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Igor Pak (UCLA)
Location: Hill Center Room 705
Date & time: Wednesday, 29 March 2023 at 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Abstract: In enumerative combinatorics, one is often asked to count the number of combinatorial objects. But the inverse problem is even more interesting: given some numbers, do they have a combinatorial interpretation? I will give a broad survey of this problem, formalize the question in the language of computational complexity, and describe connections to deep results and open problems in algebraic and probabilistic combinatorics.
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