I feel inadequate to summarize Jirka’s research. From his work on partitions trees, discrepancy, embeddings, topology, linear-programming, derandomization, cuttings, approximation algorithms, discrete geometry and much much more.

Quoting from the email I got with this sad news: “He will further live with us through our memories and in his excellent books and papers.”

May he rest in peace.

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I just have to wonder where all the grownups are.

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