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Friday, September 25, 2020

Friday, September 25, 2020 — 1:00 PM EDT

Title: Rota's Basis Conjecture holds asymptotically

Speaker: Alexey Pokrovskiy Affiliation: Birkbeck, University of London Zoom: Please email Emma Watson

Abstract:

Rota's Basis Conjecture is a well known problem, that states that for any collection of n bases in a rank n matroid, it is possible to decompose all the elements into n disjoint rainbow bases. Here an asymptotic version of this is will be discussed - that it is possible to find n − o(n) disjoint rainbow independent sets of size n − o(n).

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