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A reinterpretation of Behrend's construction

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Paul Koester, Wash U

What
  • Analysis Seminar
When Tue, Apr 03, 2007
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Where RH 202
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  How large can a subset of the first N positive integers be if the set contains no triple of points in arithmetic progression?  We discuss Behrend's construction of a fairly large set with no such triple. We slightly reinterpret Behrend's ideas, and thereby extend the range of applicability of his theorem.

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