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Casey Tompkins, Extremal forbidden poset problems in Boolean and linear lattices

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 @ 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM KST

Room B232, IBS (기초과학연구원)


Casey Tompkins
Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics

Extending the classical theorem of Sperner on the maximum size of an antichain in the Boolean lattice, Katona and Tarján introduced a general extremal function $La(n,P)$, defined to be the maximum size of a family of subsets of $[n]$ which does not contain a given poset $P$ among its containment relations.  In this talk, I will discuss what is known about the behavior of $La(n,P)$ and its natural extension to the lattice of subspaces of a vector space over a finite field.  In particular, I will highlight some recent joint work with Jimeng Xiao.  Many open problems will also be discussed.


Tuesday, November 10, 2020
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM KST
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Room B232
IBS (기초과학연구원)


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