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Problems in discrete probability, extremal set theory and extremal graph theory

Grant number: 14/23368-6
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: March 16, 2015 - March 15, 2016
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Mathematics
Principal researcher:Yoshiharu Kohayakawa
Grantee:Yoshiharu Kohayakawa
Visiting researcher: Vladimir Blinovsky
Visiting researcher institution: Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Russia
Home Institution: Instituto de Matemática e Estatística (IME). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


This is a research proposal for a stay at the Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, U. of São Paulo, of Vladimir Blinovsky (Institute for Information Transmission Problems, Russian Academy of Sciences) for a 12-month period, starting on 15 February 2015. The main focus of the proposed research is on probabilistic and extremal combinatorics, two areas of expertise of this invited researcher.Specific research topics included in the project are (i) probability in discrete spaces, (ii) extremal intersection theory and (iii) extremal graph theory, applied to information theory. (AU)

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