Igor Pak Lectures Page
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- Sorting numbers, polytopes and geometric inequalities
(in Russian), Dubna Summer School, Russia (July 2021). Lecture 1 and Lecture 2.
- How to count permutations (in Russian),
Yandex public lecture, Moscow, Russia (Sep. 2015). Video
in Russian and slides in English.
Foundations of Combinatorial Theory at
(Austria, Sep. 2014). Slides only.
Can irrational tilings give Catalan numbers?,
Stanley's 70th Birthday Conference, MIT (June 2014). Slides only.
The shape of random combinatorial objects,
MFO Combinatorics Workshop (March 2014). Slides only.
Geometry of mechanisms: from trains to computers (NerdNite LA, March 2014).
Triangulations of Convex Polytopes (Russia, 2012).
Quantitative Steinitz Problem (Russia, 2012).
The Future of Bijections, Permutation Patterns Conference (San Luis Obispo, June 2011). Slides only.
Acute triangulations of polytopes and the space, CoCG (Snowbird, UT, June 2010). Slides only.
The story of MacMahon's Master Theorem, UCLA Combinatorics Seminar (May 2010). Slides only.
Problems: New, Old and Unusual (National University of Ireland, Galway, Dec. 2009). Slides only.
Lectures on bijections (IPAM, UCLA, Fall 2009). Slides only.
eggs and the rigidity of convex polyhedra (Oded Schramm Memorial Conference, Microsoft Research, Sep. 2009).
Video and slides.
The Discrete Square Peg Problem, Penn State (Nov. 2008). Slides only.
Ribbon Tile Invariants. The Prequel and the Sequel (MIT, 2000).
Dyson's rank, crank and adjoint (supplemental material).
Probability and Computation on Groups (3 lectures in New York and MSRI, 1999-2000).
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Last updated: 9/17/2021