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Catalin Zara


Ph.D., Mathematics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Contact Information:

Office: Science 3-091
Phone: (617) 287-6463
Web Site

Fall 2017 Office Hours:

By appointment only
Tue 9:50am - 10:20am and 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Thu 9:50am - 10:20am and 4:00pm - 4:30pm

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Professional Interests: Differential geometry. Combinatorial aspects of equivariant cohomology and K-theory. Distances on finite spaces, with applications.

Recent Teaching:
    By Semester
    By Course

Fall 2017 Courses:

Course Section Meeting Times

MATH 140 Calculus I


TuTh 11:00am - 12:15pm
Th 10:00am - 10:50am

MATH 240 Multivariable Calculus


TuTh 02:00pm - 03:50pm

MATH 242 Multivariable and Vector Calculus


TuTh 02:00pm - 03:50pm

Recent Publications:

2016 Tolerance Distances on Minimal Coverings. IEEE 46th International Symposium on Multiple-Valued Logic. ISMVL 2016, May 18-20, 2016, Sapporo, Japan, 125--130, 2016. [Zara, Catalin and Simovici, Dan]
The Prouhet-Tarry-Escott problem and generalized Thue-Morse sequences. J. Comb. 7 (2016), no. 1, 117--133, [Bolker, Ethan D. and Offner, Carl and Richman, Robert and Zara, Catalin]
2014 Polynomial assignments. Indag. Math. (N.S.) 25 (2014), no. 5, 992--1018, [Guillemin, Victor and Sabatini, Silvia and Zara, Catalin]
2013 Equivariant $K$-theory of GKM bundles. Ann. Global Anal. Geom. 43 (2013), no. 1, 31--45, [Guillemin, Victor and Sabatini, Silvia and Zara, Catalin]
Balanced fiber bundles and GKM theory. Int. Math. Res. Not. IMRN (2013), no. 17, 3886--3910, [Guillemin, Victor and Sabatini, Silvia and Zara, Catalin]
2012 Cohomology of GKM fiber bundles. J. Algebraic Combin. 35 (2012), no. 1, 19--59, [Guillemin, Victor and Sabatini, Silvia and Zara, Catalin]
2011 The Impact of Triangular Inequality Violations on Medoid-Based Clustering. 280--289, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6804, 2011. [Baraty, Saaid and Simovici, Dan and Zara, Catalin]
2010 Positivity of equivariant Schubert classes through moment map degeneration. J. Symplectic Geom. 8 (2010), no. 4, 381--401, [Zara, Catalin]
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