon (Tel Aviv University and IAS, Princeton)

The geometry of majority sequences

I will consider an extremal problem in Combinatorial Geometry motivated by a question in Social Choice Theory. Its study combines geometric and combinatorial ideas with tools from linear algebra and discrepancy theory, and is related to results by Huckeman, Jurkat and Shapley on indecomposable hypergraphs, of Graham and Sloane on anti-Hadamard matrices, of Hastad on threshold gates requiring large weights and of Vu and myself on a coin weighing problem.


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