Intensive Lecture Series

Lectures on topological methods in combinatorics

Ron Aharoni

Department of Mathematics, Technion, Israel

Department of Mathematics, Technion, Israel

2018/7/17-19 2PM-5PM (Room 3434, Bldg. E6-1)

The lectures will give an introduction to the application of topological methods in matching theory, graph theory, and combinatorics.

Topics that will be covered:

Topics that will be covered:

– A topological extension of Hall’s theorem

– combinatorial applications of the nerve theorem

– d-Leray complexes and rainbow matchings

– Matroid complexes and applications

– Open problems

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