[Discrete-math-seminar] Wednesday seminar speaker and Friday room set

Robert Ellis rellis at math.iit.edu
Tue Mar 20 11:39:30 CST 2007

Tomorrow (Wednesday) I will continue with part 2 of "The two-batch liar 
game over a general bounded channel" (abstract: 
http://math.iit.edu/academics/abstracts/Ellis.pdf).  Sanjiv Kapoor will 
speak April 4.

Friday, Joshua Cooper's talk will be in E1 106.  The Monday time and 
location are still under discussion.

-Robert Ellis

E1 105C, IL Inst. Tech.
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 567-5336 --- rellis at math.iit.edu

On Tue, 20 Mar 2007, Robert Ellis wrote:

> Dear all (DAM seminar list),
> There are 3 upcoming combinatorics seminars.
> Friday 3:15pm Mar 23 DAM Seminar, Joshua Cooper, room TBA 
> =========================================================
> Joshua Cooper, USC Palmetto Asst. Prof., is visiting Friday 2pm-Monday 
> afternoon, and will give talks Friday at 3:15pm and on Monday, time to be 
> determined.  Friday's talk will be "Random Linear Extensions of Grids" (see 
> http://math.iit.edu/academics/abstracts/Cooper2.html).  I am hoping he will 
> tell us about the "chump number" (the maximum cost of unneeded accessories a 
> chump will buy on a new car given a certain linear extension of a preference 
> grid).  He _will_ be telling us about the jump number. Regardless, Josh is an 
> excellent speaker, and I hope you will all join us.
> Wednesday 11am Mar 21, DAM Research Seminar, E1 241
> ===================================================
> Either Sanjiv Kapoor will speak on his research, or I will give part 2 of 
> "The 2-batch liar game over a general bounded channel", continuing from March 
> 7.
> Monday Mar 26 time TBA room TBA, AM Colloquium, Joshua Cooper
> =============================================================
> Josh will give a colloquium talk on "Quasirandom Permutations" (abstract: 
> http://math.iit.edu/academics/abstracts/Cooper1.html), which relates to 
> discrepancy theory, permutation statistics, discrete harmonic analysis, and 
> numerical integration.
> If you are interested in scheduling a research discussion with Josh, please 
> contact me soon.  For definiteness, let's make the time slots as follows.
> Friday March 23
> 2:15-3pm
> 4:30-5:15pm
> Monday March 26
> 10-10:45am
> 10:45-11:30am
> 11:30-12:15pm
> Hope you can join us -- I will follow up with room assignemnts for the Friday 
> and Monday talks later.
> Robert Ellis

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