Department Colloquium

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For more information on this seminar, contact Adam LevineFlorian Sprung or Paul Yang.

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March 29, 2017
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Tableaux combinatorics of hopping particles and Koornwinder polynomials

The asymmetric simple exclusion process (ASEP) is a Markov chain describing particles hopping on a 1-dimensional finite lattice.

Location
Fine Hall 314
Speaker: Lauren Williams ,
IAS/UCBerkeley
April 5, 2017
4:30pm - 5:30pm
The Waring problem and group theory

The Waring problem asks whether for each positive integer n, every positive integer is the sum of a bounded number of nth powers. Although Hilbert solved it more than 100 years ago, it remains the focus of much current research.

Location
Fine Hall 314
Speaker: Michael Larsen ,
Indiana University
April 12, 2017
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Statistics for random linear combinations of Laplace eigenfunctions

There are several questions about the behavior of Laplace eigenfunctions that have proved to be extremely hard to deal with and remain unsolved.

Location
Fine Hall 314
Speaker: Yaiza Canzani,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
April 19, 2017
4:30pm - 5:30pm
TBA - Andrea Malchiodi
Location
Fine Hall 314
Speaker: Andrea Malchiodi ,
PISA
April 26, 2017
4:30pm - 5:30pm
TBA - Vitaly Bergelson
Location
Fine Hall 314
Speaker: Vitaly Bergelson ,
Ohio State University