Spring 2016

Counting Program Seminar Series

Friday, March 11th, 2016, 2:00 pm3:00 pm

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Alan Frieze (Carnegie Mellon University)


Calvin Lab Room 116

On the Insertion Time of Random Walk Cuckoo Hashing

We show that the insertion time of a single element is O(1) in expectation. Mathematically, this amounts to showing that random walks tend to find short augmenting paths in a class of random bipartite graphs.

Joint with Tony Johansson