Random discrete structures can be used to model a large variety of objects in Physics, Biology or Computer Science. They also bring exciting new mathematical challenges and developments which will be exemplified by the participants in this thematic session, which gathers a number of leading researchers in the field.




Friday 11:00 – 11:30, Sala Nicolau d’Olwer

Benjamin Sudakov (ETH Zürich)
    Cycle packing   ►  ABSTRACT

Friday 11:40 – 12:10, Sala Nicolau d’Olwer

Juanjo Rué (Freie Universität Berlin)
    Arithmetic removal lemmas and independent sets in hypergraphs   ►  ABSTRACT

Friday 12:20 – 12:50, Sala Nicolau d’Olwer

Colin McDiarmid (University of Oxford)
    Counting and typical parameters for phylogenetic networks   ►  ABSTRACT


Saturday 16:30 – 17:00, Sala Prat de la Riba

Dieter Mitsche (Université Nice Sophia Antipolis)
    On rigidity with sliders, orientability and cores of random graphs   ►  ABSTRACT

Saturday 17:10 – 17:40, Sala Prat de la Riba

Guillem Perarnau (McGill University, Montreal)
    Acyclic edge colourings of graphs with large girth   ►  ABSTRACT

Saturday 17:50 – 18:20, Sala Prat de la Riba

Ignasi Sau (CNRS, LIRMM, Montpellier)
    On the Erdős–Pósa property for minors of graphs   ►  ABSTRACT

Saturday 18:30 – 19:00, Sala Prat de la Riba

Lefteris Kirousis (University of Athens and CTI & Press)
    On the algorithmic Lovász Local Lemma and acyclic edge coloring   ►  ABSTRACT



Michael Drmota (Technische Universität Wien)

Oriol Serra (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona)


The Catalan Mathematical Society invites participants to this first congress of a biannual series focusing on current research topics across several areas of Mathematics.

Plenary talks and thematic sessions have been selected by the Scientific Committee of the SCM. Special thanks are due to the organisers of the thematic sessions and to the local mathematical community as a whole for their support to this congress.



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08001 Barcelona

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