W 
February 9  
Michael Mitzenmacher

   The Power of Two
Choices: Some Old Results and New Variations


F 
February 11  
Sharad Goel

   Mixing Times For Top To
Bottom Shuffles


W 
February 16  
Yuri Rabinovich

   Local Versus Local
Properties Of Metric Spaces 

F 
February 18  
Greg Blekherman

   Convex Geometry Of Orbits


W 
February 23  
Kyle Petersen

   Descents, Peaks and PPartitions 

F 
October 13  
Sergi Elizalde, MSRI

   Inference Functions And
Sequence Alignment 

W 
March 2  
Jonathan David Farley

   Posets With The Same
Number Of Order Ideals Of Each Cardinality: A
Problem From Stanley's Enumerative Combinatorics 

F 
March 4  
Michael Shapiro

   Cluster Algebras Of
Finite Mutation Type 

W 
March 9  
James Propp

   The Combinatorics Of
Markoff Numbers 

F 
March 11  
Alexander Yong

   On Smoothness And
Gorensteinness Of Schubert Varieties 

W 
March 16  
Yuval Roichman

   Statistics On
Permutation Groups, Canonical Words And Pattern
Avoidance 

F 
March 18  
Egon Schulte

   Reflection Groups And
Polytopes Over Finite Fields 

W 
March 30  
Seunghyun Seo

   A Generalized
Enumeration Of Labeled Trees 

F 
April 1  
Benny Sudakov

   Dependent Random Choice
And RamseyTuran Type Problems 

W 
April 6  
Lauren Williams

   Bergman Complexes,
Coxeter Arrangements, And Graph Associahedra 

F 
April 8  
Thorsten Theobald

   Combinatorial Aspects Of
Tropical Geometry 

W 
April 1315  
Noga Alon

   Simons Lectures, MIT
Room 3270, 4:30  5:30 PM 

W 
April 20  
Peter Cameron

   Tutte Polynomial And
Orbit Counting 

W 
April 27  
Derek Smith

   A Family Of
Configurations From Quantum Logic 

F 
April 29  
David Gamarnik

   Applications Of The
Local Weak Convergence Method To Random Graph Problems 

W 
May 4  
Martin Kassabov

   Symmetric Groups And Expanders 

W 
May 11  
József Solymosi

   On The Number Of Sums
And Products 
