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Mathematics Colloquia, Spring Term

Spring Term 2007-08

Organiser: Adam Epstein

Additional colloquia, titles and abstracts will be added as details become available.

Colloquia take place on Friday afternoons at 4.00pm, Lecture Room B3.02 in the Mathematics Institute, Zeeman Building. They are directed towards a general mathematical audience. In particular, one the functions of these Colloquia is to inform non-specialists and graduate students about recent trends, ideas and results in some area of mathematics, or a closely related field.

Friday 11 January 2008 Mary Rees (Liverpool) Counting Maps

Friday 18 January 2008 Tim Dokchitser (Cambridge) Parity conjecture for elliptic curves

Friday 25 January 2008 Michael Stoll (Jacobs) Rational points on curves of genus 2

Friday 1 February 2008 Raphael Rouquier (Oxford) Dunkl operators, microlocalization and quantization

Friday 8 February 2008 Jongil Park (Seoul National University) New symplectic 4-manifolds and algebraic surfaces  ((PDF Document)pdf file)

Friday 15 February 2008 - Change - Fabrizio Catanese (Bayreuth) A packing problem for automorphisms of Riemann surfaces and the slope of Kodaira fibrations

Friday 22 February 2008 Richard Kaye (Birmingham) Nonstandard symmetric groups

Friday 29 February 2008 Mark Roberts (Surrey) The geometry of spacecraft attitude control

Friday 7 March 2008 Anton Thalmaier (Luxemburg) Brownian motion of Jordan curves and stochastic analysis on the diffeomorphism group of the circle

Friday 14 March 2008 Dorothy Buck (Imperial) Predicting DNA Knot/Link Type after Protein Action

Tea is served in the Common Room in the Mathematics Institute from 3.00-4.00pm. The Colloquium will be followed by an informal reception (drinks and snacks) designed to give people the opportunity to have more contact with the speaker.

Aerial photograph of Maths Houses

See also:
Mathematics Research Centre
Mathematical Interdisciplinary Research at Warwick (MIR@W)
Past Events 
Past Symposia 

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