### Thursdays from 02:30pm to 03:30pm in MB106

This is a working seminar covering various topics in noncommutative geometry. For further information, please contact Nigel Higson.

Date | Speaker(s) | Title |

4 Sep 2008 | Nigel Higson, Penn State | Spherical functions and Harish-Chandra homomorphisms, Part 1 |

11 Sep 2008 | Nigel Higson, Penn State | Spherical functions and Harish-Chandra homomorphisms, Part 2 |

18 Sep 2008 | Nigel Higson, Penn State | Spherical functions and Harish-Chandra homomorphisms, Part 3 |

25 Sep 2008 | Rufus Willet, Penn State | Index theory for operators with slowly oscillating coefficients, Part 1 |

2 Oct 2008 | Rufus Willet, Penn State | Index theory for operators with slowly oscillating coefficients, Part 2 |

9 Oct 2008 | Pierre Fima, University of Illinois | Twisting and Rieffel's deformation of locally compact quantum groups |

16 Oct 2008 | Yi-Jun Yao, Penn State | Deformation of operator algebras, I |

23 Oct 2008 | Yi-Jun Yao, Penn State | Deformation of operator algebras, II |

30 Oct 2008 | David Sloan, Department of Physics, Penn State | The spectral action and quantum gravity |

6 Nov 2008 MB315 10:55am - 11:55am | Jonathan Block, University of Pennsylvania | Module categories in geometry and topology, Part II |

13 Nov 2008 | Nigel Higson, Penn State | More on the oscillator representation |

20 Nov 2008 | Murat Gunaydin, Penn State, Department of Physics | AdS/CFT dualities, minimal representations and group contraction, Continued |

4 Dec 2008 | Tyrone Crisp, Penn State | Representations of the Bost-Connes algebra, 1 |

11 Dec 2008 | Tyrone Crisp, Penn State | Representations of the Bost-Connes algebra, II |