Orit Raz

I am a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

Before that: I was a Member at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey.

Before that: I received my PhD from Tel-Aviv University, under the suprevision of Prof. Micha Sharir.



Contact

E-mail: oritraz AT math.ubc.ca
Office: MATH 110.



Teaching

  • MATH 200, SECTION 105 (W2017), Multivariable Calculus. Course Webpage.



    Recent Papers

    S. Artstein-Avidan and O. Raz,
    Weighted covering numbers of convex sets,
    Adv. Math., 227 (2011): 730--744.

    O. E. Raz,
    On the zone of the boundary of a convex body,
    Comput. Geom. Theory Appls., 48 (2015): 333--341.

    O. E. Raz, M. Sharir and J. Solymosi,
    Polynomials vanishing on grids: The Elekes-R\`onyai problem revisited,
    Amer. J. Math., 138.4 (2016): 1029--1065.

    O. E. Raz, O. Roche-Newton and M. Sharir
    Sets with few distinct distances do not have heavy lines
    Discrete Math., 338 (2015): 1484--1492.

    O. E. Raz, M. Sharir, and J. Solymosi,
    On triple intersections of three families of unit circles,
    Discrete Comput. Geom., 54 (2015): 930--953.

    O. E. Raz and M. Sharir,
    Unit-area triangles: Theme and variation,
    2015, Combinatorica, in press.

    O. E. Raz, M. Sharir, and F. de Zeeuw
    Polynomials vanishing on Cartesian products: The Elekes-Szab\'o Theorem revisited,
    2015, Duke Math. J., 165 (18) (2016): 3517--3566.

    R. Ben Avraham, M. Henzez, R. Jaumez, B. Keszeghx, O. E. Raz, M. Sharir, and I. Tubis,
    Minimum partial matching and Hausdorff RMS-distance under translation: Combinatorics and algorithms,
    2016, Algorithmica, to appear.

    O. E. Raz, M. Sharir, and I. D. Shkredov,
    On the number of unit-area triangles spanned by convex grids in the plane,
    2016, Comput. Gepm. Theory Appls., 62 (2017), 25--33.

    O. E. Raz,
    A note on distinct distances,
    2016, submitted.

    O. E. Raz, M. Sharir, and F. de Zeeuw
    The Elekes-Szab\'o Theorem in four dimensions,
    2017, Israel J. Math., to appear.

    O. E. Raz,
    Configurations of lines in space and rigidity of planar structures,
    2016, Discrete Comput. Geom. (special issue), to appear.

    S. Basu and O. E. Raz,
    An o-minimal Szemer\'edi-Trotter theorem,
    2017, Q. J. Math., to appear.

    Publications in Proceedings of Conferences

    O. E. Raz, M. Sharir and J. Solymosi,
    Polynomials vanishing on grids: The Elekes-R\`onyai problem revisited,
    Proc. 30th Annu. Sympos. Comput. Geom., 2014, 251--260.

    O. E. Raz, M. Sharir and J. Solymosi,
    On triple intersections of three families of unit circles,
    Proc. 30th Annu. Sympos. Comput. Geom., 2014, 198--205.

    R. Ben Avraham, M. Henzez, R. Jaumez, B. Keszeghx, O. E. Raz, M. Sharir, and I. Tubis,
    Minimum partial matching and Hausdorff RMS-distance under translation: Combinatorics and algorithms,
    Proc. 22nd European Sympos. Algorithms, 2014, 100--111.

    O. E. Raz, M. Sharir, and F. de Zeeuw
    Polynomials vanishing on Cartesian products: The Elekes-Szab\'o Theorem revisited,
    Proc. 31st Annu. Sympos. Comput. Geom., 2015, 522--536.

    O. E. Raz and M. Sharir,
    The number of unit-area triangles in the plane: Theme and variations,
    Proc. 31st Annu. Sympos. Comput. Geom., 2015, 522--536.

    O. E. Raz,
    Configurations of lines in space and combinatorial rigidity,
    Proc. 32nd Annu. Sympos. Comput. Geom., 2016, 58:1--58:14.