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Probabilistic techniques in packing theoryGeometry/Topology
|Speaker:||Lewis Bowen, UC Davis|
|Start time:||Wed, Oct 23 2002, 4:10PM|
Using probability theory we develop a framework through which packing problems in hyperbolic space can be understood. This enables us to prove the conjecture (by G. Fejes Toth, G. Kuperberg and W. Kuperberg) that completely saturated packings exist.