Balázs Patkós

Balázs
Patkós

Research interests:

Extremal and probabilistic combinatorics

patkosb@cs.elte.hu
patkos.balazs@renyi.mta.hu
users.renyi.hu/~patkos

Short Biography

Born in Budapest, Hungary, January 4 1978.

Studies

1996-2003: MSc in Mathematics, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest.
2003-2007: PhD in Mathematics and its Applications, Central European University, Budapest. Supervisor: Gyula O.H. Katona, title of thesis: Problems in extremal finite set theory, date of defense: January 2008.

Current position

March 2014 - present, Researcher at MTA-ELTE Geometric and Algebraic Combinatorics Research Group, Budapest, Hungary.
July 2014 - present, Scientific Secretary at the Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics in Budapest, Hungary.

Earlier positions

March 2011 - February 2014, OTKA postdoctoral fellow at the Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics in Budapest, Hungary.
January 2010 - February 2011, Young researcher (postdoc) at the Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics in Budapest, Hungary.
September 2008 - December 2009, Researcher at the University of Memphis.
September 2007 - August 2008, Pre-doc fellowship at Eötvös University, Budapest.

Teaching experience

2012-13, 2013-14: Lecturer - Statistics and Calculus (in English), McDaniel College, Budapest.
2007-08, 2013-14: Lecturer - Discrete mathematics, Eötvös University, Budapest.
2007-08, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13: Instructor - Discrete mathematics, Eötvös University, Budapest.
2007-08: Instructor and lecturer - Mathematics and its application / Math and modeling (in English), Business School of Central European University, Budapest.
2001-02 (Fall), 2002-03 (Fall): Instructor - Calculus, introductory real analysis, Eötvös University, Budapest.

Academic visits

March - May 2012: Zhejiang Normal University.

Scientific Awards, Fellowships, Grants

2014 September - present, János Bolyai Fellowship of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
2011 September - 2013 August, János Bolyai Fellowship of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
2011 March - present, OTKA (Hungarian National Scientific Fund) Postdoctral Grant.
2011, Youth Award of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
2006 September - November, Marie-Curie Fellowship (Phenomena in High Dimensions) Tel Aviv University, Israel.
2005 October - 2006 January, Marie-Curie Fellowship (COMBSTRU), Bielefeld Univesity, Germany.
2005, CEU Award for Advanced Doctoral Students.

Scientific Activities

Reviewer for Mathematical Reviews and referee for several international scientific journals.
Secretary of the Scientific Department of the János Bolyai Mathematical Society.

Conference Organization

Founder and organizer of Emléktábla Workshop Series (6 workshops).
July 7-11, 2014, secretary of the Organizing Committee of Sum(m)it240, Budapest.
January 3-4, 2014, member of the Organizing Committee of Miki Simonovits is 70, Budapest.
July 1-5, 2013, member of local Organizing Committee of Erdos Centennial, Budapest.
September 3-4, 2011, secretary of Organizing Committee of Katona70, Budapest.
August 29- September 2, 2011, co-secretary in Organizing Committee of EuroComb'11, Budapest.

Publications

Book

  1. Dániel Gerbner, Balázs Patkós,
    Extremal Finite Set Theory, Chapman and Hall/CRC, 2018, 336 pages

Journal publications

  1. Boštjan Brešar, Csilla Bujtás, Tanja Gologranc, Sandi Klavžar, Gašper Košmrlj, Tilen Marc, Balázs Patkós, Zsolt Tuza, Máté Vizer
    The variety of domination games, Aequationes Mathematicae, 93(6) 2019, 1085-1109
  2. Dániel Gerbner, Abhishek Methuku, Dániel T. Nagy, Balázs Patkós, Máté Vizer
    Stability results on vertex Turán problems in Kneser graphs, Electronic Journal of Combinatorics, 26 (2) 2019, P2.13
  3. Cs. Bujtás, B. Patkós, Zs. Tuza, M. Vizer
    Domination game on uniform hypergraphs, Discrete Applied Mathematics, Volume 258, 15 April 2019, Pages 65-75
  4. Dániel Gerbner, Balázs Keszegh, Abhishek Methuku, Balázs Patkós, Máté Vizer
  5. Dániel Gerbner, Balázs Patkós, Máté Vizer
    Forbidden subposet problems for traces of set families, Electronic Journal of Combinatorics, 25(3) P3.49
  6. Dániel Gerbner, Balázs Keszegh, Gábor Mészáros, Balázs Patkós, Máté Vizer
    Line Percolation in Finite Projective Planes, SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics, 32(2), pp.864-881.
  7. Dániel Gerbner, Balázs Keszegh, Cory Palmer, Balázs Patkós
    On the number of cycles in a graph with restricted cycle lengths, SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics 2018, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 266-279
  8. Boštjan Brešar, Csilla Bujtás, Tanja Gologranc, Sandi Klavžar, Gašper Košmrlj, Balázs Patkós, Zsolt Tuza, Máté Vizer
    Grundy dominating sequences and zero forcing sets, Discrete Optimization 26: pp. 66-77. (2017)
  9. Cs. Bujtás, B. Patkós, Zs. Tuza, M. Vizer
    The minimum number of vertices in uniform, hypergraphs with given domination number,
  10. D. Gerbner, B. Keszegh, D. Pálvölgyi, B. Patkós, M. Vizer, G. Wiener
    Finding a non-minority ball with majority answers, Discrete Applied Mathematics, 219 (2017), 18-31
  11. B. Bresar, Cs. Bujtás, T. Gologranc, S. Klavzar, G. Kosmrlj, B. Patkós, Zs. Tuza, M. Vizer
    Dominating sequences in grid-like and toroidal graphs, Electronic Journal of Combinatorics, 23 (4) 2016, P4.34
  12. B. Patkós
    Supersaturation and stability for forbidden subposet problems, Journal of Combinatorial Theory A, 136, 2015, 220-237.
  13. Y. Kim, M. Kumbhat, Z.L. Nagy, B. Patkós, A. Pokrovskiy, M. Vizer
    Identifying codes and searching with balls in graphs, Discrete Applied Mathematics, 193, 2015, 39-47
  14. T. Héger, B. Patkós, M. Takáts
    Search Problems in Vector Spaces, Designs, Codes and Criptography, 76 (2) 2015, 207-216
  15. Z.L. Nagy, B. Patkós
  16. A. Grzesik, M. Mikalacki, Z.L. Nagy, A. Naor, B. Patkós, F. Skerman,
  17. B. Patkós
    Induced and non-induced forbidden subposet problems, Electronic Journal of Combinatorics, 2015, P1.30
  18. B. Keszegh, B. Patkos, X. Zhu
  19. B. Patkos, M. Vizer
    Game saturation of intersecting families, Cent. Eur. J. Math., 2014, 12(9), 1382-1389
  20. D. Gerbner, B. Keszegh, N. Lemons, C. Palmer, D. Palvolgyi, B. Patkos,
    Saturating Sperner families, Graphs and Combinatorics, 29 (2013), 1355-1364.
  21. D. Gerbner, N. Lemons, C. Palmer, D. Palvolgyi, B. Patkos, V. Szecsi,
  22. I. Kantor, B. Patkos,
    Towards a de Bruijn-Erdos theorem in the L_1-metric, Discrete and Computational Geometry, 49 (2013), 659-670.
  23. D. Gerbner, G.O.H. Katona, D. Palvolgyi, B. Patkos
    On majority and plurality problems, Discrete Applied Mathematics, 161 (2013), 813-818.
  24. B. Patkos,
  25. Z.L. Nagy, L. Ozkahya, B. Patkos, M. Vizer
  26. D. Gerbner, N. Lemons, C. Palmer, B. Patkos, V. Szecsi
    Almost intersecting families, SIDMA, 26 (2012), 1657-1669.
  27. B. Patkos,
    A note on traces of set families, Moscow Journal of Combinatorics and Number Theory, 2 (2012), 47-55.
  28. D. Gerbner, N. Lemons, C. Palmer, B. Patkos, V. Szecsi,
    Cross-Sperner families, Studia Sci. Math. Hungarica, 49 (2012), 44-51.
  29. P.L. Erdos, D. Gerbner, N. Lemons, D. Mubayi, C. Palmer, B. Patkos,
    Two-part set systems, Electronic Journal of Combinatorics, 19 (2012), P52
  30. J. Barat, Z. Furedi, I. Kantor, Y. Kim, B. Patkos,
    Large $B_d$-free and union-free subfamilies, SIAM J. on Discrete Mathematics 26 (2012) 71-76
  31. P. Balister, B. Patkos,
  32. B. Patkos,
    On randomly generated non-trivially intersecting hypergraphs, Electronic Journal of Combinatorics (17) (2010), R26
  33. A. Chowdhury, B. Patkos,
    Shadows and Intersections in Vector Spaces, J. of Combinatorial Theory, Ser. A 117 (2010) 1095--1106
  34. A. Blokhuis, A.E. Brouwer, A. Chowdhury, P. Frankl, T. Mussche, B. Patkos, T. Szonyi
    Hilton-Milner theorem for vector spaces, Electronic Journal of Combinatorics, 17 (2010), R71
  35. D. Gerbner, B. Keszegh, N. Lemons, C. Palmer, D. Palvolgyi, B. Patkos,
    Polychromatic Colorings of Arbitrary Rectangular Partitions, Discrete Mathematics 310 (2010), 21--30.
  36. D. Gerbner, D. Palvolgyi, B. Patkos, G. Wiener,
    Selecting the largest and the smallest elements with a lie, Discrete Applied Mathematics 158, (2010), 988-995.
  37. B. Patkos,
    Traces of uniform set families, Electronic Journal of Combinatorics, 16 (2009) N8
  38. B. Patkos, K. Tichler, G. Wiener
    Inclusionwise minimal completely separating systems, Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice, 3 (2009) 459--466.
  39. B. Patkos,
    $l$-trace $k$-Spener families, J. of Combinatorial Theory, Ser. A, 116 (2009) 1047--1055.
  40. M. Krivelevich, B. Patkos,
    Equitable coloring of random graphs, Random Structures and Algorithms 35 (2009) 83-99.
  41. D. Gerbner, B. Patkos,
    Profile vectors in the lattice of subspaces, Discrete Mathematics, 309 (2009) 2861-2869.
  42. B. Patkos,
    The distance of F-free families, Studia Sci. Math. Hungarica 46 (2009) 2, 275-286.
  43. D. Gerbner, B. Patkos,
    l-chain profile vectors, SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics 22 (2008) 1, 185-193.
  44. B. Patkos,
    How different can two intersecting families be, Electronic Journal of Combinatorics 12 (2005) R24

Preprints

  1. Dániel Gerbner, Balázs Keszegh, Balázs Patkós
  2. Dániel Gerbner, Abhishek Methuku, Dániel T. Nagy, Balázs Patkós, Máté Vizer
  3. Boštjan Brešar, Csilla Bujtás, Tanja Gologranc, Sandi Klavžar, Gašper Košmrlj, Tilen Marc, Balázs Patkós, Zsolt Tuza, Máté Vizer
    On Grundy total domination number in product graphs, accepted to Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory
  4. Dániel Gerbner, Abhishek Methuku, Dániel T. Nagy, Balázs Patkós, Máté Vizer
    On the number of containments in P-free families, accepted to Graphs and Combinatorics
  5. Dániel Gerbner, Abhishek Methuku, Dániel T. Nagy, Balázs Patkós, Máté Vizer
  6. Fei-Huang Chang, Dániel Gerbner, Wei-Tian Li, Abhishek Methuku, Dániel Nagy, Balázs Patkós, Máté Vizer,
  7. Dániel Gerbner, Dániel T. Nagy, Balázs Patkós, Máté Vizer
  8. Balázs Patkós
  9. Huilan Chang, Dániel Gerbner, Balázs Patkós
  10. Dániel Gerbner, Dániel T. Nagy, Balázs Patkós, Máté Vizer
  11. András Gyárfás, Dömötör Pálvölgyi, Balázs Patkós, Matthew Wales
  12. Balázs Patkós
  13. Gábor Damásdi, Dániel Gerbner, Gyula O. H. Katona, Balázs Keszegh, Dániel Lenger, Abhishek Methuku, Dániel T. Nagy, Dömötör Pálvölgyi, Balázs Patkós, Máté Vizer, Gábor Wiener
  14. Sandi Klavžar, Balázs Patkós, Gregor Rus, Ismael G. Yero
  15. Balázs Patkós
  16. Dániel Gerbner, Balázs Patkós, Zsolt Tuza, Máté Vizer

Manuscripts

  1. B. Patkos,
  2. P. Balister, B. Bollobas, B. Patkos,
  3. B. Patkos,