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Friday, February 28, 2014 — 2:30 PM EST

Michael Hartz, Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo

“The Corona Problem”

The corona theorem is a celebrated result about maximal ideals of the algebra of all bounded analytic functions on the unit disc. It is an open question if an analogue of the corona theorem for functions on the unit ball holds. This question is known as the corona problem, and it has connections to operator theory, function theory and geometry. I will talk about the theorem, the problem, and possibly about astronomy and Mexican beer.

Location 
MC - Mathematics & Computer Building
4042
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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