Combinatorics Seminar 2015


Speaker: Mijia Lai (来米加), Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Date: Tue, Nov 24, 2015

Time: 18:30 - 20:00

Venue: Middle Meeting Room

Title: A glimpse into convex geometry

Abstract:

In this talk, we will take a leisure tour in the fascinating world of convex geometry. It begins with two basic examples, cube and sphere, then it touches upon diverse topics such as John's lemma, the Brunn-Minkowski inequality and concentration of measure and finally it reaches the final destination, the proof of Dvoretzky's theorem. In the end, I challenge all of you with interesting open problems.

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