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Introduction to Ergodic Theory and Additive Combinatorics

August 25, 2008 to August 29, 2008
Organized By: Ben Green (University of Cambridge), Bryna Kra (Northwestern University), Emmanuel Lesigne (University of Tours), Anthony Quas (University of Victoria), and Mate Wierdl (University of Memphis)
 
Parent Programs:
Ergodic Theory and Additive Combinatorics
 
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The theme of this workshop is the interplay between recurrence in ergodic theory and additive combinatorics. In addition to the now classical results on the existence of arithmetic progressions in large sets, we focus on the parallels among the ergodic theoretical, harmonic analytical and combinatorial methods. During the workshop, we plan several minicourses, including the following topics: recurrence in ergodic theory, correspondence principle, nilsystems in ergodic theory, and existence of arithmetic progressions in primes.



Accommodations:

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The cut-off date for reservations is August 8, 2008.
 

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Schedule

Monday August 25, 2008

09:00AM - 09:30AM  coffee and registration
09:30AM - 10:30AM  Bernard Host Nilmanifolds in ergodic theory, I    (See Abstract)
10:30AM - 11:10AM  morning break
11:10AM - 12:00PM  Endre Szemeredi On the sumsets of infinite sequences    (See Abstract)
12:00PM - 02:00PM  lunch
02:00PM - 03:00PM  Bernard Host Nilmanifolds in ergodic theory, II    (See Abstract)
03:00PM - 04:10PM  afternoon tea
04:10PM - 05:00PM  Nikos Frantzikinakis Szemeredi's theorem and Hardy fields    (See Abstract)

Tuesday August 26, 2008

09:30AM - 10:30AM  Vitaly Bergelson An Introduction to Diophantine Dynamics
10:30AM - 11:00AM  morning break
11:00AM - 12:00PM  Bernard Host Nilmanifolds in ergodic theory, III    (See Abstract)
12:00PM - 02:00PM  lunch
02:00PM - 02:50PM  Izabella Laba Arithmetic progressions in sets of fractional dimension    (See Abstract)
03:00PM - 04:10PM  afternoon tea
04:10PM - 05:00PM  Thierry de la Rue Random Fibonacci sequences    (See Abstract)

Wednesday August 27, 2008

09:30AM - 10:30AM  Ben Green Progressions in primes, I
10:30AM - 11:00AM  morning break
11:00AM - 12:00PM  Vitaly Bergelson Ergodic Ramsey theory and amenable groups    (See Abstract)

Thursday August 28, 2008

09:30AM - 10:30AM  Terence Tao Correspondence principle and finitary ergodic theory, I    (See Abstract)
10:30AM - 11:00AM  morning break
11:00AM - 12:00PM  Ben Green Progressions in primes, II
12:00PM - 02:00PM  lunch
02:00PM - 03:00PM  Terence Tao Correspondence principle and finitary ergodic theory, II    (See Abstract)
03:00PM - 03:30PM  afternoon tea
03:30PM - 04:00PM  Problem session
04:10PM - 05:00PM  Tom Sanders Roth's theorem in additive combinatorics    (See Abstract)

Friday August 29, 2008

09:30AM - 10:30AM  Ben Green Progressions in primes, III
10:30AM - 11:00AM  morning break
11:00AM - 12:00PM  Terence Tao Correspondence principle and finitary ergodic theory, III    (See Abstract)
12:00PM - 02:00PM  lunch
02:00PM - 02:50PM  Tamar Ziegler An inverse theorem for the uniformity seminorms associated with the action of \F_p^\infty.
02:50PM - 03:30PM  afternoon tea
03:30PM - 04:00PM  Problem session
04:10PM - 05:00PM  Benjamin Weiss Connections between Ramsey theory for trees and Markov processes

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