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Eberly College of Science Mathematics Department

Meeting Details

For more information about this meeting, contact Yakov Pesin, Sergei Tabachnikov.

Title:A Cop and Robber Solve the Kakeya Needle Problem
Seminar:Department of Mathematics Colloquium
Speaker:P. Winkler, Dartmouth College
Abstract:
We show that when pitted against each other, optimal strategies for a certain pursuit-and-evasion game construct a small region in the plane containing unit-length line segments at all angles. Joint work with Y. Babichenko, Y. Peres, R. Peretz, and P. Sousi.

Room Reservation Information

Room Number:MB114
Date:10 / 25 / 2012
Time:03:35pm - 04:25pm