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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

**Abstract:** Given a sequence of real numbers, it is natural to ask how is the sequence distributed. For example, are there sub intervals that contain the same number of elements? What is the spacing between any two elements of the sequence? What is the probability distribution of the spacings between neighbors and so on. In this talk, we will consider some of these questions and will discuss techniques used to understand the finer structure of sequences. The talk will be accessible to all and easy to follow.