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Volume 10, Issue 2, 2013, pp. 1087–1152
DOI: 10.4171/OWR/2013/18

Published online: 2014-03-17

Combinatorics and Probability

Béla Bollobás[1], Michael Krivelevich[2] and Emo Welzl[3]

(1) University of Cambridge, UK
(2) Sackler Faculty of Exact Sciences, Tel Aviv, Israel
(3) ETH Zürich, Switzerland

The main theme of this workshop was the use of probabilistic methods in combinatorics and theoretical computer science. Although these methods have been around for decades, they are being refined all the time: they are getting more and more sophisticated and powerful. Another theme was the study of random combinatorial structures, either for their own sake, or to tackle extremal questions. Both themes were richly represented at the workshop, with many recent exciting results presented by the lecturers.

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Bollobás Béla, Krivelevich Michael, Welzl Emo: Combinatorics and Probability. Oberwolfach Rep. 10 (2013), 1087-1152. doi: 10.4171/OWR/2013/18