Tag Archives: Endre Szemeredi

London Combinatorics Colloquia, 2

It’s that time of year again, and while I miss the buttercups in Reading, we had as usual a feast of interesting mathematics and a large and enthusiastic audience. It was a bit more tightly focussed than I would have … Continue reading

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London Combinatorics Colloquia

This week saw the two linked London Combinatorics Colloquia, at Queen Mary and the London School of Economics. Not so long ago, a one-day meeting in Reading organised by Anthony Hilton was a fixture of the calendar. When Anthony came … Continue reading

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A literary-mathematical puzzle

In 1968, Stanislaw Lem, the great Polish science-fiction writer, published a book entitled Głos Pana. It was translated into English and published under the title His Master’s Voice in 1983. It tells the story of how a message from an … Continue reading

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Graph limits and random graphs

These ideas are quite new to me, and maybe my exposition of them is a bit incoherent; but I think there are some interesting questions here. An old problem of mine on random graphs with forbidden subgraphs may be illuminated … Continue reading

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