Date | Speaker(s) | Title |

17 Jan 2008 | Mihran Papikian, Penn State | On the eigenvalues of p-adic curvature |

24 Jan 2008 | Mihran Papikian, Penn State | On the eigenvalues of p-adic curvature II |

31 Jan 2008 | Tong Liu, University of Pennsylvania | Lattices in Semi-Stable representations |

7 Feb 2008 MB114 | Mathieu Stienon, Penn State | Gerbes, principal 2-group bundles and characteristic classes |

14 Feb 2008 | Leonid Vaserstein, Penn State | Linear Programming, Matrix Games, and Linear Approximation |

21 Feb 2008 | Steve Gonek, University of Rochester | Finite Euler Products and the Riemann Hypothesis |

28 Feb 2008 | Dmitry Fuchs, University of California, Davis | REPRESENTATIONS OF THE VIRASORO ALGEBRA: AN INTRODUCTION |

6 Mar 2008 | Leonid Vaserstein, Penn State | Linear Programming, Matrix Games, and Linear Approximation II |

20 Mar 2008 | Maosheng Xiong, Penn State | The Erd\H os-Kac theorem for polynomials of several variables |

27 Mar 2008 | Robert Vaughan, Penn State | Review of the Oberwolfach meeting on Analytic Number Theory |

3 Apr 2008 | Leonid Vaserstein, Penn State | Linear Programming, Matrix Games, and Linear Approximation III |

10 Apr 2008 | Tim Huber, Iowa State University | Combinatorial and asymptotic properties of Ramanujan's function \sum_{n=0}^{\infty} \frac{q^{n^{2}} z^{n} }{(q;q)_{n}}. |

17 Apr 2008 | Yuri Zarhin, Penn State | Endomorphisms of certain superelliptic jacobians in finite characteristic |

24 Apr 2008 | Neil Lyall, University of Georgia | Polynomial configurations in difference sets |

1 May 2008 | Frits Beukers, Utrecht University | Algebraic hypergeometric functions |

4 Sep 2008 | Robert Vaughan, Penn State University | Diophantine Approximation near curves and surfaces |

11 Sep 2008 | Mike Hirschhorn, University of New South Wales | To be announced |

18 Sep 2008 | Yuri Zarhin, Penn State | Prym varieties of trigonal curves |

25 Sep 2008 | Siman Yang, East China Normal University | On Improved asymptotic bounds for codes from global function fields |

2 Oct 2008 | Maosheng Xiong, Penn State University | Sets with Integral Distances in Finite Fields |

9 Oct 2008 | Yi-Jun Yao, Penn State University | On Rankin-Cohen Deformations |

16 Oct 2008 | Robert Vaughan, Penn State | Heilbronn Centenary Report |

23 Oct 2008 | Vladimir Retakh, Rutgers University | Lie algebras and Lie groups over noncommutative rings |

30 Oct 2008 | Kirsten Eisentraeger, Penn State | Descent on elliptic curves and Hilbert's Tenth Problem |

6 Nov 2008 | Robert Vaughan, Penn State University | Mean Value Theorems in Prime Number Theory |

13 Nov 2008 | Igor Pak, University of Minnesota | Geometry and complexity of O'Hara's algorithm |

20 Nov 2008 | Marker Lecturer, Terry Tao | No seminar this week |

27 Nov 2008 | Mr Turkey, Dinner | Thanksgiving |

4 Dec 2008 | Krishnaswami Alladi, University of Florida | A partial theta identity of Ramanujan and its number theoretic interpretation |

11 Dec 2008 | Ming-Hsuan Kang, Penn State University | The Alon Boppana Theorem on the Bruhat-Tits building PGL_n |