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Date:  Friday, September 13, 2013
Location:  3866 East Hall (4:10 PM to 5:00 PM)

Title:  Tverberg's theorem: different approaches to the colorful version

Abstract:   Tverberg's theorem is a classic result on the structure of finite sets of points in R^d. One of the most notable open problems related to it is a colorful version proposed by Barany and Larman in 1992. This problem has been attempted with many topological tools, and different degrees of success. During this talk we will introduce a variation of the colorful version that allows for linear-algebraic methods to work and is closer to Tverberg's original result.


Speaker:  Pablo Soberon
Institution:  U. Michigan

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