Dartmouth Math Colloquia for Spring Term, 2012

Colloquiums are (usually) on Thursdays at 4:00 PM in 007 Kemeny Hall.

Follow the links to get abstract.

March 29

Zajj Daugherty, Dartmouth College

The two-boundary braid group and its amazing quotients.

April 5

Emilio Elizalde, ICE/CSIC and IEEC, Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), Spain

Mathematics and Cosmology: on the Universe acceleration and the zeta function as a regularization tool

April 12

Marcelo Aguiar, Texas A & M University

Lie theory based on hyperplane arrangements

April 19

Rostislav Grigorchuk, Texas A & M University

On Gap Conjecture for group growth and related topics

April 26

Thomas Lam, University of Michigan

Electrical networks and Lie theory

May 1

Bernd Sturmfels, UC Berkeley

First Kemeny Lecture, 7-8 PM

Arvo J. Oopik 1978 Auditorium (Room 100)

Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center

Tropical Mathematics

May 2

Bernd Sturmfels, UC Berkeley,

Second Kemeny Lecture, 4-5 PM, Kemeny 008

Convex Algebraic Geometry

May 3

Bernd Sturmfels, UC Berkeley

Third Kemeny Lecture, 4-5 PM Kemeny 007

The Central Curve in Linear Programming

May 10

Ben Schmidt, Michigan State University

Three dimensional manifolds with constant vector curvature.

May 17

Craig Spencer, Kansas State University

Directional Discrepancy

May 24

Olivier Bernardi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

A master bijection for planar maps

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