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Eberly College of Science Mathematics Department

MASS Colloquium (2010 Archive)

Thursdays from 02:30pm to 03:20pm in MB113

The talks are aimed at advanced undergraduate students.
16 Sep 2010Yu. Baryshnikov, Bell LabsHard disks in a box: topology and complexity
23 Sep 2010Adrian Ocneanu, Penn StateSymmetry, regular solids and quantum field theory
30 Sep 2010David Futer, Temple UniversityThe rental harmony theorem
7 Oct 2010Richard Kenyon, Brown UniversityTilings with rational polygons
14 Oct 2010Marl Sapir, Vanderbilt UniversityAmenability of the Thompson group $F$ and some elementary properties of $Z^n$
21 Oct 2010
11:15am - 12:05pm
Svetllana Jitomirskaya, University of California IrvineBehind the Hofstadter's butterfly: the competition between order and chaos
28 Oct 2010A. Petrunin, Penn StateAlexandrov's theorem on development of polyhedron
4 Nov 2010
Kenneth Gross, University of VermontSymmetry: From Triangles to Quantum Physics
11 Nov 2010Ron Perline, Drexel UniversitySome reflections on mirrors
18 Nov 2010Richard Schwartz, Brown UniversityOuter Billiards, Polytope Exchange Maps, and Renormalization
2 Dec 2010Robert Finn, Stanford UnivrsityCapillary surfaces
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