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Introduction to Ergodic Theory and Additive Combinatorics August 25, 2008 - August 29, 2008

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Aug 25, 2008
Monday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Nilmanifolds in ergodic theory, I
Bernard Host
11:10 AM - 12:00 PM
  On the sumsets of infinite sequences
Endre Szemeredi
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Nilmanifolds in ergodic theory, II
Bernard Host
04:10 PM - 05:00 PM
  Szemeredi's theorem and Hardy fields
Nikos Frantzikinakis
Aug 26, 2008
Tuesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  An Introduction to Diophantine Dynamics
Vitaly Bergelson
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Nilmanifolds in ergodic theory, III
Bernard Host
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM
  Arithmetic progressions in sets of fractional dimension
Izabella Laba
04:10 PM - 05:00 PM
  Random Fibonacci sequences
Thierry de la Rue
Aug 27, 2008
Wednesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Progressions in primes, I
Ben Green (University of Cambridge)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Ergodic Ramsey theory and amenable groups
Vitaly Bergelson
Aug 28, 2008
Thursday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Correspondence principle and finitary ergodic theory, I
Terence Tao (University of California, Los Angeles)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Progressions in primes, II
Ben Green (University of Cambridge)
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Correspondence principle and finitary ergodic theory, II
Terence Tao (University of California, Los Angeles)
04:10 PM - 05:00 PM
  Roth's theorem in additive combinatorics
Tom Sanders
Aug 29, 2008
Friday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Progressions in primes, III
Ben Green (University of Cambridge)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Correspondence principle and finitary ergodic theory, III
Terence Tao (University of California, Los Angeles)
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM
  An inverse theorem for the uniformity seminorms associated with the action of \F_p^\infty.
Tamar Ziegler
04:10 PM - 05:00 PM
  Connections between Ramsey theory for trees and Markov processes
Benjamin Weiss