Events - 2015

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 — 2:30 PM EST

Chris Dodd, Perimeter Institute

“Quantization, reduction mod p, and automorphisms of the Weyl algebra”

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 — 2:30 PM EST

Javad Mashreghi, Pure Math Department Visitor from University of Laval

“The capacity of generalized Cantor sets”

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 — 11:30 AM EST

Patrick Naylor, Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo

“Localization, continued again”

We will describe a correspondence of ideals of R with ideals of the ring of fractions Q(R) in the case where R is noetherian. There will also be examples.

MC 5403

Friday, November 13, 2015 — 3:30 PM EST

Dinesh Singh, University of Delhi


“Some Applications of the H1-BMOA Duality”

Thursday, November 12, 2015 — 2:54 PM EST

Christopher Daw, Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques (IHES)

"Unlikely intersections in Shimura varieties"

Thursday, November 12, 2015 — 1:30 PM EST

Jonas Jankauskas, Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo

“Binary words, winding numbers and polynomials with interlaced roots.”

Thursday, November 12, 2015 — 10:00 AM EST

Ross Willard, Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo

“Fundamentals of finite modular lattices, II.”

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 — 3:30 PM EST

Michael Deveau, Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo

“Relative Randomness and van Lambalgen’s Theorem - Part 2”

We continue last week’s presentation and present a proof of van Lambalgen’s Theorem. To conclude this subsection, we also remark on some of the consequences of this result. Time per- mitting, we also discuss some applications of relativized randomness to lowness and highness.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 — 3:30 PM EST

Raymond Cheng, Pure Mathematics Department, University of Waterloo

“Variations on a Theme of Hodge, Variation II: Medley”

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 — 2:30 PM EST

Stanley Xiao, Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo

“Rational automorphisms of binary quartic forms”

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 — 11:30 AM EST

Samuel Kim, Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo

“Localization part 2 continued”

Monday, November 9, 2015 — 4:00 PM EST

Adam Topaz, University of California, Berkeley

“Minimalistic anabelian geometry and the mod-ell variant of Bogomolov’s program.”

Friday, November 6, 2015 — 4:00 PM EST

Henry Liu, Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo

“Path Integrals - Part 2”

We will continue with our discussion of the path integral, and derive the Feynman rules for the phi4 theory.

MC 5403

Friday, November 6, 2015 — 4:00 PM EST

Khoa Nguyen, University of British Columbia and Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences

"Dynamical Analogue of Results by Bombieri-Masser-Zannier and Habegger"

First, we briefly explain how results and questions in diophantine geometry give rise to interesting problems in arithmetic dynamics. Then we focus on dynamical analogue of the following results by
Bombieri, Masser, Zannier and Habegger.

Friday, November 6, 2015 — 2:30 PM EST

Fred Shultz, Wellesley College

“Applications of order isomorphisms of C*-algebras”

We will review known results about order isomorphisms of C*-algebras, and will describe some applications to complete positivity of maps and a generalization of the Choi matrix. (This is joint work with Vern Paulsen.) Then we will describe some applications to quantum information theory.

MC 5417

Friday, November 6, 2015 — 2:30 PM EST

Benoit Charbonneau, Pure Mathematics Department, University of Waterloo

“Deformations of nearly Khler instantons”

Thursday, November 5, 2015 — 1:30 PM EST

Peter Cho, Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo

“Extreme residues of Dedekind zeta functions”

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 — 3:30 PM EST

Michael Deveau, Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo

“Relative Randomness and van Lambalgen’s Theorem”

Abstract

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 — 3:30 PM EST

Raymond Cheng, Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo

“Variations on a Theme of Hodge, Variation I: Deformations”

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 — 2:30 PM EST

Andrei Minchenko, Weizmann Institute 

“Simple Lie conformal algebras”

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 — 2:30 PM EST

Kathryn Hare,Pure Math Department, University of Waterloo 

“Local dimensions of convolutions of measures”

Friday, October 30, 2015 — 4:00 PM EDT

Henry Liu, Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo

“Path Integrals”

Friday, October 30, 2015 — 3:30 PM EDT

Matthew Kennedy, Department of Pure Math, University of Waterloo 

“An intrinsic algebraic characterization of C*-simplicity for discrete groups”

Friday, October 30, 2015 — 2:30 PM EDT

Yi Zhu, Pure Mathematics Department, University of Waterloo

“Rational curves on open manifolds”

Thursday, October 29, 2015 — 4:00 PM EDT

Mohammad Mahmoud, Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo

“Hilbert’s 10th Problem”

In 1900, the German mathematician David Hilbert outlined 23 major mathematical problems to be studied in the coming century. His ”questions” ranged greatly in topic and precision. They were designed to serve as examples for the kinds of problems whose solutions would lead to the furthering of disciplines in mathematics.

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