Cop, Robber and Kakeya Needle

Peter Winkler, Dartmouth College / MoMath

Date and time: 6pm, Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Place: Courant Institute, WWH1314

We show that when pitted against each other, optimal strategies for a certain pursuit-and-evasion game construct a small region in the plane containing unit-length line segments at all angles.

Joint work with Y. Babichenko, Y. Peres, R. Peretz, and P. Sousi.