SMRI Seminar, 22 April: Marcy Robertson – Expansions, completions and automorphisms of welded tangled foams

SMRI Seminar Expansions, completions and automorphisms of welded tangled foams Marcy Robertson (University of Melbourne) Thursday, 22 April 2021, 15:30–16:30 AEST (Sydney) Location: The Quadrangle S227 (University of Sydney staff, students and affiliates only) and via Zoom Abstract: Welded tangles are knotted surfaces in R^4. Bar-Natan and Dancso described a class of welded tangles which …

SMRI Applied Maths Seminar, 15 April: Yury Stepanyants – The asymptotic approach for ocean wave patterns

SMRI Applied Maths Seminar The asymptotic approach to the description of two dimensional soliton patterns in the oceans Yury Stepanyants (University of Southern Queensland) Thursday, 15 April 2021, 15:30–16:30 AEST (Sydney) Location: The Quadrangle S227 (University of Sydney staff, students and affiliates only) and via Zoom Abstract: The asymptotic approach is suggested for the description …

SMRI Seminar Double-Header, 8 April: Adam Piggott & Murray Elder – Geodesics in Groups

SMRI Seminar Double-Header Piggott ‘Stubborn conjectures concerning rewriting systems, geodesic normal forms and geodetic graphs’ & Elder ‘Which groups have polynomial geodesic growth?’ Adam Piggott  (Australian National University) Thursday, 8 April 2021, 15:00–16:00 AEST (Sydney) Location: Online via Zoom Abstract: A program of research, started in the 1980s, seeks to classify the groups that can …

SMRI Applied Maths Seminar, 18 March: Jared M. Field – Gamilaraay Kinship Dynamics

SMRI Applied Maths Seminar Gamilaraay Kinship Dynamics Jared M. Field (University of Melbourne) Thursday, 18 March 2021, 15:30–16:30 AEDT (Sydney) Location: Carslaw 350 (University of Sydney staff and students only) and via Zoom Abstract: Traditional Indigenous marriage rules have been studied extensively since the mid 1800s. Despite this, they have historically been cast aside as …

SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online, 26 February: Monica Nevins – Characters and types: The personality of a representation of a p-adic group

SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online Seminar Characters and types: The personality of a representation of a p-adic group, revealed by branching to its compact open subgroups Monica Nevins (University of Ottawa) Friday, 26 February 2021, 10:00–11:30 AEDT (Sydney) Other time zones: PST, Thurs 15:00; EST, Thurs 18:00; GMT London, Thurs 23:00; CET, Fri 00:00; CST …

SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online, 07 December: Minhyong Kim – Recent progress on the effective Mordell problem

SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online Seminar Recent progress on the effective Mordell problem Minhyong Kim (University of Warwick) Monday, 07 December, 20:00–21:30 AEDT (Sydney) Other time zones: Vancouver, Mon 01:00; Toronto, Mon 04:00; London, Mon 09:00; Cape Town, Mon 11:00; Mumbai, Mon 14:30; Beijing, Mon 17:00 In 1983, Gerd Faltings proved the Mordell conjecture stating …

SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online, 26 October: Peng Shan – Coherent categorification of quantum loop sl₂

SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online Seminar Coherent categorification of quantum loop sl₂ Peng Shan (Tsinghua University) Monday, 26 October, 14:00–15:30 AEST (Sydney) Other time zones: Vancouver, Sun 20:00; Toronto, Sun 23:00; London, Mon 04:00; Cape Town, Mon 05:00; Mumbai, Mon 08:30; Beijing, Mon 14:00 We explain an equivalence of categories between a module category of …

SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online, 08 October: Shamgar Gurevich – Harmonic analysis on GLₙ over finite fields

SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online Seminar Harmonic analysis on GLₙ over finite fields Shamgar Gurevich (University of Wisconsin, Madison) Thursday, 08 October, 11:00–12:30 AEST (Sydney) Other time zones: Vancouver, Wed 17:00; Toronto, Wed 20:00; London, Thu 01:00; Cape Town, Thu 02:00; Mumbai, Thu 05:30; Beijing, Thu 08:00 There are many formulas that express interesting properties …

SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online, 06 July: Eugen Hellmann – On the derived category of the Iwahori–Hecke algebra

SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online Seminar On the derived category of the Iwahori–Hecke algebra Eugen Hellmann (University of Münster) Monday, 06 July, 17:00–18:30 AEST (Sydney) Other time zones: Vancouver, Mon 00:00; Toronto, Mon 03:00; London, Mon 08:00; Cape Town, Mon 09:00; Mumbai, Mon 12:30; Beijing, Mon 15:00 In this talk I will state a conjecture …