Date | Speaker(s) | Title |

13 Jan 2011 | Robert Vaughan, Penn State University | Quadratic generating functions |

20 Jan 2011 | Shunsuke Takagi, MIT and Kyushu University | F-pure thresholds vs. log canonical thresholds |

27 Jan 2011 | Leonid Vaserstein, Penn State University | Pythagorean tuples |

3 Feb 2011 | Karl Schwede, Penn State University | Test ideals via alterations |

10 Feb 2011 | Kagan Kursungoz, Penn State University | Towards generalizing the Rogers-Ramanujan-Gordon identities |

17 Feb 2011 | Robert Vaughan, Penn State University | Egyptian fractions, some history |

24 Feb 2011 | Paul Fili, University of Rochester | A generalization of Dirichlet's S-unit theorem |

3 Mar 2011 | Kevin Tucker, University of Utah & Princeton University | F-Signature Exists |

10 Mar 2011 | Spring Break, Spring break | No seminar |

17 Mar 2011 | Note that Van Vu, Rutgers University,is speaking in the Departmental Colloquium today. | No seminar |

24 Mar 2011 | Mike Hirschhorn, University of New South Wales | Factorizations of certain q-series identities of Ramanujan and others |

31 Mar 2011 | Grigory L. Litvinov, Independent University of Moscow | Dequantization and Tropical Mathematics |

7 Apr 2011 | Robert Baillie, Remcom, Inc. | Using Zeta Zeros to Calculate Arithmetical Functions |

14 Apr 2011 | Jingjing Huang, Penn State University | Binary Egyptian Fractions |

21 Apr 2011 | No, speaker | NOTE: This weeks ANT seminar is on Tuesday 11:15 MB106 |

28 Apr 2011 | Daniel Panario, Carleton University, Ottawa | Normal Bases in Finite Fields |

25 Aug 2011 | | *To Be Announced* |

1 Sep 2011 | Ivelisse Rubio, University of Puerto Rico | Diagonal equations over finite fields |

8 Sep 2011 | Ram Murty, Queen's University | The Uncertainty Principle and a theorem of Tao |

15 Sep 2011 | Robert C. Vaughan, Penn State University | Waring's problem for Beatty sequences |

22 Sep 2011 | Tatiana Bandman, Bar Ilan, visiting Wayne State | Geometry and dynamics of some word maps on SL(2, F_q) |

29 Sep 2011 | Jodi Black, Bucknell University | Zero Cycles on Principal Homogeneous Spaces |

6 Oct 2011 | Roger Baker, Brigham Young University | Primes in arithmetic progressions to sparse moduli I |

13 Oct 2011 | Roger Baker, Brigham Young University | Primes in arithmetic progressions to sparse moduli II |

20 Oct 2011 | Mihran Papikian, Penn State University | Local diophantine properties of modular curves |

27 Oct 2011 | Robert C. Vaughan, Penn State University | The non-trivial representation of zero by diagonal quaternary quadratic forms |

3 Nov 2011 | Andy Kustin, University of South Carolina | The bi-graded structure of Symmetric Algebras with applications to Rees rings |

10 Nov 2011 | Anastasia Stavrova, University of Duisburg-Essen | Isotropic reductive groups over rings |

17 Nov 2011 | Brian Harbourne, University of Nebraska | Motivation and history of some recent conjectures comparing symbolic and ordinary powers of ideals |

24 Nov 2011 | Thanksgiving | No seminar this week! |

1 Dec 2011 | Yuri Zarhin, Penn State University | Abelian varieties with homotheties |

8 Dec 2011 | | Cancelled |

15 Dec 2011 | Alexandra Shlapentokh, East Carolina University | Divisibility of order and first order definability in algebraic extensions of global fields |