Mathematics Colloquium


Math colloquium meets on Mondays at 12:15
in Schreiber 006, Tel-Aviv University.

Schedule, semester A

18th October 2010: Micha Sharir (Tel Aviv University), Sharing joints, in moderation: A new bridge between algebraic and combinatorial geometry.

25th October 2010: Yaron Ostrover (Tel Aviv University), Algebraic properties of the quantum homology.

1st November 2010: Iddo Eliazar (Holon Institute of Technology, Israel), Universal generation of fractal statistics.

8th November 2010: Roy Meshulam (Technion), Helly type theorems and topology.

15th November 2010: Yuliy Baryshnikov (Bell Labs), Search on the brink of chaos.

22nd November 2010: Dennis Gaitsgory (Harvard University), A review of categorical Geometric Langlands.

29th November 2010: Zeev Rudnick (Tel Aviv University), Lattice points on circles and nodal lines of eigenfunctions of the Laplacian.

6th December 2010: Anatoly Katok (Penn State University), KAM and Rigidity.

13th December 2010: Pavel Shvartsman (Technion), The Whitney problem: how to measure smoothness of functions on finite sets.

20th December 2010: Asaf Nachmias (MIT), Arm exponents in high-dimensional percolation.

27th December 2010: Anatoly Vershik (St. Petersburg), Actions and representations of groups.

3rd January 2011: Lior Bary-Soroker (Essen University), Irreducible values of polynomials.

10th January 2011: Boris Tsirelson (Tel Aviv University), Black noise of percolation.

17th January 2011: Hugo Duminil-Copin (University of Geneva), Discrete complex analysis and statistical physics.

Schedule, semester B

21st February 2011: Dima Gourevitch (Weizmann Institute of Science) , Measuring representations of GL(n,R).

28th February 2011: Amnon Yekutieli (Ben Burion University), Nonabelian Multiplicative Integration on Surfaces.

7th March 2011: Sergei Tabachnikov (Pennsylvania State University), Geometry, algebra, and dynamics of the pentagram map.

14th March 2011: Michael Cwikel (Technion), A simple(?) geometric question with deep consequences for BMO.

21st March 2011: Maxim Kazarian (Moscow Steklov Institute and Independent University), Universal polynomials and enumerative geometry.

28th March 2011: Greg Kuperberg (UC Davis), What is quantum probability?

4th April 2011: Aviv Censor (Tel Aviv University), Towards Topological Groupoidification.

11th April 2011: Vitali Milman (Tel Aviv University), The Reasons Behind of Some Classical Constructions in Geometry and Analysis.

Extended Passover break
(the extension is due to memorial days)

16th May 2011: Emanuel Milman (Technion), Isoperimetric and Concentration Inequalities - Equivalence and Applications.

23rd May 2011: Mariusz Lemanczyk (Copernicus University, Poland), Differential equations on S^3 and topological dynamical systems given by cocycles.

30th May 2011: Helmut Hofer (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton), Symplectic Dynamics.

6th June 2011: Eyal Lubetzky (Microsoft Research, Redmond), The static and stochastic Ising models.

Previous talks: 2002-2003 , 2003-2004 , 2004-2005 , 2005-2006 , 2006-fall, 2007-spring, 2007-fall, 2008-spring, 2008-fall, 2009-spring, 2009-2010

Organizer: Bo'az Klartag