Tutte Seminar Series, Dept. of Combinatorics & Optimization, Winter 2011

Regular time and location:  Fridays at 3:30pm in room MC 5158.

Date Speaker Title Host
Jan 7, 2011 No Seminar
Jan 14, 2011 No Seminar
Jan 21, 2011 Bruce Richmond
University of Waterloo (adjunct)
Maximum Stirling Numbers of the Second Kind  
Jan 28, 2011 Jim Geelen
University of Waterloo
Rota's Conjecture and nested separations in matroids  
Feb 4, 2011 Andrew Childs
University of Waterloo
Quantum query complexity of minor-closed graph properties  
Feb 11, 2011 Kevin Purbhoo
University of Waterloo
The Inverse Wronskian Problem, with a Twist  
Feb 18, 2011 Dave Wagner
University of Waterloo
Proof of the monotone column permanent conjecture  
Feb 25, 2011 Jochen Könemann
University of Waterloo
Approximating Generalized Covering Integer Programs  
Mar 4, 2011 Gelasio Salazar
Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Sylvester's Four Point Constant: closing in (or are we?) Bruce Richter
Mar 11, 2011 No Seminar
Mar 18, 2011 Sergey Norin
Princeton University
Exponentially many perfect matchings in cubic graphs Jim Geelen
Mar 25, 2011 Jim Geelen
University of Waterloo
Characterizing graphic matroids by a system of linear equations  
Apr 1, 2011 Cris Moore
University of New Mexico and the Santa Fe Institute
Approximate Representations and Approximate Homomorphisms Andrew Childs
Apr 8, 2011 Ben Recht
University of Wisconsin
The Convex Geometry of Inverse Problems Steve Vavasis
Apr 15, 2011 Alexander Engström
University of California, Berkeley
Tverberg's theorem and graph coloring Penny Haxell
Apr 22, 2011 No Seminar due to Easter Holiday
Apr 29, 2011 Brendan McKay
Australian National University
Recursive structure of planar graph classes Nick Wormald

Seminars from previous terms
Fall 2010
Spring 2010 Winter 2010 Fall 2009
Spring 2009 Winter 2009 Fall 2008
Spring 2008 Winter 2008 Fall 2007