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Eberly College of Science Mathematics Department

Algebra and Number Theory Seminar (2008 Archive)

Thursdays from 11:15am to 12:05pm in MB106

DateSpeaker(s)Title
17 Jan 2008Mihran Papikian, Penn StateOn the eigenvalues of p-adic curvature
24 Jan 2008Mihran Papikian, Penn StateOn the eigenvalues of p-adic curvature II
31 Jan 2008Tong Liu, University of PennsylvaniaLattices in Semi-Stable representations
7 Feb 2008
MB114
Mathieu Stienon, Penn StateGerbes, principal 2-group bundles and characteristic classes
14 Feb 2008Leonid Vaserstein, Penn StateLinear Programming, Matrix Games, and Linear Approximation
21 Feb 2008Steve Gonek, University of RochesterFinite Euler Products and the Riemann Hypothesis
28 Feb 2008Dmitry Fuchs, University of California, DavisREPRESENTATIONS OF THE VIRASORO ALGEBRA: AN INTRODUCTION
6 Mar 2008Leonid Vaserstein, Penn StateLinear Programming, Matrix Games, and Linear Approximation II
20 Mar 2008Maosheng Xiong, Penn StateThe Erd\H os-Kac theorem for polynomials of several variables
27 Mar 2008Robert Vaughan, Penn StateReview of the Oberwolfach meeting on Analytic Number Theory
3 Apr 2008Leonid Vaserstein, Penn StateLinear Programming, Matrix Games, and Linear Approximation III
10 Apr 2008Tim Huber, Iowa State UniversityCombinatorial and asymptotic properties of Ramanujan's function \sum_{n=0}^{\infty} \frac{q^{n^{2}} z^{n} }{(q;q)_{n}}.
17 Apr 2008Yuri Zarhin, Penn StateEndomorphisms of certain superelliptic jacobians in finite characteristic
24 Apr 2008Neil Lyall, University of GeorgiaPolynomial configurations in difference sets
1 May 2008Frits Beukers, Utrecht UniversityAlgebraic hypergeometric functions
4 Sep 2008Robert Vaughan, Penn State UniversityDiophantine Approximation near curves and surfaces
11 Sep 2008Mike Hirschhorn, University of New South WalesTo be announced
18 Sep 2008Yuri Zarhin, Penn StatePrym varieties of trigonal curves
25 Sep 2008Siman Yang, East China Normal UniversityOn Improved asymptotic bounds for codes from global function fields
2 Oct 2008Maosheng Xiong, Penn State UniversitySets with Integral Distances in Finite Fields
9 Oct 2008Yi-Jun Yao, Penn State UniversityOn Rankin-Cohen Deformations
16 Oct 2008Robert Vaughan, Penn StateHeilbronn Centenary Report
23 Oct 2008Vladimir Retakh, Rutgers UniversityLie algebras and Lie groups over noncommutative rings
30 Oct 2008Kirsten Eisentraeger, Penn StateDescent on elliptic curves and Hilbert's Tenth Problem
6 Nov 2008Robert Vaughan, Penn State UniversityMean Value Theorems in Prime Number Theory
13 Nov 2008Igor Pak, University of MinnesotaGeometry and complexity of O'Hara's algorithm
20 Nov 2008Marker Lecturer, Terry TaoNo seminar this week
27 Nov 2008Mr Turkey, DinnerThanksgiving
4 Dec 2008Krishnaswami Alladi, University of FloridaA partial theta identity of Ramanujan and its number theoretic interpretation
11 Dec 2008Ming-Hsuan Kang, Penn State UniversityThe Alon Boppana Theorem on the Bruhat-Tits building PGL_n
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