Brandeis-Harvard-MIT-Northeastern
JOINT MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM
Winter-Spring 1999Date | Place | Speaker | Title |
February 4 |
Northeastern
509 Lake |
Neil J. A. Sloane
AT&T Shannon Labs |
The sphere-packing problem |
February 11 |
Brandeis
317 Goldsmith |
Julius Shaneson
University of Pennsylvania |
Euler-MacLaurin expansions in higher dimensions |
February 18 |
MIT
Room 2-190 |
Dan Burghelea
Ohio State University |
L^{2}-Torsion |
February 25 |
Harvard
Science Center, Hall D |
Benson Farb
University of Chicago |
The asymptotic geometry of groups |
March 4 |
Northeastern
509 Lake |
Georgia Benkart
University of Wisconsin |
Down-up algebras |
March 11 |
MIT
Room 2-190 |
Niky Kamran
McGill University |
Some geometric aspects of the inverse problem of the calculus of variations |
March 18 |
Harvard
Science Center, Hall D |
Philip A. Griffiths
I.A.S. |
Complex geometry and K_{2}(C) |
March 25 |
Brandeis
317 Goldsmith |
Jonathan Weitsman
U.C. Santa Cruz |
Equivariant Morse theory, old and new |
April 8 |
Harvard
Science Center, Hall D |
Oleg Viro
Uppsala University |
Self-linkings and self-intersections of real algebraic varieties |
April 15 |
MIT
Room 2-190 |
Cristopher Denninger
Univ. of Münster and Harvard |
Arithmetic and dynamical cohomologies |
April 22 |
Northeastern
509 Lake |
Steve Gersten
University of Utah |
Hyperbolic groups; or, is geometric group theory part of homological algebra? |
April 29 |
Brandeis
317 Goldsmith |
Guennadi Kasparov
University of Marseilles |
Operator algebras associated with geometric objects |
May 6 |
Harvard
Science Center, Hall D |
Bill Fulton
University of Michigan |
Eigenvalues, invariant factors, highest weights, and Schubert calculus |
May 13 |
MIT
Room 2-190 |
Friedrich Hirzebruch
Max Planck Institute |
The signature and the Atiyah-Bott-Singer fixed point theorem |
The Colloquium is held on Thursday afternoons.
Tea is from 4:00 to 4:30. Talks are from 4:30 to 5:30.
Colloquium organizers
Colloquium archive
Winter-Spring 1998 | Fall 1998Web page: Alexandru I. Suciu | Started: January 8, 1998. Last modified: September 2, 1999 | |
Comments to: alexsuciu@neu.edu | URL: http://www.math.neu.edu/colloquium_wsp99.html |