Date | Speaker(s) | Title |

15 Jan 2009 MB106 | Robert Vaughan, Penn State University | On sums of squares and cubes |

22 Jan 2009 MB106 | Yuri Zarhin, Penn State University | Families of hyperelliptic jacobians without complex multiplication |

29 Jan 2009 MB106 | James Sellers, Penn State University | Recent arithmetic results related to m-ary partition functions |

5 Feb 2009 MB106 | Mark Watkins, University of Sydney | Computations with L-functions, and rank 4 twists |

12 Feb 2009 MB106 | Ae Ja Yee, Penn State University | Parity problems in parittions |

19 Feb 2009 MB106 | Ed Formanek, Penn State University | Two Combinatorial Problems in Ring Theory |

26 Feb 2009 MB106 | Doug Ulmer, University of Arizona | On Mordell-Weil groups of abelian varieties over function fields |

5 Mar 2009 MB106 | Robert Vaughan, Penn State University | The Montgomery-Hooley Theorem and its generalizations |

19 Mar 2009 MB106 | Alina Cojocaru, University of Illinois at Chicago | The Koblitz conjecture on average |

26 Mar 2009 MB106 | Marker Lecturer Martin Bridson | No Seminar |

2 Apr 2009 MB106 | Kagan Kursungoz, Penn State University | $k$-Marked Durfee Symbols and Ramanujan's Mock Theta Functions |

9 Apr 2009 MB106 | Lizhen Ji, University of Michigan | Arithmetic groups vs. mapping class groups: similarities and differences |

16 Apr 2009 MB106 | Daniel Panario, Carleton University, Ottawa | Counting Polynomials over Finite Fields: Random Properties and Algorithms |

23 Apr 2009 MB106 | William Banks, University of Missouri | On Carmichael and Giuga numbers |

30 Apr 2009 MB106 | Hugh Montgomery, University of Michigan | Half the primes have an odd number of 1's in their binary expansion |

27 Aug 2009 MB106 | Organisational meeting | *To Be Announced* |

3 Sep 2009 MB106 | William Waterhouse, Penn State University | Square root as a homomorphism |

10 Sep 2009 MB106 | Jeff Achter, Colorado State University | Split reductions of simple abelian varieties |

11 Sep 2009 MB106 11:15am - 12:05pm | Rachel Pries, Colorado State University | Alternating group covers of the affine line and Abhyankar's Inertia Conjecture |

17 Sep 2009 MB106 | Maosheng Xiong, Penn State University | Statistics for zeros of zeta functions in a family of curves |

24 Sep 2009 MB106 | Scott Parsell, West Chester University | The "large moduli" estimate for Weyl sums |

1 Oct 2009 MB106 | Xander Faber, McGill University | Prime factors of dynamical sequences |

8 Oct 2009 MB106 | Ming-hsuan Kang, Penn State University | Zeta functions of Complexes arising from PGL(n) |

15 Oct 2009 MB106 | Robert Vaughan, Penn State | The metric theory of diophantine approximation |

22 Oct 2009 MB106 | Xiang-dong Hou, South Florida University | Reversed Dickson Polynomials and Related Polynomials |

29 Oct 2009 MB106 | Matt Papanikolas, University of Texas | Special values of Goss L-functions and log-algebraicity |

5 Nov 2009 MB106 | Abrus Pal, Imperial College, London | Uniform boundedness in arithmetic dynamics |

12 Nov 2009 MB106 | Lenny Taelman, University of Leiden | A Dirichlet Unit Theorem for Drinfeld modules |

19 Nov 2009 MB106 | Robert Vaughan, Penn State University | Some additive problems |

26 Nov 2009 MB106 | Mr Turkey | Thanksgiving |

3 Dec 2009 MB106 | Roger Plymen, University of Manchester | Geometric structure in the representation theory of p-adic SLN |

10 Dec 2009 MB106 | Chantal David, IAS Princeton | Statistics for the traces of cyclic p-covers of curves over finite fields |