Peter Winkler

Professor of Mathematics
Professor of Computer Science
William Morrill Professor

I teach and do research in both mathematics and computer science, with emphasis in the listed areas.

231 Kemeny Hall, Dept. of Mathematics
HB 6188
Department:
Computer Science
Mathematics
Education:
B.A. Harvard
Ph.D. Yale

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Selected Publications

The sleeping beauty controversy, American Mathematical Monthly 124 #7 (Aug-Sept 2017), 579-587.

Cop vs. gambler (with N. Komarov), Discrete Mathematics 339 #6 (June 2016), 1677-1681.

Hunter, Cauchy rabbit and optimal Kakeya sets (with Y. Babichenko, Y. Peres, R. Peretz, and P. Sousi), Transactions of the AMS 366 #10 (Oct. 2014), 5567-5586.

The phase transition for dyadic tilings (with O. Angel, A. Holroyd, G. Kozma, and J. Wastlund), Transactions of the AMS 366 #2 (Feb. 2014), 1029-1046.

Can extra updates delay mixing? (with Y. Peres), Communications in Mathematical Physics 323 (2013), 1007-1016.

Proof of the Squashed Cube Conjecture, Combinatorica 3 #1 (1983), 135-139.

Works in Progress

limit permutations, abelian networks, new book on mathematical puzzles.