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Friday, October 23, 2015

Friday, October 23, 2015 — 3:30 PM EDT

Ignacio Garcia, Department of Pure Math, University of Waterloo

“Packing measure and a theorem of Besicovitch”

Packing measures, as well as Hausdorff measures, are used to provide fine information on the size of fractal sets. For many random sets, especially related to Brownian motion, packing measures (rather than Hausdorff measures) provide the right concept to measure the size of the set.

Friday, October 23, 2015 — 4:00 PM EDT

Anton Borissov, Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo

“Dirac Field”

This week we will discuss fermions. Starting from representations of the Lorentz group and traversing carefully through Clifford algebras and spinors, we will finally arrive at the quantization of the Dirac field.


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