Fall 1998 Colloquium

At the bottom of this page is a list of downloadable PDF files of the available abstracts of the Fall 1998 Colloquium talks.

Fall 1998

Date Speaker Title
September 3 Stephen Smale, City University of Hong Kong, visiting MSRI Mathematical problems for the next century: version 2
September 10 Kevin Buzzard, University of Cambridge Artin's conjecture on representations of Galois groups
September 17 Rekha R. Thomas, Texas A&M University Algebraic methods in integer programming
September 24 Tilla Weinstein, Rutgers University, visiting UCB Recent applications of Kulkarni's conformal boundary
October 1 Sheldon Axler, San Francisco State University Computing with harmonic functions
October 8 Marius van der Put, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, visiting MSRI The interaction of groups and differential equations
October 15 William Fulton, University of Michigan, visiting MSRI Eigenvalues of sums of Hermitian matrices, after A. Klyachko
October 22 Alice Silverberg, Ohio State University, visiting UCB Ranks of elliptic curves
October 29 Karen Aardal, Utrecht University, visiting Rice University Integer programming and basis reduction
November 12 Dusa McDuff, SUNY at Stony Brook Symplectic fibrations
November 19 Benson Farb, University of Chicago The asymptotic geometry of groups
November 26 Thanksgiving Holiday
December 3 Inez Fung, UCB El Nino and other oscillations in the climate system

The colloquium meets Thursdays at 4:10PM in 60 Evans Hall. Lectures last 50 minutes and are followed by a short question period. The mathematical public is warmly invited to attend.

Hendrik W. Lenstra, Jr., colloquium chair