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Atlanta Lecture Series in Combinatorics and Graph Theory IV

November 5-6, 2011

 

Introduction

Emory University, the Georgia Institute of Technology and Georgia State University, with support from the National Security Agency and the National Science  Foundation, are hosting a series of 9 mini-conferences from November 2010 - April 2013. The fourth in the series will be held at Georgia State University on November 5-6, 2011.

This mini-conference's featured speaker is Dr. Béla Bollobás, who will give two one-hour lectures. Additionally, there will be five one-hour talks and seven half-hour talks given by speakers listed below. The titles, abstracts, and schedule will be announced soon. Please contact Guantao Chen, gchen@gsu.edu if you are interested in participating this mini-conference.

 Speakers

One-hour speakers

  • Béla Bollobás (The Featured Speaker),  Cambridge University and University of Memphis
  • Michael Jacobson,  University of Colorado Denver
  • Lincoln Lu,  University of South Carolina
  • Akira Saito,  Nihon University
  • Bing Wei,  University of Mississippi
  • Douglas West,  University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Half-hour speakers

  • Neal Bushaw,  University of Memphis
  • Joshua Cooper, University of South Carolina
  • Michael Ferrara,  University of Colorado Denver
  • Peter Komjath,  Emory University and Eotvos University
  • Jie Ma, University of California,  Los Angeles
  • Michal Przykucki,  Cambridge University
  • Andrew Uzzell,  University of Memphis

Schedule

   November  5  
    Saturday  
  
Speakers                 Title & Abstract
9:30am --- 10:20am Lincoln Lu The giant component in a random subgraph of a given graph
10:30am --- 10:55am Neal Bushaw Turán numbers of Multiple Paths and Equibipartite Trees
11:00am --- 11:25am Jie Ma On the behavior of judicious bipartition
11:30am --- 11:55am Peter Komjath The list chromatic number of uncountable graphs
1:00pm ---1:50pm Béla Bollobás Dependent percolation on trees
 2:00pm ---2:50pm Douglas West The Game of Revolutionaries and Spies on a Graph
3:00pm ---3:25pm Michal Przykucki Maximal percolation time in 2-bootstrap percolation
3:25pm ---3:40pm            break
 3:40pm---4:05pm Joshua Cooper Spectra  of hypergraphs
4:10pm---5:00pm Bing Wei Branch number and Hamiltonian properties of k-trees
November 6
   Sunday
 Speakers  Title & Abstract 
8:30am--- 9:20am Béla Bollobás Union-closed families of sets
9:30am--- 9:55am Andrew Uzzell Generalized update families in two-dimensional bootstrap percolation
10:00am--- 10:25am Michael Ferrara Degree Conditions for H-Linked Digraphs
10:25am --- 10:40am       break
10:40am--- 11:30am Michael Jacobson Graph Saturation -- Recent Results, New Directions and Related Variants
11:40am--- 12:30pm Akira Saito Forbidden subgraphs and 2-factors

Location
 Room 124, Parker H. Petit Science Center(see GSU map, labeled 26), Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30303

Hotel
Marriott Residence Inn Atlanta Downtown, 134 Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303,404-522-0950, Special rate for Atlanta Lecture Series in Graph Theory and Combinatorics.


Registration
 If you are interested, please email at  gchen@gsu.edu.

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