Simons Lectures in Mathematics: Alexander Barvinok

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm

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Alexander Barvinok (University of Michigan)

Wednesday/Thursday/Friday, April 24/25/26, 2019

Lectures: 4:30-5:30pm, Rm. 2-190

Reception: 4:00pm, Rm. 2-290

Main title for all three lectures: Combinatorics, complexity and complex zeros of partition functions

Lecture 1: How (and why) we compute really big polynomials?

Lecture 2: More examples from combinatorics and statistical physics

Lecture 3: Computational complexity and physics: diverging paths?

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