### DIMACS - RUTGERS EXPERIMENTAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR

Sponsored by the Rutgers University Department of Mathematics and the

Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS)

**Co-organizers:**
**Brian Nakamura**, Rutgers University, bnaka {at} math [dot] rutgers [dot] edu
** Doron Zeilberger**, Rutgers University, zeilberg {at} math [dot] rutgers [dot] edu

Title: 48 minutes on strong and weak epsilon nets

Speaker: **Noga Alon**, Tel-Aviv University

Date: Thursday, October 6, 2011 5:00pm

Location: Hill Center, Room 705, Rutgers University, Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ

Abstract:

I will describe the notions of strong and weak epsilon nets in range spaces, and explain briefly some of their many applications in Discrete Geometry and Combinatorics, focusing on several recent results in the investigation of the extremal questions that arise in the area. Even after the recent progress, many of the basic problems remain open.

See: http://www.math.rutgers.edu/~bnaka/expmath/