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UBC
Fri 7 Nov 2014, 3:00pm
Department Colloquium
MATX 1100
A mysterious 3/4 and happy 1/2
MATX 1100
Fri 7 Nov 2014, 3:00pm-4:00pm

Abstract

I will discuss: 1. A new problem concerning monotone subsequences in random data;  2. Several approaches towards its solution;  3. Relations to some old problems from analysis, Ramsey theory and even probability. Based on work with Louigi Adarrio-Berry, Guillaume Chapuy, Luc Devroye, Gabor Lugosi, Neil Olver, Yuval Peres and Richard Balka.

Note for Attendees

Refreshments will be served at 2:45pm in the Math Lounge area, MATH 125 before the colloquium.
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