This the first lecture for CSE 599S: Analytical and geometric methods in the theory of computation. Today we’ll consider the gap amplification problem for 2-prover games, and see how it’s intimately related to some high-dimensional isoperimetric problems about foams. 2,277 more words

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#### Parallel repetition, unique games, and spectral partitioning

Yesterday, Anup Rao pointed me to these two remarkably beautiful papers, which made my morning coffee taste a little better, and the Boston sun feel a bit warmer. 123 more words