# Discrete Math Seminars - Spring 2010

## Spring 2011

- January 28 (12:00 - 1:00):
**Louiza Fouli**, Department of Mathematics, New Mexico State University: Reductions and Cores of Edge Ideals of Graphs

- January 28 (1:00 - 2:00):
**Ming Hua**, Research Scientist, Facebook Inc.: Data Mining Challenges in Facebook

- February 4:
**No Seminar** - February 11: Sam Creswell, Mathematics Department, San Antonio College: Some Geometry in l^2

- February 18:
**Jacob Manske**, Mathematics Department, Texas State University-San Marcos: Monochromatic Square Garden: coloring the integer grid

- February 25:
**Julian Cheng**, University of British Columbia-Okanagan, Canada: Asymptotic Error Rate Analysis for Multi-Antenna Diversity Reception

- March 4:
**Yong Yang**, Mathematics Department, Texas State University-San Marcos: Large character degrees of solvable 3′-groups

- March 11:
**Jian Shen**, Mathematics Department, Texas State University-San Marcos: Three Layer Q_2-Free Families in the Boolean Lattice

- March 18:
**Spring Break - No Seminar**

- March 25:
**Lucas Rusnak**, Mathematics Department, Texas State University-San Marcos: A Survey of Oriented Hypergraphs

- April 1 (12:30 - 1:05): Douglas Klein, Mathematical Chemistry Group, Texas A&M University at Galveston: Intrinsic Metrics on Graphs & Graph Geometry

- April 1 (1:10 - 1:45):
**Yujun Yang**, Mathematical Chemistry Group, Texas A&M University at Galveston: Sum Rules for the Resistance Distance - April 8: (TIME CHANGE: 2:15 - 3:15) Zhanjun Su, Mathematics Department, Hebei Normal University, China: The relative distances of points in the boundary of plane convex bodies.

- April 15:
**George Stadler**, Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, UT Austin: Semismooth Newton Methods for Variational Inequalities in PDE Problems.

- April 22:
**Alexandra Ilic**, Westlake High School, Austin;**Kevin Tian**, Westwood High School, Austin: On the Power Dominating Sets of Various Classes of Graphs.

- April 29:
**Brent Johnson**, Department of Biostatistics, Emory University: Assessing the effect of delayed ARV regimen change after failing on the initial regimen.