Monthly Archives: August 2020

Generalized polygons in extremal combinatorics

Jacques Tits invented generalized polygons to give a geometrical interpretation of the exceptional groups of Lie type. The prototype of these incidence geometries already appears in his 1956 paper, while they are axiomatically defined in his influential 1959 paper on … Continue reading

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Minimal Ramsey problems

Thanks to Anita Liebenau, I have recently been introduced to some very interesting questions in Ramsey theory and I have been working on them for the past few months in collaboration with various people. In my recent joint work with … Continue reading

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