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Graduate Student Number Theory / Representation Theory Seminar, University of Wisconsin – Madison
- When: Tuesdays, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
- Where: Van Vleck B129
The purpose of this seminar is to have a talk on each Tuesday by a graduate student to help orient ourselves for the Number Theory Seminar talk on the following Thursday. These talks should be aimed at beginning graduate students, and should try to explain some of the background, terminology, and ideas for the Thursday talk.
Spring 2016 Semester
Date | Speaker (click for homepage) | Title (click for abstract) |
DATE | SPEAKER | [ TITLE] |
Jan 26 | David Bruce | Counting Categorically |
Feb 2 | Ewan Dalby | Representation theory and random walks on finite groups |
Feb 9 | Daniel Hast | The Local-to-Global Principle and Approximation Theorems |
Feb 16 | Wanlin Li | Conductors and Minimal Discriminants of Elliptic Curves |
Feb 23 | Jason Steinberg | Borcherds product expansions |
Mar 1 | Brandon Alberts | Heights on Projective Space |
Mar 8 | Joseph Gunther | moved to Thursday |
Mar 15 | Megan Maguire | Stable and Unstable Homology of Configuration Spaces |
Mar 22 | Spring Break, no talk | |
Mar 29 | Jiuya Wang | Introduction to Honda-Tate Theory |
Apr 5 | Vlad Matei | Random Matrix theory and L-functions |
Apr 12 | Soumya Sankar | On the p-torsion of abelian varieties over characteristic p |
Apr 19 | Solly Parenti | What's the point of curves of genus greater than 1? |
Apr 26 | Zachary Charles | Schoof's algorithm for counting points on elliptic curves |
May 3 | Daniel Ross | Introduction to additive combinatorics |
Organizers
Brandon Alberts (blalberts@math.wisc.edu)
Megan Maguire (mmaguire2@math.wisc.edu)
Ryan Julian (mrjulian@math.wisc.edu)
The seminar webpage for Spring 2016 is here
The seminar webpage for Fall 2015, is here.
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