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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 B235
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.
Fall 2016 Semester
Date | Speaker (click for homepage) | Title (click for abstract) |
Sept 6 | Brandon Alberts | Introduction to the Cohen-Lenstra Measure |
Sept 13 | Vlad Matei | Overview for the Discrete Log Problem |
Sept 20 | Wanlin Li | Gauss's Genus Theory and 2-Selmer Groups of Elliptic Curves |
Sept 27 | Ewan Dalby | Modular forms of half integral weight |
Oct 4 | Daniel Hast | Introduction to arboreal Galois representations |
Oct 11 | Peng Yu | Modular Forms and Elliptic Curves |
Oct 18 | Soumya Sankar | Cohen Lenstra Heuristics for p=2, or the lack thereof |
Oct 25 | Solly Parenti | Complex Multiplication |
Nov 1 | Brandon Boggess | Splitting Varieties for Cup Products |
Nov 8 | none | |
Nov 15 | David Wagner | Apollonian Circle Packings |
Nov 22 | none | |
Nov 29 | Daniel Hast | Introducation to p-adic Hodge Theory |
Dec 6 | Wanlin Li | Supersingular Elliptic Curves |
Dec 13 | Jiuya Wang | Chebotarev Density Theorem |
Dec 20 | Daniel Ross | A Primer on the Main Conjecture of Iwasawa Theory |
Organizers
Brandon Alberts (blalberts@math.wisc.edu)
Megan Maguire (mmaguire2@math.wisc.edu)
The seminar webpage for Spring 2016 is here
The seminar webpage for Fall 2015, is here.
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