Saturday, March 9, 2019

The Catalan Grenade is Accepting Papers!

As an inaugural post to this blog, I will announce that I am perpetually accepting papers! Here at the Catalan Grenade, I'll be going through papers on cool results, old and new, in Combinatorics and Algebra.
Currently, I am a recent graduate from UMass Amherst (Fall 2018), and am waiting to hear back from grad schools. This seems like a fun way to pass the time.

Derandomization of BPP Using Hitting Set Generators

In 1999, Goldreich, Vadhan, and Wigderson wrote a beautiful and simple paper that the derandomization of RP through hitting set generators a...