|Registration Deadline:||October 31, 2008 over 9 years ago|
|To apply for Funding you must register by:||August 03, 2008 over 9 years ago|
- Jean Bourgain (Institute for Advanced Study)
- Emmanuel Breuillard (Université de Paris XI)
- Mei-Chu Chang (University of California, Riverside)
- Manfred Einsiedler (ETH Zürich)
- Nikos Frantzikinakis
- Hillel Furstenberg (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
- Alexander Gamburd (University of California, Santa Cruz)
- Timothy Gowers
- Harald Helfgott (Georg-August-Universität zu Göttingen)
- Bernard Host
- James Lee
- Elon Lindenstrauss (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
- Ryan O'Donnell
- Tom Sanders
- Peter Sarnak (Princeton University)
- Terence Tao (University of California, Los Angeles)
- Luca Trevisan
- Adrian Ubis
- Akshay Venkatesh (Stanford University)
- Avi Wigderson
- Julia Wolf
- Tamar Ziegler (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
We explore environments in which rigid structural information can be deduced from rather soft combinatorial hypotheses. There will be a particular focus on finite and quantitative questions, although an important aspect of the workshop will be to explore connections with corresponding infinite and qualitative questions in ergodic theory, where as a general rule more is known. Topics include (but are not be limited to) the following.
- Freiman's theorem concerning the structure of sets with small doubling;
- The Gowers Inverse Conjecture, concerning the structure of sets containing many parallelepipeds;
- Finite versions of Ratner's theorem, concerning the structure of finite unipotent orbits in dynamical systems.
Accommodations: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Rose Garden Inn. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-992-9005 OR directly on their website. Click on “Reservations and Availability” then click on “Corporate” at the bottom of the screen and enter the word “math”. Enter Group Code CGMS67 in the “Guest Comment” box, and provide requested information The cut-off date for reservations is October 17, 2008. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hotel Durant. Please mention the workshop name and reference the following code when making reservations via phone, fax or e-mail: BQ0000. The cut-off date for reservations is October 3, 2008.Show less
To apply for funding, you must register by the funding application deadline displayed above.
Students, recent Ph.D.'s, women, and members of underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Funding awards are typically made 6 weeks before the workshop begins. Requests received after the funding deadline are considered only if additional funds become available.
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hotel Durant. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-238-7268. When making reservations, guests must request the MSRI preferred rate. If you are making your reservations on line, please go to this link and enter the promo/corporate code MSRI123. Our preferred rate is $129 per night for a Deluxe Queen/King, based on availability.
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