# Discrete mathematics

Speaker:

Ilya ShkredovSpeaker Affiliation:

Steklov Mathematical InstituteApril 18, 2023

ESB 4127

Abstract:

We develop the theory of the additive dimension $\dim (A)$, i.e. the size of a maximal dissociated subset of a set $A$. It was shown that the additive dimension is closely connected with the growth of higher sumsets $nA$ of our set $A$. We apply this approach to demonstrate that for any small multiplicative subgroup $\Gamma$ the sequence $|n\Gamma|$ grows very fast. Also, we obtain a series of applications to the sum--product phenomenon and to the Balog--Wooley decomposition--type results.

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