Fall 2003 Colloquium

At the bottom of this page is a list of downloadable PDF files of the available abstracts of the Fall 2003 Colloquium talks.

Fall 2003

Date Speaker Title
September 4 Max Karoubi, Univ. of Paris Bott periodicity in topological, algebraic and Hermitian K-theory
September 11 David Revelle, Statistics Dept. at UCB Some exotic behavior of random walks on wreath products
September 18 Arthur Ogus, UCB Calculus and Hodge Theory in characteristic p
September 25 Tara Holm, UCB A gentle introduction to (equivariant) Morse Theory
October 2 Eric Rains, UC Davis Bounds on self-dual codes and lattices
October 9 Wilhelm Schlag, CALTECH On Schroedinger cocycles and Lyapunov exponents
October 16 David Ben-Zvi, University of Texas Solitons, particles and noncommutative geometry
October 23 Elena Mantovan, UCB The role of the geometry of Shimura varieties in the Langlands' conjectures
October 30 G. I. Barenblatt, UCB Mathematical models of developed turbulent flows
November 13 Vadim Kaloshin, MIT and Caltech Growth of the number of periodic points of generic maps
November 20 Jenny Harrison, UCB Discrete exterior calculus with convergence to the smooth continuum
December 4 Anatole Katok New progress in measure rigidity of Abelian group actions and Littlewood Conjecture in diophantine approximation

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 cordially invited to attend.

Charles Pugh, Colloquium chair