Theory Seminar: The finite field Kakeya conjecture

דובר:
זאב דביר (מכון וייצמן למדע)
תאריך:
יום ראשון, 8.6.2008, 11:30
מקום:
חדר 337, בניין טאוב למדעי המחשב

A Kakeya set in F^n, where F is a finite field, is a set containing a line in every direction. The finite field Kakeya conjecture states that the size of such sets is bounded from below by C_n*|F|^n, where C_n depends only on the dimension n. I will talk about the recent proof of this conjecture and its connection to problems in theoretical computer science.

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