Many Cheerful Facts is being run in 2007 by William Slofstra and Alex Fink. In the Fall the talks will be held on Thursdays, 1:10–2:00, in 1015 Evans.
If you'd like to give a talk, or to bake something for the talks, write one of us at slofstra or finka, respectively, at math.berkeley.edu.
Previously on Many Cheerful Facts: 2006 (fall, spring), 2005, 2001–2004.
Date | Speaker | Title |
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September 6 | Kenny Easwaran | G\"{o}del's Theorems |
September 13 | Dave Penneys | Examples of Nonabelian Von Neumann Algebras... |
September 20 | Jeffrey Doker | The Möbius Inversion Formula Revisited |
September 27 | Noah Snyder | Cancelled |
October 4 | Anton Geraschenko | The Salamander Lemma |
October 11 | Patrick Barrow | What is Noncommutative Geometry? |
October 18 | Theo Johnson-Freyd | Divergent Series |
October 25 | Chul-Hee Lee | $e^{\pi\sqrt{163}}$ is an almost-integer |
November 1 | Santiago Cañez | The Tao of Quantization |
November 8 | Richard Dore | Buy One Tree, Get Exactly Six Free |
November 15 | Matt Satriano | "Nine Magic Discriminants" |
November 19 | John Oberlin | Mnemonic Constructs: An Approach to Artificial Intelligence |
November 29 | Noah Snyder | Eureka: The Method of Archimedes |
December 6 | Kiril Datchev | Spectral Theory for the Schroedinger Equation |
Date | Speaker | Title |
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January 24 | Jeff Doker | The Square-Peg Problem. Well, The Rectangular-Peg One At Least. |
January 31 | Daniel Evans | Classifying Surface Automorphisms |
February 7 | Justin Blanchard | Riemann Revisited |
February 14 | William Slofstra | Bell Inequalties and Grothendieck's Constant |
February 21 | Gary Sivek | Computation on Groups |
February 28 | Dustin Cartwright | Algebraic and Topological K-Theory |
March 7 | Adam Booth | Some Models Have Bigger Ones Than Others |
March 14 | Alex Fink | Ceci n'est pas un résumé : The surreal numbers |
March 21 | Russell O'Connor | The Coming Constructive Revolution |
March 28 | Spring break; no talk | |
April 4 | Chul-Hee Lee | Mathematics of ADE : The ubiquity of Coxeter-Dynkin diagrams |
April 11 | Kevin Lin | A generalized theory of computation |
April 18 | Michael Catlin | One Proof Isn't Enough for the Two of Us |
April 25 | Cancelled | |
May 2 | David Spivak | Presheaf, the cobbler. |