Sponsored by the SIAM Activity Group on Discrete Mathematics.
The Program Committee is delighted to announce the following minisymposia. Additional minisymposium proposals are hereby invited and should be submitted electronically at http://www.siam.org/meetings/dm14/submissions.php.
Organizer: Zdenek Dvorak, Charles University, Czech Republic
Organizer: Paul Wollan, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy
Flag Algebras and Graph Limits
Organizer: Daniel Kráľ Warwick University, United Kingdom and Sergey Norin, McGill University, Canada
Organizer: Jerrold Griggs, University of South Carolina, USA
Organizer: Alexander Rosa, McMaster University, Canada
Extremal Graph Theory
Organizer: Deryk Osthus, Birmingham University, United Kingdom
Hardness of Approximation
Organizer: Subhash Khot, New York University, USA and Prasad Raghavendra, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Combinatorics of Hyperbolic and Real Stable Polynomials
Organizer: Nikhil Srivastava, Microsoft Research, India
Probabilistic and Extremal Combinatorics
Organizer: Tom Bohman, Carnegie Mellon University, USA and Po-Shen Loh, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Positional and Combinatorial Games
Organizer: Dan Hefetz, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom and Michael Krivelevich, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Combinatorics of Maps
Organizer: Olivier Bernardi, Brandeis University, USA
Polymer Models and Combinatorics
Organizer: Chris Soteros, University of Saskatchewan, Canada and Andrew Rechnitzer, University of British Columbia, Canada
Statistical Mechanics and Combinatorics
Organizer: Richard Kenyon, Brown University, USA
Organizer: Boris Bukh, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
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Bojan Mohar (chair), Simon Fraser University, Canada
Mireille Bousquet-Mélou, CNRS, Université de Bordeaux, France
Maria Chudnovsky, Columbia University, USA
Alan Frieze, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Michel Goemans, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Jiri Matousek, Charles University, Czech Republic and ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Daniel A. Spielman, Yale University, USA
Terence Tao, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Robin Thomas, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Discrete mathematics is a branch of the mathematical sciences, with a wide range of challenging research problems and important applications in industry. Discrete mathematics has applications to all fields of computer science, and to the physical and biological sciences. It is used extensively in telecommunications, information processing and manufacturing, and many businesses and industries use techniques of discrete optimization to improve the efficiency of their operations.
Discrete mathematics is a dynamic field in both theory and applications. Researchers in discrete mathematics have established important connections with mainstream areas of pure and applied mathematics, and as a consequence, research techniques and problems are drawn from a wide range of different fields, including algebra, topology, geometry, probability, analysis and logic.
The purpose of this conference is to highlight the major theoretical advances in the field, the development of new tools for discrete mathematics, and the most significant of the new applications of discrete mathematics to problems arising in industry and business. The conference also seeks to bring together participants from the many different environments where discrete mathematics is developed and applied.
SIAM and the Conference Organizing Committee wish to extend their thanks and appreciation to the U.S. National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Science, for their support of this conference.
Discrete Mathematics, including:
- Design Theory
- Extremal Combinatorics
- Graph Theory
- Combinatorial Algorithms
- Ordered Sets
- Algebraic Combinatorics
- Topological and Analytical Techniques in Combinatorics
- Probabilistic Combinatorics
- Combinatorial Number Theory
- Discrete Geometry
- Ramsey Theory
With connections to other disciplines, including:
- Computer Science
- Computational Biology
- Game Theory
January 8, 2014 Extended January 15, 2014: Minisymposium proposals
February 11, 2014: Abstracts for contributed and minisymposium speakers
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