Mathematics Colloquium


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

Schedule, semester A

19th October 2009: Yoel Shkolnisky (Tel-Aviv University), Cryo-EM Structure Determination through Eigenvectors of Center of Mass Operators.

26th October 2009: Grisha Falkovich (Weizmann Institute), Symmetries of Turbulence.

2nd November 2009: Sergei Yakovenko (Weizmann Institute), Infinitesimal Hilbert 16th problem .

9th November 2009: Robert Adler (Technion), From Statistics to Topology and back again.

16th November 2009: Omri Sarig (Weizmann Institute), Measure rigidity for dynamical systems on (very) non-compact spaces .

23th November 2009: Andy Magid (University of Oklahoma), The Complete Differential Galois Closure of a Differential Field .

30th November 2009: Senya Shlosman (Marseille and Moscow), Typical shape of some large random things.

7th December 2009: Eran Nevo (Cornell University), On the g-conjecture.

14th December 2009: Laszlo Lovasz (Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest) A Weak Positivstellensatz for Graphs.

16th December 2009: Shlomo Sternberg (Harvard University) Functorialities in the semi-classical world.

21th December 2009: No colloquium, because of the midrasha in Jerusalem.

28th December 2009: Benny Sudakov (UCLA) Extremal Graph Theory and its applications.

30th December 2009: Michael Hochman (Princeton University) Zero temperature limits of Gibbs states.

4th January 2010: Gidi Amir (University of Toronto) Liouville, amenability, automaton groups and random walks on discrete fractals.

11th January 2010: Grigoris Paouris (Texas A & M) Concentration of mass on Convex bodies: A few results and several open questions.

18th January 2010: Michael Krivelevich (Tel Aviv University) Positional games.

Schedule, semester B

22nd February 2010: Andreas Matt (Oberwolfach) Oberwolfach and IMAGINARY.

1st March 2010: Matthew Foreman (UC Irvine) Classifying the ergodic measure preserving transformations.

8th March 2010: Boris Khesin (University of Toronto) Pseudo-Riemannian geodesics and billiards.

15th March 2010: Harry Dym (Weizmann Institute) What can you say in the finite dimensional case?

22nd March 2010: Shiri Artstein-Avidan (Tel Aviv University) Characterizing order isomorphisms, dualities, and other transforms.

Passover break

12th April 2010: Dmitry Turaev (Ben-Gurion University) On maps close to identity.

19th April 2009: No colloquium, memorial day.

26th April 2010: Ron Devore (Texas A & M) A Taste of Compressed Sensing.

3rd May 2010: Rolf Schneider (Freiburg) Diametric completions in normed spaces.

10th May 2010: Erez Lapid (Hebrew University) Spectral asymptotics for arithmetic quotients.

17th May 2010: Eitan Bachmat (Ben-Gurion University) Basic queueing theory, L-functions and modular forms.

24th May 2010: Noam Berger (Hebrew University) Challenges and recent progress in random walk in random environment.

31th May 2010: Saharon Rosset (Tel Aviv University) On the (Ab)use of Principal Component Analysis in Genetics.

7th June 2010: Nira Dyn (Tel Aviv University) Linear and nonlinear subdivision schemes in geometric modeling.

Organizer: Bo'az Klartag