Department Colloquium

Description: Department Colloquium

Speaker: Prof. Jean-Marc Deshouillers, Univ. Bordeaux, France

Time & Date: 4-5pm, 10th January 2018 (Wednesday)

Venue: Ramanujan Hall

Title: Sums of powers, a probabilistic approach

Abstract: Erd\H{o}s and R\’{e}nyi introduced in 1960 the study of sums
of $s$-th powers by probability methods. Their model has been largely
developed since then. The talk will give a survey of this probabilistic
approach, up to the most recent contributions obtained jointly
with Javier Cilleruelo.
Location: Ramanujan Hall, Department of Mathematics
Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm IST
Duration: 1 hour
Access: Public