Past Seminars

Past Seminars

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Monday, September 23 2002

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Phase Transitions for Random Processes
Speaker:Joel Spencer, Courant Institute

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Topological Lower Bounds for the Chromatic Number: A
Speaker:Jiri Matousek, Charles University, Prague

Tuesday, September 24 2002

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, III
Topic:Proving Integrality Gaps without Knowing the Linear
Speaker:Sanjeev Arora, Princeton University

Monday, September 30 2002

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Dimension Reduction in the 1_1 Norm
Speaker:Moses Charikar, Princeton University

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Algebraic Geometry and Geometric Representation Theory

Tuesday, October 1 2002

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Quantum Security in the Bounded Storage Model
Speaker:Hartmut Klauck, IAS

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Algebra and Geometry

Thursday, October 3 2002

SHORT TALKS BY JUNIOR MEMBERS
Topic:Analysis

Friday, October 4 2002

SHORT TALKS BY JUNIOR MEMBERS
Topic:Computer Science and Discrete Mathematics

Monday, October 7 2002

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:The Elusiveness of Braess’s Paradox: Designing
Speaker:Tim Roughgarden, Cornell

Tuesday, October 8 2002

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Universally Composable Security: Overview of the Paradigm and some Constructions
Speaker:Ran Canetti, IBM Watson Research Center

Friday, October 11 2002

STATISTICAL MECHANICS SEMINAR
Topic:Statistical Physics of Fiber Optics Communications
Speaker:Michael Chertkov, Los Alamos National Laboratory

STOCHASTIC ANALYSIS AND MODELING SEMINAR
Topic:Statistical Integrals of Motion and Anomalous Scaling in Turbulence
Speaker:Gregory Falkovich, IAS

Topic:Generalized Flow and Turbulent Transport
Speaker:Eric Vanden-Eijnden, IAS

Monday, October 14 2002

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:The Hardness of 3-Uniform Hypergraph Coloring
Speaker:Irit Dinur, NEC Research

Tuesday, October 15 2002

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Time-space Tradeoff Lower Bounds for Randomized
Speaker:Xiaodong Sun, IAS

Monday, October 21 2002

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Free and Pseudo-Surjective Functions, and Provability of Circuit Lower Bounds
Speaker:Jan Krajicek, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Some Problems on Entire Arithmetic Functions
Speaker:Jonathan Pila, IAS

Tuesday, October 22 2002

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Time-space Tradeoff Lower Bounds for Randomized Computation (Continued)
Speaker:Xiaodong Sun, IAS

Friday, October 25 2002

APPLIED MATH/STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Modeling and Computation of Tumor Growth
Speaker:Qing Nie, University of California, Irvine

STOCHASTIC ANALYSIS AND MODELING SEMINAR
Topic:Weak Turbulence
Speaker: David Cai, IAS

Topic:Weak Turbulence
Speaker: Alexander Balk, IAS

Monday, October 28 2002

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Random Sub-Problems of a Given Problem
Speaker:Ravindran Kannan, Yale University

Tuesday, October 29 2002

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Derandomizing Special Polynomial Identities via Cyclotomic Rings
Speaker:Manindra Agarwal, IIT Kanpur, India

ANALYSIS/MATH PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:A Survey of Quasi-Periodic Localization
Speaker:Jean Bourgain

Friday, November 1 2002

STOCHASTIC ANALYSIS AND MODELING SEMINAR
Topic:Energy Landscapes and Rare Events
Speaker:Eric Vanden-Eijnden, IAS

Topic:Energy Landscapes and Rare Events
Speaker:Weiqing Ren, IAS

Topic:Energy Landscapes and Rare Events
Speaker:Phillip Geissler, MIT

Monday, November 4 2002

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Non-Linear Versions of Dvoretzky’s Theorem
Speaker:Assaf Naor, Microsoft Research

SPECIAL SEMINAR
Topic:The Concept of EPR States and Their Structure
Speaker:Raja Varadarajan, NYU and UCLA

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:The Euler-Lagrange Equation and Minimizers in Elastostatics
Speaker:John Ball, Oxford and IAS

Tuesday, November 5 2002

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:A Lower Bound for Approximate Nearest Neighbor Searching
Speaker:Amit Chakrabarti, IAS

ANALYSIS/MATH PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:The Ultraviolet Problem for (QED)3
Speaker:Jonathan Dimock, IAS

Thursday, November 7 2002

ARNOLD DIFFUSION SEMINAR
Topic:Variational Approach to Mather Connecting Theorem and Arnold’s Example of Diffusion
Speaker:Vadim Kaloshin, IAS

Friday, November 8 2002

APPLIED MATH/STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Various Fluid Equations and Numerical Tests of Their Equivalence to Navier Stokes
Speaker:G. Gallavotti, Rome and Rutgers

STOCHASTIC ANALYSIS AND MODELING SEMINAR
Topic:Stochastic Navier-Stokes Equations
Speaker: J. Mattingly, IAS

Topic:Stochastic Navier-Stokes Equations
Speaker: L. S. Young, Courant Institute

Monday, November 11 2002

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:How Intractable is the “Invisible Hand”: Polynomial Time Algorithms for Market Equilibria
Speaker:Vijay Vazirani, Georgia Tech

Tuesday, November 12 2002

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:A Lower Bound for Approximate Nearest Neighbor Searching
Speaker:Amit Chakrabarti, IAS

ANALYSIS-MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:MHD Turbulence
Speaker:Peter Goldreich, SNS and Caltech

Thursday, November 14 2002

ARNOLD DIFFUSION SEMINAR
Topic:Geometric Approach to Arnold’s Example of Diffusion
Speaker:Dmitry Dolgopyat, IAS

Monday, November 18 2002

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR
NO SEMINARS THIS WEEK

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:K3 Surfaces vs. Principal G-bundles on Elliptic Curves, a Comparison of the Moduli Spaces
Speaker:Adrian Clingher, IAS

Monday, November 25 2002

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Erdos-Renyi Scaling for the n-Cube and Beyond
Speaker:Christian Borgs, Microsoft Research

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Graphs with Tiny Vector Chromatic Numbers and Huge Chromatic Numbers
Speaker:Michael Langberg, Weizmann Institute

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:TBA
Speaker:Igor Rodnianski, IAS

Tuesday, November 26 2002

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, III
Topic:Combinatorial Reconstruction Using Invariant Polynomials
Speaker:Luke Pebody, IAS

ANALYSIS/MATH PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Statistical Physics of Non-Equilibrium Disordered and Frustrated Many Body Problems
Speaker:David Sherrington, IAS

Monday, December 2 2002

ARNOLD DIFFUSION
Topic:Nekhoroshev Estimates for Stability of Nearly Integrable Hamiltonian Systems
Speaker:Dmitry Dolgopyat, IAS

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Support Varieties for Finite Group Schemes
Speaker:Julia Pevtsova, IAS

Tuesday, December 3 2002

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Combinatorial Reconstruction Using Invariant Polynomials (Continued)
Speaker:Luke Pebody, IAS

Thursday, December 5 2002

ARNOLD DIFFUSION
Topic:TBA
Speaker:M. Levi, Penn State University

Monday, December 9 2002

CONFERENCE ON STOCHASTIC AND MULTI-SCALE PROBLEMS IN THE SCIENCES
Topic: For detailed information on topics and speakers visit our web page: www.math.ias.edu/agenda.htm

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Forbidden Information
Speaker:Leonid A. Levin, Boston University

Tuesday, December 10 2002

CONFERENCE ON STOCHASTIC AND MULTI-SCALE PROBLEMS IN THE SCIENCES
Topic: For detailed information on topics and speakers visit our web page:

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Inapproximability and Instance Complexity of the Distributed Minimum Spanning Tree Problem
Speaker:Michael Elkin, IAS

Wednesday, December 11 2002

CONFERENCE ON STOCHASTIC AND MULTI-SCALE PROBLEMS IN THE SCIENCES
Topic: For detailed information on topics and speakers visit our web page: www.math.ias.edu/agenda.htm

Thursday, December 12 2002

ARNOLD DIFFUSION
Topic:Diffusion in PDE
Speaker:Jean Bourgain, IAS

Monday, January 13 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Lower Bounds for Matrix Multiplication
Speaker:Amir Shpilka, Harvard University and MIT

Tuesday, January 14 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:New Lattice Based Cryptographic Constructions
Speaker:Oded Regev, IAS

Monday, January 20 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:A Second Threshold for the Hard-Core Model
Speaker:Peter Winkler, Bell Labs

Tuesday, January 21 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Inapproximability of the Distributed Minimum Spanning Tree Problem
Speaker:Michael Elkin, IAS

Monday, January 27 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:The Exact Turan Number of the Fano Plane
Speaker:Peter Keevash, Princeton University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Asymptotics of Toeplitz and Hankel Determinants
Speaker:Percy Deift, IAS

Tuesday, January 28 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Perfect Graphs
Speaker:Paul Seymour, Princeton University

Wednesday, January 29 2003

ASPECTS OF INTEGRABLE SYSTEMS SEMINAR
Topic:Geometric Methods in Nonlinear Dynamics: A survey PART I – Integrable Hierarchies of Nonlinear PDEs
Speaker:Emma Previato, IAS

Topic:Geometric Methods in Nonlinear Dynamics: A survey PART I – Integrable Hierarchies of Nonlinear PDEs
Speaker:Emma Previato, IAS

Monday, February 3 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:The Number of Directions Determined by n Points in Space
Speaker:Janos Pach, City College, NY and Renyi Institute, Budapest

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Asymptotics of Toeplitz and Hankel and Toeplitz Matrices via Riemann Hilbert Methods
Speaker:Percy Deift, IAS

Tuesday, February 4 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Testing Large Directed Graphs
Speaker:Noga Alon, Tel Aviv University and IAS

Thursday, February 6 2003

STATISTICAL MECHANICS SEMINAR
Topic:Coulomb Gas Methods for 2d Critical Behavior
Speaker:John Cardy, IAS

Monday, February 10 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Coloring Products of Graphs, a Fourier Approach
Speaker:Ehud Friedgut, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

STOCHASTIC MODELING SEMINAR
Topic:Adaptive Prediction Algorithms
Speaker:Alexander Chorin, University of California, Berkeley

Tuesday, February 11 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Set-Systems with Restricted $k$-wise Intersections
Speaker:Benny Sudakov, Princeton University and IAS

Wednesday, February 12 2003

ASPECTS OF INTEGRABLE SYSTEMS SEMINAR
Topic:Random Characteristic Polynomials: Riemann-Hilbert Approach
Speaker:Eugene Strahov, Brunel University, England

Thursday, February 13 2003

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Topic:Theory of Continuous Valuations
Speaker:Semyon Alesker, University of Chicago

STATISTICAL MECHANICS SEMINAR
Topic:Dimers on Periodic Planar Graphs
Speaker:Andrei Okounkov, Princeton University

Monday, February 17 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Chromatic Number of the Plane and its Relatives: History, Problems, Results
Speaker:Alexander Soifer, DIMACS, Rutgers University and University of Colorado

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:How Rain Starts
Speaker:Gregory Falkovich, IAS

Tuesday, February 18 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Quantum Time-Space Tradeoffs for Sorting
Speaker:Hartmut Klauck, IAS

Thursday, February 20 2003

JOINT PRINCETON/IAS/RUTGERS NONLINEAR ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Topic:Harnack Estimates of Li-Yau_Hamilton Type for the Ricci Flow
Speaker:Ben Chow, University, San Diego

Monday, February 24 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Approximation Complexity of MIN-BISECTION Problems
Speaker:Marek Karpinski, University of Bonn

Tuesday, February 25 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Systems of Linear Equations Hard for k-DNF Resolution
Speaker:Alexander Razborov, IAS

Wednesday, February 26 2003

ASPECTS OF INTEGRABLE SYSTEMS SEMINAR
Topic:Solitons and Many-Body Systems in Algebraic Geometry
Speaker:David Ben-Zvi, University of Chicago

Monday, March 3 2003

CONFERENCE ON STOCHASTIC PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
Topic: For detailed information on topics and speakers visit our web page: www.math.ias.edu/agenda_eq.html

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Coin Flipping From a Cosmic Source; or, On Error Correction of Truly Random Bits
Speaker:Ryan O’Donnell, MIT

Tuesday, March 4 2003

CONFERENCE ON STOCHASTIC PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
Topic: For detailed information on topics and speakers visit our web page: www.math.ias.edu/agenda_eq.html

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH READING SEMINAR
Topic:Exponential Lower Bound for 2-Query Locally Decodable Codes via a Quantum Argument (on the paper by Iordanis Kerenidis and Ronald de Wolf)
Speaker:Xiaodong Sun, IAS

Wednesday, March 5 2003

CONFERENCE ON STOCHASTIC PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
Topic: For detailed information on topics and speakers visit our web page: www.math.ias.edu/agenda_eq.html

Thursday, March 6 2003

CONFERENCE ON STOCHASTIC PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
Topic: For detailed information on topics and speakers visit our web page: www.math.ias.edu/agenda_eq.html

JOINT PRINCETON/IAS/RUTGERS ANALYSIS AND NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Combinatorial Measure Theory Problems Related to the Kakeya Conjecture
Speaker:Jean Bourgain, IAS

Monday, March 10 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Learning Juntas
Speaker:Rocco Servedio, Columbia University

STATISTICAL MECHANICS SEMINAR
Topic:Branched Polymers and Dimensional Reduction
Speaker:John Cardy, IAS

Tuesday, March 11 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR II
Topic:Long Arithmetic Progressions in Sumsets and Erdös-Folkman Conjecture
Speaker:Van Vu, University of California at San Diego

Wednesday, March 12 2003

STOCHASTIC ANALYSIS AND MODELING SEMINAR
Topic:Introduction to Hydrodynamic Limit of Interacting Particle Systems
Speaker:Horng-Tzer Yau, IAS

Monday, March 17 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Chromatic Number of the Plane and Its Relatives: History, Problems, Results
Speaker:Alexander Soifer, DIMACS, Rutgers University and University of Colorado

Tuesday, March 18 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH READING SEMINAR
Topic:Lower Bounds for Multi-Party Set Disjointness
Speaker:Amit Chakrabarti, IAS

Thursday, March 20 2003

CONFERENCE ON TURBULENCE
Topic: For detailed information on topics and speakers visit our web page: http://www.math.ias.edu/agenda_tub.html

Friday, March 21 2003

CONFERENCE ON TURBULENCE
Topic: For detailed information on topics and speakers visit our web page: http://www.math.ias.edu/agenda_tub.html

Monday, March 24 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Generalized Compact Knapsacks, Cyclic Lattices, and Efficient One-Way Functions from Worst-Case Complexity Assumptions
Speaker:Daniele Micciancio, University of California, San Diego

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Discrete Analytic Functions and Global Information from Local Observation
Speaker:Laslo Lovasz, Microsoft Research

Tuesday, March 25 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, III
Topic:Algebraic Constraint Satisfaction Problems
Speaker:Madhu Sudan, MIT

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, IV
Topic:List-Decoding Using the XOR Lemma
Speaker:Luca Trevisan, Berkeley University

Wednesday, March 26 2003

ASPECTS OF INTEGRABLE SYSTEMS SEMINAR
Topic:Hidden Symmetries in Integrable Systems and Dynamical Poisson Groupoids
Speaker:Luen-Chau Li, Pennsylvania State University

Topic:Integrable Chains on Algebraic Curves
Speaker:Igor Krichever, Columbia University

Thursday, March 27 2003

JOINT PRINCETON/IAS/RUTGERS NON-LINEAR ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Topic:Topological Singularity in Some Non-Linear PDE Problems
Speaker:Fang-Hua Lin, Courant Institute

Monday, March 31 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:On the Impossibility of Dimension Reduction in l1
Speaker:Bo Brinkman, Princeton University

MARSTON MORSE MEMORIAL LECTURE
Topic:Motivic Algebraic Topology
Speaker:Fabien Morel, Institut de Mathématique de Jussieu

MEMBER SEMINAR
Topic:How Rain Starts
Speaker:Gregory Falkovich, IAS

Tuesday, April 1 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR
Topic:Extractors – Optimal Up To Constant Factors
Speaker:Omer Reingold, IAS

Wednesday, April 2 2003

MARSTON MORSE MEMORIAL LECTURE
Topic:Motivic Algebraic Topology
Speaker:Fabien Morel, Institut de Mathématique de Jussieu

Thursday, April 3 2003

MARSTON MORSE MEMORIAL LECTURE
Topic:Motivic Algebraic Topology
Speaker:Fabien Morel, Institut de Mathématique de Jussieu

JOINT NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR (IAS, PRINCETON, RUTGERS)
Topic:Zeros of Families of Elliptic Curve L-functions
Speaker:Matthew Young, Rutgers University

Monday, April 7 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Scale-free Random Graphs
Speaker:Bela Bollobas, University of Memphis and University of Cambridge

Wednesday, April 9 2003

ASPECTS OF INTEGRABLE SYSTEMS SEMINAR
Topic:The Large N Expansion for a Random Matrix Partition Function
Speaker:Nick Ercolani, University of Arizona at Tucson

Topic:Universality of Discrete Orthogonal Polynomial Ensembles
Speaker:Jinho Baik, Princeton University

Monday, April 14 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Adding Random Edges to Dense Graphs
Speaker:Michael Krivelevich, Tel Aviv University, Israel

SPECIAL SEMINAR
Topic:Global Attractors for Generalized Semiflows
Speaker:John Ball, IAS and Oxford University

Monday, April 21 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Analysis of Boolean Functions and Various Applications
Speaker:Muli Safra, Tel Aviv University

Thursday, April 24 2003

STOCHASTIC MODELING SEMINAR
Topic:Around Random Burgers on Unbounded Domains
Speaker:Kostya Khanin, from Newton Institute, Cambridge University

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR (PU/IAS/RUTGERS)
Topic:Are Motivic L-functions Rational?
Speaker:M. Larsen, Indiana University

Monday, April 28 2003

SPECIAL STOCHASTIC MODELING SEMINAR
Topic:Multiscale Computation of Turbulent Flames via Asymptotic Flamelets
Speaker:Anne Bourlioux, University of Montreal

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Partial Results on the Total Colouring Conjecture
Speaker:Bruce Reed, McGill University

STATISTICAL MECHANICS SEMINAR
Topic:Multifractality of the SRB Measures in the Kraichnan Flow
Speaker:Peter Horvai, École Polytechnique and ENS, Lyon

Wednesday, April 30 2003

ASPECTS OF INTEGRABLE SYSTEMS SEMINAR
Topic:Gromov-Witten Theory I
Speaker:Andrei Okounkov, Princeton University

Topic:Gromov-Witten Theory II
Speaker:Rahul Pandharipande, Princeton University

Thursday, May 1 2003

STOCHASTIC MODELING SEMINAR
Topic:Computational Studies of Conformational Transitions of Parts of the ATP Synthase
Speaker:Paul Margarakis, Harvard University

Monday, May 5 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Dual-Bounded Monotone Properties
Speaker:Leonid Khachiyan, Rutgers University

Thursday, May 8 2003

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR (Princeton/IAS/Rutgers)
Topic:Small Gaps Between Primes
Speaker:D. Goldston, San Jose

Monday, May 12 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Frugality in Path Auctions
Speaker:Edith Elkind, Princeton University

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Tuesday, September 23 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Lower Bounds for Non-Black-Box Zero-Knowledge
Speaker:Boaz Barak, IAS

Monday, September 29 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Network Models for Game Theory and Economics
Speaker:Michael Kearns, University of Pennsylvania

SHORT TALKS BY JUNIOR POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Explicit Constructions of Pseudo-Random Objects
Speaker:Boaz Barak

Topic:Hilbert’s Tenth Problem and Arithmetic Geometry
Speaker:Kirsten Eisenträger

Topic:Probabilistically Checkable Proofs (PCPs) for NP and Inapproximability of NP-hard Problems
Speaker:Subash Khot

Topic:Hyperbolic Groups, Bounded Cohomology, the Baum-Connes Conjecture, etc.
Speaker:Igor Mineyev

Topic:Knot Polynomials and Homologies
Speaker:Jacob Rasmussen

Tuesday, September 30 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:On the Computational Power of Classical and Quantum Branching Programs
Speaker:Farid Ablayev, Kazan State University

ANALYSIS AND PDE SEMINAR
Topic:On the Local and Global Well-Posedness of the KP-I Equation
Speaker:Carlos E. Kenig, IAS

SHORT TALKS BY JUNIOR POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:On the Stable Homology of Aut(F_n)
Speaker:Daniel Biss

Topic:Toric Degenerations of Flag and Schubert Varieties
Speaker:Mikhail Kogan

Topic:Quivers and Affine Algebras
Speaker:Kevin McGerty

Topic:Learning Functions from Random Examples
Speaker:Ryan O’Donnell

Topic:Tensor Categories in Geometric Representation Theory
Speaker:Victor Ostrik

Thursday, October 2 2003

SHORT TALKS BY JUNIOR POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Analogies between Number Theory and 3-Dimensional Topology
Speaker:Adam Sikora

Topic:About Characters of p-adic Groups and Motivic Integration
Speaker:Julia Gordon

Topic:A Canonical Bundle Formula
Speaker:Osamu Fujino

Topic:De Rham Cohomology in Characteristic p?!
Speaker:Kiran Kedlaya

Monday, October 6 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
NO SEMINAR

Tuesday, October 7 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Memorization and DPLL: Formula Caching Proof Systems
Speaker:Russell Impagliazzo, IAS

SHORT TALKS BY JUNIOR POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Dyadic Models for the Equations of Fluid Motion
Speaker:Natasa Pavlovic

Topic:On Some Problems Related to Carleson-Hunt Theorem in Fourier Analysis
Speaker:Camil Muscalu

Topic:The Lengths of Propositional Proofs
Speaker:Nathan Segerlind

Topic:Some Problems in Geometric Measure Theory
Speaker:Marianna Csörnyei

Topic:How hard is it to find an explicit object?
Speaker:Mikhail Alekhnovitch

Wednesday, October 8 2003

IAS/PU COMPLEX GEOMETRY SEMINAR
Topic:Canonical Kähler Metrics and Geometric Stability: A survey of results and open problems
Speaker:S. Paul, Columbia University

SHORT TALKS BY JUNIOR POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Rank-one Convexity: Geometry of Matrix Space and Applications to PDE
Speaker:László Székelyhidi

Topic:Blow up Dynamics for the Non Linear Schrodinger Equation
Speaker:Pierre Raphael

Topic:Local and Global Low Regularity Results for Non-Linear Wave Equations
Speaker:Jacob Sterbenz

Topic:Heterogeneous Multiscale Methods for Stiff ODEs
Speaker:Richard Tsai

Monday, October 13 2003

GEOMETRIC REPRESENTATION THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:An Introduction to Motivic Integration
Speaker:Julia Gordon, IAS

Wednesday, October 15 2003

ANALYSIS AND PDE SEMINAR
Topic:On Asymptotics and Blow-up for GkdV Equations, Part I
Speaker:Frank Merle, IAS

Monday, October 20 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Propositional Logic of Continuous Transformations

GEOMETRIC REPRESENTATION THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:An Introduction to Motivic Integration, II
Speaker:Julia Gordon, IAS

Tuesday, October 21 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:A New Explicit Construction of Constant-Degree Expander Cayley Graphs
Speaker:Eyal Rozenman, The Hebrew University

Wednesday, October 22 2003

ANALYSIS AND PDE SEMINAR
Topic:On Asymptotics and Blow-up for GkdV Equations, Part II
Speaker:Yvan Martel, IAS

Monday, October 27 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Probability Theory and Covering Problems
Speaker:Nicholas Pippenger, Princeton University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:de Rham cohomology and zeta functions
Speaker:Kiran Kedlaya, IAS

Tuesday, October 28 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:A New Explicit Construction of Constant-Degree Expander Cayley Graphs (Cont’d)
Speaker:Eyal Rozenman, The Hebrew University

Monday, November 3 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Multilinear Formulas and Skepticism of Quantum Computing
Speaker:Scott Aaronson, University of California Berkeley

p-ADIC LOCAL MONODROMY SEMINAR
Topic:Overview
Speaker:Kiran Kedlaya, IAS

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:What Do We Know About Four Dimensional Manifolds?
Speaker:Tomasz Mrowka, IAS

GEOMETRIC REPRESENTATION THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:An Introduction to Stacks II: this time there's a definition
Speaker:Kevin McGerty, IAS

Tuesday, November 4 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Priority Algorithms: Greedy Graph Algorithms, and Beyond
Speaker:Russell Impagliazzo, IAS

SPECIAL SEMINAR
Topic:Local Langlands Correspondence for Kac-Moody Algebras
Speaker:Edward Frenkel, University of California Berkeley

Wednesday, November 5 2003

ANALYSIS AND PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Almost- Periodically and Diffusion in High Dimensional Systems
Speaker:Jean Bourgain, IAS

Thursday, November 6 2003

GEOMETRIC REPRESENTATION THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Mirkovic-Vilonen Polytopes in Type A
Speaker:Jared Anderson, University of Pittsburgh

Monday, November 10 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Frobenius Structures, Dieudonné-Manin Decompositions, and Slopes
Speaker:Kiran Kedlaya, IAS

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:An Intrinsic Characterization of Sporadic Simple Groups
Speaker:Ronald Solomon, IAS

GEOMETRIC REPRESENTATION THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Coherent Sheaves on Stacks
Speaker:Aravind Asok, Princeton University

Tuesday, November 11 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Approximating the Shortest and Closest Vector in a Lattice to Within Sqrt(n) Lie in NP Intersect coNP
Speaker:Dorit Aharonov, Hebrew University

Wednesday, November 12 2003

ANALYSIS AND PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Interaction Morawetz Inequalities and Applications to NLS Evolution Problems
Speaker:James Colliander, IAS

Thursday, November 13 2003

JOINT IAS/PRINCETON/RUTGERS ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Topic:Multichannel Nonlinear Scattering
Speaker:Avraham Soffer, IAS and Rutgers University

Monday, November 17 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:The Robba Ring and Variants
Speaker:Kiran Kedlaya, IAS

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Floer Homology and Dehn Surgeries
Speaker:Peter Ozsvath, IAS

GEOMETRIC REPRESENTATION THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Stacks and Vector Bundles on Simple G-Varieties
Speaker:Aravind Asok, Princeton University

Tuesday, November 18 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Exponential Lower Bounds for the Running Time of DPLL Algorithms on Satisfiable Formulas
Speaker:Mikhail Alekhnovitch, IAS Joint with Edward A. Hirsch and Dmitry Itsykson.

Wednesday, November 19 2003

ANALYSIS AND PDE SEMINAR
Topic:On Classification of Blow-up Behavior for Critical $L^2$ NLS
Speaker:Frank Merle, IAS

Thursday, November 20 2003

GEOMETRIC REPRESENTATION THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Remarks on Parabolic Character Sheaves
Speaker:Tonny Springer, Utrecht

Monday, November 24 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Boosting in the Presence of Noise
Speaker:Adam Kalai, TTI

ANALYSIS AND PDE SEMINAR
Topic:On Classification of Blow up Behavior for $L^2$ Critical NLS
Speaker:Pierre Raphael, IAS

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Particle Packings, Jamming, and Order Metrics
Speaker:Salvatore Torquato, IAS

GEOMETRIC REPRESENTATION THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Homotopy Theory and Stacks (or, Homotopy Theory v. Stacks)
Speaker:Daniel Biss, IAS, CMI and University of Chicago

Tuesday, November 25 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:PCP Testers: Towards a Combinatorial Proof of the PCP Theorem
Speaker:Omer Reingold, AT & T and IAS

Monday, December 1 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Analogue of the Dieudonné-Manin Classification
Speaker:Kiran Kedlaya, IAS

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Lie Theory for n-Groupoids
Speaker:Ezra Getzler, IAS

GEOMETRIC REPRESENTATION THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:On Cleanness of Cuspidal Local Systems in Bad Characteristic
Speaker:Victor Ostrik, IAS

Tuesday, December 2 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Derandomized "low degree" tests via "epsilon-biased" sets, with applications to short Locally Testable Codes and PCPs
Speaker:Avi Wigderson, IAS

Wednesday, December 3 2003

ANALYSIS AND PDE SEMINAR
Topic:On Classification of Blow up Behavior for $L^2$ Critical NLS
Speaker:Pierre Raphael, IAS

Thursday, December 4 2003

JOINT ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Topic:The Weak Null Condition and Global Existence for Einstein’s Equations
Speaker:Hans Lindblad, University of California at San Diego and IAS

Monday, December 8 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Complexity of Succinct Zero-sum Games
Speaker:Valentine Kabanets, Simon Frazer University

p-ADIC LOCAL MONODROMY SEMINAR
Topic:Descending the Dieudonné-Manin Filtration
Speaker:Kiran Kedlaya, IAS

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:From the Charged Quantum Gas to the Non-Linear Schrödinger Equation--Dyson's N^{7/5}-Conjecture
Speaker:Jan Phillip Solovej, IAS

GEOMETRIC REPRESENTATION THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:TBA
Speaker:TBA

Tuesday, December 9 2003

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Learning Mixtures of Product Distributions
Speaker:Ryan O’Donnell, IAS

Wednesday, December 10 2003

ANALYSIS AND PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Global Well-Posedness and Scattering for Defocusing Quintic NLS on R^3
Speaker:James Colliander, IAS

Thursday, December 11 2003

JOINT ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Topic:New Estimates for the Degree and for Hodge Type Systems, Part 1
Speaker:Haim Brezis, Rutgers University and Paris VI

Monday, December 15 2003

p-ADIC LOCAL MONODROMY SEMINAR
Topic:The Link to p-Adic Galois Representations: Berger’s
Speaker:Kiran Kedlaya, IAS

Monday, January 19 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Randomly Sampling Graph Colorings
Speaker:Thomas Hayes, Toyota Technological Institute, Chicago

Tuesday, January 20 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Multi-Linear Formulas for Permanent and Determinant are of Super-Polynomial Size
Speaker:Ran Raz, Weizmann Institute

Wednesday, January 21 2004

ANALYSIS AND PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Selfsimilar Solutions for the Binormal Flow: Singularity Formation
Speaker:Luis Vega, IAS

Monday, January 26 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Spectra of Quantized Walks and a $sqrt{deltaepsilon}$-Rule
Speaker:Mario Szegedy, Rutgers University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:K-Theory and G-Theory on Algebraic Stacks: I
Speaker:Roy Joshua, IAS

Tuesday, January 27 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Metric Decomposition: Coping with Boundaries
Speaker:James R. Lee, Berkeley University

Monday, February 2 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Probabilistic Generation of Finite Simple Groups, Random Walks, Fuchsian Groups and Witten’s zeta Function
Speaker:Aner Shalev, Hebrew University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Mod-1 Topological G-Theory for Algebraic Stacks
Speaker:Roy Joshua, IAS

Tuesday, February 3 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Cut Norm, Grothendieck’s Inequality and Approximation Algorithms For Dense Graphs
Speaker:Noga Alon, Tel-Aviv University

Monday, February 9 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Using Hypergraph Homomorphisms to Guess Three Secrets
Speaker:Nathan Segerlind, IAS

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Harish-Chandra Characters and Motivic Integration
Speaker:Julia Gordon, IAS

GEOMETRIC REPRESENTATION THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Quantum Cluster Algebras
Speaker:Andrei Zelevinsky, Northeastern University

Tuesday, February 10 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Some Vexing Combinatorial and Mixing Problems
Speaker:Peter Winkler, Bell Labs and IAS

Monday, February 16 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Nash Equilibria and complexity
Speaker:Christos Papadimitriou, University of California, Berkeley

Tuesday, February 17 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:The Structure of Clawfree Graphs
Speaker:Maria Chudnovsky, Princeton, CMI and IAS

Wednesday, February 18 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Laplacians, Homology and Hypergraph Matching
Speaker:Roy Meshulam, Technion, Israel

Thursday, February 19 2004

GEOMETRIC REPRESENTATION THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:t-structures on derived categories of coherent sheaves and representation theory – Part 1
Speaker:Roman Bezrukavnikov, Northwestern University

Monday, February 23 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:On Separating Nondeterminism and Randomization in Communication Complexity
Speaker:Ravi Kumar, IBM Almaden Research Center

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:On the Computability of Julia Sets
Speaker:Mark Braverman, University of Toronto

SPECIAL SEMINAR
Topic:Integration of One-forms on p-adic Analytic Spaces
Speaker:Vladimir Berkovich, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Tuesday, February 24 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, III
Topic:Making Sense of Bounded Arithmetic
Speaker:Stephen Cook, University of Toronto

Monday, March 1 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Quasi-Ramanujan 2-lifts – A New Construction of Expander Graphs
Speaker:Yonatan Bilu, Hebrew University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Main Conjectures for Modular Forms
Speaker:Christopher Skinner, IAS

PRINCETON/IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Intersection Homology of Groupoids
Speaker:Mark Goresky, IAS

Tuesday, March 2 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:On a Model for Backtracking
Speaker:Toniann Pitassi, IAS

Monday, March 8 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Online Concealed Correlation by Boundedly Rational Players
Speaker:Abraham Neyman, Institute of Mathematics, Hebrew University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:A Proof for the Existence of Classical Solutions for the Critical Nonlinear Schrödinger Equation in 3-D
Speaker:Gigliola Staffilani, IAS

GEOMETRIC REPRESENTATION THEORY
Topic:Tensor Categories Attached to Cells in Affine Weyl Groups
Speaker:Victor Ostrik, IAS

Tuesday, March 9 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Extracting Randomness from Few Independent Sources
Speaker:Boaz Barak, IAS

Topic:Extracting Randomness from Few Independent Sources
Speaker:Boaz Barak, IAS

Wednesday, March 10 2004

ANALYSIS AND PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Asymptotic Stability of Multi-Soliton Solutions for Nonlinear Schrödinger Equations
Speaker:Galina Perelman, IAS

Thursday, March 11 2004

JOINT IAS/PU ANALYSIS SEMINAR

Monday, March 15 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Locally Testable Cyclic Codes
Speaker:Amir Shpilka, The Weizmann Institute

PRINCETON/IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:The Spherical Unitary Dual for Split p-adic Exceptional Groups
Speaker:Dan Ciubotaru, Cornell University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Character Sheaves and the Drinfeld Double (work in progress)
Speaker:Victor Ostrik, IAS

Tuesday, March 16 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:BCH Codes, Augmented Tensor Products and Hardness of the Shortest Vector Problem in Lattices
Speaker:Subhash Khot, IAS

Monday, March 22 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Spam and Pebbling
Speaker:Moni Naor, Weizmann Institute of Science

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Decay and Scattering on Black Hole Metrics
Speaker:Avy Soffer, IAS

JOINT PRINCETON/IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:The Optimal Lattice Packing in 24 Dimensions
Speaker:Abhinav Kumar, Harvard University

Tuesday, March 23 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Efficient Primality Testing
Speaker:Manindra Agrawal, IAS

CMI/IAS WORKSHOP ON MATHEMATICAL ASPECTS OF NON-LINEAR PDES
Topic:For detailed agenda visit our webpage at: http://www.math.ias.edu/wanpagenda.html

Wednesday, March 24 2004

CMI/IAS WORKSHOP ON MATHEMATICAL ASPECTS OF NON-LINEAR PDES
Topic:For detailed agenda visit our webpage at: http://www.math.ias.edu/wanpagenda.html

Thursday, March 25 2004

CMI/IAS WORKSHOP ON MATHEMATICAL ASPECTS OF NON-LINEAR PDES
Topic:For detailed agenda visit our webpage at: http://www.math.ias.edu/wanpagenda.html

Monday, March 29 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Graph Products are (almost!) Practical
Speaker:Mike Capalbo, DIMACS

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:From Random Matrices to Supermanifolds
Speaker:Martin Zirnbauer, IAS

JOINT PRINCETON/IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:On Quantum Unique Ergodicity for Locally Symmetric Spaces
Speaker:Lior Silberman, Princeton University

GEOMETRIC REPRESENTATION THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Loops in Spherical Varieties and Langlands Duality, Part I
Speaker:David Nadler, University of Chicago

Tuesday, March 30 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Search by Quantum Walks
Speaker:Andris Ambainis, IAS

Wednesday, March 31 2004

ANALYSIS AND PDE SEMINAR
Topic:An example of solution of periodic 1 dimensional Nonlinear Shrödinger Equation with polynomial growth of Sobolev Norms and diffusion in high dimensional Hamiltonian systems
Speaker:Vadim Kaloshin, IAS, AIM, Caltech

Monday, April 5 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:A Near Optimal Bound on Erdös Distinct Distances in High Dimensions
Speaker:Van Vu, University of California, San Diego

JOINT PRINCETON/IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Symplectic Kloosterman Sums
Speaker:Arpad Toth, Eotvos University, Budapest

Tuesday, April 6 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Strong Proof Systems and Hard Tautologies
Speaker:Jan Krajicek, IAS

Thursday, April 8 2004

MARSTON MORSE MEMORIAL LECTURES
Topic:Geometry and Analysis of Einstein 4-Manifolds
Speaker:Gang Tian, Princeton University

Monday, April 12 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Solving Extremal Problems Using Stability Approach
Speaker:Benny Sudakov, Princeton University

JOINT PRINCETON/IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Central Values of Twisted L-Functions
Speaker:Zhengyu Mao, Rutgers University, Newark

Tuesday, April 13 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Guessing More Secrets via List Decoding
Speaker:Alexander Razborov, IAS

Monday, April 19 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Some Optimality Results in Bounded-Storage Cryptography
Speaker:Andrew Yao, Princeton University

JOINT PRINCETON/IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Behavior of the Root Numbers in Families of Elliptic Curves
Speaker:Harald Helfgott, Yale University

Tuesday, April 20 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Search by Quantum Walks II
Speaker:Andris Ambainis, IAS

Monday, April 26 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Network Failure Detection and Graph Connectivity
Speaker:Jon Kleinberg, Cornell University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Monopoles and Mergers in 4 Dimensions
Speaker:Stefan Bauer, IAS

JOINT PRINCETON/IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Metaplectic Eisenstein Series and Analytic Continuations of Dirichlet Series
Speaker:Ben Brubaker, Stanford University

Tuesday, April 27 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Optimal inapproximability results for MAX-CUT and other 2- variable CSPs?
Speaker:Ryan O’Donnell, IAS

INFORMAL LECTURES
Topic:On Floer Homology for Seiberg-Witten Monopoles
Speaker:Tom Mrowka, IAS

Monday, May 3 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Fast Quantum Algorithms for Computing the Unit Group and Class Group of a Number Field
Speaker:Sean Hallgren, NEC Research, Princeton

Tuesday, May 4 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Ruling Out PTAS for Graph Min-Bisection
Speaker:Subhash Khot, IAS

INFORMAL LECTURES
Topic:On Floer Homology for Seiberg-Witten Monopoles
Speaker:Tom Mrowka, IAS

Monday, May 10 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:New Notions of Security: Universal Composability without Trusted Setup
Speaker:Manoj Prabhakaran, Princeton University

JOINT IAS/PRINCETON NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:On the Leading Terms and Values of Equivariant L-Functions
Speaker:David J. Burns, King’s College, London

Tuesday, May 11 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Two Topics on the Interface of Probability and Algorithms
Speaker:Yuval Peres, University of California, Berkeley

Monday, May 17 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Some Results on $k$-gonal Metrics
Speaker:Yuval Rabani, Technion, on sabbatical at Cornell University

Tuesday, May 18 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Ruling Out PTAS for Graph Min-Bisection (continued)
Speaker:Subhash Khot, IAS

Wednesday, May 19 2004

INFORMAL LECTURES
Topic:On Floer Homology for Seiberg-Witten Monopoles
Speaker:Tom Mrowka, IAS

Monday, May 24 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Algorithmic Construction of Sets for k-Restrictions
Speaker:Dana Moshkovitz, Tel Aviv University

Tuesday, May 25 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Tournaments, Boxes and Non-Transitive Dice
Speaker:Peter Winkler, Bell Labs and IAS

Wednesday, May 26 2004

INFORMAL LECTURES
Topic:On Floer Homology for Seiberg-Witten Monopoles
Speaker:Tom Mrowka, IAS

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Tuesday, June 1, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR II
Topic:Ruling Out PTAS for Graph Min-Bisection
Speaker:Subhash Khot, IAS


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Thursday, September 23, 2004

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Floer Theories in Symplectic Geometry and Gauge Theory
Speaker:Katrin Wehrheim, IAS

Topic:Knot Polynomials and Knot Homologies
Speaker:Jacob Rasmussen, IAS

Topic:BCOV Torsion for Calabi-Yau Manifolds
Speaker:Hao Fang, IAS

Topic:Bases for Equivariant Cohomology and K-Theory
Speaker:Mikhail Kogan, IAS

Topic:Volume Minimization for Isotropic Submanifolds
Speaker:Edward Goldstein, IAS

Topic:Fat Graphs and the Bordered Mapping Clas Group
Speaker:Véronique Godin, IAS

Friday, September 24, 2004

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Regulators on Curves
Speaker:Amir Jafari, IAS

Topic:P-adic Hodge Theory for Homotopy Groups
Speaker:Martin Olsson, IAS

Topic:Algebraic K-Theory of Singularities
Speaker:Christian Haesemeyer, IAS

Topic:p-Adic Multiple Zeta Values
Speaker:Hidekazu Furusho, IAS

Topic:TBA
Speaker:Vsevolod Joukhovitski, IAS

Topic:Function Spaces in Algebraic Topology
Speaker:Craig Westerland, IAS

Monday, September 27, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, I
Topic:On the Measure of Interesting Families via Spectral Methods
Speaker:Ehud Friedgut, Hebrew University

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:On the p-Typical de Rham-Witt Complex
Speaker:Viorel Costeanu, IAS

Topic:Explicit Study of the Three-Folds
Speaker:Masayuki Kawakita, IAS

Topic:Singularities of Variations of Mixed Hodge Structure
Speaker:Gregory Pearlstein, IAS

Topic:Karoubi's Construction for Motivic Cohomology Operations
Speaker:Zhaohu Nie, IAS

Topic:Zero-Cycles on Homogeneous Varieties
Speaker:Daniel Krashen, IAS

Tuesday, September 28, 2004

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Transfer of Generic Automorphic Representations to GL(N)
Speaker:Mahdi Asgari, IAS

Topic:Mirkovic-Vilonen Polytopes and Polynomials
Speaker:Jared Anderson, IAS

Topic:Computing Combinatorial Invariants from Representation Theory
Speaker:Etienne Rassart, IAS

Topic:Rankin Triple Products and Quantum Chaos
Speaker:Thomas Watson, IAS

Topic:Modular Symbols and Existense of Maass Cusp Forms
Speaker:Morten Risager, IAS

Topic:Jacquet-Langlands Correspondence
Speaker:Ioan Badulescu, IAS

Wednesday, September 29, 2004

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Global Well-Posedness for the Klein-Gordon-Schrödinger System in Low Dimensions Below the Energy Space
Speaker:Nikolaos Tzirakis, IAS

Topic:On Some Conformally Invariant Fully Nonlinear Equations
Speaker:Aobing Li, IAS

Topic:The Hilbert Transform Along C^{1+\epsilon} Vector Field
Speaker:Xiaochun Li, IAS

Topic:Instabilities for NLS Equations with a Periodic Potential
Speaker:Zoi Rapti, IAS

Friday, October 1, 2004

SPECIAL SEMINAR
Topic:Moduli of Connections with a Small Parameter on a Curve
Speaker:D. Arinkin, University of Chicago

Topic:Divisibility of the Kappa Class
Note: U. Tilman will give a colloquium at Princeton University on September 29th at 4:30 pm entitled "The Space of Strings and the Stable Cohomology of Moduli Space"
Speaker:Ulrike Tilman, Oxford University

Monday, October 4, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Lower Bounds for Linear Degeneracy Testing
Speaker:Nir Ailon, Princeton University

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Loop-Erased Random Walk
Speaker:Gady Kozma, IAS

Topic:Structural Graph Theory
Speaker:Maria Chudnovsky, IAS

Topic:Counting Graph Homomorphisms
Speaker:David Galvin, IAS

Topic:Dynamic Monopolies of Constant Size
Speaker:Eli Berger, IAS

Topic:Multidimensional Schrodinger Operators with Slowly decaying and Random Potentials
Speaker:Serguei Denissov, IAS

Topic:Stochastic Lowner Equation Conformal Field Theory
Speaker:Roland Friedrich, IAS

JOINT PRINCETON-IAS NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Proof of the Rudnick-Kurlberg Conjecture
Speaker:Ronny Hadani and Shamgar Gorevitch, Tel Aviv University

Tuesday, October 5, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, II
Topic:The Complexity of Agreement
Speaker:Scott Aaronson, IAS

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Curves with Many Rational Points
Speaker:Motoko Kawakita, IAS

Topic:SAT Problems from a Spin-Systems Point of View
Speaker:Dror Weitz, IAS

Topic:Some Conjectures on Noise-Stability with Applications to Computer-Science
Speaker:Guy Kindler, IAS

Topic:How a Theorem of A. A. Markov's Younger Brother Tells Us a Limitation of Quantum Advisors
Speaker:Scott Aaronson, IAS

Topic:The Slicing Problem and Geometric Symmetrization Methods
Speaker:Bo'az Klartag, IAS

Topic:Reduced Measures and Nonlinear Elliptic Equations
Speaker:Augusto Ponce, IAS

Topic:Zero Cycles on Singular Surfaces
Speaker:Amalendu Krishna, IAS

Thursday, October 7, 2004

A CONFERENCE ON THE OCCASION OF THE SIXTIETH BIRTHDAY OF ROBERT MacPHERSON
Topic:Geometry, Combinatorics and Algebraic Groups
Note: Please check the following website for details about the agenda: http://www.math.ias.edu/gcagagenda.htm
Speaker:Various

Friday, October 8, 2004

A CONFERENCE ON THE OCCASION OF THE SIXTIETH BIRTHDAY OF ROBERT MacPHERSON
Topic:Geometry, Combinatorics and Algebraic Groups
Note: Please check the following website for details about the agenda: http://www.math.ias.edu/gcagagenda.htm
Speaker:Various

Saturday, October 9, 2004

A CONFERENCE ON THE OCCASION OF THE SIXTIETH BIRTHDAY OF ROBERT MacPHERSON
Topic:Geometry, Combinatorics and Algebraic Groups
Note: Please check the following website for details about the agenda: http://www.math.ias.edu/gcagagenda.htm
Speaker:Various

Monday, October 11, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, I
Topic:Toward Privacy in Public Databases
Speaker:Cynthia Dwork, Microsoft Research

JOINT PRINCETON-IAS NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Arithmetic of Towers of Curves
Speaker:Jordan Ellenberg, Princeton University

Tuesday, October 12, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, II
Topic:The Intersection of a Matroid and a Simplicial Complex
Speaker:Eli Berger, IAS

Wednesday, October 13, 2004

BLOCH-KATO CONJECTURE SEMINAR
Topic:Introductory Talk
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, IAS

Thursday, October 14, 2004

INFORMAL SEMINAR
Topic:Isoperimetric Inequalities and Random Walk
Speaker:Gady Kozma, IAS

Monday, October 18, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, I
NO SEMINAR DUE TO FOCS CONFERENCE
Topic:

JOINT PRINCETON-IAS NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Prime Numbers and Divisor Functions
Speaker:John Friedlander, University of Toronto

Tuesday, October 19, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, II
NO SEMINAR DUE TO FOCS CONFERENCE
Topic:

SPECIAL STATISTICAL MECHANICS SEMINAR
Topic:Hiking on the Gaussian Free Field with an Altimeter and a Compass
Speaker:Scott Sheffield, University of California, Berkeley

Wednesday, October 20, 2004

MOTIVIC EILENBERG-MACLANE SPACES
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, IAS

NORM VARIETIES
Speaker:Andrei Suslin, IAS

SPECIAL STATISTICAL MECHANICS SEMINAR
Topic:Diffusions on Moduli Spaces as Generators for Random Sets
Speaker:Roland Friedrich, IAS

Friday, October 22, 2004

RUTH AND IRVING ADLER EXPOSITORY LECTURE IN MATHEMATICS
Topic:Calibrations in Geometry and Topology
Speaker:Robert Bryant, Duke University

Monday, October 25, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, I
Topic:Tic-Tac-Toe Games: Exact Values of Infinitely Many Game Numbers
Speaker:Jozsef Beck, Rutgers University

JOINT PRINCETON-IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Real Zeros and Size of Rankin-Selberg L-functions in the Level Aspect
Speaker:Guillaume Ricotta, Université de Montréal

Tuesday, October 26, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Explicit Constructions of Bipartite Ramsey Graphs
Speaker:Boaz Barak and Guy Kindler, IAS

SPECIAL STATISTICAL MECHANICS SEMINAR
Topic:Tug of War and the Infinity Laplacian
Speaker:Scott Sheffield, University of California, Berkeley

Wednesday, October 27, 2004

MOTIVIC EILENBERG-MACLANE SPACES
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, IAS

NORM VARIETIES
Speaker:Andrei Suslin, IAS

Thursday, October 28, 2004

INFORMAL SEMINAR
Topic:Limits on Efficient Computation in the Physical World
Speaker:Scot Aaronson, IAS

Monday, November 1, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, I
Topic:Influences and Decision Tree Complexity
Speaker:Michael Saks, Rutgers University

JOINT PRINCETON-IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Uniform Bounds for Serre's Theorem for Elliptic Curves over Function Fields
Speaker:Chris Hall, University of Texas at Austin

Tuesday, November 2, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Explicit Constructions of Bipartite Ramsey Graphs
Note: The talk will be reasonably self-contained and will not use the material from the first lecture.
Speaker:Boaz Barak and Guy Kindler, IAS

Wednesday, November 3, 2004

MOTIVIC EILENBERG-MACLANE SPACES
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, IAS

NORM VARIETIES
Speaker:Andrei Suslin, IAS

Thursday, November 4, 2004

PRINCETON-RUTGERS-IAS JOINT ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Topic:Curvature Propagation in General Relativity - The Yang-Mills Analogy
Speaker:Vincent Moncrief, Yale University

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Conformal Invariance and the Diffusion on Moduli Space for Radial SLE
Speaker:Robert Bauer, University of Illinois, at Urbana-Champaign

Monday, November 8, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, I
Topic:Approximation Algorithms for Embeddings into Low-Dimensional Spaces
Speaker:Piotr Indyk, MIT

JOINT PRINCETON-IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Elliptic Curves and Skew-Hermitian Matrices
Speaker:Karl Rubin, University of California, Irvine

Tuesday, November 9, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Slow Mixing of Local Dynamics for Colourings and Independent Sets
Speaker:David Galvin, IAS

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Matrix Models, Random Partitions, Planar Graphs and Random Surfaces
Speaker:Vladimir Kazakov, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon

Wednesday, November 10, 2004

MOTIVIC EILENBERG-MACLANE SPACES
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, IAS

NORM VARIETIES
Speaker:Andrei Suslin, IAS

Thursday, November 11, 2004

PRINCETON-RUTGERS-IAS JOINT ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Topic:Asymptotically Simple Solutions of the Vacuum Einstein Equations in Even Dimensions
Speaker:Michael Anderson, SUNY at Stony Brook

Monday, November 15, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:On Sensitivity and Chaos
Speaker:Elchanan Mossel, University of California, Berkeley

JOINT PRINCETON-IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Filtered (phi,N)-modules and p-adic differential equations
Speaker:Laurent Berger, IHES

Tuesday, November 16, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Slow Mixing of Local Dynamics for Colourings and Independent Sets
Speaker:David Galvin, IAS

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Seiberg-Witten Theory and Random Partitions
Speaker:Andrei Okounkov, Princeton University

Wednesday, November 17, 2004

NORM VARIETIES
Speaker:Andrei Suslin, IAS

Thursday, November 18, 2004

PRINCETON-RUTGERS-IAS JOINT ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Topic:A Deterministic Control Based Approach to Motion by Curvature
Speaker:Sylvia Serfaty, Courant Institute

Monday, November 22, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Using Nondeterminism to Amplify Hardness
Speaker:Emanuele Viola, Harvard University

MOTIVIC EILENBERG-MACLANE SPACES
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, IAS

JOINT PRINCETON-IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:New Exponential Sum Estimates
Speaker:Jean Bourgain, IAS

Tuesday, November 23, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Learnability and Automatizability
Speaker:Michael Alekhnovich, IAS

Wednesday, November 24, 2004

MOTIVIC EILENBERG-MACLANE SPACES
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, IAS

NORM VARIETIES
Speaker:Andrei Suslin, IAS

Monday, November 29, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:An Unconditional Study of Computational Zero Knowledge
Speaker:Salil Vadhan, Harvard University

JOINT PRINCETON-IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Generic Transfer to Non-Self Dual Automorphic Representations of GL(N)
Speaker:Mahdi Asgari, IAS

Tuesday, November 30, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:On Random Bernoulli Matrices: Singularity and Determinant
Speaker:Van Vu, University of California at San Diego

K-THEORY OF GROUP C* ALGEBRAS (AN INTRODUCTION TO K-THEORY AND THE BAUM-CONNES CONJECTURE)
Topic:Some Classical Problems and Conjectures
Note: These four lectures are intended for non-specialists. The basic definitions will be carefully and explicitly stated. All are welcome.
Speaker:Paul Baum, IAS

ALGEBRAIC GROUPS AND CONVEXITY
Topic:Equivariant Localization
Speaker:Christopher Woodward, Rutgers University

Wednesday, December 1, 2004

MOTIVIC EILENBERG-MACLANE SPACES
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, IAS

NORM VARIETIES
Speaker:Andrei Suslin, IAS

FUNCTION THEORY
Topic:ABC, Waring and Fermat for Functions
Speaker:Walter K. Hayman, FRS, Senior Research Fellow, Imperial College, London

Thursday, December 2, 2004

SPECIAL MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Supersymmetric Formulation of Network Models in Class C
Speaker:John Cardy, Oxford University and IAS

K-THEORY OF GROUP C* ALGEBRAS (AN INTRODUCTION TO K-THEORY AND THE BAUM-CONNES CONJECTURE)
Topic:What is K-Theory and What is it Good For?
Note: These four lectures are intended for non-specialists. The basic definitions will be carefully and explicitly stated. All are welcome.
Speaker:Paul Baum, IAS

PRINCETON-RUTGERS-IAS JOINT ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Topic:L^1 estimates for vector fields
Speaker:Jean van Schaftingen, University of Louvain

Friday, December 3, 2004

SPECIAL SEMINAR
Topic:Equidistribution and Bounds for L-functions
Speaker:Akshay Venkatesh, CMI/New York University

Monday, December 6, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Several Geometric Applications of Chernoff Estimates: A Zigzag Approximation for Balls and Some Random Matrices
Speaker:Shiri Artstein, Princeton University and IAS

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Completing the Bernstein Program (A Geometric Conjecture within the Representation Theory of p-adic Groups)
Speaker:Paul Baum, IAS

JOINT PRINCETON-IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Fixed Point Formulas and Modular Forms
Speaker:Georgios Pappas, IAS

Tuesday, December 7, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Variance/Entropy Decomposition Techniques for Proving Fast Mixing of the Glauber Dynamics
Speaker:Dror Weitz, IAS

K-THEORY OF GROUP C* ALGEBRAS (AN INTRODUCTION TO K-THEORY AND THE BAUM-CONNES CONJECTURE)
Topic:Dirac Operator
Speaker:Paul Baum, IAS

MATHEMATICAL-PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Large Deviations for a Point Process of Bounded Variability
Speaker:Eugene Speer, Rutgers University

Wednesday, December 8, 2004

MOTIVIC EILENBERG-MACLANE SPACES
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, IAS

NORM VARIETIES
Speaker:Andrei Suslin, IAS

Thursday, December 9, 2004

K-THEORY OF GROUP C* ALGEBRAS (AN INTRODUCTION TO K-THEORY AND THE BAUM-CONNES CONJECTURE)
Topic:Universal Example for Proper Actions
Speaker:Paul Baum, IAS

PRINCETON-RUTGERS-IAS JOINT ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Topic:Prescribing symmetric functions of the eigenvalues of the Ricci tensor
Speaker:Matt Gursky, University of Notre Dame

Monday, December 13, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:On Learning Random Decision Trees and DNF Formulas
Speaker:Rocco Servedio, Columbia University

Tuesday, December 14, 2004

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Variance/Entropy Decomposition Techniques for Proving Fast Mixing of the Glauber Dynamics
Speaker:Dror Weitz, IAS

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Jamming and k-core Percolation
Speaker:Andrea Liu, University of Pennsylvania

Wednesday, December 15, 2004

MOTIVIC EILENBERG-MACLANE SPACES
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, IAS

Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, IAS

Thursday, January 13, 2005

PRINCETON-RUTGERS-IAS JOINT ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Topic:Diagonal estimates for Bergman kernels on some non-diagonalizable domains
Speaker:Alex Nagel, University of Wisconsin

Monday, January 17, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Multicommodity flow, well-linked terminals, and routing problems
Speaker:Chandra Chekuri, Bell Labs

Tuesday, January 18, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:On Lattices, Learning with Errors, Random Linear Codes, and Cryptography
Speaker:Oded Regev, Tel-Aviv University

ALGEBRAIC GROUPS AND CONVEXITY SEMINAR
Topic:Morse Theory and Tilting Sheaves
Speaker:David Nadler, University of Chicago

Wednesday, January 19, 2005

NORM VARIETIES SEMINAR
Speaker:Markus Rost, IAS

Monday, January 24, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Shorter and Simpler PCPs
Speaker:Madhu Sudan, MIT

Tuesday, January 25, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:The Tic-Tac-Toe Theory
Speaker:Jozsef Beck, Rutgers University

Wednesday, January 26, 2005

NORM VARIETIES SEMINAR
Speaker:Markus Rost, IAS

Thursday, January 27, 2005

PRINCETON-RUTGERS-IAS JOINT ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Topic:TBA
Speaker:Horng-Tzer Yau, Stanford University

ALGEBRAIC GROUPS AND CONVEXITY SEMINAR
Topic:Equivariant localization and quot schemes
Speaker:Tom Braden, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Monday, January 31, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Extremal graphs, recursive functions and a separation theorem in property testing
Speaker:Asaf Shapira, Tel Aviv University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Approximation algorithms and Grothendieck type inequalities
Speaker:Noga Alon, IAS

Tuesday, February 1, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Geometric symmetrizations in high dimension
Speaker:Bo'az Klartag, IAS

Wednesday, February 2, 2005

MOTIVIC EILENBERG-MACLANE SPACES SEMINAR
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, IAS

NORM VARIETIES SEMINAR
Speaker:Markus Rost, IAS

Monday, February 7, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Embedding Almost Spanning Bounded Degree Trees
Speaker:Michael Krivelevich, Tel Aviv University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Local Models of Shimura Varieties
Speaker:George Pappas, IAS

Tuesday, February 8, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Forcing with Random Variables
Speaker:Jan Krajicek, Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic

COMPLEX GEOMETRY SEMINAR
Topic:A Hodge Theoretic Approach to the Decomposition Theorem
Speaker:Luca Migliorini, University of Bologna, Italy

Wednesday, February 9, 2005

MOTIVIC EILENBERG-MACLANE SPACES SEMINAR
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, IAS

NORM VARIETIES SEMINAR
Speaker:Markus Rost, IAS

Thursday, February 10, 2005

PRINCETON-RUTGERS-IAS JOINT ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Topic:Paraproducts on Polydiscs
Speaker:Camil Muscalu, Cornell University

Monday, February 14, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:The Dynamics of Boosting
Speaker:Cynthia Rudin, New York University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Blow up in a 3-D "toy" model for the Euler equations
Speaker:Susan Friedlander, IAS

Tuesday, February 15, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Fixed Point Properties of Random Groups
Speaker:Lior Silberman, Princeton University

Wednesday, February 16, 2005

MOTOVIC COHOMOLOGY WITH Z/l-COEFFICIENTS, PART 1
Speaker:Chuck Weibel, Rutgers University

NORM VARIETIES SEMINAR
Speaker:Markus Rost, IAS

Monday, February 21, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Cryptography in NC0
Speaker:Yuval Ishai, Technion

JOINT PRINCETON-IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Artin's Conjecture in Low Dimension
Speaker:Kimball Martin, Columbia University

Tuesday, February 22, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Quadratic Forms on Graphs
Note: Joint work with Noga Alon, Yury Makarychev and Assaf Naor
Speaker:Konstantin Makarychev, Princeton University

COMPLEX GEOMETRY SEMINAR
Topic:Volume Minimization and Comparison for Isotropic Surfaces
Speaker:Ed Goldstein, IAS

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:A New Characterization of Sobolev Spaces
Speaker:Augusto Ponce, IAS

Wednesday, February 23, 2005

MOTOVIC COHOMOLOGY WITH Z/l-COEFFICIENTS
Topic:Part 2
Speaker:Chuck Weibel, Rutgers University

Topic:Part 3
Speaker:Andrei Suslin, IAS

Thursday, February 24, 2005

PRINCETON-RUTGERS-IAS JOINT ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Topic:Localization in the higher dimensional Anderson-Bernoulli model
Speaker:Jean Bourgain, IAS

Monday, February 28, 2005

JOINT PRINCETON -IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Galois Groups of p-Class Towers
Note: Special time
Speaker:Nigel Boston, University of Wisconsin

NORM VARIETIES
Speaker:Markus Rost, IAS

SPECIAL SEMINAR
Topic:Undirected Graph Connectivity in Log-Space (SL=L)
Speaker:Omer Reingold, Weizmann Institute

Tuesday, March 1, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, SEMINAR II
Topic:Pseudorandom Walks in Biregular Graphs and the RL vs. L. Problem
Speaker:Omer Reingold, Weizmann Institute

Wednesday, March 2, 2005

NORM VARIETIES
Speaker:Markus Rost, IAS

JOINT IAS/PRINCETON COMPLEX GEOMETRY SEMINAR
Topic:An Obstruction to Constant Scalar Curvature Kahler Metrics
Speaker:Julius Ross, Columbia University

NORM VARIETIES
Speaker:Markus Rost, IAS

Thursday, March 3, 2005

PRINCETON-RUTGERS-IAS JOINT ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Topic:Uniqueness Properties of Solutions of Schrödinger Equations
Speaker:Alexandru Ionescu, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Monday, March 7, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Graph Homomorphisms, Statistical Physics, and Limits of Graph Sequences
Speaker:Laszlo Lovasz, Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA and Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest

NORM VARIETIES
Speaker:Markus Rost, IAS

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:p-Adic Multiple Zeta Values
Speaker:Hidekazu Furusho, IAS

Tuesday, March 8, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, II
Topic:Excited Random Walk
Speaker:Gady Kozma, IAS

PRINCETON-IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Pretentious Characters and the Polya-Vinogradov Inequality
Note: Special time
Speaker:K. Sounadararajan, University of Michigan

Wednesday, March 9, 2005

MOTIVIC COHOMOLOGY
Speaker:Alexander Vishik, IAS

NORM VARIETIES
Speaker:Markus Rost, IAS

Monday, March 14, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Random Walk on Oriented Hypercubes
Speaker:Tibor Szabo, ETH, Zurich

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:A Liouville Type Result for some Conformally Invariant Fully Nonlinear Equations
Speaker:Aobing Li, IAS

Tuesday, March 15, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, II
Topic:Gems of Combinatorial Number Theory
Speaker:Avi Wigderson, IAS

MARSTON MORSE LECTURES
Topic:From Commutative to Non-Commutative Resolutions of Singularities via Quantization in Positive Characteristic
Speaker:Roman Bezrukavnikov, Northwestern University and Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Wednesday, March 16, 2005

MOTIVIC COHOMOLOGY
Speaker:Vladimir Guletskii, IAS

NORM VARIETIES
Speaker:Markus Rost, IAS

MARSTON MORSE LECTURES
Topic:Algebraic Symplectic Resolutions, Representation Theory, and Loop Groups
Speaker:Roman Bezrukavnikov, Northwestern University and Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Monday, March 21, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Network Games and the Price of Stability or Anarchy
Speaker:Eva Tardos, Cornell University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Polynomiality Properties of Type A Weight and Tensor Product Multiplicities
Speaker:Etienne Rassart, IAS

IAS/PRINCETON NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Irreducibility of \ell-adic representations attached to regular cusp forms on GL(4)/\Q
Speaker:Dinakar Ramakrishnan, Caltech

Tuesday, March 22, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, II
Topic:1 Dimensional Diffusion Limited Aggregation (DLA)
Speaker:Gideon Amir, Weizmann Institute

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, III
Topic:Information Theory and Probability Estimation
Speaker:Alon Orlitsky, University of California at San Diego

IAS/PRINCETON COMPLEX GEOMETRY
Topic:Analytic Torsion on Calabi-Yau Manifolds
Speaker:Hao Fang, IAS

Wednesday, March 23, 2005

MOTIVIC COHOMOLOGY
Speaker:Christian Haesemeyer, IAS

NORM VARIETIES
Speaker:Markus Rost, IAS

Monday, March 28, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Max Cut - A Combinatorial Perspective
Speaker:Benny Sudakov, Princeton University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Exotic Smooth Structures on Rational Surfaces
Speaker:Andras Stipsicz, IAS

IAS/PRINCETON NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Nonvanishing of Rankin-Selberg L-functions and Equidistribution of CM Points
Speaker:C. Cournut, Mathématiques à Jussieu, Paris 7

Tuesday, March 29, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, II
Topic:Controlled Linear Programming and Linear Complementarity for Some Infinite Games in NP $\cap$ coNP
Note: Joint work with Henrik Bjorklund and Ola Svensson
Speaker:Sergei Vorobyov, Uppsala University, Sweden

JOINT IAS/PRINCETON COMPLEX GEOMETRY
Topic:Einstein Metrics on Seifert Fibered Manifolds
Speaker:János Kollár, Princeton University

Thursday, March 31, 2005

JOINT ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Topic:Maps with Values into S^1 and Minimal Connections
Speaker:Augusto Ponce, IAS and Princeton University

Monday, April 4, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Conflict-Free Colorings
Speaker:Shakhar Smorodinsky, Courant Institute

Tuesday, April 5, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Even Hole Free Graphs
Speaker:Maria Chudnovsky, IAS

JOINT IAS/PRINCETON COMPLEX GEOMETRY SEMINAR
Topic:Asymptotic Geometry of Incomplete Metrics on the Moduli Space of Riemann Surfaces
Speaker:Zheng Huang, University of Michigan

Wednesday, April 6, 2005

MOTIVIC COHOMOLOGY
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, IAS

Friday, April 8, 2005

SPECIAL SEMINAR
Topic:Theory of Valuations of Manifolds
Speaker:S. Alesker, Tel Aviv University and IAS

Monday, April 11, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Aggregating Inconsistent Information: Ranking and Custering
Speaker:Nir Ailon, Princeton University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Iterated Integrals and Algebraic Cycles
Speaker:Amir Jafari, IAS

Tuesday, April 12, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:Cuts, Quadratic Programs and in Between
Speaker:Muli Safra, IAS

Wednesday, April 13, 2005

MOTIVIC COHOMOLOGY
Speaker:Zhaohu Nie

SPECIAL COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, III
Topic:Linear-Degree Extractors and the NP-Completeness of Approximating Clique and Chromatic Number
Speaker:David Zuckerman, University of Texas

Friday, April 15, 2005

IAS/PRINCETON NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:The Inverse Galois Problem for p-Adic Lie Algebras
Speaker:Michael Larsen, Indiana University

Monday, April 18, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:Towards Strong Inapproximability Results in the Lovasz-Schrijver Hierarchy
Speaker:Iannis Tourlakis, Princeton University

IAS/PRINCETON NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Equidistribution for Hecke Eigenforms
Speaker:Wenzhi Luo, Ohio State

Tuesday, April 19, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, II
Topic:Additive Approximation for Edge-Deletion Problems
Speaker:Noga Alon, IAS

Friday, April 22, 2005

IAS/PRINCETON NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:The Weight Part of Serre's Conjecture over Totally Real Fields
Speaker:Fred Diamond, Brandeis University

Monday, April 25, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, I
Topic:On Non-uniform Multicommodity Buy-at-Bulk Network Design
Speaker:Adriana Karagiozova, Princeton University

IAS/PRINCETON NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:On the Local Behaviour of Ordinary Galois Representations
Speaker:Ekanath Ghate, Tata Institute

Tuesday, April 26, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, II
Topic:Lower Bounds for the Noisy Broadcast Problem
Speaker:Navin Goyal, Rutgers University

Friday, April 29, 2005

IAS/PRINCETON NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Analytic Continuation of Overconvergent Modular Forms
Speaker:Payman Kassaei, McGill University

Monday, May 2, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, I
Topic:Capacities of Graph Powers
Speaker:Eyal Lubetzky, Tel Aviv University

Tuesday, May 3, 2005

COMPUTER/SCIENCE DISCRETE MATH, II
Topic:Extremal Erodos-Szekeres Permutations and Square Young Tableaux
Speaker:Dan Romik, MSRI, Berkeley

Friday, May 6, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, III
Topic:An O(log n log log n) Space Algorithm for Undirected st-Connectivity
Speaker:Vladimir Trifonov, University of Texas at Austin

Monday, May 9, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, I
Topic:On Routing Without Regret
Speaker:Avrim Blum, Carnegie Mellon University

Tuesday, May 31, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, I
Topic:A Formal Model for Dynamic Programming
Speaker:Russell Impagliazzo, University of California, San Diego

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, II
Topic:Approximation Algorithms for Unique Games
Speaker:Luca Trevisan, University of California, Berkeley

Wednesday, June 1, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, III
Topic:Computing Equilibria
Speaker:Christos Papadimitriou, University of California, Berkeley

Tuesday, June 7, 2005

FOCUSED RESEARCH GROUP
Topic:Holomorphic Curves Workshop
Speaker:Various

Wednesday, June 8, 2005

FOCUSED RESEARCH GROUP
Topic:Holomorphic Curves Workshop
Speaker:Various

Thursday, June 9, 2005

FOCUSED RESEARCH GROUP
Topic:Holomorphic Curves Workshop
Speaker:Various

Friday, June 10, 2005

FOCUSED RESEARCH GROUP
Topic:Holomorphic Curves Workshop
Speaker:Various

Monday, June 13, 2005

FOCUSED RESEARCH GROUP
Speaker:Various

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, I
Topic:The PCP Theorem by Gap Amplification
Speaker:Irit Dinur, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Tuesday, June 14, 2005

FOCUSED RESEARCH GROUP
Topic:Holomorphic Curves Workshop
Speaker:Various

Wednesday, June 15, 2005

FOCUSED RESEARCH GROUP
Topic:Holomorphic Curves Workshop
Speaker:Various

Thursday, June 16, 2005

FOCUSED RESEARCH GROUP
Topic:Holomorphic Curves Workshop
Speaker:Various

Friday, June 17, 2005

FOCUSED RESEARCH GROUP
Topic:Holomorphic Curves Workshop
Speaker:Various

Saturday, June 18, 2005

FOCUSED RESEARCH GROUP
Topic:Holomorphic Curves Workshop
Speaker:Various


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Monday, September 12, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, I
Topic:Locally Decodable Codes with 2 Queries and Polynomial Identity Testing for Depth 3 Circuits
Speaker:Zeev Dvir, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Monday, September 19, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, I
Speaker:NO SEMINAR

Wednesday, September 21, 2005

IAS/PPRINCETON NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Modularity and the Breuil-Mezard Conjecture
Speaker:Mark Kisin, University of Chicago

Friday, September 23, 2005

ARITHMETIC HOMOGENEOUS SPACES
Topic:Periods of Automorphic Forms Over a Compact Unitary Group
Speaker:Omer Offen, Weizmann Institute of Science

Monday, September 26, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, I
Topic:Expanders, L-functions, and the Elliptic Curve Discrete Logarithm Problem
Speaker:Stephen D. Miller, Hebrew University and Rutgers University

Tuesday, September 27, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Property Tau and the Product Replacement Algorithm
Speaker:Alex Lubotzky, IAS

Wednesday, September 28, 2005

IAS/PRINCETON NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Multiple Hurwitz Zeta Functions
Speaker:Ram Murty, Queen's University

Friday, September 30, 2005

ARITHMETIC HOMOGENEOUS SPACES
Topic:Some Aspects of the Theta Correspondence
Speaker:Erez Lapid, IAS

Monday, October 3, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, I
Topic:Szemeredi's Regularity Lemma Revisited
Speaker:Terry Tao, University of California, Los Angeles

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Furstenberg Averages and Nilpotent Groups
Speaker:Tamar Ziegler, IAS

Speaker:James Lee, IAS

Topic:On the Relation Between Worst-Case and Average-Case Complexity for NP
Speaker:Andrej Bogdanov, IAS

Topic:Floer Homology and Adiabatic Limits
Speaker:Katrin Wehrheim, IAS

Topic:Chern Classes of Singular Algebraic Varieties
Speaker:Tommaso de Fernex, IAS

Tuesday, October 4, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
NO SEMINAR
Topic:

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Computing Cohomology of pro-p Groups Using Lie Algebra Methods
Speaker:Mikhail Ershov, IAS

Topic:Ergodic Averages and Combinatorics
Speaker:Nikos Frantzikinakis, IAS

Topic:Deformed Harish-Chandra Homorphism for the Cyclic Quiver
Speaker:Alexei Oblomkov, IAS

Topic:The $G$-Stable Pieces of the Group Compactification
Speaker:Xuhua He, IAS

Topic:Spectral Asymptotics on Heinsenberg Manifolds
Speaker:Mahta Khosravi, IAS

Topic:Fitting a Smooth Function to Data
Speaker:Bo'az Klartag, IAS

Wednesday, October 5, 2005

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Lyapunov Exponent and Integrated Density of States for Schrödinger Cocycles
Speaker:Silvius Klein, IAS

Topic:Problem Session (Probability, Analysis, Geometry)
Speaker:Gady Kozma, IAS

Topic:Mahler Measure and Values of Regulators
Speaker:Matilde Lalin, IAS

Thursday, October 6, 2005

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Some Applications of the Pseudo-Randomness of Expander Graphs
Speaker:Eyal Rozenman, IAS

Topic:Adding Interactions to a Random Schrödinger Equation
Speaker:Jeffrey Schenker, IAS

Topic:Equidistribution of Automorphic Forms
Speaker:Lior Silberman, IAS

Topic:An Analytic Approach to Combinatorics
Speaker:Balasz Szegedy, IAS

Topic:Pl and Representable Algebras: Decidable and Undecidable Problems
Speaker:Uzi Vishne, IAS

Topic:Strong Approximation on Random Towers of Graphs
Speaker:Yair Glasner, IAS

Friday, October 7, 2005

SPECIAL SEMINAR
Topic:Indefinite theta functions and mock theta functions
Speaker:Don Zagier, Max-Planck-Institut für Mathematik

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Solution of Shannon's Problem on the Monotonicity of Entropy
Speaker:Shiri Artstein, IAS

Topic:Bounds for the Number of Integral or Rational Points on Varieties
Speaker:Akshay Venkatesh, IAS

Topic:Bounded Cohomology and the Geometry of Representations
Speaker:Anna Wienhard, IAS

Monday, October 10, 2005

CLUSTER-POLYFOLD SETUP FOR LANGRANGIAN FLOER HOMOLOGY
Topic:http://www.math.ias.edu/~wehrheim/cp/

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, I
Topic:Randomness Extractors for a Constant Number Independent Sources of Polynomial Min-Entropy
Speaker:Anup Rao, University of Texas, Austin

Tuesday, October 11, 2005

CLUSTER-POLYFOLD SETUP FOR LANGRANGIAN FLOER HOMOLOGY
Topic:http://www.math.ias.edu/~wehrheim/cp/

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Why and Which Expanders?
Speaker:Avi Wigderson, IAS

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATH
Topic:From Ramanujan Graphs to Ramanujan Complexes
Speaker:Alex Lubotzky, IAS

Wednesday, October 12, 2005

CLUSTER-POLYFOLD SETUP FOR LANGRANGIAN FLOER HOMOLOGY
Topic:http://www.math.ias.edu/~wehrheim/cp/

Thursday, October 13, 2005

CLUSTER-POLYFOLD SETUP FOR LANGRANGIAN FLOER HOMOLOGY
Topic:http://www.math.ias.edu/~wehrheim/cp/

Friday, October 14, 2005

CLUSTER-POLYFOLD SETUP FOR LANGRANGIAN FLOER HOMOLOGY
Topic:http://www.math.ias.edu/~wehrheim/cp/

ARITHMETIC HOMOGENEOUS SPACES
Topic:Equidistribution and Arithmetic on Homogeneous Spaces
Speaker:Akshay Venkatesh, IAS

Monday, October 17, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Embeddings of Earthmover Metrics
Speaker:Assaf Naor, Microsoft Research

A CONFERENCE ON THE OCCASION OF THE SIXTY-FIRST BIRTHDAY OF PIERRE DELIGNE
Topic:various topics
Note: Agenda

Tuesday, October 18, 2005

A CONFERENCE ON THE OCCASION OF THE SIXTY-FIRST BIRTHDAY OF PIERRE DELIGNE
Topic:various topics
Note: Agenda

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
NO SEMINAR
Topic:

Wednesday, October 19, 2005

A CONFERENCE ON THE OCCASION OF THE SIXTY-FIRST BIRTHDAY OF PIERRE DELIGNE
Topic:various topics
Note: Agenda

Thursday, October 20, 2005

A CONFERENCE ON THE OCCASION OF THE SIXTY-FIRST BIRTHDAY OF PIERRE DELIGNE
Topic:various topics
Note: Agenda

Friday, October 21, 2005

ARITHMETIC HOMOGENEOUS SPACES
Topic:Asymptotic Geometry of Solvable Groups and Related Graphs
Speaker:Alex Eskin, IAS

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATH
Topic:Combinatorics of Simplicial Complexes
Speaker:Gil Kalai, Hebrew University and Yale University

Monday, October 24, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, I
No Seminar Due to FOCS
Topic:

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
NO SEMINAR
Topic:

SPECIAL SEMINAR
Topic:Nonuniformly Hyperbolic Attractors; Invertible and Noninvertible
Speaker:M. Benedicks, KTH, Stockholm

Wednesday, October 26, 2005

IAS/PRINCETON NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Distribution of Rational Points on Equivariant Compactifications of Semi-Simple Groups
Speaker:Ramin Takloo-Bighash, Princeton University

Friday, October 28, 2005

ARITHMETIC HOMOGENEOUS SPACES
Topic:Ihara's Lemma and the Sato-Tate Conjecture
Speaker:Richard Taylor, Harvard University

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH
Topic:Hyperbolic Polynomials and Van der Waerden/Schrijver-Valiant like Conjectures
Note: Unusual Time
Speaker:Leonid Gurvits, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Monday, October 31, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Quantum Information and the PCP Theorem
Speaker:Ran Raz, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Motivic Integration, Constructible Functions, and Stringy Chern Classes
Speaker:Tommaso De Fernex, University of Utah and IAS

Tuesday, November 1, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Expander Graphs on the Symmetric Groups
Speaker:Eyal Rozenman, IAS

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATH
Topic:Buildings and the Spectra of their Laplacians
Speaker:Tim Steger, IAS

Wednesday, November 2, 2005

IAS/PRINCETON NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Rational Homology Spheres and Automorphic Forms
Speaker:Frank Calegari, Harvard University

Friday, November 4, 2005

ARITHMETIC HOMOGENEOUS SPACES
Topic:Ergodic Theory on Simisimple Groups and Lattice Subgroups
Speaker:Amos Nevo, IAS

Monday, November 7, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRET MATH I
Topic:Near-Optimal Algorithms for Unique Games
Speaker:Yuri Makarychev, Princeton University

SPECIAL IAS/PRINCETON NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Growth of Selmer Groups in Dihedral Extensions
Note: Special Date, Time and location
Speaker:Karl Rubin, University of California, Irvine

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:On some Properties of the Nottingham Group
Speaker:Mikhail Ershov, IAS

Tuesday, November 8, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Expander Graphs on the Symmetric Groups, Part II
Speaker:Eyal Rozenman, IAS

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATH
Topic:Spectra of Laplacians of Buildings
Speaker:Tim Steger, IAS

Wednesday, November 9, 2005

IAS/PRINCETON NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:What Are Zeta Functions of Graphs and What Are They Good For?
Speaker:Audrey Terras, University of California, San Diego

Friday, November 11, 2005

ARITHMETIC HOMOGENEOUS SPACES
Topic:Cohomology of Bianchi Groups
Speaker:Fritz Grunewald, IAS

Monday, November 14, 2005

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS WORKSHOP
Note: Agenda
Speaker:various speakers

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
NO SEMINAR
Topic:

Tuesday, November 15, 2005

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS WORKSHOP
Note: Agenda
Speaker:various speakers

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
NO SEMINAR
Topic:

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS WORKSHOP
Note: Agenda
Speaker:various speakers

Thursday, November 17, 2005

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS WORKSHOP
Note: Agenda
Speaker:various speakers

Friday, November 18, 2005

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS WORKSHOP
Note: Agenda
Speaker:various speakers

Monday, November 21, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
NO SEMINAR
Topic:

Tuesday, November 22, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Euclidean Embeddings of Finite Metric Spaces: Distortion and Expansion
Speaker:James Lee, IAS

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATH
Topic:The Comparison Between Kac-Moody and Arithmetic Groups
Speaker:Bertrand Remy, Lyon

Monday, November 28, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Almost Orthogonal Linear Codes are Locally Testable
Speaker:Tali Kaufman, MIT

IAS/PRINCETON NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Elliptic Curves, Quadratic Twists and p-(in)divisibility of L-Values
Speaker:Kartik Prasanna, University of California, Los Angeles

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Generalized Teichmueller Spaces
Speaker:Anna Wienhard, IAS

Tuesday, November 29, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Szemeredi's Regularity Lemma in Analysis
Note: (Joint work with Laszlo Lovasz)
Speaker:Balazs Szegedy, IAS

Wednesday, November 30, 2005

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATH
Topic:Uniform Kazhdan Groups
Note: Change of Day and Time
Speaker:Denis Osin, City College, New York

Friday, December 2, 2005

ARITHMETIC HOMOGENEOUS SPACES
Topic:Distribution of Compact Torus Orbits
Speaker:Manfred Einsiedler, Princeton University

Monday, December 5, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Rational Secure Computation and Ideal Mechanism Design
Speaker:Silvio Micali, MIT

Tuesday, December 6, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Coding Theory: Survey of Recent Progress and Open Questions
Speaker:Madhu Sudan, MIT

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATH
Topic:Around Property (T)
Speaker:Andrzej Zuk, IAS

Wednesday, December 7, 2005

PRINCETON/IAS NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Universal Kummer Families over Shimura Curves
Speaker:Ron Livné, IAS and Hebrew University

Friday, December 9, 2005

ARITHMETIC HOMOGENEOUS SPACES
Topic:Fake Projective Planes
Speaker:Gopal Prasad, IAS

IAS/PRINCETON NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Serre's Modularity Conjecture
Note: Special Time and Place
Speaker:Chandrashekhar Khare, University of Utah

Monday, December 12, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:From Combinatorial Patterns to Strongly Correlated Networks States in Population Neural Code
Speaker:Elad Schneidman, Princeton University

Tuesday, December 13, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Dependent Random Choice and Extremal Problems
Speaker:Benny Sudakov, Princeton University and IAS

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATH
Topic:Hanoi Tower Groups, their Spectra and Growth of Diameters of Schreier Graphs
Speaker:Rostislav Grigorchuk, Texas A & M

Friday, December 16, 2005

ARITHMETIC HOMOGENEOUS SPACES
Topic:Uniform Bound on the Cheeger Constant for Finitely Generated Linear Groups
Speaker:Tsachik Gelander, Yale University

Monday, December 19, 2005

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Quantitative Symplectic Geometry
Speaker:Helmut Hofer, IAS

Tuesday, December 20, 2005

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH 1
Topic:Ramanujan Complexes of any Affine Type
Speaker:Donald Cartwright, University of Sydney

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATH
Topic:Normal Subgroups of the Multiplicative Group of a Finite Dimensional Division Algebra, and Valuations
Speaker:Andrei S. Rapinchuk, IAS

Friday, January 13, 2006

ARITHMETIC HOMOGENEOUS SPACES
Topic:Entropy and Localization of Eigenfunctions
Speaker:Nalini Anantharaman, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon

Monday, January 16, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Internal Conflict in a Computational System
Speaker:Adi Livnat, Princeton University

Tuesday, January 17, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Szemeredi's Regularity Lemma and Compactness
Note: (Joint work with Laszlo Lovasz)
Speaker:Balazs Szegedy, IAS

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATH
Topic:Linear Representations and Arithmeticity of Lattices in Products of Trees
Speaker:Shahar Mozes, IAS

Monday, January 23, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Dispersion of Mass and the Complexity of Randomized Algorithms
Speaker:Santosh Vempala, MIT

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Loop-Erased Random Walk
Speaker:Gady Kozma, IAS

Tuesday, January 24, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Random Discrete Matrices: A Survey
Speaker:Van Vu, IAS

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATH
Topic:The Classification of Finite Simple Groups: Aspects of the Second Generation Proof
Speaker:Inna Korchagina, University of Birmingham

Friday, January 27, 2006

ARITHMETIC HOMOGENEOUS SPACES
Topic:Counting Representations of Arithmetic Groups
Speaker:Alex Lubotzky, IAS

Monday, January 30, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:From Trees to General Graphs: Counting Independent Sets up to the Tree Threshold
Speaker:Dror Weitz, DIMACS

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Matrix Models for Random Circular Ensembles
Speaker:Irina Nenciu, IAS

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Universality for Mathematical and Physical Systems
Speaker:Percy Deift, IAS

Tuesday, January 31, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Cryptography and the P vs NP Question
Speaker:Andrej Bogdanov, IAS

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATH
Topic:Paley Graphs and the Combinatorial Topology of the Bruhat Decomposition
Speaker:Ron Livnè, IAS

Wednesday, February 1, 2006

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Universality for Orthogonal and Symplectic Ensembles
Speaker:Percy Deift, IAS

Friday, February 3, 2006

ARITHMETIC HOMOGENEOUS SPACES
Topic:Irrational Quadratic Forms I
Speaker:Gregory Margulis, IAS and Yale University

Monday, February 6, 2006

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS CONFERENCE
Note: Agenda
Speaker:Various

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH 1
Note: Conference - No Seminar

Tuesday, February 7, 2006

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS CONFERENCE
Note: Agenda
Speaker:Various

Wednesday, February 8, 2006

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS CONFERENCE
Note: Agenda
Speaker:Various

Thursday, February 9, 2006

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS CONFERENCE
Note: Agenda
Speaker:Various

Friday, February 10, 2006

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS CONFERENCE
Note: Agenda
Speaker:Various

Monday, February 13, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Cohomology in Grothendieck Topologies and Lower Bounds in Boolean Complexity
Speaker:Joel Friedman, University of British Columbia

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Lowest Energy States in Non-Relativistic QED
Speaker:Michael Loss, Georgia Institute of Technology

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Random Walks and Equidistribution on Lie Groups
Speaker:Emmanuel Breuillard, IAS

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Quantum Computing and Finite Permutation Groups
Speaker:Aner Shalev, Hebrew University

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATH
Topic:Generalized Harmonic Maps Superridity and Uniformly Convex Metric Spaces
Speaker:Tsachik Gelander, Yale University

Friday, February 17, 2006

ARITHMETIC HOMOGENEOUS SPACES
Topic:Primes in Tuples
Speaker:D. Goldston, San Jose State

Monday, February 20, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR I
Topic:The Grothendieck Inequality Revisited
Speaker:Ron Blei, University of Connecticut

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Edge and Bulk Currents in 2D Disordered Magnetic Systems
Speaker:Jeffrey Schenker, IAS

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:The Deligne-Simpson Problem and Double Affine Hecke Algebras
Speaker:Alexei Oblomkov, IAS

Tuesday, February 21, 2006

JOINT ARITHMETIC HOMOGENEOUS SPACES and COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Irrational Quadratic Forms II
Speaker:Gregory Margulis, IAS and Yale University

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATH
Topic:Lattices of Minimum Covolume in Classical Chevalley Groups over $\mathbb F_q((t))$
Speaker:Alireza Salehi-Golsefidy, Yale University

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Resonances and Formation of the Gaps in the Spectrum of Quasi-Periodic Schrödinger Equation
Speaker:Michael Goldstein, University of Toronto

Wednesday, February 22, 2006

IAS/PRINCETON NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Rational Points of Bounded Height and Adelic Mixing
Speaker:Hee Oh, California Institute of Technology and IAS

Thursday, February 23, 2006

SPECIAL SEMINAR
Topic:The Jones Polynomial and Quantum Computation
Speaker:Dorit Aharonov, Hebrew University

Monday, February 27, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Hamilton Cycles in Expanding and Highly Connected Graphs
Speaker:Michael Krivelevich, Tel Aviv University

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Ionization in Time Periodic Fields of Arbitrary Strength: The Hydrogen Atom
Speaker:Ovidiu Costin, Ohio State University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Deformation of Yang-Mills Theory Via Pure Spinors
Speaker:Michael Movshev, IAS

Tuesday, February 28, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Independent Transversals in Locally Sparse Graphs
Speaker:Po-Shen Loh, Princeton University

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATH
Topic:A Canonical Form for Automorphisms of Totally Disconnected Locally Compact Groups
Speaker:George Willis, University of Newcastle, NSW

Wednesday, March 1, 2006

IAS/PRINCETON NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Finite Orthogonal Groups and Elliptic Curves
Speaker:Chris Hall, University of Texas at Austin

Friday, March 3, 2006

ARITHMETIC HOMOGENEOUS SPACES
Topic:Intersection of Dynamically defined Sets, a Game of Schmidt and a Conjecture of Margulis
Speaker:Barak Weiss, Ben Gurion University

Monday, March 6, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Speaker:No seminar, due to talk of Christos Papadimitriou at Princeton University

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:The Thermodynamics Pressure of a Dilute Fermi Gas
Speaker:Robert Seiringer, Princeton University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Arithmetic Progressions and Nilmanifolds
Speaker:Tamar Ziegler, IAS

Tuesday, March 7, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Strong Approximation in Random Towers of Graphs
Speaker:Yair Glasner, IAS

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATH
Topic:Asymptotics and Spectra of Cayley and Schreier Graphs of Branch Groups
Speaker:Zoran Sunik, Texas A & M

Wednesday, March 8, 2006

SPECIAL MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Entanglement in $XY$ Spin Chain and the Asymptotic Analysis of the Block Toeplitz Matrices
Note: A Joint Work with B.-Q. Jin and V. E. Korepin
Speaker:Alexander Its, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)

Monday, March 13, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:On the (Im)possibility of Basing One-Way Functions on NP-Hardness
Speaker:Adi Akavia, MIT

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Multivariable Mahler Measure and Regulators
Speaker:Matilde Lalin, IAS

Tuesday, March 14, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Group Theoretic Algorithms For Fast matrix Multiplication
Speaker:Balazs Szedgedy, IAS

Wednesday, March 15, 2006

IAS/PRINCETON NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Freeman Dyson's "Challenge for the Future": The Mock Theta Functions
Speaker:Kathrin Bringmann, University of Wisconsin at Madison

Thursday, March 16, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH III
Topic:Time-Space Trade-Offs for Predecessor Search
Note: Joint Work with Mihai Patrascu
Speaker:Mikkel Thorup, AT & T

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Nonequilibrium Stationary States: An Overview
Speaker:Joel Lebowitz, IAS and Rutgers

Friday, March 17, 2006

ARITHMETIC HOMOGENEOUS SPACES
Topic:Harmonic Maps and (Cocycles) Super-Rigidity
Speaker:David Fisher, Indiana University

Monday, March 20, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Relaxed Two-Coloring of Cubic Graphs
Speaker:Tibor Szabo, ETH

Tuesday, March 21, 2006

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATH
Topic:Golod-Shafarevich Groups with Property (T) and Kac-Moody Groups
Speaker:Mikhail Ershov, IAS

Topic:Kazhdan's Property (T) for Linear Groups Over General Rings
Speaker:Yehuda Shalom, IAS

Topic:Linear Representations of the Automorphism Group of a Free Group
Speaker:Fritz Grunewald, IAS

Topic:Cartesian Products as Profinite Completions and Representation Growth of Groups
Speaker:Martin Kassabov, Cornell University

Friday, March 24, 2006

ARITHMETIC HOMOGENEOUS SPACES
Topic:Estimates From Below for the Remainder in Local Weyl's Law
Speaker:D. Jakobson, McGill University

Monday, March 27, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:The Cover Time of Random Walks on Random Graphs
Speaker:Alan Frieze, Carnegie Mellon University

MARSTON MORSE LECTURES
Topic:Rigid Actions on Homogeneous Spaces and Applications
Speaker:Marina Ratner, University of California, Berkeley

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Counting Polynomial Configurations on Dense Subsets of the Integers
Speaker:Nikos Frantzikinakis, IAS

Tuesday, March 28, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:The Grothendieck Constant of an Expander
Speaker:Noga Alon, Tel Aviv University and IAS

MARSTON MORSE LECTURES
Topic:Rigid Actions on Homogeneous Spaces and Applications
Speaker:Marina Ratner, University of California, Berkeley

Friday, March 31, 2006

JOINT ARITHMETIC HOMOGENEOUS SPACES AND NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Some Modular Generating Functions for Arithmetic Cycles
Speaker:Stephen Kudla, IAS

Monday, April 3, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:The Arrangement Method for Linear Programming
Speaker:Vladlen Koltun, Stanford University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Generation of Finite Simple Groups and Derangements
Speaker:Robert Guralnick, IAS

Tuesday, April 4, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Periodic Orbits and Extractors
Speaker:Elon Lindenstrauss, Princeton University

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATH
Topic:Isospectrality and Commensurability
Speaker:Alan Reid, University of Texas, Austin

Wednesday, April 5, 2006

IAS/PRINCETON NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Hecke Correspondences and Semistable Reduction of Shimura Varieties
Speaker:Teruyoshi Yoshida, Harvard University

Monday, April 10, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Computational Hardness From Gaussian Isoperimetry: On Hardness of Graph Coloring, the Shape of Double Bubbles and Related Problems
Speaker:Elchanan Mossel, University of California, Berkeley

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:On the Fourier Law for Coupled Oscillators
Speaker:Anti Kupiainen, IAS

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:String Topology and Closed Geodesics
Speaker:Nancy Hingston, IAS

Tuesday, April 11, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:New Techniques in Online Game Playing
Speaker:Elad Hazan, Princeton University

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

PRINCETON/IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Singular Moduli
Speaker:Stephen Kudla, IAS

Friday, April 14, 2006

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Blow Ups in Complex Solutions of the 3D-Navier-Stokes System and Renormalization Group Method
Speaker:Yakov Sinai, Princeton University

Monday, April 17, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Simultaneous Optimization and Fairness
Speaker:Ashish Goel, Stanford University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Fake Projective Spaces
Speaker:Gopal Prasad, IAS

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Black Boxes, Inc.
Speaker:Avi Wigderson, IAS

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATH
Topic:Actions of Product Groups on Manifolds
Speaker:Alex Furman, University of Illinois at Chicago

Wednesday, April 19, 2006

SPECIAL SEMINAR
Topic:Huygens' Principle and Hyperplane Configurations
Speaker:A. P. Veselov, Loughborough, UK

Friday, April 21, 2006

ARITHMETIC HOMOGENEOUS SPACES
Topic:Superrigidity, Weyl Group, and Actions on the Circle
Speaker:Alex Furman, University of Illinois at Chicago

Monday, April 24, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Click here for details about DIMACS Workshop
Speaker:No Seminar Due to DIMACS Workshop

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Droplet Minimizers for Free Energy Functionals with a Liquid-Vapor Transition at the Droplet Formation Threshold
Speaker:Eric Carlen, Georgia Institute of Technology

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Some Results on Complete Symmetric Varieties
Speaker:Xuhua He, IAS

Tuesday, April 25, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Click here for details about DIMACS Workshop
Speaker:No Seminar Due to DIMACS Workshop

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATH
Topic:Relative Property T in Lie Groups and their Lattices
Speaker:Yves de Cornulier, École Normale Supérieure

Wednesday, April 26, 2006

IAS/PRINCETON NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Identities in theta correspondence
Speaker:Zhengyu Mao, Rutgers University at Newark

Friday, April 28, 2006

ARITHMETIC HOMOGENEOUS SPACES
Topic:Functoriality and Special Values of L-Functions
Speaker:Freydoon Shahidi, Purdue University

Monday, May 1, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Many Hamiltonian Cycles
Note: Joint work with Bill Cuckler
Speaker:Jeff Kahn, Rutgers University

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Microscopic Models for Thermal Conductivity
Speaker:Stefano Olla, Centre De Recherche en Mathématiques de la Décision (Ceremade)

Tuesday, May 2, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:On the Minimal Density of Triangles in Graphs
Speaker:Alexander Razborov, IAS

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATH
Topic:Almost Normal Subgroups of Lattices
Note: (Joint work with Yehuda Shalom)
Speaker:George Willis, University of Newcastle

Wednesday, May 3, 2006

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Directed Polymers with Quenched Randomness: Delocalization Transition and Critical Properties
Speaker:Fabio Toninelli, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon

Friday, May 5, 2006

ARITHMETIC HOMOGENEOUS SPACES
Topic:Coverings of Curves
Speaker:Robert Guralnick, IAS

Monday, May 8, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Universal Graphs
Speaker:Michael Capalbo, DIMACS

Tuesday, May 9, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:On the Minimal Density of Triangles in Graphs (continued)
Speaker:Alexander Razborov, IAS

Monday, May 15, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:New Connections Between Derandomization, Worst-Case Complexity and Average-Case Complexity
Speaker:Danny Gutfreund, Harvard University

Tuesday, May 16, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Randomness Reduction in Some Results of Asympotic Geometric Analysis
Speaker:Shiri Artstein, IAS

SPECIAL NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:TBA
Speaker:Mark Kisin, University of Chicago

Wednesday, May 17, 2006

SPECIAL NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:TBA
Speaker:Mark Kisin, University of Chicago

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

LIE GROUPS, REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCRETE MATH
Topic:On Margulis' Normal Subgroup Theorem
Speaker:Tim Steger, IAS

Friday, May 26, 2006

IAS/PRINCETON NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Modular Units
Speaker:Amanda Folson, UCLA

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

SPECIAL COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:The learnability of Quantum States
Speaker:Scott Aaronson, University of Waterloo


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Monday, September 18, 2006

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
Topic:Cardy's Formula for Certain Models of the Bond-Triangular Type
Speaker:Lincoln Chayes, University of California, Los Angeles

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:The Sum-Product Theorem and Applications
Speaker:Avi Wigderson, Faculty, School of Mathematics

Monday, September 25, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Minimum Bounded-Degree Spanning Trees Through Matroid Intersection
Speaker:Michel Goemans, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tuesday, September 26, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Sum-Product Theorem in Finite Fields (Continued)
Speaker:Avi Wigderson, Faculty, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

COMPLEX ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY
Topic:Polarized Logarithmic Hodge Structures and Enlargements of Griffiths Domain
Note: (With Kazuya Kato)
Speaker:Sampei Usui, Osaka University, Japan

Thursday, September 28, 2006

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Central L-Values and Periods for GL(2)
Speaker:David Whitehouse, California Institute of Technology and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Nonlinear Schrödinger Equations
Speaker:Monica Visan, University of California, Los Angeles and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Kazhdan-Lusztig Polynomicals (for the Symmetric Group)
Speaker:Sophie Morel, Université Paris 11, France and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Shifted Convolution Sums and Quantum Unique Ergodicity
Speaker:Roman Holowinsky, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Fundamental Groups of Algebraic Varieties in Positive Characteristic
Speaker:Jakob Stix, University of Bonn, Germany and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Open Gromov-Witten theory
Speaker:Jake Solomon, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, September 29, 2006

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:GIT: Old, New and Something for U
Speaker:Brent Doran, University of Oxford and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Stochastic Geometry and Gaussian Free Fields
Speaker:Scott Sheffield, Microsoft Research and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Random Band Matrices
Speaker:Jeffrey Schenker, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Additive Chow Groups of a Field
Speaker:Kay Rülling, École Normale Supérieure and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Critical Phenomena and SLE
Speaker:Valentina Riva, University of Oxford and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Some Geometric Side of the Trace Formula
Speaker:Dinh Huong Pham, Université Paris-Sud and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, October 2, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Speaker:NO SEMINAR - Yom Kippur

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:On the p-Adic Spectra of Some Hecke Operators
Speaker:Lisa Clay, Northwestern University and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, October 3, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:A Randomized Polynomial-Time Simplex Algorithm for Linear Programming
Speaker:Jonathan Kelner, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Member, School of Mathematics

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Some Homogeneity Problems in Harmonic Analysis Over Local Fields
Speaker:Gia-Vuong Nguyen-Chu, University of Toronto and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:The Discrete Nonlinear Schroedinger Equation
Speaker:Irina Nenciu, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:On Pseudorandomness: Constructing Low-Entropy Distributions That Look Random
Speaker:Emanuele Viola, Harvard University and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Thermostats in Molecular Dynamics
Speaker:Dong Li, Princeton University and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Some Higher Moment Results on Heisenberg Manifolds
Speaker:Mahta Khosravi, Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, October 4, 2006

COMPLEX ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY
Topic:Minimal Model Program in Dimensions 4 and 5
Speaker:Valery Alexeev, University of Georgia

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Spectral Partitioning, Eigenvalue Bounds, and Circle Packings for Graphs of Bounded Genus
Speaker:Jonathan Kelner, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Approximation of NP-Hard Optimization Problems
Speaker:Julia Chuzhoy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:On Hyper-Kaehler Manifolds
Speaker:Ljudmila Kamenova, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Circuit Lower Bounds and Incomplete Exponential Sums
Speaker:Vladimir Trifonov, University of Texas at Austin and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Linear Group-Subgroup Pairs with the Same Invariants
Speaker:Alexandra Golubeva, Boston University and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Periods and Relative Trace Formulas for GL(2) in the Local Setting
Speaker:Brooke Feigon, University of California, Los Angeles and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, October 5, 2006

IAS/PRINCETON NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Level-Raising for GSp(4)
Speaker:Claus Sorensen, Princeton University

Friday, October 6, 2006

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:Spectral Curves for Classical Groups
Speaker:Bao Chau Ngo, Université de Paris 11 and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, October 9, 2006

CONFERENCE ON THE L-GROUP AT 40
Topic:See website - www.math.ias.edu
Speaker:Various

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Languages with Bounded Multiparty Communication Complexity
Speaker:Mario Szegedy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

CONFERENCE ON THE L-GROUP AT 40
Topic:See website - www.math.ias.edu
Speaker:Various

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:An Invitation to Combinatorial Games
Speaker:Aaron Siegel, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Misère Games and Misère Quotients
Speaker:Aaron Siegel, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:On Time Inhomogeneous Controlled Diffusion Processes in Domains
Speaker:Hongjie Dong, University of Chicago

Topic:On the p-Adic Spectra of Some Hecke Operators
Speaker:Lisa Clay, Northwestern University and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:The Indentity Testing Problem
Speaker:Neeraj Kayal, Indian Institute of Technology and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Dispersvie Estimates for Wave Equations in the Presence of Eigenvalue and Resonance at Zero Energy in Three Dimensions
Speaker:Kaihua Cai, California Institute of Technology and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Local and Global Problems on Singularities
Speaker:Nero Budur, Johns Hopkins University and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, October 12, 2006

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Multiple Dirichlet Series
Speaker:Alina Ioana Bucur, Brown University and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:The Algebraic K-Theory of Structured Ring Spectra
Speaker:Andrew Blumberg, University of Chicago and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Harmonic Measure and SLE
Speaker:Dmitri Beliaev, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:The Grothendieck Six Operations and the Formalism of Vanishing Cycles for Motives
Speaker:Joseph Ayoub, Université Paris 7 and Members, School of Mathematics

Topic:Fast Computation of the Johnson-Lindenstrauss Dimension Reduction
Speaker:Nir Ailon, Princeton University and Member, School of Mathematics

PU/IAS NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Convergent Hejhal-Type Algorithms
Speaker:Andrew Booker, University of Bristol

Friday, October 13, 2006

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:Symmetry of the Hitchin Fibration
Speaker:Bao Chau Ngo, Université Paris 11, France and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, October 16, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Randomness-Efficient Sampling Within NC^1
Speaker:Alex Healy, Harvard University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:The Two-Dimensional Ising Model and SLE
Speaker:Valentina Riva, University of Oxford and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:An Invitation to Combinatorial Games
Speaker:Aaron Siegel, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

COMPLEX ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY
Topic:Multiplier Ideals and Singularities
Speaker:Nero Budur, Johns Hopkins University and Member, School of Mathematics

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
Topic:On the Connection Between SLE and CFT
Speaker:Valentina Riva, University of Oxford and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, October 19, 2006

PU/IAS NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Period Integrals, Central Critical Values, and Their Local Analogue
Speaker:Dipendra Prasad, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India and Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, October 20, 2006

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:On Geometric Stabilization
Speaker:Bao Chau Ngo, Université Paris 11, France and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, October 23, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Speaker:NO SEMINAR - FOCS Conference

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Open Gromov-Witten Theory of the Quintic Threefold
Speaker:Jake Solomon, Massachusetts Institute of Techonology and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Speaker:NO SEMINAR - FOCS Conference

Wednesday, October 25, 2006

COMPLEX ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY
Topic:Filtrations in Cohomlogy and Geometry
Speaker:Mark de Cataldo, SUNY at Stony Brook and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, October 26, 2006

MOTIVIC COHOMOLOGY
Topic:Operations
Speaker:Charles Weibel, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and Member, School of Mathematics

BIRATIONAL GEOMETRY
Topic:Finite Generation One
Speaker:Micea Mustata, University of Michigan and Member, School of Mathematics

NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Discrete Transitive Actions on the Vertices of Bruhat-Tits Buildings
Speaker:Alireza Salehi Golsefidy, Princeton University, Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, October 27, 2006

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:On the Fundamental Lemma for Weighted Orbital Integrals
Speaker:David Whitehouse, California Institute of Technology and Member, School of Mathematics

SPECIAL MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
Topic:Loop Calculus in Statistical Physics and Information Theory
Speaker:Misha Chertkov, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Monday, October 30, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:2-Source Dispersers for n^{o(1)} Entropy, and Ramsey Graphs Beating theFrankl-Wilson Construction
Speaker:Anup Rao, University of Texas

Tuesday, October 31, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:2-Source Dispersers for Sub-Polynomial Min-Entropy and Ramsey Graphs Beating the Frankl Wilson Construction
Speaker:Anup Rao, University of Texas

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:Fundamental Remarks on the Lemma
Speaker:Guenter Harder, Max-Planck Institut für Mathematik, Germany and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, November 1, 2006

COMPLEX ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY
Topic:Locally Residual Currents and Dolbeault Cohomology on Projective Manifolds
Speaker:Bruno Fabre, Stokholm University and Member, School of Mathematics

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
Topic:Critical 2d Models on the Annulus
Speaker:John Cardy, Oxford University and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, November 2, 2006

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:Moduli of Metaplectic Bundles on Curves and Theta-Sheaves
Speaker:Sergey Lysenko, Université Paris 6, France and Member, School of Mathematics

BIRATIONAL GEOMETRY
Topic:Finite Generation II
Speaker:Micea Mustata and Nero Budur, University of Michigan and Member, School of Mathematics

NUMBER THEORY
Topic:A Weyl-like bound for automorphic L-Functions
Speaker:Jianya Liu, Shandong University, China

Friday, November 3, 2006

MOTIVIC COHOMOLOGY
Topic:Steenrod and Milnor Operations
Speaker:Charles Weibel, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, November 6, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Towards Harmful Low-Rate Noise Models for Quantum Computers
Speaker:Gil Kalai, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Yale University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Equidistribution Problems on Siegel Modular Varieties
Speaker:Wenzhi Luo, Ohio State University and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, November 7, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE II
Topic:Solvability of Polynomial Equations over Finite Fields
Speaker:Neeraj Kayal, Indian Institute of Technology, India and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, November 8, 2006

COMPLEX ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY
Topic:Motives of Rigid Varieties and Motivic Nearby Cycles
Speaker:Joseph Ayoub, Université Paris 7 and France, Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, November 9, 2006

MOTIVIC COHOMOLOGY
Topic:Rost's Basic Correspondences
Speaker:Charles Weibel, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and Member, School of Mathematics

PU/IAS NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Multiple Dirichlet Series Attached to Weyl Groups
Speaker:Solomon Friedberg, Boston College

Friday, November 10, 2006

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:Equivariant Homology of Affine Springer Fibers
Speaker:Mark Goresky, Member, School of Mathematics

BIRATIONAL GEOMETRY
Topic:Finite Generation III
Speaker:Mircea Mustata, University of Michigan and Member, School of Mathematics

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
Topic:Random Band Matrices
Speaker:Jeffrey Schenker, Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, November 13, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Coupon Go
Speaker:Elwyn Berlekamp, University of California, Berkeley

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Random Geometry and SLE
Speaker:Scott Sheffield, Microsoft Research and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Cut Problems in Graphs: Algorithms and Complexity
Speaker:Julia Chuzhoy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Member, School of Mathematics

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:On Geometric Stabilization
Speaker:Bao-Chau Ngo, Université Paris 11, France and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

COMPLEX ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY
Topic:Compactification of Moduli Spaces of Drinfeld's Shtukas
Speaker:Ngo Dac Tuan, Université de Paris 13

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Random Geometry and SLE II
Speaker:Scott Sheffield, Microsoft Research and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, November 16, 2006

MOTIVIC COHOMOLOGY
Topic:Rost's Basic Correspondences
Speaker:Charles Weibel, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and Member, School of Mathematics

BIRATIONAL GEOMETRY
Topic:Finite Generation IV
Speaker:Mircea Mustata, University of Michigan and Member, School of Mathematics

PU/IAS NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Intersection Complex on the Baily-Borel Compactification of Siegel Modular Variety
Speaker:Sophie Morel, Université Paris 11, France and Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, November 17, 2006

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:On Geometric Stabilization
Speaker:Bao Chau Ngo, Université Paris 11, France and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, November 20, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Speaker:NO SEMINAR

ANALYSIS AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
Topic:A New Approach to Universality Limits Involving Orthogonal Polynomials
Speaker:Doron Lubinsky, Georgia Institute of Technology

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Regularity and Analyticity for the dissipative Quasi-Geostrophic Equations
Speaker:Dong Li, Princeton University and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Speaker:NO SEMINAR

BIRATIONAL GEOMETRY
Topic:Finite Generation IV
Speaker:Nero Budur, Johns Hopkins University and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, November 27, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:New Locally Decodable Codes and Private Information Retrieval Schemes
Speaker:Sergey Yekhanin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:The Generalized de Rham-Witt Complex Over a Field is a Complex of Zero-Cycles
Speaker:Kay Rülling, Universität at Duisburg-Essen and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:New Correlation Bounds for GF(2) Polynomials Using the Gowers Norm
Speaker:Emanuele Viola, Harvard University and Member, School of Mathematics

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:The Case of Unitary Group
Speaker:Bao-Chau Ngo, Université Paris 11, France

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

COMPLEX ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY
Topic:Singularities and Spaces of Jets
Speaker:Mircea Mustata, University of Michigan and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, November 30, 2006

BIRATIONAL GEOMETRY
Topic:Moduli Spaces via Minimal Models (cont'd)
Speaker:Nero Budur, Johns Hopkins University and Member, School of Mathematics

PU/IAS NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Sieve Methods for Quantum Unique Ergodicity and General Shifted Sums
Speaker:Roman Holowinsky, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, December 1, 2006

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:The Case of Unitary Group
Speaker:Bao-Chau Ngo, Université Paris 11, France and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, December 4, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Transparent Achievement of Correlated Equilibrium
Speaker:Silvio Micali, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:The Renormalisation Group I
Speaker:David Brydges, University of British Columbia, Canada and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, December 5, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:On the Correlation Between Parity and Modular Polynomials
Speaker:Vladimir Trifonov, University of Texas at Austin and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, December 6, 2006

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
Topic:The Renormalisation Group II
Speaker:David Brydges, University of British Columbia, Canada and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, December 7, 2006

MOTIVIC COHOMOLOGY
Topic:Using Rost Motives to Prove Bloch-Kato
Speaker:Charles Weibel, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and Member, School of Mathematics

COMPLEX ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY
Topic:Witten Equation and Singularity Theory
Speaker:Yongbin Ruan, University of Michigan

NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Periods and Relative Trace Formulas for GL(2) in the Local Setting
Speaker:Brooke Feigon, University of California, Los Angeles and Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, December 8, 2006

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:The Unitary Group Continued: The Case of Tranversal Intersection
Speaker:Günter Harder, Max-Planck Institut für Mathematik, Germany and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, December 11, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Approximation Algorithms for Combinatorial Allocation Problems
Speaker:Jan Vondrak, Princeton University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:On the Geometric Langlands Functoriality for the Dual Pair Sp_{2n}, SO_{2m}
Speaker:Sergey Lysenko, Université Paris 6, France and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Cycles and Cliques Minors in Expanders
Speaker:Benny Sudakov, Princeton University

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:The Case of Unitary Group (End)
Speaker:Bao-Chau Ngo, Universitè Paris 11, France and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

COMPLEX ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY
Topic:Parabolic Chern Character of the de Rham Bundles
Speaker:Jaya Iyer, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, India and Member, School of Mathematics

SPECIAL TALK: COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH III
Topic:Permanents, Determinants and Non-Commutativity
Speaker:Alistair Sinclair, Computer Science Division, University of California, Berkeley

Thursday, December 14, 2006

MOTIVIC COHOMOLOGY
Topic:Rost's Basic Corespondences
Speaker:Charles Weibel, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and Member, School of Mathematics

BIRATIONAL GEOMETRY
Topic:Finite Generation VI: Moduli Spaces
Speaker:Nero Budur, Johns Hopkins University and Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, December 15, 2006

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:The Fundamental Lemma and Change of Characteristic (following Waldspurger)
Speaker:Gia-Vuong Nguyen-Chu, University of Toronto, Canada and Member, School of Mathematics

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
Topic:The Natural Parametrization for the Schramm-Loewner Evolution
Speaker:Greg Lawler, University of Chicago

Monday, December 18, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:On the Computation and Approximation of Two-Player Nash Equilibria
Speaker:Xi Chen, Tsinghua University, Beijing

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Sum-Product Estimates, Expanders, and Sieving
Speaker:Alex Gamburd, University of California at Santa Cruz

Monday, January 15, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:How to Rank with Few Errors: A PTAS for Weighted Feedback Arc Set on Tournaments
Speaker:Warren Schudy, Brown University

Tuesday, January 16, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:An Elementary Construction of Constant-Degree Expanders
Speaker:Oded Schwartz, Tel-Aviv University

HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY
Topic:Mirror Symmetry with Mathematical Point of View. Introduction
Speaker:Dmitry Orlov, Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:The Simplest Example of Homological Mirror Symmetry
Speaker:Paul Seidel, University of Chicago, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY
Topic:An Introduction to Fukaya Categories of Landau-Ginzburg Models I
Speaker:Denis Auroux, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Friday, January 19, 2007

HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY
Topic:An Introduction to Fukaya Categories of Landau-Ginzburg Models II
Speaker:Denis Auroux, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Monday, January 22, 2007

ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY WORKSHOP
Topic:Workshop on Homological Mirror Symmetry and Applications I
Speaker:Various

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:On the Condition Number of a Randomly Perturbed Matrix
Speaker:Van Vu, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Tuesday, January 23, 2007

ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY WORKSHOP
Topic:Workshop on Homological Mirror Symmetry and Applications I
Speaker:Various

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH, II
Topic:The Polynomial Identity Testing Problem
Speaker:Neeraj Kayal, Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, January 24, 2007

ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY WORKSHOP
Topic:Workshop on Homological Mirror Symmetry and Applications I
Speaker:Various

Thursday, January 25, 2007

ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY WORKSHOP
Topic:Workshop on Homological Mirror Symmetry and Applications I
Speaker:Various

NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Multiple Dirichlet Series and Moments of L-Functions
Speaker:Alina Bucur, Brown University and Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, January 26, 2007

ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY WORKSHOP
Topic:Workshop on Homological Mirror Symmetry and Applications I
Speaker:Various

Monday, January 29, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Secure Multipary Quantum Computation
Speaker:Michael Ben-Or, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY
Topic:Deformations of Derived Equivalences
Speaker:J. Block, University of Pennsylvania

Tuesday, January 30, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:On Approximate Majority and Probabilistic Time
Speaker:Emanuele Viola, Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, January 31, 2007

PUBLIC LECTURE
Topic:The Mathematical Infinity
Speaker:Enrico Bombieri, Faculty, School of Mathematics

Monday, February 5, 2007

HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY
Topic:Fukaya Category for Riemann Surfaces
Speaker:M. Abouzaid, University of Chicago

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Integral Lexicographic Codes
Speaker:John Conway, Princeton University

Tuesday, February 6, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Algebraic Property Testing
Speaker:Tali Kaufman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Member, School of Mathematics

MOTIVIC COHOMOLOGY
Topic:An Approach to the Conservation of the Nearby Motive Functor
Speaker:Joseph Ayoub, Universitè Paris 7, France and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, February 7, 2007

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
Topic:Random Conformal Snowflakes
Speaker:Dmitri Beliaev, Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, February 8, 2007

IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Rankin-Selberg Without Unfolding and Gelfand Pairs
Speaker:A. Reznikov, Bar Ilan University

Monday, February 12, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Biased Positional Games and Thin Hypergraphs with Large Covers
Speaker:Michael Krivelevich, Tel-Aviv University

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Fast Johnson-Lindenstrauss Transform(s)
Speaker:Nir Ailon, Princeton University and Member, School of Mathematics

MOTIVIC COHOMOLOGY
Topic:The Syntomic Regulator for K_1 of Surfaces
Speaker:Amnon Besser, Ben-Gurion University, Israel and Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, February 16, 2007

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
Topic:Optimal Transport and Geometric Inequalities
Note: **THIS SEMINAR IS AT AN UNUSUAL TIME**
Speaker:Cedric Villani, ENS, Lyon

Monday, February 19, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Unbalanced Expanders and Randomness Extractors from Parvaresh-Vardy Codes
Speaker:Salil Vadhan, Harvard University

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Algebraic Property Testing - Part II
Note: (Independent of Part I)
Speaker:Tali Kaufman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Member, School of Mathematics

HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY
Topic:On Stability Conditions, Donaldson-Thomas Invariants and Cluster Algebras
Speaker:M. Kontsevich, IHÉS

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
Topic:Full Regularity for the Dissipative Quasi-Geostrophic Equations
Speaker:Hongjie Dong, University of Chicago and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, February 22, 2007

HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY
Topic:Smoothness and Compactness in Derived Geometry
Speaker:M. Kontsevich, IHÉS

MOTIVIC COHOMOLOGY
Topic:Arithmetic Cohomology and Special Values of Zeta-Functions (after Geisser)
Speaker:Stephen Lichtenbaum, Brown University

IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY
Topic:On the Computation of p-adic Height Pairings on Jacobians of hyperelliptic Curves
Speaker:Amnon Besser, Ben-Gurion University, Israel and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, February 26, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRET MATH I
Topic:Hardness Amplification for Errorless Heuristics
Speaker:Andrej Bogdanov, DIMACS

HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY
Topic:Derived Algebraic Geometry
Speaker:Gabriele Vezzosi

Tuesday, February 27, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:A Product Theorem in Free Groups
Speaker:Alexander Razborov, Steklov Mathematical Institute and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, March 1, 2007

MOTIVIC COHOMOLOGY
Topic:Bass' NK Groups and cdh-Fibrant Hochschild Homology
Speaker:Charles Weibel, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and Member, School of Mathematics

IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Applications of the Relative Trace Formula to Central L-Values
Speaker:David Whitehouse, California Institute of Technology and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, March 5, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Efficient Algorithms Using the Multiplicative Weights Update Method
Speaker:Satyen Kale, Princeton University

HERMANN WEYL LECTURES
Topic:Rationally Connected Varieties - Introduction
Speaker:János Kollár, Princeton University

HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY
Topic:Pseudoholomorphic Quilts and Relative Floer Theory
Speaker:Christopher Woodward, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Tuesday, March 6, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:A Product Theorem in Free Groups (Continued)
Speaker:Alexander Razborov, Steklov Mathematical Institute and Member, School of Mathematics

HERMANN WEYL LECTURES
Topic:Arithmetic Over Finite and Local Fields
Speaker:János Kollár, Princeton University

Wednesday, March 7, 2007

COMPLEX ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY
Topic:Canonical Frames for Nonholonomic Vector Distributions
Speaker:Igor Zelenko, SISSA/ISAS, Trieste, Italy

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
Topic:The Geometry of Grains
Speaker:Robert MacPherson, Faculty, School of Mathematics

Thursday, March 8, 2007

MOTIVIC COHOMOLOGY
Topic:Operations with Integer Coefficients (After Voevodsky)
Speaker:Charles Weibel, Rutgers, The State College of New Jersey and Member, School of Mathematics

HERMANN WEYL LECTURES
Topic:The Nash Conjecture and Topology Over $Bbb R$
Speaker:János Kollár, Princeton University

IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Subconvexity, Entropy and Equidistribution of Periodic Torus Orbits
Note: Joint work with M. Einsiedler, P. Michel, A. Venkatesh
Speaker:Elon Lindenstrauss, Princeton University

Monday, March 12, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Disjoint Paths in Networks
Speaker:Sanjeev Khanna, University of Pennsylvania

HERMANN WEYL LECTURES
Topic:The Ax Conjecture and Degenerations
Speaker:János Kollár, Princeton University

HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY
Topic:Derived Categories of Singularities
Speaker:Dmitry Orlov, Steklov Mathematical Institute, Russia and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:The Design and Analysis of Simple Algorithms (for Search and Optimization)
Speaker:Allan Borodin, University of Toronto and Member, School of Mathematics

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
Topic:Transfer Matrix Methods for Discrete Schroedinger Operators
Speaker:Hermann Schulz-Baldes, University of Erlangen, Germany

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

COMPLEX ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY
Topic:On the Abel-Radon Transform of Locally Residual Currents with Respect to a Family of Complete Intersections
Speaker:Bruno Fabre, Stockholm University, Sweden and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, March 15, 2007

MOTIVIC COHOMOLOGY
Topic:Cycles on Complete Intersections
Speaker:Jaya Iyer, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, India and Member, School of Mathematics

IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Mixed Hodge Polynomials of Character Varieties
Speaker:Fernando Rodriguez Villegas, University of Texas at Austin

Monday, March 19, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:A Cryptographic Study of Secure Internet Measurement
Speaker:David Xiao, Princeton University

MARSTON MORSE LECTURES
Topic:Equivariant Cohomology in Algebraic Geometry
Speaker:William Fulton, University of Michigan

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:The Design and Analysis of Simple Algorithms: Part II
Speaker:Allan Borodin, University of Toronto and Member, School of Mathematics

MARSTON MORSE LECTURES
Topic:Equivariant Cohomology in Algebraic Geometry
Speaker:William Fulton, University of Michigan

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

MARSTON MORSE LECTURES
Topic:Equivariant Cohomology in Algebraic Geometry
Speaker:William Fulton, University of Michigan

Thursday, March 22, 2007

IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Heights of Subvarieties of Abelian Varieties
Speaker:Sinnou David, Unversité Pierre et Marie Curie, France and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, March 26, 2007

ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY WORKSHOP
Topic:Homological Mirror Symmetry and Applications II
Speaker:Various

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MAT H I
Topic:Near-Optimal Algorithms for Maximum Constraint Satisfaction
Speaker:Konstantin Makarychev, Princeton University

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY WORKSHOP
Topic:Homological Mirror Symmetry and Applications II
Speaker:Various

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Pseudo-Random Number Generation by Algebraic Means
Speaker:Andrew Klapper, University of Kentucky

Wednesday, March 28, 2007

ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY WORKSHOP
Topic:Homological Mirror Symmetry and Applications II
Speaker:Various

Thursday, March 29, 2007

ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY WORKSHOP
Topic:Homological Mirror Symmetry and Applications II
Speaker:Various

IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Local-Global Compatibility in p-Adic Langlands for GL_2(Q)
Speaker:Matthew Emerton, Northwestern University

Friday, March 30, 2007

ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY WORKSHOP
Topic:Homological Mirror Symmetry and Applications II
Speaker:Various

Monday, April 2, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Data-Powered Computing
Speaker:Bernard Chazelle, Princeton University

HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY
Topic:The Categorification of Vassiliev Theory
Speaker:Nadya Shirokova, Stanford University

Tuesday, April 3, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Pseudo-Random Number Generation by Algebraic Means (continued)
Speaker:Andrew Klapper, University of Kentucky

Wednesday, April 4, 2007

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Some Results in Differential Cohomology
Speaker:Jim Simons, Renaissance Technologies, Dennis Sullivan, SUNY at Stony Brook

Monday, April 9, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:The Complexity of Nash Equilibria
Speaker:Christos Papadimitriou, University of California at Berkeley

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Aggregating Inconsistent Information: Ranking and Clustering
Speaker:Nir Ailon, Princeton University and Member, School of Mathematics

COMPLEX ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY
Topic:Wonderful Compactification of an Arrangement of Subvarieties
Speaker:Li Li, Korea Institute for Advanced Study

SPECIAL JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Iwasawa Theory and Non-Abelian Class Field Theory
Note: Special Time and Date
Speaker:K. Fujiwara, Nagoya University

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY
Topic:A Differential Equation for the Open Gromov-Witten Potential
Speaker:Jake Solomon, Massachusetts Insitutute of Technology and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, April 12, 2007

MOTIVIC COHOMOLOGY
Topic:Overconvergent Homotopy Invariant Presheaves with Transfers over Smooth Rigid Varieties
Speaker:Joseph Ayoub, Université Paris 7, France and Member, School of Mathematics

IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY
Topic:A Construction of Kahane Polynomials
Speaker:Enrico Bombieri, Faculty, School of Mathematics

Monday, April 16, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Fully Polynomial Time Approximation Schemes for Stochastic Dynamic Programs
Speaker:Nir Halman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Expanders in Number Theory
Note: UNUSUAL START TIME
Speaker:Peter Sarnak, Princeton University and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, April 19, 2007

MOTIVIC COHOMOLOGY
Topic:Completion of the Proof of the Bloch-Kato Conjecture
Speaker:Chuck Weibel, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and Member, School of Mathematics

IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY
Topic:On a Conjecture of Greenberg on Iwasawa Invariants of Totally Real Number Fields
Speaker:Conjeeveram Rajan, Max-Planck Institute für Mathematik, Germany and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, April 23, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Disigning Efficient Program Checkers by Delegating Their Work
Speaker:Guy Rothblum, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Consensus Clustering, Hieraracical Clustering and Phylogeny
Speaker:Nir Ailon, Princeton University and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, April 26, 2007

IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY
Topic:A Product Theorem in (Virtually) Free Groups
Speaker:Alexander Razborov, Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, April 30, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:History of the Theory of Error-Correcting Codes
Speaker:Elwyn Berlekamp, University of California at Berkeley

Tuesday, May 1, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:One-Way Multi-Party Communication Lower Bound for Pointer Jumping with Applications
Speaker:Emanuele Viola, Harvard University and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, May 3, 2007

IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Primes and Orbits
Speaker:Peter Sarnak, Princeton University and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, May 7, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Reachability Problems: An Update
Speaker:Eric Allender, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Tuesday, May 8, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:An Exponential Time/Space Speedup for Resolution
Speaker:Toniann Pitassi, University of Toronto

Thursday, May 10, 2007

IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY
Topic:The Existence of Bessel Functionals
Speaker:Ramin-Takloo-Bighash, Princeton University

Monday, May 14, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Approximation Algorithms for Buy-at-Bulk Nework Design
Speaker:Chandra Chekuri, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

WOMEN'S PROGRAM
Note: http://www.math.ias.edu/womensprogram/

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

WOMEN'S PROGRAM
Note: http://www.math.ias.edu/womensprogram/

Thursday, May 17, 2007

WOMEN'S PROGRAM
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COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Proof of the Parallel Repetition Theorem
Note: please note Date, Time and Venue
Speaker:Boaz Barak, Princeton University

Friday, May 18, 2007

WOMEN'S PROGRAM
Note: http://www.math.ias.edu/womensprogram/

Monday, May 21, 2007

WOMEN'S PROGRAM
Note: http://www.math.ias.edu/womensprogram/

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

WOMEN'S PROGRAM
Note: http://www.math.ias.edu/womensprogram/

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Expander Codes and Somewhat Euclidean Expllicit Sections
Speaker:Alexander Razborov, Member and School of Mathematics

COMPLEX ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY
Topic:Abelian Relations on Webs and Abelian Families of 0-Cycles
Speaker:Bruno Fabre, Stockholm University, Sweden and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

WOMEN'S PROGRAM
Note: http://www.math.ias.edu/womensprogram/

Thursday, May 24, 2007

WOMEN'S PROGRAM
Note: http://www.math.ias.edu/womensprogram/

Friday, May 25, 2007

WOMEN'S PROGRAM
Note: http://www.math.ias.edu/womensprogram/

Tuesday, June 5, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Fast Dimension Reduction Using Rademacher Series on Dual BCH Codes
Speaker:Nir Ailon, Princeton University


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Monday, September 17, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Algebrization: A New Barrier in Complexity Theory
Note: Joint work with Avi Wigderson
Speaker:Scott Aaronson, Massachusetts Instittute of Technology

Monday, September 24, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Towards Universal Semantic Communiction
Speaker:Madhu Sudan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Random Discrete Matrices
Speaker:Kevin Costello

Topic:Nearly Optimal Solutions for Stochastic Optimization Problems
Speaker:Nir Halman

Topic:Paths Beyond Local Search: On the Query Complexity of Fixed-Point Computation
Speaker:Xi Chen

Topic:Parallel Repetition in Multiplayer Interactive Proofs
Speaker:Anup Rao, University of Texas at Austin and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Hardness of Solving Sparse Overdetermined Linear Systems
Speaker:Venkatesan Guruswami, University of Washington and Member, School of Mathematics

ARITHMETIC COMBINATORICS
Topic:Applications of Quadratic Fourier Analysis
Speaker:Tim Gowers, Cambridge University

SPECIAL LOGIC/NUMBER THEORY
Topic:How the Schanuel and Andre Conjectures Affect Logical Questions About the Real and Complex Exponentials and the Weierstrass Elliptic Functions
Speaker:A. MacIntyre, London University

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Quantization of Maximal Poisson-Commutative Subalgebras
Speaker:Leonid Rybnikov

Topic:Algebras Associated to Hyperkähler Quotients
Speaker:Benjamin Webster

Topic:Growth of Linear Groups
Speaker:Emmanuel Breuillard

Thursday, September 27, 2007

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Hilbert Modular Generating Series with Coefficients in Intersection Homology
Note: Joint work with mark Goresky
Speaker:J. Getz, Princeton University

Friday, September 28, 2007

NEW CONNECTIONS OF REPRESENTATION THEORY TO ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY AND PHYSICS
Topic:Instanton Countin and Knot Invariants
Speaker:Hiraku Nakajima, Kyoto University, Japan and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Background to Yang-Mills Theory for Mathematicians
Speaker:Ivan Mirkovic, University of Massachusetts and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, October 1, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:The Pattern Matrix Method for Lower Bounds on Quantum Communication
Speaker:Alexander Sherstov, University of Texas at Austin

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Counting Point Problem for Shimura Varieties
Speaker:Sug Woo Shin

Topic:Quantum Ergodicity and Quantum Maps
Speaker:Dubi Kelmer

Topic:Arthur's Trace Formula and the Cohomology of Shimura Varieties
Speaker:Sophie Morel

Topic:Co-Volume of Lattices in Semi-Simple Lie Groups
Speaker:Alireza Salehi Golsefidy

Topic:Nonvanishing mod p of Eisenstein Series
Speaker:Bei Zhang

Topic:Inverse Theorems for Large Subsets of Sums of Dissociated Sets and Multi-Dimensional Generalizations of Szemeredi's Theorem
Speaker:Ilya Shkredov

Topic:Bounding Periods of Automorphic Forms
Speaker:Lior Silberman

Tuesday, October 2, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Unbounded-Error Communication Complexity of Symmetric Functions
Speaker:Alexander Sherstov, University of Texas at Austin

NEW CONNECTIONS OF REPRESENTATION THEORY TO ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY AND PHYSICS
Topic:Geometric Langlands Duality
Speaker:Roman Bezrukavnikov, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Member, School of Mathematics

ARITHMETIC COMBINATORICS
Topic:Difference Sets and the Primes
Speaker:Tom Sanders, University of Cambridge, UK and Member, School of Mathematics

NEW CONNECTIONS OF REPRESENTATION THEORY TO ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY AND PHYSICS
Topic:Modules over Affine Lie Algebras and their Fusion
Speaker:Victor Ostrik, University of Oregan and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

NEW CONNECTIONS OF REPRESENTATION THEORY TO ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY AND PHYSICS
Topic:Yang-Mills Theory for Mathematicians
Speaker:Sergei Gukov, University of California, Santa Barbara and Member, School of Mathematics

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Partial Differential Equations on Derived Geometric Stacks
Speaker:Clark Barwick

Topic:Theta Dualities on Moduli Spaces of Sheaves
Speaker:Alina Marian

Topic:Pointwise Convergence of Multilinear Averages in Ergodic Theory
Speaker:Ciprian Demeter

Topic:Additive Properties of Product Sets in Fields of Prime Order
Speaker:Alexey Glibichuk

Topic:Growth, Linearity and Incidence
Speaker:Harald Helfgott

Topic:The Role of Convexity in Isoperimetry and Concentration
Speaker:Emanuel Milman

Topic:Linear Configurations in Uniform Sets
Speaker:Julia Wolf

Thursday, October 4, 2007

NEW CONNECTIONS OF REPRESENTATION THEORY TO ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY AND PHYSICS
Topic:Background to Yang-Mills Theory for Mathematicians
Note: This seminar will usually be on Fridays
Speaker:Ivan Mirkovic, University of Massachusetts and Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY
Topic:On the Periods of Automorphic Forms on Special Orthogonal Groups and the Gross-Prasad Conjecture
Speaker:Atsushi Ichino, Osaka City University, Japan and Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, October 5, 2007

NEW CONNECTIONS OF REPRESENTATION THEORY TO ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY AND PHYSICS
Topic:Instanton Counting and Knot Invariants
Speaker:Hiraku Nakajima, Member, School of Mathematics

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Dynamics of Gaseous Stars
Speaker:Juhi Jang

Topic:On Subsets of F_q^n with no Short Linear Dependencies
Speaker:Sergey Yekhanin

Topic:Invariance, Few Orbits and Property Testing
Speaker:Tali Kaufman

Topic:Finite Time Singularities in Generalized Quasi-Geostrophic and Related Models
Speaker:Dong Li

Topic:Error Correcting Codes for the Group Z_N
Speaker:Adi Akavia

Topic:Would "The Idempotent Theorem" do?
Speaker:Tom Sanders

Topic:Nonlinear Schrodinger Equations
Speaker:Monica Visan

Topic:On the Illposedness and Blow up for Nonlinear Schrodinger Equation
Speaker:Xiaoyi Zhang

Monday, October 8, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Erdos-Renyi Phase Transition
Speaker:Joel Spencer, New York University

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

GEOMETRIC LANGLANDS
Topic:Geometric Satake Isomorphism and Whittaker Model
Speaker:Roman Bezrukavnikov, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Member, School of Mathematics

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:New Proofs of (New) Direct Product Theorems
Speaker:Russell Impagliazzo, University of California, San Diego and Member, School of Mathematics

ARITHMETIC COMBINATORICS
Topic:On Square Sum-Free Sets
Speaker:Endre Szemeredi, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and Member, School of Mathematics

REPRESENTATIONS AND FUSION
Topic:Fusion for Affine Lie Algebra Modules and Quantum Groups
Speaker:Victor Ostrik, University of Oregon and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

YANG-MILLS THEORY FOR MATHEMATICIANS
Topic:Basic Notions of Quantum Field Theory Illustrated on Toy Models
Speaker:Sergei Gukov, University of California at Santa Barbara and Member and School of Mathematics

MINI-COURSE
Topic:Sum-Products Estimates and Applications
Speaker:Jean Bourgain, Faculty, School of Mathematics

Thursday, October 11, 2007

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:Fundamental Lemma
Speaker:Bao Chau Ngo, Universite Paris 11, France and Member, School of Mathematics

MINI-COURSE
Topic:Inverse Theorems and Random Matrices
Speaker:Van Vu, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Counting Points on Igusa Varieties and Stabilization
Note: please note New Time
Speaker:Sug Woo Shin, Harvard University and Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, October 12, 2007

INSTANTON COUNTING AND KNOT INVARIANTS
Topic:Chern-Simons Theory as String Theory
Speaker:Johannes Walcher, Member, School of Natural Sciences

BACKGROUND TO YANG-MILLS THEORY FOR MATHEMATICIANS
Note: This will be a discussion session for the Wednesday seminar led by Ivan Mirkovic

Monday, October 15, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Extractors and Rank Extractors for Polynomial Sources
Speaker:Zeev Dvir, Weizmann Institute of Science

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

GEOMETRIC LANGLANDS
Topic:Whittaker Sheaves, Quantum Groups and Quantum Langlands Duality (after Gaitsgory and Lurie)
Speaker:Roman Bezrukavnikov, Massachusetts Insitute of Technology and Member, School of Mathematics

COMPUTER SCIENCE DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Sparse Random Linear Codes are Locally Decodable and Testable
Speaker:Tali Kaufman, Member and School of Mathematics

ARITHMETIC COMBINATORICS
Topic:Problems in Additive Number Theory
Speaker:Melvyn Nathanson, City University of New York and Member, School of Mathematics

REPRESENTATIONS AND FUSION
Topic:Vertex Operator Algebras
Speaker:Victor Ostrik, University of Oregon and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

YANG-MILLS THEORY FOR MATHEMATICIANS
Topic:Electro-Magnetic Duality in Abelian Guage Theory
Speaker:Andrew Neitzke, Member, School of Natural Sciences

MINI-COURSE
Topic:Sum-Products Estimates and Applications
Speaker:Jean Bourgain, Faculty, School of Mathematics

Thursday, October 18, 2007

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:Fundamental Lemma
Speaker:Bao Châu Ngô, Université Paris 11, France and Member, School of Mathematics

MINI-COURSE
Topic:Inverse Theorems and Random Matrices
Speaker:Van Vu, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and Member, School of Mathematics

IAS/PU NUMBER THOERY
Topic:Linear Equations in Primes
Speaker:Ben Green, University of Cambridge and Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, October 19, 2007

INSTANTON COUNTING AND KNOT INVARIANTS
Topic:Large N Open/Closed Duality in Topological String Theory
Speaker:Andrew Neitzke, Member, School of Natural Sciences

BACKGROUND TO YANG-MILLS THEORY FOR MATHEMATICIANS
Note: This will be a discussion session for the Wednesday Seminar, led by Ivan Mirkovic

Monday, October 22, 2007

REPRESENTATIONS AND FUSION
Topic:Introduction to Chiral Algebras
Speaker:Alexander Braverman, Brown University

COMPUTER SCIENCE DISCRETE MATH I
Note: NO SEMINAR DUE TO FOCS

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Quantum Cohomology of Real Varieities
Speaker:Ozgur Ceyhan, University of Montreal

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

GEOMETRIC LANGLANDS DUALITY
Topic:Whittaker Patterns in Global Unramified and Local Tamely Ramified Theories
Speaker:Roman Bezrukavnikov, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Member, School of Mathematics

COMPUTER SCIENCE DISCRETE MATH II
Note: NO SEMINAR DUE TO FOCS

ARITHMETIC COMBINATORICS
Topic:Polynomial Progressions in Primes
Speaker:Tamar Ziegler, University of Michigan

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

YANG-MILLS THEORY FOR MATHEMATICIANS
Topic:Duality in Maxwell Theory (continuation)
Speaker:Andrew Neitzke, Member, School of Natural Sciences

MINI-COURSE
Topic:Nilsequences in Additive Combinatorics
Speaker:Ben Green, University of Cambridge, UK and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, October 25, 2007

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:Fundamental Lemma
Speaker:Bao Châu Ngô, Université Paris 11, France and Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, October 26, 2007

INSTANTON COUNTING AND KNOT INVARIANTS
Topic:Large N Open/Closed Duality in Topological String Theory (continued)
Speaker:Andrew Neitzke, Member, School of Natural Sciences

BACKGROUND FOR YANG-MILLS THEORY FOR MATHEMATICIANS
Note: Discussion session for the Wednesday and Friday morning seminars

Monday, October 29, 2007

REPRESENTATIONS AND FUSION
Topic:Introduction to Chiral Algebras (continued)
Speaker:Alexander Braverman, Brown University, Member, School of Mathematics

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Dense Subsets of Pseudorandom Objects
Speaker:Luca Trevisan, University of California, Berkeley and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Balancing Gaussian Vectors
Speaker:Kevin Costello, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

ARITHMETIC COMBINATORICS
Topic:On the Property Testing of Hereditary Graph and Hypergraph Properties
Speaker:Terrence Tao, University of California, Los Angeles

GEOMETRIC LANGLANDS DUALITY
Topic:Hitchin Fibration and Langlands Duality
Speaker:Tony Pantev, University of Pennsylvania

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

YANG-MILLS THEORY FOR MATHEMATICIANS
Topic:Basic Notions of Bosonic 4D Yang-Mills Theory
Speaker:Michael Movshev, SUNY, Stony Brook

MINI-COURSE
Topic:Nilsequences in Additive Combinatorics (continuation)
Speaker:Ben Green, University of Cambridge, UK and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, November 1, 2007

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:Fundamental Lemma
Speaker:Bao Châu Ngô, Université Paris 11, France and Member, School of Mathematics

IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Moments of Automorphic L-functions, Spectral Identities, and Subconvexity Bounds
Speaker:Paul Garrett, University of Minnesota

Friday, November 2, 2007

INSTANTON COUNTING AND KNOT INVARIANTS
Topic:Instanton Counting
Speaker:Hiraku Nakajima, Kyoto University, Japan and Member, School of Mathematics

BACKGROUND FOR YANG-MILLS THEORY FOR MATHEMATICIANS
Note: Discussion session for the Wednesday and Friday Morning Seminars

Monday, November 5, 2007

YANG-MILLS THEORY FOR MATHEMATICIANS
Topic:Basic Notions of Yang-Mills Theory (continued)
Speaker:Michael Movshev, The State University of New York at Stony Brook

COMPUTER SCIENCE DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Markets and the Primal-Dual Paradigm
Speaker:Vijay Vazirani, Georgia Institute of Technology

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Locally Decodable Codes from Nice Subsets of Finite Fields and Prime Factors of Mersenne Numbers
Speaker:Sergey Yekhanin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Member, School of Mathematics

ARITHMETIC COMINATORICS
Topic:The Rank of Symmetric Matrices
Speaker:Kevin Costello, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

GEOMETRIC LANGLANDS DUALITY
Topic:Hitchin Fibration and Langlands Duality (continued)
Speaker:Tony Pantev, University of Pennsylvania

Thursday, November 8, 2007

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:Fundamental Lemma
Speaker:Bao Châu Ngô, Université Paris 11, France and Member, School of Mathematics

REPRESENTATIONS AND FUSION
Topic:Chiral Algebras via Ran Space
Speaker:Dmitry Arinkin, University of North Carolina

IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Modular Forms and Calabi-Yau Varieties
Speaker:Dinakar Ramakrishnan, California Institute of Technology

Friday, November 9, 2007

INSTANTON COUNTING AND KNOT INVARIANTS
Topic:Topological Vertex
Speaker:Melissa Liu, Columbia University

DISCUSSION SESSION
Note: Discussion Session for Monday and Friday Morning Seminars

Monday, November 12, 2007

GEOMETRIC LANGLANDS DUALITY
Topic:Quantum Geometric Langlands Duality
Speaker:Dennis Gaitsgory, Harvard University

COMPUTER SCIENCE DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Developments in Holographic Algorithms
Speaker:Jin-Yi Cai, University of Wisconsin, Madison

REPRESENTATIONS AND FUSION
Topic:A Conjectural Construction of Automorphic D-Modules via Spectral Projectors and a General Vanishing Conjecture
Speaker:Dennis Gaitsgory, Harvard University

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Applications of the Removal Lemma
Speaker:Jozsef Solymosi, University of British Columbia and Member, School of Mathematics

YANG-MILLS THEORY FOR MATHEMATICIANS
Topic:Supersymmetry in Yang-Mills Theory
Speaker:Emanuel Diaconescu, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

ARITHMETIC COMBINATORICS
Topic:Product Growth and Mixing in Finite Groups: Variations on a Theme of Gowers
Speaker:Laszlo Babai, University of Chicago

SPECIAL TALK
Topic:Infinity Categories
Speaker:Clark Barwick, University of Oslo, Norway and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

INSTANTON COUNTING
Topic:Topological Vertex (Continued)
Speaker:Melissa Liu, Columbia University

ARITHMETIC COMBINATORICS
Topic:Decompositions into Quadratic Phase Functions
Speaker:Julia Wolf, University of Cambridge, UK and Member, School of Mathematics

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Rigid Differential Equations
Speaker:Dmitry Arinkin, University of North Carolina

Thursday, November 15, 2007

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:Fundamental Lemma
Speaker:Bao Châu Ngô, Université Paris 11, France and Member, School of Mathematics

ARITHMETIC COMBINATORICS MINI COURSE
Topic:Sum-Product Estimates and Expanders
Speaker:Alexander Gamburd, University of California at Santa Cruz

IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Companion Forms for GSp(4)
Speaker:Jacques Tilouine, Universitè de Paris 13, France

Friday, November 16, 2007

DISCUSSION SESSION
Note: Discussion session for Tuesday and Friday morning seminars

Monday, November 19, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:On a Network Creation Game
Speaker:Yishay Mansour, Tel Aviv University & Google

DISCUSSION SESSION FOR YANG-MILLS
Topic:Geometric Formulation of Basic Supersymmetry Formalism
Speaker:Pierre Deligne, Faculty and School of Mathematics

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Density Theorems for Bipartite Graphs and Related Ramsey-Type Results
Speaker:Benny Sudakov, University of California, Los Angeles and Member, School of Mathematics

YANG-MILLS THEORY FOR MATHEMATICIANS
Topic:Supersymmetry in Yang-Mills Theory and Topological Twists
Speaker:Emanuel Diaconescu, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

GEOMETRIC LANGLANDS DUALITY
Topic:Yang-Mills Theory and Geometric Langlands Duality: An Introduction
Speaker:Ivan Mirkovic, University of Massachusetts and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

REPRESENTATIONS AND FUSION
Topic:Chiral Hecke Algebras and their Applications
Speaker:Alexander Beilinson, University of Chicago

Monday, November 26, 2007

CONFERENCE ON GAUGE AND REPRESENTATION THEORY
Speaker: See Agenda

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:On Hardness of Learning Intersection of Two Halfspaces
Speaker:Subhash Khot, Courant Institute, New York University

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

CONFERENCE ON GAUGE AND REPRESENTATION THEORY
Speaker: See Agenda

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:The Approximation Complexity of Win-Lose Games
Speaker:Xi Chen, Tsinghua University, China and Member, School of Mathematics

ARITHMETIC COMBINATORICS
Topic:Inverse Theorems for Large Subsets of sums of Dissociated Sets
Speaker:Ilya Shkredov, Moscow State University, Russia and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

CONFERENCE ON GAUGE AND REPRESENTATION THEORY
Speaker: See Agenda

Thursday, November 29, 2007

CONFERENCE ON GAUGE AND REPRESENTATION THEORY
Speaker: See Agenda

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Algebraic Cycles and Exotic Heegner Points
Speaker:Kartik Prasanna, University of Maryland

Friday, November 30, 2007

CONFERENCE ON GAUGE AND REPRESENTATION THEORY
Speaker: See Agenda

Monday, December 3, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Expander Flows, Graph Spectra and Graph Separators
Speaker:Umesh Vazirani, University of California, Berkeley

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Optimal Phylogenetic Reconstruction
Speaker:Konstantinos Daskalakis, University of California, Berkeley

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Baxter Operators and L-Functions
Speaker:Sergei Oblezin, ITEP, Moscow, Russia

ARITHMETIC COMBINATORICS
Topic:Some Properties of Sum and Product Sets in Finite Fields
Speaker:Alexey Glibichuk, Moscow State University, Russia and Member, School of Mathematics

YANG-MILLS THEORY FOR MATHEMATICIANS
Topic:Ads/CFT Duality for Mathematicians
Speaker:Juan Maldacena, Faculty, School of Natural Sciences

Thursday, December 6, 2007

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:Fundamental Lemma
Speaker:Bao Châu Ngô, Université Paris 11, France and Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRIC LANGLANDS DUALITY
Topic:Geometric Endoscopy and Mirror Symmetry
Speaker:Edward Frenkel, University of California, Berkeley

IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Heegner Divisors, L-Functions and Harmonic Weak Maass Forms
Speaker:Jan Bruinier, Technische Universität Darmstadt

Friday, December 7, 2007

INSTANTON COUNTING AND KNOT INVARIANTS
Topic:Seiberg-Witten Curves
Speaker:Hiraku Nakajima, Kyoto University, Japan and Member, School of Mathematics

DISCUSSION SESSION
Note: Discussion Session for Yang-Mills and Instanton Counting Seminars

Monday, December 10, 2007

MINI CONFERENCE ON ARITHMETIC COMBINATORICS
Speaker:Agenda

YANG-MILLS THEORY FOR MATHEMATICIANS
Topic:Overview of D-Branes in Physics and Mathematics
Speaker:Michael Douglas, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

MINI CONFERENCE ON ARITHMETIC COMBINATORICS
Speaker:Agenda

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

MINI CONFERENCE ON ARITHMETIC COMBINATORICS
Speaker:Agenda

Thursday, December 13, 2007

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:Fundamental Lemma
Speaker:Bao Châu Ngô, Université Paris 11, France and Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRIC LANGLANDS DUALITY
Topic:A-Branes and D-Modules
Speaker:Edward Witten, Faculty, School of Natural Sciences

Friday, December 14, 2007

INSTANTON COUNTING AND KNOT INVARIANTS
Topic:Gopakumar-Vafa and Donaldson-Thomas Invariants
Speaker:Hiraku Nakajima, Kyoto University, Japan

DISCUSSION SESSION

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

GEOMETRIC LANGLANDS DUALITY
Topic:A-branes and D-modules (continued)
Speaker:Edward Witten, Faculty, School of Natural Sciences

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

YANG-MILLS THEORY FOR MATHEMATICIANS
Topic:Superconformal Theories in 6 Dimensions
Speaker:Anton Kapustin, California Institute of Technology

Thursday, December 20, 2007

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:Fundamental Lemma
Speaker:Bao Châu Ngô, Université Paris 11, France and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

ALGEBRO-GEOMETRIC DERIVED CATEGORIES AND APPLICATIONS
Topic:Introduction to Bridgeland's stability conditions
Speaker:Roman Bezrukavnikov, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

CATEGORIES AND KNOT INVARIANTS
Topic:Homological algebra of link invariants, I
Speaker:Mike Khovanov, Columbia University

Thursday, January 17, 2008

TOWARDS 2-DIMENSIONAL GEOMETRIC LANGLANDS DUALITY
Topic:Satake isomorphism for affine Kac-Moody groups
Speaker:Alexander Braverman, Brown University

Monday, January 21, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic: Noisy Binary Search and Applications
Speaker:Avinatan Hassidim, Hebrew University

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:A Study of Multiplication Codes
Speaker:Adi Akavia, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Member, School of Mathematics

ALGEBRO-GEOMETRIC DERIVED CATEGORIES AND APPLICATIONS
Topic:Stability conditions and quantum cohomology for $P^2$
Speaker:Roman Bezrukavnikov, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

CATEGORIES AND KNOT INVARIANTS
Topic:Homological algebra of link invariants II: matrix factorizations and link homology
Speaker:Mike Khovanov, Columbia University and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, January 24, 2008

TOWARDS 2-DIMENSIONAL GEOMETRIC LANGLANDS DUALITY
Topic:Pursuing the double affine Grassmannian
Speaker:Michael Finkelberg, Independent University of Moscow, Russia and Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, January 25, 2008

SPECIAL JOINT PU/IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:The Waldspurger Formula and the Gross-Zagier Formula
Speaker:Xinyi Yuan, Columbia University

Monday, January 28, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Hardness Amplification Proofs Require Majority
Speaker:Emanuele Viola, Columbia University

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Arithmetic Complexity -- The Power of Partial Derivatives
Speaker:Avi Wigderson, IAS

CATEGORIES AND KNOT INVARIANTS
Topic:Homological Algebra of Link Invariants, III
Speaker:Mikhail Khovanov, Columbia University and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

ALGEBRO-GEOMETRIC DERIVED CATEGORIES AND APPLICATIONS
Topic:Stability Conditions and Stokes Factors
Speaker:Valerio Toledano-Laredo, Northeastern University and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, January 31, 2008

TOWARDS 2-DIMENSIONAL GEOMETRIC LANGLANDS DUALITY
Topic:Double Affine Hecke Algebra from Loop Groups Over p-Adic fields (after Kapranov and Gaitsgory-Kazhdan)
Speaker:Alexander Braverman, Brown University and Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, February 1, 2008

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:From Automorphic Sheaves to the Cohomology of the Moduli Spaces of F-Bundles
Speaker:Yakov Varshavsky, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Monday, February 4, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:The Rules of the Game
Speaker:Michael Krivelevich, Tel Aviv University

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Arithmetic Complexity -- The Power of Partial Derivatives
Speaker:Avi Wigderson, IAS

CATEGORIES AND KNOT INVARIANTS
Topic:Categorification of Link Invariants Via Representation Theory
Speaker:Catharina Stroppel, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

ALGEBRO-GEOMETRIC DERIVED CATEGORIES AND APPLICATIONS
Topic:Stability Conditions and Stokes Factors (continued)
Speaker:Valerio Toledano-Laredo, Northeastern University and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, February 7, 2008

TOWARDS 2-DIMENSIONAL GEOMETRIC LANGLANDS DUALITY
Topic:Duality From Six Dimensions
Speaker:Edward Witten, IAS

JOINT PU/IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:The Subconvexity Bounds for L-Functions
Speaker:Xiaoqing Li, SUNY, Buffalo

Friday, February 8, 2008

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Towards a Global Langlands Correspondence Over Function Fields
Speaker:Yakov Varshavsky, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Monday, February 11, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Uniform Direct Product Theorems: Simplified, Optimized, and Derandomized
Speaker:Valentine Kabanets, Simon Fraser University

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Efficient Algorithms for Some Algebraic Problems
Speaker:Neeraj Kayal, DIMACS

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Affine Tangles and Irreducible Exotic Sheaves
Speaker:Rina Anno, Harvard University

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

CATEGORIES AND KNOT INVARIANTS
Topic:Link Homologies, Instantons, and BPS Invariants
Speaker:Sergei Gukov, University of California at Santa Barbara and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, February 14, 2008

TOWARDS 2-DIMENSIONAL GEOMETRIC LANGLANDS DUALITY
Topic:Duality From Six Dimensions (continued)
Speaker:Edward Witten, IAS

JOINT PU/IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Prime Chains and Pratt Trees
Speaker:Kevin Ford, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Friday, February 15, 2008

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:A Gentle Introduction to Derived Algebraic Geometry
Speaker:Clark Barwick, University of Oslo and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, February 18, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Integrality Gaps for Sherali-Adams Relaxations
Speaker:Yury Makarychev, Microsoft Research

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:New Results and Open Problems in Computing Nash Equilibria
Speaker:Christos Papadimitriou, University of California at Berkeley

ALGEBRO-GEOMETRIC DERIVED CATEGORIES AND APPLICATIONS
Topic:D-Modules and Loop Spaces
Speaker:David Nadler, Northwestern University and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, February 21, 2008

CATEGORIES AND KNOT INVARIANTS
Topic:Link Homologies and Refined BPS Invariants
Speaker:Sergei Gukov, University of California at Santa Barbara and Member, School of Mathematics

TOWARDS 2-DIMENSIONAL GEOMETRIC LANGLANDS DUALITY
Topic:Duality From Six Dimensions (continued)
Speaker:Edward Witten, IAS

JOINT PU/IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Integral Models of Some Shimura Varieties
Speaker:Mark Kisin, University of Chicago

Friday, February 22, 2008

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Introduction to Non-Abelian p-Adic Hodge Theory
Speaker:Vadim Vologodsky, University of Chicago and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, February 25, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Security Under Key-Dependent Inputs
Speaker:Shai Halevi, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Sound 3-Query PCPPs Are Long
Speaker:Arie Matsliah, Technion

ALGEBRO-GEOMETRIC DERIVED CATEGORIES AND APPLICATIONS
Topic:Character Sheaves and Real Groups
Speaker:David Ben-Zvi, The University of Texas at Austin and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Infinity Categories
Speaker:Clark Barwick, University of Oslo and Member, School of Mathematics

ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Topic:Orbit of the Diagonal of a Power of a Nilmanifold
Speaker:Alexander Leibman, Ohio State University

Thursday, February 28, 2008

CATEGORIES AND KNOT INVARIANTS
Topic:Refined Topological Vertex and Homological Invariants of Knots and 3-Manifolds
Speaker:Sergei Gukov, University of California at Santa Barbara and Member, School of Mathematics

TOWARDS 2-DIMENSIONAL GEOMETRIC LANGLANDS DUALITY
Topic:Boundary Conditions in Gauge Theory
Speaker:Edward Witten, IAS

JOINT PU/IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Hilbert Spaces of Entire Functions and Automorphic L-Functions
Speaker:J. Lagarias, University of Michigan

Friday, February 29, 2008

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Introduction to Non-Abelian p-Adic Hodge Theory (continued)
Speaker:Vadim Vologodsky, University of Chicago and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, March 3, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Disjointness is Hard in the Multi-Party Number-On-The-Forehead Model
Speaker:Troy Lee, Rutgers University

MARSTON MORSE LECTURE
Topic:Topological Quantum Field Theories in Low Dimensions
Speaker:Jacob Lurie, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:The Sign-Rank of AC^0
Speaker:Alexander Razborov, IAS

ALGEBRO-GEOMETRIC DERIVED CATEGORIES AND APPLICATIONS
Topic:Hall Algebras for Triangulated (dg-)categories and higher algebraic stacks
Speaker:Bertrand Toen, University of Paris 6, France

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

MARSTON MORSE LECTURE
Topic:Topological Quantum Field Theories in Low Dimensions
Speaker:Jacob Lurie, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Thursday, March 6, 2008

CATEGORIES AND KNOT INVARIANTS
Topic:Knot Homology and Braid Group Actions on Derived Categories of Coherent Sheaves
Speaker:Joel Kamnitzer, University of California at Berkeley and AIM

TOWARDS 2-DIMENSIONAL GEOMETRIC LANGLANDS DUALITY
Topic:Boundary Conditions in Gauge Theory (continued)
Speaker:Edward Witten, IAS

JOINT PU/IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Counting Rational Points on a Cubic Surface
Speaker:Ritabrata Munshi, Rutgers University

Monday, March 10, 2008

CONFERENCE ON ALGEBRO-GEOMETRIC DERIVED CATEGORIES AND APPLICATIONS

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:A Frieman Isomorphism-type Lemma for Polynomials
Speaker:Philip Matchett Wood, Rutgers University

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

CONFERENCE ON ALGEBRO-GEOMETRIC DERIVED CATEGORIES AND APPLICATIONS

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:The Sign-Rank of AC^0 (continued)
Speaker:Alexander Razborov, IAS

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Arithmetic Invariants of Discrete Langlands Parameters
Speaker:B. Gross, Harvard University

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

CONFERENCE ON ALGEBRO-GEOMETRIC DERIVED CATEGORIES AND APPLICATIONS

ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Topic:Constructing Wild Groups
Speaker:Lior Siberman, Harvard University

Thursday, March 13, 2008

CONFERENCE ON ALGEBRO-GEOMETRIC DERIVED CATEGORIES AND APPLICATIONS

JOINT PU/IAS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Iwasawa Theory of Elliptic Curves for Supersingular Primes
Speaker:B. D. Kim, Northwestern University

Friday, March 14, 2008

CONFERENCE ON ALGEBRO-GEOMETRIC DERIVED CATEGORIES AND APPLICATIONS

Monday, March 17, 2008

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Kazhdan-Lusztig Equivalence Between Quantum Groups and Affine Algebras Via Factorizable Sheaves
Speaker:Dennis Gaitsgory, Harvard University

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Note: WILL NOT MEET THIS WEEK

MARSTON MORSE LECTURE
Topic:Topological Quantum Field Theories in Low Dimensions
Speaker:Jacob Lurie, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Note: WILL NOT MEET THIS WEEK

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

MARSTON MORSE LECTURE
Topic:Topological Quantum Field Theories in Low Dimensions
Speaker:Jacob Lurie, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Friday, March 21, 2008

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Introduction to Non-Abelian Hodge Theory (continued)
Speaker:Vadim Vologodsky, Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, March 24, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Testing Symmetric Properties of Distributions
Speaker:Paul Valiant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Expander Cryptography -- Cryptography With Constant Computational Overhead
Speaker:Amit Sahai, UCLA

ALGEBRO-GEOMETRIC DERIVED CATEGORIES AND APPLICATIONS
Topic:Cluster Algebras and Quiver Representations
Speaker:Bernard Keller, University of Paris 7, France

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

ALGEBRO-GEOMETRIC DERIVED CATEGORIES AND APPLICATIONS
Topic:Triangulated Categories: Enhancements, Generators and Dimensions
Speaker:Dmitry Orlov, Steklov Institute and Member, School of Mathematics

FACULTY LECTURE
Topic:Solutions to Equations in Integers
Speaker:Peter Sarnak, IAS

Thursday, March 27, 2008

ALGEBRO-GEOMETRIC DERIVED CATEGORIES AND APPLICATIONS
Topic:Derived Algebraic Geometry
Speaker:Jacob Lurie, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Friday, March 28, 2008

ALGEBRO-GEOMETRIC DERIVED CATEGORIES AND APPLICATIONS
Topic:Perverse Equivalences and Calabi-Yau Categories
Speaker:Raphael Rouquier, Oxford University

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Joyce Invariants for K3 Surfaces and Mock Theta Functions
Speaker:So Okada, Australian National University

Monday, March 31, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:On Proving Hardness of Improper Learning from Worst-Case Assumptions
Speaker:Benny Applebaum, Princeton University

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:The Distribution of Polynomials Over Finite Fields
Speaker:Tali Kaufman, Member, School of Mathematics

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Opers with Irregular Singularities and Spectra of the Quantum Shift of Argument Subalgebra
Speaker:Leonid Rybnikov, Inst. for Theor. & Experimental Physics, Moscow and Member, School of Math.

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Hypertoric Varieties and Koszul Duality
Speaker:Ben Webster, University of California at Berkeley and Member, School of Mathematics

ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Topic:Stationary Measures and Equidistribution on the Torus
Speaker:Elon Lindenstrauss, Princeton University

Thursday, April 3, 2008

TOWARDS 2-DIMENSIONAL GEOMETRIC LANGLANDS CORRESPONDENCE
Topic:Classification of Finite Dimensional Representations of DAHA (after Varagnolo and Vasserot)
Speaker:Olivier Schiffmann, Ecole Normale Superieure, France and Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Cohen-Lenstra Heuristics and the Negative Pell Equation
Speaker:J. Klueners, Heinrich-Heine-Univ. Duesseldorff, Germany

Monday, April 7, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Merkle Puzzles are Optimal
Speaker:Mohammad Mohmoody Ghidary, Princeton University

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Spherical Cubes, or Coordinated Random Choices in High Dimensions
Speaker:Anup Rao, University of Texas at Austin and Member, School of Mathematics

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Quasi-Coxeter Algebras, Dynkin Diagram Cohomology and Quantum Weyl Groups
Speaker:Valerio Toledano-Laredo, Northeastern University and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Unipotent Classes and Special Weyl Groups Representations
Speaker:George Lusztig, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Thursday, April 10, 2008

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Crystal Structures on (Some) Global Nilpotent Cones
Speaker:Olivier Schiffmann, Ecole Normale Superieure, France and Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:On a Result of Waldspurger in Higher Rank
Speaker:D. Whitehouse, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Monday, April 14, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Embeddings of Discrete Groups and the Speed of Random Walks
Speaker:Assaf Naor, Courant Institute

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:An Introduction to the Statistical Mechanics of Random Band Matrices
Speaker:Tom Spencer, IAS

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Nearly Diagonally Dominant Matrices and Their Applications
Speaker:Noga Alon, Tel Aviv University and Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Hall Algebras and Quantum Frobenius
Speaker:Kevin McGerty, Imperial College, United Kingdom and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

ALGEBRO-GEOMETRIC DERIVED CATEGORIES AND APPLICATIONS
Topic:Real Groups Via Base Change
Speaker:David Nadler, Northwestern University and Member, School of Mathematics

ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Topic:Expanders and Random Walks in SL(d,q)
Speaker:Jean Bourgain, IAS

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:An Introduction to the Statistical Mechanics of Random Band Matrices (continued)
Speaker:Tom Spencer, IAS

Thursday, April 17, 2008

TOWARDS 2-DIMENSIONAL GEOMETRIC LANGLANDS CORRESPONDENCE
Topic:H^3 and Gerbal Extensions
Speaker:Xinwen Zhu, University of California at Berkeley

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Nonvanishing mod p of Eisenstein Series
Speaker:Zei Zhang, Columbia University and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, April 21, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Speaker:NO SEMINAR DUE TO PASSOVER

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Speaker:NO SEMINAR DUE TO PASSOVER

ALGEBRO-GEOMETRIC DERIVED CATEGORIES AND APPLICATIONS
Topic:Towards Categorification of Quantum Groups
Speaker:Mikhail Khovanov, Columbia University and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR -- SPECIAL SEMINAR
Topic:Automorphic Lifts of Prescribed Type
Speaker:T. Gee, Northwestern University

ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Topic:A Hardy Field Extension of Szemeredi's Theorem
Speaker:Nikos Frantzikinakis, University of Memphis

Thursday, April 24, 2008

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Explicit Reduction mod p of Certain Crystalline Representations
Speaker:T. Gee, Northwestern University

Monday, April 28, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Security Under Key-Dependent Inputs
Speaker:Shai Halevi, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Optimal Monotone Encodings
Speaker:Rani Hod, Tel Aviv University

ALGEBRO-GEOMETRIC DERIVED CATEGORIES AND APPLICATIONS
Topic:Categorification of quantum groups and Floer theory
Speaker: Hao Zheng, Rutgers University

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Strange Duality on Moduli of Sheaves on Curves and Surfaces
Speaker:Alina Marian, Yale University and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, May 1, 2008

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Equivariant Cohomology of Laumon's Quasiflags Spaces and the Quantum Calogero-Moser Hamiltonian
Speaker:Andrei Negut, Princeton University

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Multizeta Values and Related Structures in Function Field Arithmetic
Speaker:D. Thakur, University of Arizona and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, May 5, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Speaker:NO SEMINAR

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Speaker:NO SEMINAR

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

ALGEBRO-GEOMETRIC DERIVED CATEGORIES AND APPLICATIONS
Topic:Representations of Rational Cherednik Algebras and Miracles of Science
Speaker:Roman Bezrukavnikov, MIT and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, May 8, 2008

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:The Divisor Matrix, Dirichlet Series and SL(2,Z)
Speaker:P. Sin, University of Florida

Monday, May 12, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Artin Map, Cyclotomic Function Fields, and Folded List-Decodable Codes
Speaker:Venkatesan Guruswami, University of Washington and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:A Dirac-Type Theorem for 3-Uniform Hypergraphs
Speaker:Endre Szemeredi, Rutgers University and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Topic:On the Two dimensional Bilinear Hilbert Transform and Z^2 Actions
Speaker:Ciprian Demeter, University of California at Los Angeles and Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, May 16, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH III
Topic:Reconstruction of Depth-3 Arithmetic Circuits
Speaker:Amir Shpilka, Technion

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Speaker:No Seminar Due to STOC Conference

Friday, May 23, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:The finite field Kakeya conjecture.
Speaker:Zeev Dvir, Weizmann Institute

Monday, May 26, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Speaker:Institute Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Approximating Functions in Logarithmic Space and Time: A "Plug & Play" Approach
Speaker:Nir Halman, MIT and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Computer Science/Discrete Math II
Topic:Computability and Complexity of Julia sets
Speaker:Mark Braverman, University of Toronto


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Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Joint IAS/PU Geometric Analysis Seminar
Topic:Lagrangian Mean Curvature Flow
Speaker:Yng-Ing Lee, National Taiwan University

Topic:Minimal Lagrangian Diffeomorphisms Between Domains in the Hyperbolic Plane
Speaker:Simon Brendle, Stanford University

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:A Simple Proof of Bazzi's Theorem
Speaker:Alexander Razborov, University of Chicago

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

SPECIAL SEMINAR
Topic:The Formation of Black Holes in General Relativity
Speaker:Demetrois Christodoulou, ETH Zurich

Monday, September 15, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:On a Conjecture of Linial and Berge
Speaker:Eli Berger, University of Haifa

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Multilinear Computation
Speaker:Amir Yehudayoff, Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, September 22, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Hypergraph Ramsey Numbers
Speaker:Benny Sudakov, University of California at Los Angeles

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Multilinear Computation
Speaker:Amir Yehudayoff, Member, School of Mathematics

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:The Discrepancy Theory and Small Ball Inequalities
Speaker:Dmitry Bilyk, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:The Computational Power of Composites
Speaker:Arkadev Chattopadhyay, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Einstein Manifolds and Nonlinear Elliptic Systems
Speaker:Sophie Chen, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Divergence Form Elliptic and Parabolic Equations with Partially VMO coefficients
Speaker:Hongjie Dong, Brown University and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Identity Testing for Bounded Depth Arithmetic Circuits
Speaker:Zeev Dvir, Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, September 25, 2008

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Twisted Relative Trace Formulae with a View Towards Cycles on Unitary Shimura Varieties
Speaker:Jayce Getz, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Continuity of Optimal Transportation
Speaker:Young-Heon Kim, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Unique Continuation for Parabolic Operators
Speaker:Tu Nguyen, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Blowups in Nonlinear Schrodinger Equations
Speaker:Dong Li, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Some Spectral Properties of Convex Domains
Speaker:Emanuel Milman, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Complexity of Equational Proof Systems
Speaker:Pavel Hrubes, Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, September 26, 2008

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Combinatorial Identities Appearing in the Stabilization of the Fixed Point formula for Noncompact Shimura Varieties
Speaker:Sophie Morel, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:On the Dynamical Version of the So-Called von Neumann Problem
Speaker:Gabor Kun, Renyi Institute and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Discussions on Classical Results in Sobolev Spaces
Speaker:Hoai-Minh Nguyen, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:The Direct Sum Question in Communication Complexity
Speaker:Anup Rao, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:The Linear Profile Decomposition for the Airy Equation
Speaker:Shuanglin Shao, Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, September 29, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Composition of Rational Functions
Speaker:Michael Zieve, Member, School of Mathematics

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Automorphic Galois Representations
Speaker:Sug Woo Shin, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Diophantine Inequalities in Function Fields
Speaker:Craig Spencer, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Bounds for Sums of Exponential Sums
Speaker:Nicolas Templier, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:p-Adic Monodromy of p-Divisible Groups
Speaker:Yichao Tian, Princeton University and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:A Survey of Time Lower Bounds by Algorithmic Arguments
Speaker:Richard Ryan Williams, Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Time Lower Bounds by Algorithmic Arguments
Speaker:Richard Ryan Williams, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Rationally Connected Varieties: Geometry and Arithmetic
Speaker:Chengyang Xu, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Legendrian Curves and a Functional Arising from Contact Geometry
Speaker:Yongzhong Xu, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Computing Polynomials
Speaker:Amir Yehudayoff, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Special Value of L-Functions
Speaker:Xinyi Yuan, Columbia University and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:A Matrix Product Approach to Some All Pairs Path Problems
Speaker:Virginia Vassilevska, Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, October 2, 2008

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Blow-Up Phenomena for the Yamabe Problem
Speaker:Fernando Coda Marques, IMPA, Brazil and Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Asymptotics for special derivatives of L-series
Speaker: Nicolas Templier, Universite Montpellier II, France and Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, October 3, 2008

SHIMURA VARIETIES AND TRACE FORMULA SEMINAR
Topic:On the Truncated Hitchin Fibration and the Weighted Fundamental Lemma (joint work with G\'erard Laumon)
Speaker:P.-H. Chaudouard, Universit'e Paris-Sud 11 and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:On the Cohomology of Non-Compact Unitary Shimura Varieties
Speaker:S. Morel, Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, October 6, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:List-Decoding Reed-Muller Codes Over Small Fields
Speaker:David Zuckerman, University of Texas at Austin

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Color Coding, Balanced Hashing and Approximate Counting
Note: (Members Seminar)
Speaker:Noga Alon, Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Lower Bounds for Circuits with MOD_m Gates
Speaker:Arkadev Chattopadhyay, Member, School of Mathematics

MINI-COURSE IN GEOMETRIC PDE
Topic:Fully Nonlinear Equations in Conformal Geometry
Speaker:Matt Gursky, University of Notre Dame and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, October 9, 2008

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Scattering Operators in Conformal Geometry
Speaker:Jie Qing, University of California at Santa Cruz and Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Gross-Schoen Cycles and Triple Product L-Series
Speaker:Shou-Wu Zhang, Columbia University

Friday, October 10, 2008

SHIMURA VARIETIES AND TRACE FORMULA SEMINAR
Speaker:This seminar will not meet today.

Speaker:This seminar will not meet today.

Monday, October 13, 2008

SHIMURA VARIETIES AND TRACE FORMULA SEMINAR
Topic:On the Truncated Hitchin Fibration and the Weighted Fundamental Lemma (joint work with G\'erard Laumon)
Note: (Continued from October 3, 2008)
Speaker:P.-H. Chaudouard, Universit'e Paris-Sud 11 and Member, School of Mathematics

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Average Case to Worst Case Reductions for Polynomials
Speaker:Shachar Lovett, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

SHIMURA VARIETIES AND TRACE FORMULA SEMINAR
Topic:On the Cohomology of Non-Compact Unitary Shimura Varieties
Note: (Continued from October 3, 2008)
Speaker:S. Morel, Member, School of Mathematics

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Speaker:Members Seminar, cancelled today

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Lower Bounds for Circuits with MOD_m Gates
Note: (Continued from October 7, 2008)
Speaker:Arkadev Chattopadhyay, Member, School of Mathematics

MINI-COURSE IN GEOMETRIC PDE
Topic:Fully Nonlinear Equations in Conformal Geometry
Speaker:Matt Gursky, University of Notre Dame and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Higher Order Elliptic Problems in Non-Smooth Domains
Speaker:Svitlana Mayboroda, Purdue University

Thursday, October 16, 2008

ALGEBRAIC AND DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY, A CONFERENCE IN CELEBRATION OF THE 70th BIRTHDAY OF PHILLIP GRIFFITHS
Topic:http://math.ias.edu/pg70

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Dynamical Mordell-Lang Problems
Speaker:Thomas J. Tucker, University of Rochester

Friday, October 17, 2008

ALGEBRAIC AND DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY, A CONFERENCE IN CELEBRATION OF THE 70th BIRTHDAY OF PHILLIP GRIFFITHS
Topic:http://math.ias.edu/pg70

Monday, October 20, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Affine Dispersers from Subspace Polynomials
Speaker:Eli Ben-Sasson, Technion

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:The Topography of Random Waves
Speaker:Zeev Rudnick, Tel Aviv University and Member, School of Mathematics

SPECIAL COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR
Topic:k-Wise Independent Random Graphs
Speaker:Asaf Nussboim, The Weizmann Institute

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Group Representation Patterns in Digital Processing
Speaker:Shamgar Gurevich and Ronny Hadani, University of California at Berkeley and University of Chicago

MINI-COURSE IN GEOMETRIC PDE
Topic:Variational Techniques for the Prescribed $Q$-Curvature Equation
Speaker:Andrea Malchiodi, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Italy and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, October 23, 2008

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Stability and Instability for Einstein-Scalar Field Lichnerowicz Equations
Speaker:Emmanuel Hebey, Universite de Cergy-Pontoise, France

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:The Coefficients of Harmonic Maass Forms and Combinatorial Applications
Speaker:Karl Mahlburg, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Friday, October 24, 2008

SHIMURA VARIETIES AND TRACE FORMULA SEMINAR
Topic:Some Comments on "Beyond Endoscopy" in the Number Field Case
Speaker:Peter Sarnak, IAS and Princeton University

Topic:Construction of Galois Representations
Speaker:Sug Woo Shin, Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, October 27, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:http://focs2008.org
Speaker:No Seminar Due to FOCS 2008 Symposium

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Gap Theorem and Finite Diffeomorphism Theorem in Conformal Geometry
Speaker:Jie Qing, University of California at Santa Cruz and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:http://focs2008.org
Speaker:No Seminar Due to FOCS 2008 Symposium

MINI-COURSE IN GEOMETRIC PDE
Topic:Variational Techniques for the Prescribed $Q$-Curvature Equation
Speaker:Andrea Malchiodi, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Italy and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, October 30, 2008

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:On the Tate and Langlands-Rapoport Conjectures for Shimura Varieties of Hodge Type
Speaker:Adrian Vasiu, Binghamton University

Friday, October 31, 2008

SHIMURA VARIETIES AND TRACE FORMULA SEMINAR
Topic:Construction of Galois Representations
Speaker:Sug Woo Shin, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Arithmetic Compactifications of PEL-Type Shimura Varieties
Speaker:Kai-Wen Lan, Princeton University and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, November 3, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Rounded Parallel Repetitions of Unique Games
Speaker:David Steurer, Princeton University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:New Entire Solutions for Semilinear Elliptic Equations
Speaker:Andrea Malchiodi, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Italy and Member, School of Mathematics

SHIMURA VARIETIES AND TRACE FORMULA SEMINAR
Topic:Arithmetic Compactifications of PEL-Type Shimura Varieties
Speaker:Kai-Wen Lan, Princeton University and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Dichotomy Conjecture for Constraint Satisfaction Problems
Speaker:Gabor Kun, Renyi Institute and Member, School of Mathematics

GUEST LECTURE IN GEOMETRIC PDE
Topic:Complete Conformal Metrics of Negative Ricci Curvature on Compact Riemannian Manifolds with Boundary
Speaker:Bo Guan, Ohio State University

Topic:Applications of Twistor Theory in Conformal Geometry
Speaker:Jeff Viaclovsky, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Thursday, November 6, 2008

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Faddeev Model in Higher Dimensions
Speaker:Fengbo Hang, Courant Institute and Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Weight Cycling and Serre-type Conjectures
Speaker:Florian Herzig, Northwestern University

Friday, November 7, 2008

Ruth and Irving Adler Lecture
Topic:Lorenz Knots and Links
Speaker:Joan Birman, Department of Mathematics, Columbia University

Saturday, November 8, 2008

IHES 50th Anniversary Celebration
Topic:The Constants of Nature
Speaker:Thibault Damour, IHES

Topic:Geometry in Bures and Princeton
Speaker:Robert MacPherson, Institute for Advanced Study

Monday, November 10, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Almost-Natural Proofs
Speaker:Timothy Chow, IDA, Princeton

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:LERF, the Lubotzky-Sarnak Conjecture and the Topology of Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds
Speaker:Alan Reid, The University of Texas at Austin and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Dichotomy Conjecture for Constraint Satisfaction Problems
Speaker:Gabor Kun, Renyi Institute and Member, School of Mathematics

MINI-COURSE IN GEOMETRIC PDE
Topic:Optimal Transportation and Nonlinear Elliptic PDE
Speaker:Neil Trudinger, Australian National University and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

HERMANN WEYL LECTURE
Topic:Riemannian Manifolds of Positive Curvature I
Speaker:Richard Schoen, Stanford University

Thursday, November 13, 2008

HERMANN WEYL LECTURE
Topic:Riemannian Manifolds of Positive Curvature II
Speaker:Richard Schoen, Stanford University

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Faltings' Height of CM Cycles and Derivative of L-Functions
Speaker:Tong Hai Yang, The University of Wisconsin at Madison

Friday, November 14, 2008

SHIMURA VARIETIES AND TRACE FORMULA SEMINAR
Topic:A Global Analogue of Springer Representations
Speaker:Z.-W. Yun, Princeton University

Topic:Twisted Relative Trace Formulae with a View Towards Unitary Groups I and II
Speaker:Jayce Getz, Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, November 17, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Scalably Scheduling Processes with Arbitrary Speedup Curves
Speaker:Jeff Edmonds, York University, Toronto, Ont., Canada

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Spherical Cubes and Rounding in High Dimensions
Speaker:Anup Rao, Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Complexity of Equational Proof Systems
Speaker:Pavel Hrubes, Member, School of Mathematics

MINI-COURSE IN GEOMETRIC PDE
Topic:Optimal Transportation and Nonlinear Elliptic PDE
Speaker:Neil Trudinger, Australian National University and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, November 20, 2008

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Special Lagrangian Equations
Speaker:Micah Warren, Princeton University

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Comparison Isomorphisms for $p$-Adic Formal Schemes and Applications
Speaker:Adrian Iovita, McGill University

Friday, November 21, 2008

SHIMURA VARIETIES AND TRACE FORMULA SEMINAR
Topic:Twisted Relative Trace Formulae with a View Towards Unitary Groups I and II
Speaker:Jayce Getz, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Reduction Theory for p-Adic Moduli Spaces of Abelian Varieties and p-Divisible Groups
Speaker:L. Fargues, Universit'e Paris-Sud 11 and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, November 24, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Large Induced Trees in $K_r$-Free Graphs
Speaker:Jacob Fox, Princeton University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Mathematical Questions Arising from Bose-Einstein Condensation
Speaker:Israel Michael Sigal, University of Toronto, Canada and Member, School of Mathematics

SPECIAL COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR
Topic:Quantum Algorithms Using the Curvelet Transform
Speaker:Yi-Kai Liu, Caltech

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Complexity of Equational Proof Systems
Note: (Continued from November 18, 2008)
Speaker:Pavel Hrubes, Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Convexity and Partial Convexity of the Solution of Elliptic Partial Equation
Speaker:Xinan Ma, University of Science and Technology of China and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

GUEST LECTURE IN GEOMETRIC PDE
Topic:Second Order Parabolic and Elliptic Equations With Very Rough Coefficients
Speaker:Hongjie Dong, Brown University and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, November 27, 2008

No Seminars: IAS Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

Friday, November 28, 2008

No Seminars: IAS Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

Monday, December 1, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Derandomizing Algorithms on Product Distributions
Speaker:Avinatan Hassidim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Trace Formulae and Locally Symmetric Spaces
Speaker:Jayce Getz, Member, School of Mathematics

SPECIAL JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Multiplicity One Theorems -- A Uniform Proof
Speaker:Avraham Aizenbud, The Weizmann Institute of Science

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Combinatorial Reasoning in Information Theory
Speaker:Noga Alon, Tel Aviv University and Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Continuity of Optimal Transport Maps Under a Degenerate MTW Condition
Speaker:Young-Heon Kim, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:The Global Smooth Effects and Well Posedness for the Derivative Nonlinear Schr\"odinger Equation with Small Rough Data
Speaker:Baoxiang Wang, Beijing University, China

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Pseudorandomness in Mathematics and Computer Science Mini-Workshop
Topic:Exponential Sums, Equidistribution and Pseudo-Randomness
Speaker:Jean Bourgain, School of Mathematics, Institute for Advanced Study

Topic:When Do Sparse Sets Have Dense Models?
Speaker:Russell Impagliazzo, University of California at San Diego and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Substitution Sequences at Primes
Speaker:Peter Sarnak, School of Mathematics, Institute for Advanced Study/Department of Mathematics, Princeton University

Topic:Randomness Extractors
Speaker:Avi Wigderson, School of Mathematics, Institute for Advanced Study

Thursday, December 4, 2008

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:The Composite Membrane Problem
Speaker:Sagun Chanillo, Rutgers University and Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Mock Modular Forms
Speaker:Sander Zwegers, University College Dublin

Friday, December 5, 2008

SHIMURA VARIETIES AND TRACE FORMULA SEMINAR
Topic:Formal Degrees and Adjoint Gamma Factors
Speaker:Atsushi Ichino, Osaka City University, Japan and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:On the Cohomology of Some Non-Compact Shimura Varieties III: Applications
Speaker:Sophie Morel, Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, December 8, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Convergent Sequences of Sparse Graphs
Speaker:Bela Bollobas, University of Cambridge/University of Memphis

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:The Sum of Squares of the Wavelengths of a Surface
Speaker:Kate Okikiolu, University of Pennsylvania and Member, School of Mathematics

SPECIAL COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR
Topic:Cutoff Phenomena for Random Walks on Random Regular Graphs
Speaker:Eyal Lubetzky, Microsoft Research

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Extractors for Varieties
Speaker:Zeev Dvir, Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Dual Legendrian Variations in Contact Form Geometry
Speaker:Abbas Bahri, Rutgers University

Thursday, December 11, 2008

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Langlands Functoriality and the Inverse Problem in Galois theory
Speaker:Gordan Savin, University of Utah

Monday, December 15, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Direct-Product Testing, and a New 2-Query PCPs
Speaker:Valentine Kabanets, Simon Fraser University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Speaker:No Members Seminar Today

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Extractors for Varieties
Note: (This is a continuation of the December 9, 2008 talk.)
Speaker:Zeev Dvir, Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Differential Complexes in Conformal Geometry
Speaker:Rod Gover, University of Auckland, New Zealand and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Existence and Uniqueness of Meissner State Solutions to Nonselfdual Chern-Simons-Higgs Equation
Speaker:Xiaodong Yan, University of Connecticut and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, December 18, 2008

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:On Neck Pinching Under Mean Curveature Flow
Speaker:Israel Michael Sigal, University of Toronto, Canada and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Conformal Geometry of Differential Equations
Speaker:Pawel Nurowski, SUNY, Stony Brook

Monday, January 12, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Speaker:No CSDM Seminar Today

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Expansion in Linear Groups and Applications
Speaker:Jean Bourgain, School of Mathematics, Institute for Advanced Study

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Speaker:No CSDM Seminar Today

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Blow-Up Profile for Q-Curvature Equations
Speaker:Yongzhang Xu, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Minimally Invasive Surgery for Ricci Flow Singularities
Speaker:Don Knopf, University of Texas at Austin

Thursday, January 15, 2009

MINI-COURSE IN GEOMETRIC PDE
Topic:Issues in Homogenization for Problems with Nondivergence Structure
Speaker:Luis Caffarelli, University of Texas at Austin

Topic:Issues in Homogenization for Problems with Nondivergence Structure
Speaker:Luis Caffarelli, University of Texas at Austin and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, January 19, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Noise-Resilient Group Testing: Limitations and Constructions
Speaker:Mahdi Cheraghchi, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Nonlinear Problems for Nonlocal Diffusions
Speaker:Luis Caffarelli, University of Texas at Austin and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Resilient and Equilibrium-Less Mechanism Design
Speaker:Silvio Micali and Paul Valiant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Fractional Diffusion Limit for Kinetic Equations
Speaker:Antoine Mellet, University of Maryland

Topic:Non-Local Minimal surfaces
Speaker:Jean-Michel Roquejoffre, Institut de Mathematiques, Universite Paul Sabatier

Thursday, January 22, 2009

MINI-COURSE IN GEOMETRIC PDE
Topic:Issues in Homogenization for Problems with Nondivergence Structure
Note: (Continued from January 15, 2009)
Speaker:Luis Caffarelli, University of Texas at Austin and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Issues in Homogenization for Problems with Nondivergence Structure
Note: (Continued from January 15, 2009)
Speaker:Luis Caffarelli, University of Texas at Austin and Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, January 23, 2009

SPECIAL GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Local Polyhomogeneity and Unique Continuation for Einstein Metrics
Speaker:Olivier Biquard, University of Paris 6, France

Sunday, January 25, 2009

GEOMETRY AND MATERIALS SEMINAR
Topic:Liquid Crystals, Minimal Surfaces, and Elliptic Functions
Speaker:Randall Kamien, University of Pennsylvania and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, January 26, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:The Limits of Advice
Speaker:Scott Aaronson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Hidden Structures in the Family of Convex Functions in R^n and the New Duality Transform
Speaker:Vitali Milman, Tel Aviv University

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:The XOR Lemma -- A Quarter Century of Proofs
Speaker:Avi Wigderson, School of Mathematics, Institute for Advanced Study

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Large Deviations of the Current in Non-Equilibrium Systems
Speaker:Thierry Bodineau, Ecole Normale Superieure, France and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, January 29, 2009

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:The Subconvexity Problem for GL_2
Speaker:P. Michel, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

Monday, February 2, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Towards a Calculus for Non-Linear Spectral Gaps
Speaker:Assaf Naor, Courant Institute, NYU

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Pseudo-Hermitian Geometry in 3-D
Speaker:Paul Yang, Princeton University and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Poly-logarithmic Independence Fools ACO Circuits
Speaker:Mark Braverman, Microsoft Research New England

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Scalar Invariants for Even Dimensional Conformal Structures
Speaker:Kengo Hirachi, University of Tokyo and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Dispersion and Strichartz Type Estimates With No Loss for Schrodinger Equation in Trapping Geometries
Speaker:Colin Guillarmou, University of Nice, France and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:A Statistical Mechanics Model of Random Matrices
Speaker:Tom Spencer, Institute for Advanced Study


WORKSHOP ON TOPOLOGY: IDENTIFYING ORDER IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS
Topic:Homology and Data Samples
Speaker:Shmuel Weinberger, University of Chicago

Topic:Databases for Multiparameter Nonlinear Systems
Speaker:Konstantin Mischaikow, Rutgers, The State University

Thursday, February 5, 2009

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:On the Andre-Oort Conjecture
Speaker:Bruno Klingler, Universit'e Paris 7, France and Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, February 6, 2009

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Rigidity of Solutions for the Focusing Mass-Critical Nonlinear Schrodinger Equations
Speaker:Dong Li, Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, February 9, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:On P vs NP, Geometric Complexity Theory, and the Riemann Hypothesis
Speaker:Ketan Mulmuley, Unviersity of Chicago

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Isoperimetric and Concentration Inequalities, and Their Applications
Speaker:Emanuel Milman, Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:On P vs NP, Geometric Complexity Theory, and the Riemann Hypothesis
Speaker:Ketan Mulmuley, University of Chicago

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Asymptotic Curvature Decay of Bach-Flat Metrics
Speaker:Jeff Streets, Princeton University

Topic:$C^0$ Estimates for Conformally Invariant Equations on Locally Conformally Flat Manifolds with Umbilic Boundary
Speaker:Hoai-Minh Nguyen, Member, School of Mathematics

SPECIAL ANALYSIS/PROBABILITY SEMINAR
Topic:Random Walk on a Surface Group
Speaker:Steve Lalley, University of Chicago

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH III
Topic:On P vs NP, Geometric Complexity Theory, and the Riemann Hypothesis
Speaker:Ketan Mulmuley, University of Chicago

Thursday, February 12, 2009

MINI-COURSE IN GEOMETRIC PDE
Topic:Curvature and Regularity of Optimal Transport
Speaker:Cedric Villani, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon,France and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Curvature and Regularity of Optimal Transport
Speaker:Cedric Villani, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon,France and Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, February 13, 2009

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:New Rigorous Results About the Classical Microcanonical Ensemble
Speaker:Michael Kiessling, Rutgers, The State University

Topic:Classical Inequalities for the Boltzmann Collision Operator with Applications to the Inhomogeneous Cauchy Boltzmann Problem
Speaker:Ricardo Alonso, University of Texas at Austin

Monday, February 16, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH
Topic:Approximating Submodular Functions Everywhere
Speaker:Nick Harvey, Microsoft Research, MIT

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Note: Moved this week to Wednesday 11:15 a.m. due to IAS closing for President's Day

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Algorithmic Versions of Dense Model Theorems
Speaker:Russell Impagliazzo, University of California at San Diego and Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:On a Conjcture of J. Serrin
Speaker:Haim Brezis, Rutgers, The State University

Topic:Characterizations of Sobolev Spaces and Related Inequalities
Speaker:Hoai-Minh Nguyen, Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

COMBINED MEMBERS SEMINAR AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Generalizations to Boltzmann-Maxwell Interaction Dynamics
Speaker:Irene Gamba, University of Texas at Austin and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, February 19, 2009

MINI-COURSE IN GEOMETRIC PDE
Topic:Curvature and Regularity of Optimal Transport
Speaker:Cedric Villani, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon,France and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Curvature and Regularity of Optimal Transport
Speaker:Cedric Villani, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon,France and Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Potential Automorphy for Certain Galois Representations to GL(n)
Speaker:Thomas Barnet-Lamb, Harvard University

Friday, February 20, 2009

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Non-Spectral Poles in Asymptotically Hyperbolic Scattering
Speaker:Robin Graham, University of Washington and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, February 23, 2009

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Note: No Members Seminar Today due to Geometric Partial Differential Equations Workshop

Geometric Partial Differential Equations Workshop

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:The Convergence of Bird Flocking
Speaker:Bernard Chazelle, Princeton University

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Note: No Geometric PDE Seminar Today due to Geometric Partial Differential Equations Workshop

Geometric Partial Differential Equations Workshop

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Algorithmic Versions of Dense Model Theorems
Note: (Continued from February 17)
Speaker:Russell Impagliazzo, University of California at San Diego and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Note: No Mathematical Physics Seminar Today due to Geometric Partial Differential Equations Workshop

Geometric Partial Differential Equations Workshop

Thursday, February 26, 2009

MINI-COURSE IN GEOMETRIC PDE
Note: No Mini-Course in Geometric PDE today due to Geometric Partial Differential Equations Workshop

Geometric Partial Differential Equations Workshop

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Bounding Sup-Norms of Cusp Forms
Speaker:V. Blomer, University of Toronto

Friday, February 27, 2009

Geometric Partial Differential Equations Workshop

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:On Lyapunov exponents of Green's function for diffusions and random walks in a random potential
Speaker:Elena Kosygina, Baruch College, CUNY and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, March 2, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Finding Sparse Cuts Locally Using Evolving Sets
Speaker:Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research, Redmond

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Categorical Probability Theory
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, Institute for Advanced Study

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Graph Homomorphisms With Complex Values: A Dichotomy Theorem
Speaker:Xi Chen, Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:The Minimal-Mass Blow-Up Solutions of the Mass-Critical gKdV
Speaker:Shuaglin Shao, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Asymptotics for Solutions to the $\sigma_k$-Yamabe Equation near Isolated Singularity
Speaker:Zheng-chao Han, Rutgers, The State University

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Controlled Concentration and Long time Behavior of the Critical Mass Keller-Segel Equation.
Speaker:Eric Carlen, Rutgers, The State University


WORKSHOP ON TOPOLOGY: IDENTIFYING ORDER IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS
Topic:TBA
Speaker:Rob Ghrist, University of Pennsylvania

Topic:Using Homology to Characterize Laboratory Fluid Flows
Speaker:Mike Schatz, Georgia Institute of Technology

Topic:Persistent Local Homology, Looking for Stratifications in Data
Speaker:John Harer, University of Pennsylvania

Thursday, March 5, 2009

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:A "Relative" Langlands Program and Periods of Automorhic Forms
Speaker:Yiannis Sakellaridis, University of Toronto

Monday, March 9, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:NP and MA Do Not Contain coNP in Multiparty Communication Complexity
Speaker:Dmitry Gavinsky, NEC Laboratories America, Inc.

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:The Noether Lefschetz Locus
Speaker:Ania Otwinowska, Universit'e Paris-Sud 11 and Member, School of Mathematics

SPECIAL MINI-COURSE IN GEOMETRIC PDE
Topic:Dirichlet Duality and the Nonlinear Dirichlet Problem Part I: For domains in R^n; Part II: On Riemannian Manifolds
Speaker:H. Blaine Lawson, Jr., SUNY, Stony Brook

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Affine Extractors Over Prime Fields
Speaker:Amir Yehudayoff, Member, School of Mathematics, Institute for Advanced Study

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Einstein Metrics, Complex Surfaces, and Symplectic 4-Manifolds
Speaker:Claude LeBrun, SUNY, Stony Brook

Topic:Quadruple Junction Solutions in the Entire Three Dimensional Space
Speaker:Changfeng Gui, University of Connecticut

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Smoothing Effects for the Full Landau Equation
Speaker:Robert Strain, Harvard University

Thursday, March 12, 2009

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:The Rudnick-Sarnak Conjectures
Speaker:Roman Holowinsky, University of Toronto

Monday, March 16, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Simple Algorithms for Sequential k-Independent Graphs
Speaker:Allan Borodin, University of Toronto, Canada

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Integral Conformal Invariants
Speaker:Alice Chang, Princeton University and Distinguished Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:No CSDM Seminar Today Due to US Income Tax Seminar for Members

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Renormalized Volume Coefficients and Fully Nonlinear Equations
Speaker:Robin Graham, University of Washington, Seattle and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

MARSTON MORSE LECTURE
Topic:Mean Curvature Flow with Surgeries
Speaker:Gerhard Huisken, Max-Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics

Thursday, March 19, 2009

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:p-Adically Completed Cohomology and the p-Adic Langlands Program
Speaker:Matthew Emerton, Northwestern University

Friday, March 20, 2009

MARSTON MORSE LECTURE
Topic:Inverse Mean Curvature Flow and Isoperimetric Inequalities
Speaker:Gerhard Huisken, Max-Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics

Topic:An Isoperimetric Concept for the Mass in General Relativity
Speaker:Gerhard Huisken, Max-Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics

Monday, March 23, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Symmetry and Approximability of Submodular Maximization Problems
Speaker:Jan Vondrak, Princeton University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Finite Approximation of Group Actions and Graph Metrics
Speaker:Gabor Kun, DIMACS and Member, School of Mathematics

SPECIAL GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Three Dimensional Cauchy Riemann Manifolds
Speaker:John Bland, University of Toronto

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Direct Sums in Randomized Communication Complexity
Speaker:Anup Rao, Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Green Functions and Mean Field Equation at Critical Parameters on Torus
Speaker:Chang-Shou Lin, National Taiwan University

Topic:Homogenization of Nonlinear Stochastic Evolution Problems in Non Periodically Perforated Domains
Speaker:Mamadou Sango, University of Pretoria, South Africa and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Infinite/Finite Time Blow-Up for Aggregation Equations in Mathematical Biology
Speaker:Jose Carrillo, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain

Topic:Stability Problems for Crystals, I
Speaker:Alessio Figalli, Polytechnique, France

Thursday, March 26, 2009

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Stability Problems for Crystals, II
Note: (continued from March 25, 2009)
Speaker:Alessio Figalli, Polytechnique, France

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:CM Liftings of Abelian Varieties
Speaker:Ching-Li Chai, University of Pennsylvania

Monday, March 30, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Speaker:No Seminar Due to DIMACS "Property Testing" Workshop

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:The Regularized Determinant of a Four-Manifold
Speaker:Matt Gursky, University of Notre Dame and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Speaker:No Seminar Due to DIMACS "Property Testing" Workshop

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:On a Class of Fully Nonlinear Flow in K\"ahler Geometry
Speaker:Hao Fang, The University of Iowa and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:A Free Boundary Model for Price Formation
Speaker:Maria Pia Gualdani, University of Texas at Austin

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Mass Renormalization in Non-Relativistic Quantum Electrodynamics
Speaker:Volker Bach, University of Mainz, Germany


WORKSHOP ON TOPOLOGY: IDENTIFYING ORDER IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS
Topic:Homology Algorithms for Subsets of $R^d$
Speaker:Marian Mrozek, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

Topic:Topology-Guided Sampling of Gaussian Random Fields
Speaker:Tom Wanner, George Mason University

Topic:Stimulus Space Topology and Geometry from Neural Activity
Speaker:Carina Curto, Courant Institute, NYU

Thursday, April 2, 2009

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:A Rigid Irregular Connection on the Projective Line
Speaker:Edward Frenkel, University of California at Berkeley

Monday, April 6, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Public Key Cryptography from Different Assumptions
Speaker:Benny Applebaum, Princeton University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Local Entropy and Projections of Dynamically Defined Fractals
Speaker:Michael Hochman, Princeton University and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:On the Parallel Repetition Theorem
Speaker:Thomas Holenstein, Princeton University

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Half-Laplacian Problems Related to Crystal Dislocations
Speaker:Maria del Mar Gonzalez, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain and Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:A Gluing Construction for Solutions to Fully Nonlinear Equations in Conformal Geometry
Speaker:Giovanni Catino, Universit`a di Pisa, Italy

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Low-degree Landau-Lifshitz and Schroedinger Maps
Speaker:Stephen Gustafson, University of British Columbia

Thursday, April 9, 2009

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Eigenvarieties and $p$-Adic Families of Finite Slope Automorphic Representations
Speaker:Eric Urban, Columbia University

Friday, April 10, 2009

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Renormalization Group Methods
Speaker:Jon Dimock, University of Buffalo

Monday, April 13, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Bounded Independence Fools Halfspaces
Speaker:Emanuele Viola, Northeastern University

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:The TCS/DM Seminar scheduled for today has been cancelled.

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:On the Scattering Conjecture and Rigidity Conjecture of Mass Critical Nonlinear Schrodinger Equations
Speaker:Xiaoyi Zhang, Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic: Rigidity and Flexibility of $C^{1,\alpha}$ Isometric Embeddings
Note: (The second of two talks, the first of which will be held at Princeton University on April 13, 2009)
Speaker:Camillo De Lellis, Institute of Mathematics, University of Zurich

Topic:Spectral Dynamics and Critical Thresholds in Nonlinear Convective Equations
Speaker:Eitan Tadmor, University of Maryland

Thursday, April 16, 2009

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Stable Topology of Hurwitz Spaces and Arithmetic Counting Problems
Speaker:Jordan Ellenberg, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Monday, April 20, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:The Constant-Depth Complexity of k-Clique
Speaker:Ben Rossman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Note: The Members Seminar is finished for this academic year and will resume in September.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Beyond Planarity
Speaker:Jacob Fox, Princeton University

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:The Decay of Fourier Modes for 2D Navier-Stokes Systems with Special Boundary Conditions
Speaker:Dong Li, Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

AUTOMORPHIC FORMS AND GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS SEMINAR
Topic:Phi-Modules and Coefficient Spaces for Galois Representations
Speaker:George Pappas, Michigan State University

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Soliton Dynamics and Energy Equipartition in Inhomogeneous Media
Speaker:Michael I. Weinstein, Columbia University

Thursday, April 23, 2009

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Toroidal Compactifications of Certain Kuga Families
Speaker:Kai-Wen Lan, Princeton University and Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, April 24, 2009

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Decoherence and Disentanglement
Speaker:Marco Merkli, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

Monday, April 27, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Values and Patterns
Speaker:Alon Orlitsky, Depts. of ECE and CSE, University of California at San Diego

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Values and Patterns
Note: (Continued from April 27)
Speaker:Alon Orlitsky, Depts. of ECE and CSE, University of California at San Diego

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Transverse Knots Via Braids
Speaker:Keiko Kawamuro, Rice University and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, April 30, 2009

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Scaling Relations for Ising-Like Models of Statistical Mechanics
Speaker:Pierluigi Falco, The University of British Columbia

Monday, May 4, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Lower Bounds for Randomized Communication Complexity
Speaker:Mike Saks, Rutgers, The State University

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:List Decoding Product and Interleaved Codes
Speaker:Venkatesan Guruswami, University of Washington/Carnegie Mellon University

Wednesday, May 6, 2009


WORKSHOP ON TOPOLOGY: IDENTIFYING ORDER IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS
Topic:Smetic Topology, Topography, and Tomography
Speaker:Randall Kamien, University of Pennsylvania

Topic:Geometry of Data
Speaker:Steve Smale, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago

Topic:The Stability of the Fold
Speaker:Herbert Edelsbrunner, Duke University

Monday, May 11, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:SDP Integrality Gaps with Local L1-Embeddability
Speaker:Subhash Khot, Courant Institute, NYU

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:The Circle Method
Speaker:Craig Spencer, Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:A theory of hypoellipticity in infinite dimensions
Speaker:Martin Hairer, Courant Institute

Thursday, May 14, 2009

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:The Circle Method in Function Fields
Speaker:Craig Spencer, Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, May 18, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:The Density Hales-Jewett Theorem and Open-Source Mathematics
Speaker:Ryan O'Donnell, Carnegie Mellon University

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:To Check is To Know is To Prove
Speaker:Doron Zeilberger, Rutgers, The State University

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Conversations in Astrophysics
Speaker:Peter Goldreich, Professor, School of Natural Sciences

Friday, May 22, 2009

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Stability of the Solar System
Speaker:Scott Tremaine, Professor, School of Natural Sciences

Monday, May 25, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Speaker:Institute Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Constraints, Logic and Derandomization
Speaker:Gabor Kun, Simon Fraser University and Member, School of Mathematics

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:On the Complexity of Boolean Functions in Different Characteristics
Speaker:Amir Shpilka, Technion

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:The Critical Temperature of Dilute Bose Gases
Speaker:Robert Seiringer, Princeton University

Monday, June 1, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Speaker:No Seminar Due to STOC Conference

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Speaker:No Seminar Due to STOC Conference

Monday, June 8, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Quasi-One-Way Functions
Speaker:Andrej Bogdanov, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Linear Systems Over Composite Moduli
Speaker:Arkadev Chattopadhyay, Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Extensions to the Method of Multiplicities with Applications to Kakeya Sets and Mergers
Speaker:Zeev Dvir, Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Matrix Products and Subgraph Problems
Speaker:Virginia Vassilevska, Member, School of Mathematics


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Friday, August 21, 2009

Adventures of the Mind

Monday, September 14, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Blackbox Polynomial Identity Testing for Depth 3 Circuits
Speaker:Shubhangi Saraf, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Affine Dispersers from Subspace Polynomials
Speaker:Swastik Kopparty, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Monday, September 21, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Twice-Ramanujan Sparsifiers
Speaker:Nikhil Srivastava, Yale University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Note: No Seminar Today

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:The Completeness of the Permanent
Speaker:Amir Yehudayoff, Member, School of Mathematics

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Contact Structures, Open Books, and Support Genus
Speaker:John Baldwin, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Big Gaps in Zeros of L-Functions
Speaker:Jonathan Bober, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Statistics for Traces of Frobenius for Curves Over Finite fields
Speaker:Alina Bucur, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Some Extremal Functions in Fourier Analysis and Applications to Number Theory
Speaker:Emanuel Carneiro, Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, September 24, 2009

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:The Yamabe Problem in Conformal Geometry
Speaker:Szu-yu Sophie Chen, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Matrix Rigidity
Speaker:Zeev Dvir, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Coulomb Gas in Two dimensions
Speaker:Pierluigi Falco, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Geometry of Obstructed Families of Plane Algebraic Curves and Projective Hypersurfaces
Speaker:Anna Gourevich, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Hecke Relations and Amplifiers for GL(3)
Speaker:Roman Holowinsky, Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, September 25, 2009

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Relative Representation Theory of Reductive Groups Over Close Local fields with Applications to Gelfand Pairs
Speaker:Dmitri Gourevich, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Algebraic Cycles and Lawson Homology
Speaker:Wenchuan Hu, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Fast Methods to Compute the Riemann Zeta Function
Speaker:Ghaith Hiary, Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, September 28, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Speaker:No Seminar Today in Observance of Yom Kippur

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Note: No Seminar Today

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Span Programs and Quantum Query Algorithms
Speaker:Ben Reichardt, University of Waterloo, Canada

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Graph Paches and Their Applications
Speaker:Alexandra Kolla, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Counting Kissing Circles
Speaker:Alex Kontorovich, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:The Distribution of Values of the Riemann Zeta Function and Dirichlet L-functions on the 1-Line
Speaker:Youness Lamzouri, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Coherent Cohomology of Automorphic Bundles
Speaker:Kai-Wen Lan, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Integral Points and Holomorphic curves on Certain Affine Varieties
Speaker:Aaron Levin, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Analysis of Crystallographic Texture as a Probability Distribution Function of Quaternions
Speaker:Jeremy Mason, Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Group Representation Patterns in Digital Signal Processing
Speaker:Shamgar Gurevich, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Probabilistically Checkable Proofs (PCP): What Theoretical Computer Science Discovered About Mathematical Proofs
Speaker:Hadar Dana Moshkovitz, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Nonvanishing of L-Functions
Speaker:Ritabrata Munshi, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Discrete Analogues in Harmonic Analysis
Speaker:Lillian Pierce, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Perfect Numbers and Their Friends
Speaker:Paul Pollack, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Semilinear Wave and Schrodinger Equations
Speaker:Tristan Roy, Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, October 1, 2009

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Even Galois Representations and the Fontaine-Mazur Conjecture
Speaker:Frank Calegari, Northwestern University

Friday, October 2, 2009

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:On Desingularization of Schemes
Speaker:Michael Temkin, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Local Harmonic Analysis and Automorphic Forms
Speaker:Nicolas Templier, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Some Connections Between the (Weak) Regularity Lemma, Complexity Theory and Additive Combinatorics
Speaker:Madhur Tulsiani, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:The Structure of Cylinder Intersections
Speaker:Amir Yehudayoff, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Homology of Loop Groups Via Langlands Dual Groups
Speaker:Zhiwei Yun, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Symplectic Measurements and Convex Geometry
Speaker:Yaron Ostrover, Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, October 5, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:The Detectability Lemma and Quantum Gap Amplification
Speaker:Itai Arad, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Recent Progress on QUE (Quantum Unique Ergodicity)
Speaker:Peter Sarnak, School of Mathematics, IAS

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:The Completeness of the Permanent
Note: (Continued from September 22, 2009)
Speaker:Amir Yehudayoff, Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRY AND MATERIALS SEMINAR
Topic:Blue Phases: Liquie Crystals With an Extra Twist
Speaker:Gareth Alexander, University of Pennsylvania

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Speaker:No Seminar Today

Thursday, October 8, 2009

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Sifting the Least Prime in Arithmetic Progressions
Speaker:Henryk Iwaniec, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:An Arithmetic Fundamental Lemma for Unitary Group of Three Variable
Speaker:Wei Zhang, Harvard University

Monday, October 12, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:On The Complexity of Circuit Satisfiability
Speaker:Ramamohan Paturi, University of California at San Diego

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Enrico Bombieri and the Prime Number Theorem
Speaker:John Friedlander, University of Toronto at Scarborough and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Using Local Conductance to Give Improved Algorithms for Unique Games
Speaker:William Matthews, University of California at San Diego

GEOMETRY AND MATERIALS SEMINAR
Topic:Ideal 2D Foams and Spherical Foams From Mancini's Equations
Speaker:Bryan Chen, University of Pennsylvania

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY, MINICOURSE
Topic:Mean-Values of Multiplicative Functions and Weak Subconvexity
Speaker:Kannan Soundararajan, Stanford University and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, October 15, 2009

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Erdos-Kac, Renyi-Turan, Keating-Snaith, Katz-Sarnak
Speaker:Emmanuel Kowalski, ETJ-Zurich and Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Volume Estimates in Analytic and Adelic Geometry
Speaker:Antoine Chambert-Loir, Universit'e de Rennes 1, France and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, October 19, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:PCPs of Sub-Constant Error Via Derandomized Direct Product
Speaker:Or Meir, The Weizmann Institute of Science

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:The Decomposition Theorem and Abelian Fibrations
Speaker:Bao Chau Ngo, Universit'e Paris-Sud and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Hardness of Projection Games
Speaker:Dana Moshkovitz, Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY, MINICOURSE
Topic:Mean-Values of Multiplicative Functions and Weak Subconvexity
Note: TALK CANCELLED FOR THIS DATE, WILL BE RESCHEDULED TO A LATER DATE.
Speaker:Kannan Soundararajan, Stanford University and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, October 22, 2009

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Towards Schmidt's Theorem for Algebraic Points of Bounded Degree
Speaker:Aaron Levin, Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Torsion in the Homology of Arithmetic Groups
Speaker:Akshay Venkatesh, Sanford University

Monday, October 26, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:http://www.cc.gatech.edu/focs2009/
Speaker:No Seminar Due to FOCS 2009 Symposium

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:The Algebra and Combinatorics of Box Splines
Speaker:Olga Holtz, University of California at Berkeley and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:http://www.cc.gatech.edu/focs2009/
Speaker:No Seminar Due to FOCS 2009 Symposium

Thursday, October 29, 2009

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Global Divisibility of Heegner points and Tamagawa Numbers
Speaker:Dimitar Jetchev, New York

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Generalizations of the Sato-Tate Conjecture
Speaker:David Geraghty, Harvard University

Friday, October 30, 2009

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Modularity Lifting for n-Dimensional Ordinary Galois Representations
Speaker:David Geraghty, Harvard University

Monday, November 2, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Grothendieck Inequalities, XOR Games, and Communication Complexity
Speaker:Troy Lee, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Smectic Topology, Tomography, and Topography
Speaker:Randy Kamien, University of Pennsylvania and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Constructions of Expanders Using Group Theory
Speaker:Martin Kassabov, Cornell University and von Neumann Fellow, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, November 4, 2009


WORKSHOP ON TOPOLOGY: IDENTIFYING ORDER IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS
Topic:Functoriality, Generalized Persistence, and Hierarchy
Speaker:Gunnar Carlsson, Stanford University

Topic:Computational Topology in the Study of Discrete Dynamical Systems
Speaker:Sarah Day, College of William & Mary

FRIENDS FORUM
Topic:How Crystals Grow Inside Solids
Speaker:Robert MacPherson, Hermann Weyl Professor, Institute for Advanced Study

Thursday, November 5, 2009

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Prime Chains and Applications
Speaker:Kevin Ford, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

SIMONS CENTER FOR SYSTEMS BIOLOGY
Topic:The Persistent Shape of Data
Speaker:Gunnar Carlsson, Stanford University

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Mean Values With GL(2) Times GL(3) Functions
Speaker:Matthew Young, Texas A&M University and Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, November 6, 2009

SIMONS CENTER FOR SYSTEMS BIOLOGY
Topic:Statistical Topology and Mapping in High Dimensions
Speaker:Gunnar Carlsson, Stanford University

Monday, November 9, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Why Sex?
Speaker:Adi Livnat, University of California, Berkeley

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Deformation Spaces of Geometric Structures
Speaker:Anna Wienhard, Princeton University and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Graph and Subgraph Sparsification and its Implications to Linear System Solving and Transforming Graphs into Expanders
Speaker:Alexandra Kolla, Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY MINI-COURSE
Topic:Introduction to Sieves, Theory and Practice
Speaker:John Friedlander, University of Toronto at Scarborough and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, November 12, 2009

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:O-Minimality and Some Cases of the Andre-Oort Conjecture
Speaker:Jonathan Pila, University of Bristol, UK

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:On the Areas of Rational Triangles or How did Euler (and how can we) solve xyz(x+y+z)=a
Speaker:Noam Elkies, Harvard University

Monday, November 16, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
No Seminar -- Oberwolfach Meeting on Complexity Theory
Topic:

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:The Riemann Hypothesis--150 Years and Counting
Speaker:Brian Conrey, American Institute of Mathematics and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
No Seminar -- Oberwolfach Meeting on Complexity Theory
Topic:

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY MINI-COURSE
Topic:Introduction to Sieves, Theory and Practice
Note: (Continued from November 11, 2009)
Speaker:John Friedlander, University of Toronto at Scarborough and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, November 19, 2009

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Small Gaps Between Primes, and Between Almost Primes
Speaker:C. Y. Yildirim, Bogazici University, Istanbul and Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Slope Filtrations in Families
Speaker:Kiran Kedlaya, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, November 20, 2009

SPECIAL SEMINAR LECTURE
Topic:Spectral Edge Statistics of Random Band and Sparse Matrices
Speaker:Alexander Sodin, Tel Aviv University

SPECIAL GEOMETRY OF MATERIALS SEMINAR
Topic:What does the Modular Group Have to do With Materials?
Speaker:Robert MacPherson, Hermann Weyl Professor, Institute for Advanced Study

Monday, November 23, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Privacy of Dynamic Data: Continual Observation and Pan Privacy
Speaker:Moni Naor, The Weizmann Institute of Science

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Number Theory Related to Quantum Chaos
Speaker:Par Kurlberg, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Arithmetic Progressions in Primes
Speaker:Madhur Tulsiani, Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Note: No talk today in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday

Thursday, November 26, 2009

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Note: No talk today in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Note: No talk today in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday

Monday, November 30, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Speaker:There will be no talk today due to trave times from the Thanksgiving Holiday.

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Moduli Spaces of Bundles -- With Some Twists
Speaker:Jochen Heinloth, University of Amsterdam and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Algorithmic Dense Model Theorems, Decompositions, and Regularity Theorems
Speaker:Russell Impagliazzo, University of California at San Diego and Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, December 2, 2009


WORKSHOP ON TOPOLOGY: IDENTIFYING ORDER IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS
Topic:Electrical and Systems Engineering
Speaker:Daniel Koditschek, University of Pennsylvania

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY MINI-COURSE
Topic:Mean-Values of Multiplicative Functions and Weak Subconvexity II
Speaker:Kannan Soundararajan, Stanford University and Member, School of Mathematics


WORKSHOP ON TOPOLOGY: IDENTIFYING ORDER IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS
Topic:Knots in Proteins
Speaker:Alexander Grosberg, New York University

Topic:Topological Methods in the Arnold Diffusion Problem
Speaker:Marian Gidea, Northeastern Illinois University

Thursday, December 3, 2009

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Half-Dimensional Sieve, Multiplicative Functions and Rational Points
Speaker:Ritabrata Munshi, Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Hilbert Modular Surfaces Through K3 Surfaces
Speaker:Abhinav Kumar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Princeton University

Friday, December 4, 2009

SPECIAL GEOMETRY OF MATERIALS SEMINAR
Topic:Using Betti Numbers to Quantify Complicated Time Dependent Patterns
Speaker:Konstantin Mischaikow, Rutgers University

Monday, December 7, 2009

SPECIAL GUEST LECTURE
Topic:The Tame Algebra
Speaker:Yuval Flicker, The Ohio State University

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:The NOF Communication Complexity of Multiparty Pointer Jumping
Speaker:Joshua Brody, Dartmouth College

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Finding the Symmetry Group and the Three-Dimensional Shape of Symmetric Molecules that we Don't Know How to Crystallize
Speaker:Shamgar Gurevich, Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Algorithmic Dense Model Theorems, Decompositions, and Regularity Theorems
Note: (Continued from the December 1 talk)
Speaker:Russell Impagliazzo, University of California at San Diego and Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRY AND MATERIALS SEMINAR
Topic:How do Mechanical Interactions Generate Surface Tension in Tissues?
Speaker:M. Lisa Manning, Princeton University

Thursday, December 10, 2009

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:The Inverse Conjectures for the Gowers Norms
Speaker:Ben Green, Cambridge University, UK and Harvard University

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:An Effective Proof of the Oppenheim Conjecture
Speaker:Elon Lindenstrauss, Princeton University and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, December 14, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:A Parallel Repetition Theorem for Any Interactive Argument
Speaker:Iftach Ilan Haitner, Microsoft Research New England

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Function Theory on Symplectic Manifolds
Speaker:Leonid Polterovich, University of Chicago

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:An Algorithmic Proof of Forster's Lower Bound
Speaker:Moritz Hardt, Princeton University

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Speaker:The talks will resume during the School of Mathematics Second Term.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Speaker:The talks will resume during the School of Mathematics Second Term.

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Speaker:The talks will resume during the School of Math./PU Second Term.

Monday, December 21, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Speaker:The talks will resume during the School of Mathematics Second Term.

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Speaker:The Members Seminar talks will resume at the beginning of the Second Term (January 11, 2010).

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Speaker:The talks will resume during the School of Mathematics Second Term.

Monday, January 11, 2010

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Pseudoholomorphic Curves and Dynamics in Dimension Three
Speaker:Helmut Hofer, Professor, School of Mathematics

Monday, January 18, 2010

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Gelfand Pairs and Invariant Distributions
Speaker:Dmitry Gourevitch, Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Limits of Randomly Grown Graph Sequences
Speaker:Katalin Vesztergombi, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

SPECIAL GEOMETRY/DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS SEMINAR
Topic:Using Dvir's Polynomial Method in Euclidean Space
Speaker:Larry Guth, University of Toronto

Thursday, January 21, 2010

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:The Positive Density Conjecture for Integral Apollonian Packings
Speaker:Elena Fuchs, Princeton University

SPECIAL GEOMETRY/DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS SEMINAR
Topic:Contraction of Areas and Topology of Mappings
Speaker:Larry Guth, University of Toronto

Monday, January 25, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Expanders and Communication-Avoiding Algorithms
Speaker:Oded Schwartz, Technical University Berlin

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Pretentiousness in the Analytic Theory of Numbers
Speaker:Andrew Granville, University of Montreal and Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRY AND MATERIALS SEMINAR
Topic:Liquid Crystals, Minimal Surfaces, and Elliptic Functions
Speaker:Randall Kamien, University of Pennsylvania and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Representation Theory and Expansion in Groups
Speaker:Avi Wigderson, Professor, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRY/DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS SEMINAR
Topic:Rabinowitz-Floer Homology
Speaker:Urs Frauenfelder, Seoul National University

Thursday, January 28, 2010

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Bounds Toward Ramanujan Over a Number Field
Speaker:Farrell Brumley, University de Nancy I and Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, January 29, 2010

ANALYSIS MATH-PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Nodal Sets for Eigenfunctions of the Laplacian and Lattice Points on Circles and Spheres
Speaker:Zeev Rudnick, Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, February 1, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:A New Approach to the Inverse Littlewood-Offord Problem
Speaker:Hoi H. Nguyen, Rutgers, The State University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:An Extension Criterion for Lattice Actions on the Circle
Speaker:Marc Burger, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ)

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Representation Theory and Expansion in Groups
Note: Continuation of the lecture from last week, but will not rely heavily on it
Speaker:Avi Wigderson, Professor, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRY/DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS SEMINAR
Topic:Ideal Valued Measures and Topology of Maps
Note: THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE.
Speaker:Misha Gromov, Courant Institute and IHES

Wednesday, February 3, 2010


WORKSHOP ON TOPOLOGY: IDENTIFYING ORDER IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS
Topic:Caging and Linking
Speaker:Yuliy Baryshnikov, Bell Laboratories

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:A Subconvexity Bound for automorphic L-Functions for SL(3,Z)
Speaker:Liangyi Zhao, Nanyang Technological Univ., Singapore & Max-Planck-Institut for Mathematik, Bonn


WORKSHOP ON TOPOLOGY: IDENTIFYING ORDER IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS
Topic:Protein Sectors: From Evolutionary Correlations to 3rd Functional Structures
Speaker:Stanislas Leibler, The Rockefeller University and Member, School of Natural Sciences, IAS

Topic:Knotted, Linked and Tangled Nodal Lines in Optical Fields
Speaker:Mark Dennis, University of Bristol, UK

Thursday, February 4, 2010

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:On the Sup-Norm of Maass Forms of Large Level
Speaker:Nicolas Templier

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Generalized Modular Functions
Speaker:Winfried Kohnen, University of Heidelberg

Friday, February 5, 2010

ANALYSIS MATH-PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Entropy Bounds for Eigenstates of Anosov Manifolds
Speaker:Stephane Nonnenmacher, French Atomic Energy Commission and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, February 8, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Interpreting Polynomial Structure Analytically
Speaker:Julia Wolf, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Heegaard Floer Homology, Khovanov Homology and Contact Geometry
Speaker:John Baldwin, Princeton University and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Representation Theory and Expansion in Groups
Note: (A continuation of the previous two lectures)
Speaker:Avi Wigderson, Professor, School of Mathematics

Thursday, February 11, 2010

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Quadratic Polynomials Represented by Norms
Speaker:Timothy Browning, University of Bristol, UK and Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Some Remarks on quadratic Twists of L-Functions
Speaker:Vinayak Vatsal, University of British Columbia

Friday, February 12, 2010

ANALYSIS MATH-PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Gaussian Subordination for the Beurling-Selberg Extremal Problem
Speaker:Emanuel Carneiro, University of Texas at Austin and Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, February 15, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Graph Expansion and the Unique Games Conjecture
Speaker:David Steurer, Princeton University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Speaker:No Members Seminar today due to Presidents' Day

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Complexity of Constraint Satisfaction problems: Exact and Approximate
Speaker:Prasad Raghavendra, University of Washington

Thursday, February 18, 2010

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Integral Points on Quadraics in Three Variables With Almost Prime Coordinates
Speaker:Jianya Liu, Shandong University, P.R.China and Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Real Quadratic Analogues of Values of the j-Function at CM Points
Speaker:William Duke, University of California at Los Angeles and Member, Scool of Mathematics

Friday, February 19, 2010

JOINT IAS/PU MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Superconcentration
Speaker:Sourav Chatterjee, University of California at Berkeley and Courant Institute

Monday, February 22, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Average Sensitivity of Polynomial Threshold Functions
Speaker:Rocco Servedio, Columbia University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Algebraic Properties of the Quantum Homology
Speaker:Yaron Ostrover, Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRY AND MATERIALS SEMINAR
Topic:Unusual Classical Ground States of Matter
Speaker:Salvatore Torquato, Princeton University

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Testing Correlations and Inverse Theorems
Speaker:Hamed Hatami, Princeton University and Member, School of Mathematics

SPECIAL TALK ON A^1-HOMOTOPY THEORY AND ITS RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
Topic:The Friedlander-Milnor Conjecture
Speaker:Fabien Morel, University of Munich and Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRY/DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS SEMINAR
Topic:Lipschitz Maps From Spaces With Many Rectifiable Curves
Speaker:Jeff Cheeger, Courant Institute

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

SPECIAL TALK ON A^1-HOMOTOPY THEORY AND ITS RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
Topic:The Friedlander-Milnor Conjecture
Note: (a continuation of the February 23, 2010 talk)
Speaker:Fabien Morel, Unviersity of Munich and Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, February 25, 2010

SPECIAL TALK ON A^1-HOMOTOPY THEORY AND ITS RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
Topic:The Friedlander-Milnor Conjecture
Note: (a continuation of the February 23 and 24, 2010 talks)
Speaker:Fabien Morel, Unviersity of Munich and Member, School of Mathematics

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Analytic Methods to Compute Dirichlet L-Functions and Character Sums
Speaker:Ghaith Hiary, University of Waterloo, Ontario and Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:On Eisenstein Series and the Cohomology of Arithmetic Groups
Speaker:Joachim Schwermer, University of Vienna, ESI

Friday, February 26, 2010

ANALYSIS MATH-PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Loop-Erased Random Walk on Planar Graphs
Speaker:Amir Yehudayoff, Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, March 1, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:A Theory of Cryptographic Complexity
Speaker:Manoj M. Prabhakaran, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:L-Functions and Random Matrix Theory
Speaker:Michael Rubinstein, University of Waterloo, Ontario and Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRY AND MATERIALS SEMINAR
Topic:Unusual Classical Ground States of Matter
Note: (a continuation of the talk on February 22, 2010)
Speaker:Salvatore Torquato, Princeton University

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Computational Complexity and Information Asymmetry in Financial Products
Speaker:Boaz Barak, Princeton University

GEOMETRY/DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS SEMINAR
Topic:Floer Homology and Loop Space Topology I
Speaker:Matthias Schwarz, University of Leipzig

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY MINI-COURSE
Topic:The Parameterization of Algebraic Structures and Applications I
Speaker:Manjul Bhargava, Princeton University


WORKSHOP ON TOPOLOGY: IDENTIFYING ORDER IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS
Topic:The Structure of Large Data Sets of Biological Information: Tracking the Meaning of Evolutionary Changes
Speaker:Arnold J. Levine, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS

Topic:Topological Order in Quantum Statistical Mechanics
Speaker:Paul Fendley, University of Virginia

GEOMETRY/DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS SEMINAR
Topic:Floer Homology and Loop Space Topology II
Speaker:Matthias Schwarz, University of Leipzig


WORKSHOP ON TOPOLOGY: IDENTIFYING ORDER IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS
Topic:Topological Robotics, Topological Complexity, and Euclidean Embeddings of Real Projective Spaces
Speaker:Peter Landweber, Rutgers, The State Unviersity of New Jersey

Thursday, March 4, 2010

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:One Parameter Families of Elliptic Curves with Maximal Galois Representations
Speaker:A. C. Cojocaru, University of Illinois at Chicago and Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Geometric Overconvergent Modular Forms
Speaker:Vincent Pilloni, Columbia University

Friday, March 5, 2010

ANALYSIS MATH-PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Strongly Correlated Phases in Rapidly Rotating Bose Gases
Speaker:Robert Seiringer, Princeton University

Monday, March 8, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Behavioral Experiments in Strategic Networks
Speaker:Michael Kearns, University of Pennsylvania

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Global Perturbations of Hamiltonian Dynamical System
Speaker:Peter Albers, Purdue University and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Algorithms vs. Hardness
Speaker:Nisheeth Vishnoi, Microsoft Research India

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY MINI-COURSE
Topic:The Parameterization of Algebraic Structures, and Applications II
Speaker:Manjul Bhargava, Princeton University

Thursday, March 11, 2010

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Distribution of extreme values of L-functions in the strip 1/2 < Re(s) < 1
Speaker:Youness Lamzouri, Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:The Average Rank of Elliptic Curves
Speaker:Manjul Bhargava, Princeton University

Monday, March 15, 2010

WORKSHOP ON ANALYTIC NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Agenda

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Extremal Problems for Convex Lattice Polytopes
Speaker:Imre Barany, Alfred Renyi Mathematical Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Speaker:No Members Seminar this week, in lieu of the Workshop on Analytic Number Theory

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

WORKSHOP ON ANALYTIC NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Agenda

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Pseudorandom Generators for Regular Branching Programs
Speaker:Amir Yehudayoff, Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRY/DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS SEMINAR
Topic:Symplectically Non-Fillable Contact Manifolds and the Weinstein Conjecture
Speaker:Chris Wendl, Humboldt University, Berlin

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

WORKSHOP ON ANALYTIC NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Agenda

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY MINI-COURSE
Speaker:No Analytic & Geometric Number Theory Mini-Course this week, in lieu of the Workshop on Analytic Number Theory

Thursday, March 18, 2010

WORKSHOP ON ANALYTIC NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Agenda

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Speaker:No Analytic & Geometric Number Theory Seminar this week, in lieu of the Workshop on Analytic Number Theory

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Speaker:No Joint IAS/PU Number Theory Seminar this week, in lieu of the Workshop on Analytic Number Theory

JOINT BIOLOGY/MATH SEMINAR
Topic:Images of Life: Exploring Plant Development with Visual Models and Simulations
Speaker:Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz, University of Calgary

Friday, March 19, 2010

WORKSHOP ON ANALYTIC NUMBER THEORY
Topic:Agenda

Monday, March 22, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Product Rules in Semidefinite Programming
Speaker:Rajat Mittal, Rutgers, The State Unviersity of New Jersey

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Explicit Automorphic Forms for the Rational Function Field, and Their Galois Representations
Speaker:Zhiwei Yun, Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Speaker:No talk today in lieu of the U.S. Income Tax Seminar for Members

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY MINI-COURSE
Topic:Artin's Conjecture on Zeros of p-Adic Forms
Speaker:R. Heath-Brown, Oxford University

Thursday, March 25, 2010

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Metaplectic Ramanujan Conjecture and Ternary Quadratic Forms Over Function Fields
Speaker:Jacob Tsimerman, Princeton University

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:An Estimate for the Counting Function of Prime Chains with Applications
Speaker:Florian Luca, University Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

Monday, March 29, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Speaker:There will be no TCS/DM Seminar talk today

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Discrete Analogues in Harmonic Analysis
Speaker:Lillian Pierce, Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:A Combinatorial Proof of the Chernoff-Hoeffding Bound, With Applications to Direct-Product Theorems
Speaker:Valentine Kabanets, Simon Fraser University and Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRY/DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS SEMINAR
Topic:Ideal Valued Measures and Topology of Maps
Speaker:M. Gromov, Courant Institute and IHES

Thursday, April 1, 2010

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Twists of L-Functions
Speaker:Alberto Perelli, University of Genova, Italy

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:On a p-Adic Automorphic Construction of Euler Systems
Speaker:Eric Urban, Columbia University

Friday, April 2, 2010

ANALYSIS MATH-PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Global Existence of Smooth Solutions to a Barely Supercritical Wave Equation
Speaker:Tristan Roy, Member, School of Mathemtics

Monday, April 5, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Compressing Bounded-Round Communication
Speaker:Mark Braverman, Microsoft Research New England

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Vanishing Theorem for Torsion Automorphic sheaves
Speaker:Kai-Wen Lan, Princeton University and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Mobius Randomness and Dynamics
Speaker:Peter Sarnak, Professor, School of Mathematics

MARSTON MORSE LECTURE
Topic:Cotangent Bundles and Their Relatives
Speaker:Paul Seidel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Berkovich Spaces as Pro-Definable Spaces
Speaker:Francois Loeser, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France

MARSTON MORSE LECTURE
Topic:Monodromy and its Categorification
Speaker:Paul Seidel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


WORKSHOP ON TOPOLOGY: IDENTIFYING ORDER IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS
Topic:Measuring Shape With Homology
Speaker:Robert MacPherson, School of Mathematics, Institute for Advanced Study

Topic:Toward a Computational Morse Theory: Rigorous Computations of Equilibria and Connecting Orbits
Speaker:Jean-Philippe Lessard, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Thursday, April 8, 2010

MARSTON MORSE LECTURE
Topic:Symplectic Topology as Sheaf Theory?
Speaker:Paul Seidel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Proof, Via Smooth Homology, of the Existence of Rational Families of H-Invariant Linear Forms on G-Induced Representations, When G/H is a Symmetric, Reductive, p-Adic Space, Via Smooth Homology
Speaker:Philippe Blanc, Institut de Mathematiques de Luminy, Marseille, France

Monday, April 12, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Cover Times, Blanket Times, and Majorizing Measures
Speaker:James Lee, University of Washington

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Critical Slowdown for the Ising Model on the Two-Dimensional Lattice
Speaker:Eyal Lubetzky, Microsoft Research Redmond

GEOMETRY/DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS SEMINAR
Topic:The Picard Lefschetz Theory of Complexified Morse Functions
Speaker:Joseph Johns, Columbia University

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

ANALYTIC AND GEOMETRIC NUMBER THEORY MINI-COURSE
Topic:Artin's Conjecture on Zeros of p-Adic Forms, Part II
Speaker:R. Heath-Brown, Oxford University

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Cybersecurity, Mathematics, and Limits on Technology
Speaker:Andrew Odlyzko, University of Minnesota

Thursday, April 15, 2010

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Split Reductions of Simple Abelian Varieties
Speaker:David Zywina, University of Pennsylvania

Friday, April 16, 2010

ANALYSIS MATH-PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:The Decay of Fourier Modes in Solutions of the 2-dim Navier-Stokes System
Note: (This is joint work with Dong Li and E. Dinaburg.)
Speaker:Yakov Sinai, Princeton University

Monday, April 19, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Can Complexity Theory Ratify the Invisible Hand of the Market?
Speaker:Vijay Vazirani, Georgia Institute of Technology

GEOMETRY AND MATERIALS SEMINAR
Topic:Coarsening and Drainage and Coarsening in Wet Foams
Speaker:Douglas Durian, University of Pennsylvania

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Matching Vector Codes
Speaker:Zeev Dvir, Member, School of Mathemtics

GEOMETRY/DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS SEMINAR
Topic:Loop Products and Closed Geodesics
Note: (Part I of a double Geometry/Dynamical Systems Seminar)
Speaker:Nancy Hingston, College of New Jersey

Topic:On the Multiplicity of Periodic Orbits for Tonelli Systems
Note: (Part II of a double Geometry/Dynamical Systems Seminar)
Speaker:Marco Mazzucchelli, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Leipzig, Germany

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

SPECIAL MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:On Quantum Sigma Models With Non-Abelian Winding
Speaker:Reimundo Heluani, University of California at Berkeley

Special Eyjafjallajökull Seminar
Topic:Fast and Slow
Speaker:Michael Berry, Physics Department, Bristol University

Thursday, April 22, 2010

GEOMETRY/DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS SEMINAR
Topic:Refining and Generalizing Gromov's Compactness Theorem for J-Curves
Speaker:Joel Fish, Stanford University

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Deformation rings of Group Representations
Note: THIS TALK WAS BEEN CANCELLED, DUE TO THE VOLCANO. IT HAS B EEN RESCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 2010
Speaker:Bart de Smit, Universiteit Leiden

Monday, April 26, 2010

GEOMETRY AND MATERIALS SEMINAR
Topic:Equilibrium Shapes for Anisotropic Surface Energies
Speaker:Bennett Palmer, Idaho State University

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Hardness of Approximately Solving Linear Equations Over Reals
Speaker:Dana Moshkovitz, Member, School of Mathemtics

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

SPECIAL MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Mathematical Structures in N=2 Gauge Theory
Speaker:Davide Gaiotto, Member, School of Natural Sciences

Thursday, April 29, 2010

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Deformation rings of Group Representations
Note: This is a re-scheduling of the April 22, 2010 talk.
Speaker:Bart de Smit, Universiteit Leiden

Monday, May 3, 2010

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Extreme Gaps in the Spectrum of Random Matrices
Speaker:Gerard Arous, Courant Institute, New York University

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Explicit Construction of RIP Matrices, Matrices With Small Coherence, and Related Problems
Speaker:Sergei Konyagin, Moscow State University and Member, School of Mathemtics

HERMANN WEYL LECTURES
Topic:An Overview of Some Problems of Unlikely Intersections
Speaker:Umberto Zannier, Scuola Normale Superiore de Pisa, Italy

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

HERMANN WEYL LECTURES
Topic:Unlikely Intersections in Multiplicative Groups and the Zilber Conjecture
Speaker:Umberto Zannier, Scuola Normale Superiore de Pisa, Italy

Thursday, May 6, 2010

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Selmeer Ranks of Twists of Elliptic Curves
Speaker:Karl Rubin, University of California at Irvine

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Small-Bias Sets
Speaker:Amir Yehudayoff, Member, School of Mathematics

HERMANN WEYL LECTURES
Topic:Unlikely Intersections in Elliptic Surfaces and Problems of Masser
Speaker:Umberto Zannier, Scuola Normale Superiore de Pisa, Italy

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

HERMANN WEYL LECTURES
Topic:About the Andr\'e-Oort Conjecture
Speaker:Umbertro Zannier, Scuola Normale Superiore de Pisa, Italy

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:Reductions Between Expansion Problems
Speaker:Madhur Tulsiani, Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, May 24, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH I
Topic:Subsampling Mathematical Relaxations and Average-case Complexity
Speaker:Boaz Barak, Princeton University

GEOMETRY AND MATERIALS SEMINAR
Topic:Conic Sections, Lorentz Covariance, and Smectic Liquid Crystals
Speaker:Randy Kamien, University of Pennsylvania and Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH II
Topic:The Stepanov Method
Speaker:Avi Wigderson, Professor, School of Mathemtics

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

SPECIAL WOMEN AND MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM TALK
Topic:Automorphic Forms and Galois Representations
Speaker:Matthew Emerton, Northwestern University

Monday, June 7, 2010

GEOMETRY AND MATERIALS SEMINAR
Topic:A Universal and Complete Descriptor of Material Microstructures
Speaker:Salvatore Torquato, Princeton University

Monday, June 14, 2010

PSEUDORANDOMNESS IN MATHEMATICAL STRUCTURES WORKSHOP

GEOMETRY AND MATERIALS SEMINAR
Topic:Topological Defects in Liquid Crystals: Beyond Homotopy Groups
Speaker:Bryan Chen, University of Pennsylvania

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

PSEUDORANDOMNESS IN MATHEMATICAL STRUCTURES WORKSHOP

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

PSEUDORANDOMNESS IN MATHEMATICAL STRUCTURES WORKSHOP

Thursday, June 17, 2010

PSEUDORANDOMNESS IN MATHEMATICAL STRUCTURES WORKSHOP

Friday, June 18, 2010

PSEUDORANDOMNESS IN MATHEMATICAL STRUCTURES WORKSHOP


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Princeton Mini-Workshop for Applied Mathematicians & Structural Biologists
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Monday, August 9, 2010

Princeton Mini-Workshop for Applied Mathematicians & Structural Biologists
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Princeton Mini-Workshop for Applied Mathematicians & Structural Biologists
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Princeton Mini-Workshop for Applied Mathematicians & Structural Biologists
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Princeton Mini-Workshop for Applied Mathematicians & Structural Biologists
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Monday, September 20, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS I
Topic:Dependent Random Choice and Approximate Sidorenko's Conjecture
Speaker:Benny Sudakov, University of California at Los Angeles

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Note: NO MEMBERS SEMINAR TODAY

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS II
Topic:Invariance Principles in Theoretical Computer Science
Speaker:Ryan O'Donnell, Carnegie Mellon University; Member, School of Mathematics

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:New Computations of the Riemann Zeta Function
Speaker:Jonathan Bober, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:New Tools for an Old Problem: The Dynamics of Area Preserving Disc Maps
Speaker:Barney Bramham, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Extended Scaling Relations for Weak-Universal Models
Speaker:Pierluigi Falco, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Local to Global Phenomena in Deficient Groups
Speaker:Elena Fuchs, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Automorphy of Galois Representations
Speaker:David Geraghty, Member, School of Mathematics; Princeton University

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

SPECIAL MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:The Nonlinear Schroedinger Equation (NLSE) with a Random Potential: Effective Noise and Scaling Theory
Speaker:Shmuel Fishman, Technion, Haifa, Israel

Thursday, September 23, 2010

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:The Well-Posedness for the KdV and mKdV Equations
Speaker:Zihua Guo, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Families and Congruences Between Modular Forms
Speaker:Andrei Jorza, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:The Fundamental Group of Random 2-Complexes
Speaker:Matthew Kahle, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:L-Packets and Endoscopy for p-Adic Groups
Speaker:Tasho Kaletha, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Topics in Randomness and Error-Correcting Codes
Speaker:Swastik Kopparty, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Additive Structures in the Primes
Speaker:Thái Hoàng Lê, Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, September 27, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:The Condition Number of a Random Matrix: From von Neumann-Goldstine to Spielman-Teng
Speaker:Van Vu, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Note: NO MEMBERS SEMINAR TODAY

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Some Aspects in Time-Frequency Analysis
Speaker:Victor Lie, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:p-Adic Galois Representations and (\varphi,\Gamma)-Modules
Speaker:Ruochuan Liu, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Correlation Bounds for Polynomials
Speaker:Shachar Lovett, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:The Cohomology of Arithmetic Groups
Speaker:Simon Marshall, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:The Structure of Materials
Speaker:Jeremy Mason, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Resolution of Singularities on Shimura Varieties, and the Local Langlands Correspondence
Speaker:Jared Weinstein, Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Topic:High-Rate Codes with Sublinear Time Decoding
Speaker:Swastik Kopparty, Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:The Spectrum of the Critical Almost Mathieu Operator
Speaker:Mira Shamis, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Geometric Realization of the Local Langlands Correspondence
Speaker:Sug Woo Shin, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Perturbation Series for Band Matrices and for the Anderson Model
Speaker:Alexander Sodin, Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, September 30, 2010

SHORT TALKS BY POSTDOCTORAL MEMBERS
Topic:Some Questions Regarding Arithmetic Circuits
Speaker:Srikanth Srinivasan, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Sparce Approximation of PSD Matrices
Speaker:Nikhil Srivastava, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Torsion-Freeness of Certain Cohomology Groups of PEL-Type Shimura Varieties
Speaker:Junecue Suh, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:L^p Concentration of Semiclassical Quasimodes
Speaker:Melissa Tacy, Member, School of Mathemtics

Monday, October 4, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS I
Topic:Super-uniformity of the typical billiard path (proof included)
Speaker:Jozsef Beck, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Potential Automorphy
Speaker:Richard Taylor, Harvard University; Distinguished Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Topic:Pseudorandom Generators for CCO[p] and the Fourier Spectrum of Low-Degree Polynomials Over Finite Fields
Speaker:Shachar Lovett, Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRY AND CELL COMPLEXES
Topic:Topology of Random Simplicial Complexes
Speaker:Matthew Kahle, Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS MINI-COURSE
Topic:The Completed Cohomology of Arithmetic Groups
Speaker:Frank Calegari, Northwestern University; Member, School of Mathematics


WORKSHOP ON TOPOLOGY: IDENTIFYING ORDER IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS
Topic:Control of Liquid Crystal Defects using Optical Phase Singularities
Speaker:Ivan Smalyukh, University of Colorado, Boulder

Topic:Loopy Network Topology and Leaf Vein Architecture
Speaker:Eleni Katifori, The Rockefeller University

Topic:Configuration Spaces of Hard Disks
Speaker:Matthew Kahle, Member, School of Mathemtics, IAS

Thursday, October 7, 2010

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Overview of the p-Adic Local Langlands Correspondence for GL(2,Q_p)
Note: (Introduction to the Lecture Series and and overview for those unable to attend the whole Lecture Series)
Speaker:Pierre Colmez, National Center for Scientific Research

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:An Integral Eisenstein-Sczech Cocycle on GL_n(Z) and p-Adic L-functions of Totally Real Fields
Speaker:Samit Dasgupta, University of California, Santa Cruz

Friday, October 8, 2010

ANALYSIS/MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Imaging of Small Inhomogeneities, Homogenization and Super Resolution
Speaker:Yves Capdeboscq, University of Oxford; Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, October 11, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS I
Topic:The Complexity of the Non-commutative Determinant
Speaker:Srikanth Srinivasan, Member, School of Mathematics

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Symplectic Homogenization
Speaker:Claude Viterbo, Ecole Polytechnique; Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Topic:Approximating the Longest Increasing Subsequence in Polylogarithmic Time
Speaker:Michael Saks, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

GEOMETRY AND CELL COMPLEXES
Topic:Descriptions of the Grain-Growth Structure
Speaker:Jeremy Mason, Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS MINI-COURSE
Topic:The Completed Cohomology of Arithmetic Groups
Note: (Continuation of the October 6 talk)
Speaker:Frank Calegari, Northwestern University; Member, School of Mathematics

PUBLIC LECTURE
Topic:Voting Paradoxes and Combinatorics
Speaker:Noga Alon, Tel Aviv University; Member, School of Mathemtaics

Thursday, October 14, 2010

LECTURE SERIES ON SOME ASPECTS OF THE p-ADIC LOCAL LANGLANDS CORRESPONDENCE FOR GL(2,Q_p)
Topic:Lecture 1
Speaker:Pierre Colmez, National Center for Scientific Research; Member, School of Mathematics

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:The Fundamental Curve of p-Adic Hodge Theory
Speaker:Jean-Marc Fontaine, University of Paris-Sud 11; Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Even Galois Representations and the Fontaine-Mazur conjecture
Speaker:Frank Calegari, Northwestern University; Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, October 18, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:A Unified Framework for Testing Linear-Invariant Properties
Speaker:Arnab Bhattacharyya, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Metaphors in Systolic Geometry
Speaker:Larry Guth, University of Toronto; Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Topic:Rank Bounds for Design Matrices with Applications to Combinatorial Geometry and Locally Correctable Codes
Speaker:Zeev Dvir, Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRY AND CELL COMPLEXES
Topic:Invariants of Graphs, Their Associated Clique Complexes and Right-Angled Coxeter Groups
Speaker:Michael Davis, The Ohio State University; Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Splitting of Iwasawa Modules and Leopoldt Conjecture
Speaker:Jean-Pierre Wintenberger, University of Strasbourg

Thursday, October 21, 2010

LECTURE SERIES ON SOME ASPECTS OF THE p-ADIC LOCAL LANGLANDS CORRESPONDENCE FOR GL(2,Q_p)
Topic:Lecture 2
Speaker:Pierre Colmez, National Center for Scientific Research; Member, School of Mathematics

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Non-abelian Lubin-Tate Theory Modulo $\ell$
Speaker:Jean-Francois Dat, University Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris 6; Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Expanding the Scope of Hilbert Irreducibility
Speaker:Chris Hall, University of Wyoming

Friday, October 22, 2010

GEOMETRY AND CELL COMPLEXES SEMINAR
Topic:Spectral Geometry of Random Graphs
Speaker:Igor Riven, Temple University; Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRY/DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS SEMINAR
Topic:Global Stringy Orbifold Cohomology, K-Theory and de Rham theory with Possible Applications to Landau-Ginzburg Theory
Speaker:Ralph Kaufmann, Purdue University; Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, October 25, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Speaker:(No CSDM talk today -- FOCS 2010 Symposium

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Values of L-Functions and Modular Forms
Speaker:Chris Skinner, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Speaker:(No CSDM talk today -- FOCS 2010 Symposium

GEOMETRY AND CELL COMPLEXES
Topic:Toric Arrangements
Speaker:Margaret Readdy, University of Kentucky; Member, School of Mathematics

SPECIAL SEMINAR TALK
Topic:Nodal Lines of Random Waves
Speaker:M. Sodin, Tel Aviv University

SPECIAL MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR TALK
Topic:A Stationary Phase Method for a Class of Nonlinear Equations
Speaker:Yen Do, Georgia Institute of Technology

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:A Semistable Model for the Tower of Modular Cures
Speaker:Jared Weinstein, Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, October 28, 2010

LECTURE SERIES ON SOME ASPECTS OF THE p-ADIC LOCAL LANGLANDS CORRESPONDENCE FOR GL(2,Q_p)
Topic:Lecture 3
Speaker:Pierre Colmez, National Center for Scientific Research; Member, School of Mathematics

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Explicit Serre Weight Conjectures
Speaker:Florian Herzig, Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Constructing Abelian Varieties over Qbar Not Isogenous to a Jacobian
Speaker:Jacob Tsimerman, Prirnceton University

Friday, October 29, 2010

ANALYSIS/MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Semiclassical Eigenfunction Estimates
Speaker:Melissa Tacy, Member, School of Mathematics

PUBLIC LECTURE
Topic:The Mathematical Truth
Speaker:Enrico Bombieri, IBM von Neumann Professor, School of Mathematics

Monday, November 1, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:On the Structure of Cubic and Quartic Polynomials
Speaker:Elad Haramaty, Technion

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Shimura Varieties, Local Models and Geometric Realizations of Langlands Correspondences
Speaker:Elena Mantovan, California Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Topic:Fourier Spectrum of Polynomials Over Finite Fields
Speaker:Shachar Lovett, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:3/2 Firefighters Are Not Enough
Speaker:Rani Hod, Tel Aviv University

GEOMETRY AND CELL COMPLEXES
Topic:The Topology of Restricted Partition Posets
Speaker:Richard Ehrenborg, University of Kentucky; Member, School of Mathematics

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS MINI-COURSE
Topic:Local-Global Compatibility in the p-Adic Langlands Program for GL(2) over Q
Speaker:Matthew Emerton, Northwestern University

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS MINI-COURSE
Topic:Local-Global Compatibility in the p-Adic Langlands Progra for GL(2) over Q
Note: (This is a continuation of the November 2 talk)
Speaker:Matthew Emerton, Northwestern University


WORKSHOP ON TOPOLOGY: IDENTIFYING ORDER IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS
Topic:Defects and Topology in Liquid Crystals
Speaker:Gareth Alexander, University of Pennsylvania

Topic:Topological Methods for Distributed Coverage Verification in Mobile Sensor Networks
Speaker:Ali Jadbabaie, University of Pennsylvania

Topic:Spaces of Particles, Their Applications and Connections
Speaker:Frederick Cohen, University of Rochester

Thursday, November 4, 2010

LECTURE SERIES ON SOME ASPECTS OF THE p-ADIC LOCAL LANGLANDS CORRESPONDENCE FOR GL(2,Q_p)
Topic:Lecture 4
Speaker:Pierre Colmez, National Center for Scientific Research; Member, School of Mathematics

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:A Satake Isomorphism mod.p
Speaker:Guy Henniart, University of Paris-Sud

Friday, November 5, 2010

ANALYSIS/MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Ground States of the 2D Edwards-Anderson Spin Glass
Speaker:Michael Damron, Princeton University

Monday, November 8, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:The Graph Removal Lemma
Speaker:Jacob Fox, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Beauty and Truth in Mathematics; a Tribute to Albert Einstein and Hermann Weyl
Note: (Time is 1/2 hour later than usual)
Speaker:Sir Michael Atiyah

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Topic:An Elementary Proof of the Restricted Invertibility Theorem
Speaker:Nikhil Srivastava, Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:On the Realization of Some Degenerate Automorphic Forms on Certain Griffiths-Schmid Varieties
Speaker:Henri Carayol, University of Strasbourg

Thursday, November 11, 2010

LECTURE SERIES ON SOME ASPECTS OF THE p-ADIC LOCAL LANGLANDS CORRESPONDENCE FOR GL(2,Q_p)
Topic:Lecture 5
Speaker:Pierre Colmez, National Center for Scientific Research; Member, School of Mathematics

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Algebraic Cycles on Picarad Moduli Spaces of Abelian Varieties
Speaker:Michael Rapoport, University of Bonn

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Periods of Special Cycles and Derivatives of L-Series
Speaker:Shou-Wu Zhang, Columbia University

Friday, November 12, 2010

ANALYSIS/MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:A Rigorous Renormalization Group Study of a p-Adic Quantum Field Theory
Speaker:Abdelmalek Abdesselam, University of Virginia

Monday, November 15, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:Fractional Perfect Matchings in Hypergraphs
Speaker:Andrzej Rucinski, Adam Mickiewicz University in Polznan, Poland; Emory University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Configuration Spaces of Hard Discs in a Box
Speaker:Matthew Kahle, Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Topic:Planar Convexity, Infinite Perfect Graphs and Lipschitz Continuity
Speaker:Menachem Kojman, Ben Gurion University of the Negev; Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:A New Approach to the Local Langlands Correspondence for GL_n Over p-Adic Fields
Speaker:Peter Scholze, University of Bonn

Thursday, November 18, 2010

LECTURE SERIES ON SOME ASPECTS OF THE p-ADIC LOCAL LANGLANDS CORRESPONDENCE FOR GL(2,Q_p)
Topic:Lecture 6
Speaker:Pierre Colmez, National Center for Scientific Research; Member, School of Mathematics

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Potential Automorphy for Compatible Systems of l-Adic Galois Representations
Speaker:David Geraghty, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Endoscopic Transfer of Depth-Zero Suprcuspidal L-Packets
Speaker:Tasho Kaletha, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, November 19, 2010

ANALYSIS/MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Perturbation Theory for Band Matrices
Speaker:Sasha Sodin, Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRY/DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS SEMINAR
Topic:Implied Existence for 3-D Reeb Dynamics
Speaker:Al Momin, Purdue University

Monday, November 22, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:Combinatorial Theorems in Random Sets
Speaker:David Conlon, University of Cambridge

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Modularity of Galois Representations
Speaker:Chandrashekhar Khare, University of California, Los Angeles

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Topic:Counting Pattern Avoiding Permutations Via Integral Operators
Speaker:Richard Ehrenborg, University of Kentucky; Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Special Gamma, Zeta, Multizeta Values and Anderson t-Motives
Speaker:Dinesh Thakur, University of Arizona

Thursday, November 25, 2010

LECTURE SERIES ON SOME ASPECTS OF THE p-ADIC LOCAL LANGLANDS CORRESPONDENCE FOR GL(2,Q_p)
Topic:Lecture 7
Note: NO LECTURE TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF THANKSGIVING DAY
Speaker:Pierre Colmez, National Center for Scientific Research; Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, November 29, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:The Permanents of Gaussian Matrices
Speaker:Scott Aaronson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:(Some) Generic Properties of (Some) Infinite Groups
Speaker:Igor Rivin, Temple University; Member, School of Mathematics

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR
Topic:Self-Correction, Distance Estimation and Local Testing of Codes
Speaker:Dana Moshkovitz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Topic:Hardness Escalation and the Rank of Polynomial Threshold Proofs
Speaker:Paul Beame, University of Washington; Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Mathematics Seminars


WORKSHOP ON TOPOLOGY: IDENTIFYING ORDER IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS
Topic:Characteristics of Coarsening Cellular Structures in 2D
Speaker:Jeremy Mason, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Fundamental Groups of Random Simplicial Complexes
Speaker:Eric Babson, University of California at Davis

Topic:Patterns, Universality and Computational Algorithms
Speaker:Nigel Goldenfeld, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Thursday, December 2, 2010

LECTURE SERIES ON SOME ASPECTS OF THE p-ADIC LOCAL LANGLANDS CORRESPONDENCE FOR GL(2,Q_p)
Topic:Lecture 7
Speaker:Pierre Colmez, National Center for Scientific Research; Member, School of Mathematics

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Relative p-Adic Hodge Theory
Speaker:Ruochuan Liu, Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:The Iwasawa Main Conjectures for Modular Forms
Speaker:Christopher Skinner, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, December 3, 2010

INTRODUCTION TO THE UNIVALENT FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS
Topic:Constructive Type Theory and Homotopy
Speaker:Steve Awodey, Carnegie Mellon University

ANALYSIS/MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Localization and Thermalization in Highly-Excited Many-Body Quantum Systems
Speaker:David Huse, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRY/DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS
Topic:A Reidemeister-Singer Conjecture for Surface Diagrams
Speaker:Jonathan Williams, University of California, Berkeley

Monday, December 6, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:Nonlinear Dvoretzky Theory
Speaker:Assaf Naor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Shimura Varieties and the Bernstein Center
Speaker:Tom Haines, University of Maryland; von Neumann Fellow, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

INTRODUCTION TO THE UNIVALENT FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS/COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Topic:Introduction to the Coq Proof Assistant
Speaker:Andrew Appel, Princeton University

FOURTH RUTH AND IRVING ADLER EXPOSITORY LECTURE IN MATHEMATICS
Topic:Entropy, Algebraic Integers and Moduli of Surfaces
Speaker:Curtis McMullen, Harvard University

MATH SEMINARS

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

LECTURE SERIES ON SOME ASPECTS OF THE p-ADIC LOCAL LANGLANDS CORRESPONDENCE FOR GL(2,Q_p)
Topic:Lecture 8
Note: (New Date for This Lecture Only)
Speaker:Pierre Colmez, National Center for Scientific Research; Member, School of Mathematics

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:On Families of Filtered phi Modules and Crystalline Representations
Speaker:Eugen Hellmann, University of Bonn

Thursday, December 9, 2010

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Vanishing Theorems for Torsion Automorphic Sheaves
Speaker:Kai-Wen Lan, Veblen Research Instructor; Princeton University/School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Parahoric Subgroups and Supercuspidal Representations of p-Adic groups
Speaker:Dick Gross, Harvard University

Friday, December 10, 2010

INTRODUCTION TO THE UNIVALENT FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS
Topic:Univalent Foundations of Mathematics
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, Professor, School of Mathematics

ANALYSIS/MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:A Classical Approximation Point of View on Some Results in the Spectral Theory of Jacobi Matrices
Speaker:Mira Shamis, Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRY/DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS
Topic:Understanding Area Preserving Disk Maps Through Holomorphic Curves
Speaker:Barney Bramham, Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, December 13, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:Colouring Tournaments
Speaker:Paul Seymour, Princeton University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Questions About the Reductions Modulo Primes of an Elliptic Curve
Speaker:Alina Carmen Cojocaru, University of Illinois at Chicago; Member, School of Mathematics

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Mathematical Foundations of Population Genetics
Note: THIS LECTURE IS BEING POSTPONED UNITL NEXT TERM.
Speaker:Charles Epstein, University of Pennsylvania

SPECIAL MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Uniform Well-Posedness and Inviscid Limit for the Benjamin-Ono-Burgers Equation
Speaker:Zihua Guo, Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Topic:Erdos Distinct distance Problem in the Plane
Speaker:Larry Guth, University of Toronto; Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Ramification in Iwasawa Modules
Speaker:Chandrashekar Khare, University of California, Los Angeles; Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, December 16, 2010

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Two Dimensional Galois Representations Over Imaginary Quadratic Fields
Speaker:Andrei Jorza, Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Weyl's Sums for Roots of quadratic Congruences
Speaker:Henryk Iwaniec, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Friday, December 17, 2010

ANALYSIS/MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Universality and Chaos in Two-Dimensional Classical Ising Spin Glasses
Speaker:David Huse, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, January 10, 2011

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Moment-Angle Complexes, Spaces of Hard-Disks and Their Associated Stable Decompositions
Speaker:Fred Cohen, University of Rochester; Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, January 13, 2011

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:The Taylor-Wiles Method for Coherent Cohomology
Speaker:Michael Harris, University of Paris 7; Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, January 17, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:Cross-Validation and Mean-Square Stability
Speaker:Sergei Vassilvitskii, Yahoo! Research

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:There will be no Members Seminar talk today.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Topic:Efficiently Learning Mixtures of Gaussians
Speaker:Ankur Moitra, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

GEOMETRY/DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS
Topic:Contacting the Moon
Speaker:Urs Frauenfelder, Seoul National University

Topic:Weak Stability Boundary and Capture in the Three-Body Problem
Speaker:Edward Belbruno, NASA/AISR & IOD, Inc.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

ANALYSIS AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Fluctuations of the Nodal Line Length of Laplace eigenfunctions on the Arithmetic torus
Speaker:Igor Wigman, KTH, Stockholm

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Local-Global Compatibility and Monodromy
Speaker:Ana Caraiani, Harvard University

SPECIAL SEMINAR
Topic:Mechanizing the Odd Order Theorem: Local Analysis
Speaker:Georges Gonthier, INRIA, France

Friday, January 21, 2011

GEOMETRY/DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS
Topic:The Cartan Geometry of the Rotating Kepler Problem
Speaker:Otto van Koert, Seoul National University

Monday, January 24, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:Universal One-Way Hash Functions via Inaccessible Entropy
Speaker:Hoeteck Wee, Queens College, City University of New York

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Groups of Even Type of Medium Size
Speaker:Inna Capdeboscq, University of Warwick; Member, School of Mathemtics

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Topic:Learning with Boolean Threshold Functions, a Statistical Physics Perspective
Speaker:R\'emi Monasson, Ecole Normale Superieure; Simons Center for Systems Biology, IAS

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

GEOMETRY/DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS
Topic:Periodic Bounce Orbits of Prescribed Energy
Speaker:Peter Albers, Purdue University

Topic:J-Curves in Degenerating Contact Manifolds
Speaker:Joel Fish, Stanford University

Thursday, January 27, 2011

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Presentation of an Iwasawa Algebra; The Case of the Level 1 Subgroup of SL(2,Z_p)
Speaker:Laurent Clozel, University of Paris-Sud; Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, January 28, 2011

ANALYSIS/MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Generic Local $L^\infty$-Bounds for Conformal Families of Laplace Operators
Speaker:John Toth, McGill University

Monday, January 31, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:Sparsifying and Derandomizing the Johnson-Lindenstrauss Transform
Speaker:Jelani Nelson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Microlocal Theory of Sheaves and Applications to Non-Displaceability
Speaker:Pierre Schapira, University of Paris 6, France

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Topic:On The Complexity of Computing Roots and Residuosity Over Finite Fields
Speaker:Swastik Kopparty, Member, School of Mathematics

GEOMETRY AND CELL COMPLEXES
Topic:Topological Analysis of Grain Boundaries
Speaker:Srikanth Patala, Masachusetts Institute of Technology

SPECIAL LECTURE IN GEOMETRY/TOPOLOGY
Topic:Microlocal Theory of Sheaves and Applications to Non-Displaceability II
Speaker:Pierre Schapira, University of Paris 6, France

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

SPECIAL LECTURE IN GEOMETRY/TOPOLOGY
Topic:Microlocal Theory of Sheaves and Applications to Non-Displaceability III
Note: THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Speaker:Pierre Schapira, University of Paris 6, France

MATHEMATICAL CONVERSATIONS
Topic:Randomness in Number Theory
Speaker:Peter Sarnak, Professor, School of Mathematics

Thursday, February 3, 2011

THE IWASAWA MAIN CONJECTURE FOR GL(2) MINI-COURSE
Topic:Lecture 1
Speaker:Christopher Skinner, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Automorphy Lifting for Galois Representations With Small Residual Image
Speaker:Jack Thorne, Harvard University

Friday, February 4, 2011

ANALYSIS/MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Generalized Kepler Problems
Speaker:Guowu Meng, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology; Joint Member, School of Mathematics & Natural Sciences

Monday, February 7, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:Fast Random Projections
Speaker:Edo Liberty, Yahoo! Research, Haifa, Isreal

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Recursively Applying Constructive Dense Model Theorems and Weak Regularity
Speaker:Russell Impagliazzo, University of California, San Diego; Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Topic:Bypassing UGC From Some Optimal Geometric Inapproximability Results
Speaker:Rishi Saket, Princeton University

Wednesday, February 9, 2011


WORKSHOP ON TOPOLOGY: IDENTIFYING ORDER IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS
Topic:Jamming in Sphere Packings
Speaker:Andrea Liu, University of Pennsylvania

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Completed Cohomology of Shimura Curves and a p-Adic Jacquet-Langlands Correspondence
Speaker:James Newton, Member, School of Mathematics


WORKSHOP ON TOPOLOGY: IDENTIFYING ORDER IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS
Topic:Topological Methods for Analyzing 'Functional Connectivity' in Brain Activity Time Series
Speaker:Steve Ellis, Columbia University

Topic:Computing Arithmetic Invariants of Hyperfolic 3-Manifolds
Speaker:Walter Neumann, Barnard College, Columbia University

MATHEMATICAL CONVERSATIONS
Topic:The Isoperimetirc Inequality
Speaker:Larry Guth, University of Toronto; Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, February 10, 2011

THE IWASAWA MAIN CONJECTURE FOR GL(2) MINI-COURSE
Topic:Lecture 2
Speaker:Christopher Skinner, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Eisenstein Congruences and Euler Systems
Speaker:Eric Urban, Columbia University; Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Impossible Intersections for Elliptic Curves
Speaker:David Masser, University of Basel, Switzerland

Friday, February 11, 2011

ANALYSIS/MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:The KPZ Universality Class and Equation
Speaker:Ivan Corwin, Courant Institute of Mathematics, New York University

Monday, February 14, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:An Elementary Proof of Anti-Concentration of Polynomials in Gaussian Variables
Speaker:Shachar Lovett, Member, School of Mathematics

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Some Equations and Games in Evolutionary Biology
Speaker:Christine Taylor, Harvard University; Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Topic:Automatizability and Simple Stochastic Games
Speaker:Toniann Pitassi, University of Toronto

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Automorphic Cohomology I (General Theory)
Speaker:Phillip Griffiths, Professor Emeritus, School of Mathematics

MATHEMATICAL CONVERSATIONS
Topic:What We Can Do With Waves
Speaker:Melissa Tacy, Member, School of Mathemtaics

Thursday, February 17, 2011

THE IWASAWA MAIN CONJECTURE FOR GL(2) MINI-COURSE
Topic:Lecture 3
Speaker:Christopher Skinner, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathemtics

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Automorphic Cohomology II (Carayol's Work and an Application)
Speaker:Phillip Griffiths, Professor Emeritus, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Heuristics for lambda Invariants
Speaker:Sonal Jain, New York University

Monday, February 21, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:Information Cost Tradeoffs for AUGMENTED INDEX and Streaming Language Recognition
Note: The talk will take place, even though IAS is closed in observance of Presidents Day
Speaker:Amit Chakrabarti, Dartmouth College

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Speaker:NO TALK IN OBSERVANCE OF PRESIDENTS DAY

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Topic:Local Testing and Decoding of Sparse Linear Codes
Speaker:Shubhangi Saraf, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

THE IWASAWA MAIN CONJECTURE FOR GL(2) MINI-COURSE
Topic:Lecture 4
Speaker:Christopher Skinner, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathemtics

MATHEMATICAL CONVERSATIONS
Topic:Error-Correcting Codes
Speaker:Swastik Kopparty, Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, February 24, 2011

MINI-COURSE ON AUTOMORPHY
Topic:Galois Representations Attached to Automorphic Forms
Speaker:Richard Taylor, Harvard University; Distinguished Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics

Topic:Deformations of Galois Representations
Speaker:David Geraghty, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:On Automorphy of Certain Galois Representations of GO_4 Type
Speaker:Tong Liu, Purdue University; Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Whittaker Functions and Demazure Characters
Speaker:Daniel Bump, Stanford University

Monday, February 28, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:A Completeness Theorem for Pseudo-Linear Functions with Applications to UC Security
Speaker:Charanjit Jutla, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Does Infinite Cardinal Arithmetic Resemble Number Theory?
Speaker:Menachem Kojman, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:Property Testing Lower Bounds Via Communication Complexity
Speaker:Eric Blais, Carnegie Mellon University

Wednesday, March 2, 2011


WORKSHOP ON TOPOLOGY: IDENTIFYING ORDER IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS
Topic:Topological Defects in Cosmology
Speaker:Mark Trodden, University of Pennsylvania

Topic:Grassmannians, Polytopes and Quantum Field Theory
Speaker:Nima Arkani-Hamed, School of Natural Sciences, IAS

Topic:Periodic Foams and Manifolds
Speaker:Frank Lutz, Technische Universitat Berlin

Thursday, March 3, 2011

MINI-COURSE ON AUTOMORPHY
Topic:Deformations of Galois Representations (continued)
Speaker:David Geraghty, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Automorphy Lifting Theorems I
Speaker:David Geraghty, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Statistics for Families of Automorphic Representations
Speaker:Sug-Woo Shin, Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Periods of Quaternionic Shimura Varieties
Speaker:Kartik Prasanna, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Friday, March 4, 2011

WORKING GROUP ON SYMPLECTIC TOPOLOGY

Monday, March 7, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:A Randomized Rounding Approach for Symmetric TSP
Speaker:Mohit Singh, McGill University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Self-Avoiding Walk and Branched Polymers
Speaker:John Imbrie, University of Virginia; Member, School of Mathe

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Topic:Relativized Separations of Worst-Case and Average-Case Complexities for NP
Speaker:Russell Impagliazzo, University of California, San Diego; Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Galois Representations Associated to Holomorphic Limits of Discrete Series
Speaker:Wushi Goldring, Harvard University

Thursday, March 10, 2011

MINI-COURSE ON AUTOMORPHY
Topic:Automorphy Lifting Theorems I (continued)
Speaker:David Geraghty, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Potential Automorphy Theorems I
Speaker:Richard Taylor, Harvard University; Distinguished Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Analytic Geometry Over F_1
Speaker:Vladimir Berkovich, Weizmann Institute of Science

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Affine Sieve and Expanders
Speaker:Alireza Golsefity, Princeton University

Friday, March 11, 2011

WORKING GROUP ON SYMPLECTIC TOPOLOGY

Monday, March 14, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:On the Fourier Spectrum of Symmetric Boolean Functions
Speaker:Amir Shpilka, Technion; on leave at Microsoft Research New England

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:On Functoriality; on the Correspondence; and on Their Relation, Part 1
Speaker:Robert Langlands, Professor Emeritus, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Topic:A PRG for Gaussian Polynomial Threshold Functions
Speaker:Daniel Kane, Harvard University

QUESTION SESSION ON GRASSMANNIANS, POLYTOPES AND QUANTUM FIELD THEORY
Speaker:Nima Arkani-Hamed, Professor, School of Natural Sciences

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Periods Over Spherical Subgroups: An Extension of Some of the Langlands Conjectures
Speaker:Yiannis Sakellaridis, Member, School of Mathematics

MATHEMATICAL CONVERSATIONS
Topic:The (Unreasonable) Effectiveness of (Hyperbolic) Geometry
Speaker:Igor Rivin, Temple University; Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, March 17, 2011

MINI-COURSE ON AUTOMORPHY
Topic:Automorphy Theorems II
Speaker:David Geraghty, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Applications
Speaker:Richard Taylor, Harvard University; Distinguished Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:p-Adic Analytic Continuation of Genus 2 Overconvergent Hilbert Eigenforms in the Inert Case
Speaker:Yichao Tian, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Niebur Integrals and Mock Automorphic Forms
Speaker:Wladimir de Azevedo Pribitkin, College of Staten Island, CUNY

Friday, March 18, 2011

ANALYSIS/MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Shape Fluctuations of Growing Droplets and Random Matrix Theory
Speaker:Herbert Spohn, Technical University, Munich

WORKING GROUP ON SYMPLECTIC TOPOLOGY

QUESTION SESSION ON GRASSMANNIANS, POLYTOPES AND QUANTUM FIELD THEORY
Note: This is a continuation of Tuesday's talk.
Speaker:Nima Arkani-Hamed, Professor, School of Natural Sciences

Monday, March 21, 2011

WORKSHOP ON GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS
Topic:The Proof of the Burger-Sarnak Conjecture
Speaker:Laurent Clozel, University of Paris-Sud/Member, School of Mathematics

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:Pareto Optimal Solutions for Smooth Analysts
Speaker:Ryan O'Donnell, Carnegie Mellon University; Member, School of Mathematics

WORKSHOP ON GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS
Topic:Supercuspidal L-Packets
Speaker:Tasho Kaletha, Member, School of Mathematics

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Speaker:NO TALK IN LIEU OF WORKSHOP ON GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS

WORKSHOP ON GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS
Topic:Construction of Eigenvarieties and Coherent Cohomology
Speaker:Vincent Pilloni, Columbia University

Topic:An Overconvergent Eichler-Shimura Map
Speaker:Adrian Iovita, Corcordia University

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

WORKSHOP ON GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS
Topic:Local-Global Compatibility and Monodromy
Speaker:Ana Caraiani, Harvard University

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Note: There will be no talk today.

WORKSHOP ON GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS
Topic:Intersection Cohomology is Useless
Speaker:Sophie Morel, Harvard University/IAS

Topic:Perfectoid Spaces
Speaker:Peter Scholze, University of Bonn

Topic:A Semistable Model for the Tower of Modular Curves
Speaker:Jared Weinstein, Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

WORKSHOP ON GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS
Topic:Minimal Modularity Lifting Theorems for Imaginary Quadratic Fields
Speaker:Frank Calegari, Northwestern University/Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:p-Adic Hodge-Theoretic Properties of Etale Cohomology with mod p Coefficients, and the Cohomology of Shimura Varieties - 1
Speaker:Matthew Emerton, Northwestern University

Topic:p-Adic Hodge-theoretic Properties of Etale Cohomology With mod p coefficients, and the Cohomology of Shimura Varieties - 2
Speaker:Toby Gee, Northwestern University

Topic:Local-Global Compatibility at Primes Dividing 1
Speaker:David Geraghty, Princeton University/Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, March 24, 2011

WORKSHOP ON GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS
Topic:From General Etale (phi,Gamma)-Modules to Representations of G(Q_p)
Speaker:Marie-France Vigneras, Institut de Mathematiques de Jussieu

Topic:The Image of Colmez's Montreal Functor
Speaker:Vytautas Paskunas, University of Bielefeld

Topic:Locally Algebraic Vectors in the p-Adic Langlands Correspondence
Speaker:Gabriel Dispinescu, Ecole Polytechnique

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Random Maximal Isotropic Subspaces and Selmer Groups
Speaker:Bjorn Poonen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Friday, March 25, 2011

WORKSHOP ON GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS
Topic:Vanishing of the \mu-Invariant of p-Adic Hecke L Functions
Speaker:Haruzo Hida, University of California, Los Angeles

Topic:Recent Developments in Non-Commutative Iwasawa Theory - 1
Speaker:David Burns, King's College London

WORKING GROUP ON SYMPLECTIC TOPOLOGY

WORKSHOP ON GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS
Topic:Recent Develoipments in Non-Commutative Iwasawa Theory - 2
Speaker:Mahesh Kakde, University College London

Monday, March 28, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:Non-negatively Weighted #CSPs: An Effective Complexity Dichotomy
Speaker:Xi Chen, Columbia University

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Mumford-Tate Groups and Domains
Speaker:Phillip Griffiths, Professor Emeritus, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Topic:General Hardness Amplification of Predicates and Puzzles
Speaker:Grant Schoenbeck, Princeton University

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Uniqueness of Enhancements for Triangulated Categories
Speaker:Dmitry Orlov, Steklov Mathematical Institute, Moscow, Russia

Topic:Limit Theorems for the M\"{o}bius Function and Statistical Mechanics
Speaker:Francesco Cellarosi, Princeton University

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Reductions of Local Galois Representations Arising From Hilbert Modular Forms
Speaker:Fred Diamond, Brandeis University

MATHEMATICAL CONVERSATIONS
Topic:Expander Graphs: Why Number Theorists Might Care About Network Optimization
Speaker:Elena Fuchs, Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, March 31, 2011

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Local Universal Lifting Rings When | \neq p
Speaker:Suh-Hyun Choi, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

QUESTION SESSION ON GRASSMANNIANS, POLYTOPES AND QUANTUM FIELD THEORY
Speaker:Nima Arkani-Hamed, Professor, School of Natural Sciences

Friday, April 1, 2011

WORKING GROUP ON SYMPLECTIC TOPOLOGY

Monday, April 4, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:Improved Bounds for the Randomized Decision Tree Complexity of Recursive Majority
Speaker:Ashwin Nayak, University of Waterloo

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Symplectic Dynamics of Integrable Hamiltonian Systems
Speaker:Alvaro Pelayo, Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Topic:Zero-One Rounding of Singular Vectors
Speaker:Nikhil Srivastava, Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, April 6, 2011


WORKSHOP ON TOPOLOGY: IDENTIFYING ORDER IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS
Topic:The Evolution of Cellular Structures Via Mean Curvature Flow
Speaker:Menachem Lazar, Princeton University/Institute for Advanced Study

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Automorphic Cohomology II (Carayol's work and an Application)
Note: This is the completion of the talk begun on February 17, 2011
Speaker:Phillip Griffiths, Professor Emeritus, School of Mathematics


WORKSHOP ON TOPOLOGY: IDENTIFYING ORDER IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS
Topic:Using Computational Algebraic Topology to Characterize Chromosome Instability in Cancer
Speaker:Javier Arsuaga, San Francisco State University

SPECIAL LECTURE
Topic:Infinite Generaton of Non-Cocompact Lattices on Right-Angled Buildings
Speaker:Anne Thomas, University of Sydney, NSW


WORKSHOP ON TOPOLOGY: IDENTIFYING ORDER IN COMPLEX SYSTEMS
Topic:Persistent Cohomology and Circular Coordinates
Speaker:Vin de Silva, Pomona College

MATHEMATICAL CONVERSATIONS
Topic:"We know that God exists because mathematics is consistent and we know that the devil exists because we cannot prove the consistency." -- Andre Weil
Speaker:Menachem Kojman, Ben Gurion University of the Negev; Member, School of Mathemtics

Thursday, April 7, 2011

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Overconvergent Igusa Tower and Overconvergent Modular Forms
Note: (joint work with O. Brinon and A. Mokrane)
Speaker:Jacques Tilouine, University de Paris 13 and Institut Universitaire de France

QUESTION SESSION ON GRASSMANNIANS, POLYTOPES AND QUANTUM FIELD THEORY
Speaker:Nima Arkani-Hamed, Professor, School of Natural Sciences

Friday, April 8, 2011

WORKING GROUP ON SYMPLECTIC TOPOLOGY

GEOMETRY/DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS
Topic:The Dehn Function of SL(n;Z)
Speaker:Robert Young, Courant Institute/University of Toronto

Monday, April 11, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:Graph Sparsification by Edge-Connectivity and Random Spanning Trees
Speaker:Nick Harvey, University of Waterloo

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

MEMBERS SEMINAR
Topic:Intersections of Polynomial Orbits, and a Dynamical Mordell-Lang Conjecture
Speaker:Michael Zieve, Member, School of Mathematics

MATHEMATICAL CONVERSATIONS
Topic:Atiyah's Connectivity, Morse Theory and Solution Sets
Speaker:Alvaro Pelayo, Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, April 14, 2011

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:The Bernstein Center of the Category of Smooth W(k)[GL_n(F)]-Modules
Speaker:David Helm, University of Texas

Friday, April 15, 2011

WORKING GROUP ON SYMPLECTIC TOPOLOGY

Monday, April 18, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:Quantum Fingerprints that Keep Secrets
Speaker:Dmitry Gavinsky, NEC Research Laboratories

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Topic:New Tools for Graph Coloring
Speaker:Rong Ge, Princeton University

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

SPECIAL MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Universality in the 2D Coulomb Gas
Speaker:Pierluigi Falco, Member, School of Mathematics

MATHEMATICAL CONVERSATIONS
Topic:The Unique Games Conjecture
Speaker:Ryan O'Donnell, Carnegie Mellon University; Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, April 21, 2011

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Algebraic Cycles and Euler Systems for Real Quadratic Fields
Speaker:Henri Darmon, McGill University

Friday, April 22, 2011

MINI-WORKSHOP ON PSEUDORANDOMNESS
Topic:Random Walks in Linear Groups
Note: http://math.ias.edu/files/seminars/PseudorandomnessMiniWkshp.pdf
Speaker:Peter Varju, Princeton University

Topic:The Correlation of Multiplicative Characters with Polynomials over Finite Fields
Note: http://math.ias.edu/files/seminars/PseudorandomnessMiniWkshp.pdf
Speaker:Swastik Kopparty, Member, School of Mathematics

WORKING GROUP ON SYMPLECTIC TOPOLOGY

MINI-WORKSHOP ON PSEUDORANDOMNESS
Topic:The Polynomial Method and Applications From Finite Field Kakeya to Distinct Distances
Note: http://math.ias.edu/files/seminars/PseudorandomnessMiniWkshp.pdf
Speaker:Larry Guth, University of Toronto; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Monotone Expanders -- Constructions and Applications
Note: http://math.ias.edu/files/seminars/PseudorandomnessMiniWkshp.pdf
Speaker:Zeev Dvir, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:On Zaremba's Conjecture
Note: http://math.ias.edu/files/seminars/PseudorandomnessMiniWkshp.pdf
Speaker:Alex Kontorovich, Stony Brook University

Monday, April 25, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Topic:Learning and Testing k-Model Distributions
Speaker:Rocco Servidio, Columbia University

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Topic:Quadratic Goldreich-Levin Theorems
Speaker:Madhur Tulsiani, Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

MATHEMATICAL CONVERSATIONS
Topic:Computer Science and Homotopy Theory
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, Professor, School of Mathematics

Thursday, April 28, 2011

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Topic:Classification of Representations
Speaker:Jim Arthur, University of Toronto

Topic:On the Comparison of Trace Formulas
Speaker:Jim Arthur, University of Toronto

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Serre's Conjectures on the Number of Rational Points of Bounded Height
Speaker:Per Salberger, Chalmers University of Technology

Friday, April 29, 2011

WORKING GROUP ON SYMPLECTIC TOPOLOGY

Monday, May 2, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR I
Speaker:CSDM Seminars I will resume first term of the 2011-12 academic year

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS SEMINAR II
Speaker:CSDM Seminars II will be resume first term of the 2011-12 academic year

QUESTION SESSION ON GRASSMANNIANS, POLYTOPES AND QUANTUM FIELD THEORY
Topic:Informal Talk
Speaker:Sasha Goncharov

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

MATHEMATICAL CONVERSATIONS
Topic:"Mathemagical"
Note: This will be the last Math Conversation of the 2010-11 Academic year.
Speaker:Richard Ehrenborg and Christine Taylor, University of Kentucky and Harvard University

Thursday, May 5, 2011

GALOIS REPRESENTATIONS AND AUTOMORPHIC FORMS SEMINAR
Speaker:The Galois Representations and Automorphic Forms Seminar has ended for the 2010-11 Academic year.

Friday, May 6, 2011

WORKING GROUP ON SYMPLECTIC TOPOLOGY
Note: This will be the last meeting of the Working Group for the 2010-11 Academic Year.

Monday, May 9, 2011


WORKSHOP ON SHEAF-THEORETIC METHODS IN SYMPLECTIC TOPOLOGY
Note: http://www.math.ias.edu/workshop-stmst

MATH SEMINARS

Tuesday, May 10, 2011


WORKSHOP ON SHEAF-THEORETIC METHODS IN SYMPLECTIC TOPOLOGY

MATH SEMINARS

Wednesday, May 11, 2011


WORKSHOP ON SHEAF-THEORETIC METHODS IN SYMPLECTIC TOPOLOGY

MATH SEMINARS

Thursday, May 12, 2011


WORKSHOP ON SHEAF-THEORETIC METHODS IN SYMPLECTIC TOPOLOGY

MATH SEMINARS

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Relative Homotopy Type and Obstructions to the Existence of Rational Points
Speaker:T. Schlank, The Hebrew University

Monday, May 16, 2011

2011 Women and Mathematics
Note: Registration

2011 Program for Women and Mathematics
Topic:

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

2011 Women and Mathematics

MATH SEMINARS

QUESTION SESSION ON GRASSMANNIANS, POLYTOPES AND QUANTUM FIELD THEORY
Speaker:Nima Arkani-Hamed, Professor, School of Natural Sciences

2011 Program for Women and Mathematics
Topic:

Topic:

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

2011 Women and Mathematics

MATH SEMINARS

2011 Program for Women and Mathematics
Topic:

Thursday, May 19, 2011

2011 Women and Mathematics

MATH SEMINARS

2011 Program for Women and Mathematics
Topic:

Friday, May 20, 2011

2011 Women and Mathematics

MATH SEMINARS

2011 Program for Women and Mathematics
Topic:

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

2011 Women and Mathematics

MATH SEMINARS

2011 Program for Women and Mathematics
Topic:

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

2011 Women and Mathematics

MATH SEMINARS

2011 Program for Women and Mathematics
Topic:

Thursday, May 26, 2011

2011 Women and Mathematics

MATH SEMINARS

2011 Program for Women and Mathematics
Topic:

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Friday, May 27, 2011

2011 Women and Mathematics

MATH SEMINARS


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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Existence of Small Families of t-wise Independent Permutations and t-Designs Via Local Limit Theorems
Speaker:Shachar Lovett, Member, School of Mathematics

Short Talks by Postdoctoral Members
Topic:Stability and Instability of Near-Integrable Hamiltonian Systems
Speaker:Abed Bounemoura, IMPA; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Pseudo-Holomorphic Curves and Approximations of Zero Entropy Hamiltonian Systems by Periodic Ones
Speaker:Barney Bramham, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Concentration Compactness Method for Global Well-Posedness for the Energy-Supercritical Nonlinear Wave Equation
Speaker:Aynur Bulut, The University of Texas at Austin; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Limit Theorems for Theta Sums and Applications
Speaker:Francesco Cellarosi, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Legendrian Invariants in Rational Homology Spheres
Speaker:Joan Licata, Stanford University; Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Short Talks by Postdoctoral Members
Topic:Three Knot-Theoretic Perspectives on Algebra
Speaker:Zsuzsanna Dancso, University of Toronto; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Residue Classes Containing an Unexpected Number of Primes
Speaker:Daniel Fiorilli, University of Montreal; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Categorification in Representation Theory
Speaker:Anthony Licata, Stanford University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Global Properties of Reeb Dynamics and Pseudo-Holomorphic Curves
Speaker:Umberto Hryniewicz, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro; Member, School of Mathemtics

Topic:Hofer's Geometry of Hamiltonian Diffeomorphisms on Surfaces
Speaker:Michael Khanevsky, ETH Zurich; Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, September 23, 2011

Short Talks by Postdoctoral Members
Topic:Mean Curvature Flow on Three-Dimensional Cell Structures
Speaker:Emanuel Lazar, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Floer Theory, Dynamics and Hyperkahler Geometry
Speaker:Sonja Hohloch, Stanford University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Some Algebraic-Combinatoric Problems
Speaker:Shachar Lovett, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Equivariant Topology and Discrete Geometry
Speaker:Benjamin Matschke, Technical University of Berlin; Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, September 26, 2011

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Nonnegative k-Sums, Fractional Covers, and Probability of Small Deviations
Speaker:Benny Sudakov, University of California, Los Angeles

Members Seminar
Topic:First Steps in Symplectic Dynamics
Note: (Change of Time for This Week Only)
Speaker:Helmut Hofer, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Tight Lower Bounds for 2-query LCCs Over Finite fields
Speaker:Shubhangi Saraf, Microsoft Research; Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Symplectic Dynamics Seminar
Topic:Problems of Ideal Incompressible Fluids
Speaker:Alexander Shnirelman, Concordia University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Shadowing and Diffusion in Hamiltonian Systems
Speaker:Marian Gidea, Northeastern Illinois University; Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Friday, September 30, 2011

Geometry Seminar
Topic:Multiplicities and the Equivariant Index
Speaker:Jochen Bruening, Humboldt University

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:On Singularities With Rational Homology Disk Smoothings
Speaker:Andras Stipsicz, Renyi Institute of Mathematics, Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, October 3, 2011

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Mechanism Design With Set-Theoretic Beliefs
Speaker:Jing Chen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Members Seminar
Note: (No Meeting This Week in Lieu of Short Talks by Postdoctoral Members)

Short Talks by Postdoctoral Members
Topic:Properties of Random Group Elements
Speaker:Chen Meiri, Hebrew University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Limit Theorems in Pseudorandomness
Speaker:Raghu Meka, The University of Texas at Austin; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:The (Counter-Intuitive) Geometry of Cut and Flow Polytopes
Speaker:Ankur Moitra, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Symplectic and Spectral Theory of Integrable Systems
Speaker:Alvaro Pelayo, Washington University in St. Louis; Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Limit Theories and Higher Order Fourier Analysis
Speaker:Balazs Szegedy, University of Toronto; Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Short Talks by Postdoctoral Members
Topic:Incidence Geometry and Connections to Theoretical Computer Science
Speaker:Shubhangi Saraf, Microsoft Research; Member, School of Mathematics

Workshop on Topology: Identifying Order in Complex Systems
Topic:Seeing and Sculpting Defects in Liquid Crystals with the Thom Construction
Speaker:Bryan Chen, University of Pennsylvania

Short Talks by Postdoctoral Members
Topic:Lower Bounds on the Lyapunov Exponent of 1D Schrodinger Operators Using Crude Estimates on the Density of States
Speaker:Mira Shamis, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Sphere Packings, Poisson Statistics and the Epstein Zeta Function
Speaker:Anders Sodergren, Member, School of Mathematics

Workshop on Topology: Identifying Order in Complex Systems
Topic:Categorification in Topology and Algebra
Speaker:Radmila Sazdanovic, University of Pennsylvania

Short Talks by Postdoctoral Members
Topic:Heegaard Floer Homology and Legendrian Knots
Speaker:Vera Vertesi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:The Density of States for Random Band Matrices
Speaker:Alexander Sodin, Member, School of Mathematics

Workshop on Topology: Identifying Order in Complex Systems
Topic:Robust Algorithms for Piecewise Constant Vector Field Topology
Speaker:Andrzej Szymczak, Colorado School of Mines

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Curves With Many Symmetries
Speaker:Noam Elkies, Harvard University

Friday, October 7, 2011

Short Talks by Postdoctoral Members
Topic:Differential Cohomology
Speaker:Andrew Stimpson, Stony Brook University; Member, School of Mathemtics

Topic:Diophantine Geometry
Speaker:Rafael von Kenel, ETH Zurich; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Radiation Field for Einstein Vacuum Equations
Speaker:Fang Wang, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Some Connections Between Homotopy Theory and Logic
Speaker:Michael Warren, Dalhousie University; Member, School of Mathematics

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Qualitative Properties of Gromov-Witten Invariants
Speaker:Aleksey Zinger, Stony Brook University; Member, School of Mathemtics

Monday, October 10, 2011


Workshop on Symplectic Dynamics

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:A Little Advice Can Be Very Helpful
Speaker:Arkadev Chattopadhyay, University of Toronto

Members Seminar
Note: (No Meeting This Week in Lieu of Workshop on Symplectic Dynamics)

Tuesday, October 11, 2011


Workshop on Symplectic Dynamics

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Limit Theories and Higher Order Fourier Analysis
Note: (Continued from October 4)
Speaker:Balazs Szegedy, University of Toronto; Member, School of Mathematics

Joint Princeton Mathematical Physics Seminar
Topic:Absence of Mobility Edge for the Anderson Random Potential on Tree Graphs at Weak Disorder
Speaker:Simone Warzel, Technical University, Munich

Wednesday, October 12, 2011


Workshop on Symplectic Dynamics

Thursday, October 13, 2011


Workshop on Symplectic Dynamics

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:On Real Zeros of Holomorphic Hecke Cusp Forms and Sieving Short Intervals
Speaker:Kaisa Matomäki, University of Turku, Finland

Friday, October 14, 2011


Workshop on Symplectic Dynamics

Monday, October 17, 2011

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:On the Number of Hamilton Cycles in Psdueo-Random Graphs
Speaker:Michael Krivelevich, Tel Aviv University

Members Seminar
Topic:How to Construct Topological Invariants via Decompositions and the Symplectic Category
Speaker:Katrin Wehrheim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Rigidity of 3-Colorings of the d-Dimensional Discrete Torus
Speaker:Ohad Feldheim, Tel Aviv University

Joint Princeton Mathematical Physics Seminar
Topic:The Universal Relation Between Exponents in First-Passage Percolation
Speaker:Sourav Chatterjee, Courant Institute,NYU

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Symplectic Dynamics Seminar
Topic:On the Long-Time Behavior of 2-D Flows
Speaker:Alexander Shnirelman, Concordia University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Riemannian Exponential Map on the Group of Volume-Preserving Diffeomorphisms
Speaker:Gerard Misiolek, University of Notre Dame; Member, School of Mathemtics

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:Simple Geodesics on Surfaces
Speaker:Nancy Hingston, The College of New Jersey; Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Hodge Correlators, Hodge Symmetries, and Rankin-Selberg Integrals
Speaker:Alexander Goncharov, Yale University

Friday, October 21, 2011

Analysis Seminar
Topic:On the Instability for 2D Fluids
Speaker:Serguei Denissov, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Member, School of Mathematics

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Hodge Structures in Symplectic Geometry
Speaker:Tony Pantev, University of Pennsylvania

Monday, October 24, 2011

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Speaker:No Seminar (FOCS 2011 Meeting)

Members Seminar
Topic:The Mathematical Challenge of Large Networks
Speaker:László Lovász, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest; Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Speaker:No Seminar (FOCS 2011 Meeting)

Analysis Seminar
Topic:On the Rigidity of Black Holes
Speaker:Sergiu Klainerman, Princeton University

Joint Princeton Mathematical Physics Seminar
Topic:Fractal Iso-Contours of Passive Scalar in Smooth Random Flows
Speaker:Marija Vucelja, Courant Institute, NYU

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Symplectic Dynamics Seminar
Topic:Braids and Flows
Speaker:Alexander Shnirelman, Concordia University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Arnold Diffusion by Variational Methods
Speaker:John Mather, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathemaatics

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:On the Square Peg Problem
Speaker:Benjamin Matschke, Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:A New Formulation of the Gross-Zagier Formula
Speaker:Xinyi Yuan, Princeton University

Friday, October 28, 2011

Geometry Seminar
Topic:C^0 Limits of Hamiltonian Paths and Spectral Invariants
Speaker:Sobhan Seyfaddini, University of California at Berkeley

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Stochastic Twist Maps and Symplectic Diffusions
Note: (Time Change for This Day Only)
Speaker:Fraydoun Rezakhanlou, University of California at Berkeley

Monday, October 31, 2011

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Mantel's Theorem for Random Graphs
Speaker:Jeff Kahn, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Members Seminar
Speaker:No Seminar Today

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Note: http://intractability.princeton.edu/blog/2011/09/princeton-quantum-computing-day/
Speaker:No Seminar (CCI Quantum Computation Workshop)

Hermann Weyl Lectures
Topic:Chow Rings, Decomposition of the Diagonal and the Topology of Families
Note: Lecture 1: Introduction to Chow Groups and Coniveau
Speaker:Claire Voisin, CNRS, Institut de Mathematiques de Jussieu, Paris

Analysis Seminar
Topic:The Defocusing Cubic Nonlinear Wave Equation in the Energy-Supercritical Regime
Speaker:Aynur Bulut, Member, School of Mathematics

Joint Princeton Mathematical Physics Seminar
Topic:Characteristic Polynomials of the Hermitian Wigner and Sample Covariance Matrices
Speaker:Tatyana Shcherbina, Institute for Low Temperature Physics, Kharkov

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Hermann Weyl Lectures
Topic:Chow Rings, Decomposition of the Diagonal and the Topology of Families
Note: Lecture 2: On the Generalized Bloch and Hodge Conjectures for Complete Intersections
Speaker:Claire Voisin, CNRS, Institut de Mathematiques de Jussieu, Paris

Workshop on Topology: Identifying Order in Complex Systems
Topic:Morse Theory and Stochastic Dynamics
Speaker:Jorge Kurchan, ESPCI

Symplectic Dynamics Seminar
Topic:Arnold Diffusion by Variational Methods, II
Speaker:John Mather, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Workshop on Topology: Identifying Order in Complex Systems
Topic:The Dynamics of Granular Materials
Speaker:Miro Kramar, Rutgers University

Symplectic Dynamics Seminar
Topic:Hofer's Geometry of the Space of Diameters
Speaker:Michael Khanevsky, Member, School of Mathematics

Workshop on Topology: Identifying Order in Complex Systems
Topic:A Topological Representation of Planning with Uncertainty
Speaker:Michael Erdmann, Carnegie Mellon University

Mathematical Conversations
Speaker:There will be no meeting of the group this week

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Hermann Weyl Lectures
Topic:Chow Rings, Decomposition of the Diagonal and the Topology of Families
Note: Lecture 3: Decomposition of the Small Diagonal and the Topology of Families
Speaker:Claire Voisin, CNRS, Institut de Mathematiques de Jussieu, Paris

Friday, November 4, 2011

Working Group on Symplectic Dynamics
Topic:To Be Announced
Speaker:John Mather, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Aubry Mather Theory From a Topological Viewpoint
Speaker:Marian Gidea, Northeastern Illinois University; Member, School of Mathematics

Hermann Weyl Lectures
Topic:Chow Rings, Decomposition of the Diagonal and the Topology of Families
Note: Lecture 4: Integral Coefficients; Application to Birational Invariants
Speaker:Claire Voisin, CNRS, Institut de Mathematiques de Jussieu, Paris

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Speaker:There will be no meeting of the seminar this week

Monday, November 7, 2011

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:How Bad is Forming Your Own Opinion
Speaker:Sigal Oren, Cornell University

Members Seminar
Topic:Strong and Weak Epsilon Nets and Their Applications
Speaker:Noga Alon, Tel Aviv University; Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Vertex Sparsification: An Introduction, Connections and Applications
Speaker:Ankur Moitra, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathematics

Joint Princeton Mathematical Physics Seminar
Topic:A Simplified Proof of the Relation Between Scaling Exponents in First-Passage Percolation
Speaker:Michael Damron, Princeton University

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Symplectic Dynamics Seminar
Topic:Arnold Diffusion by Variational Methods III
Speaker:John Mather, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Symplectic Dynamics
Topic:Persistence of Invariant Submanifolds
Speaker:Abed Bounemoura, Member, School of Mathematics

Mathematical Conversations
Speaker:There will be no meeting of the group this week

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Analysis Seminar
Topic:Around the Davenport-Heilbronn Function
Speaker:Enrico Bombieri, Professor Emeritus, School of Mathematics

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Subtle Invariants and Traverso's Conjectures for p-Divisible Groups
Speaker:Adrian Vasiu, Binghamton University; Member, School of Mathemtics

Friday, November 11, 2011

Geometry Seminar
Topic:Bilinearized Legendrian Contact Homology
Speaker:Frederic Bourgeois, Universite Libre Bruxelles

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Orientability and Open Gromov-Witten Invariants
Speaker:Penka Georgieva, Princeton University

Monday, November 14, 2011

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Polynomial Time Algorithms for Multi-Type Branching Processes and Stochastic Context-Free Grammars
Speaker:Mihalis Yannakakis, Columbia University

Members Seminar
Topic:Hilbert's Seventh Problem -- A Kaleidoscope
Speaker:Gisbert Wuestholz, ETH-Zentrum, Zurich; Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Vertex Sparsification: An Introduction, Connections and Applications
Note: (This is a continuation of the November 8, 2011 talk.)
Speaker:Ankur Moitra, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathemtics

Joint Princeton Mathematical Physics Seminar
Topic:QED in Half Space
Speaker:Robert Schrader, Freie Universit\"at Berlin

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Symplectic Dynamics Seminar
Topic:Twist Maps
Speaker:John Mather, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Symplectic Dynamics
Topic:Morse Theory and n-Categories
Speaker:Sonja Hohloch, Member, School of Mathematics

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:A Famous Actress, A Bad Boy of Music, and the Development of Spread Spectrum Communications
Speaker:Mark Goresky, Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Analysis Seminar
Topic:Tangent Cones to Calibrated Currents
Speaker:Constante Bellettini, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Arithmetic Inner Product Formula
Speaker:Yifeng Liu, Columbia University

Friday, November 18, 2011

Geometry Seminar
Topic:How to Construct 3- and 4-Manifold Invariants via Pseudoholomorphic Quilts
Speaker:Katrin Wehrheim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathematics

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Morse Theory and Invariants of (almost) Symplectic Manifolds
Speaker:Tara Holm, Cornell University

Monday, November 21, 2011

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:An Isoperimetric Inequality for the Hamming Cube and Integrality Gaps in Bounded-Degree Graphs
Speaker:Siavosh Benabbas, University of Toronto

Members Seminar
Topic:Bordered Floer Homology
Speaker:Peter Ozsvath, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Shorter Long Code and Applications to Unique Games
Speaker:Raghu Meka, Member, School of Mathematics

Joint Princeton Mathematical Physics Seminar
Topic:Random Natural Frequencies, Active Dynamics and Coherence Stability in Populations of Coupled Rotators
Speaker:Giambattista Giacomin, Université Paris Diderot

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Symplectic Dynamics Seminar
Topic:Twist Maps II
Speaker:John Mather, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Symplectic Dynamics
Speaker:There will be no meeting of the group this week.

Mathematical Conversations
Speaker:There will be no meeting of the group this week.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory
Speaker:There will be no meeting of the group this week.

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:
Speaker:There will be no meeting of the seminar this week.

Friday, November 25, 2011

Geometry Seminar
Speaker:There will be no meeting of the seminar this week.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Entropy-Based Bounds on Dimension Reduction in L_1
Speaker:Oded Regev, CNRS-ENS-Paris and Tel Aviv University

Members Seminar
Topic:Loop Products and Dynamics
Speaker:Nancy Hingston, The College of New Jersey; Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Shorter Long Code and Applications to Unique Games
Note: (a continuation of the November 22, 2011 talk)
Speaker:Raghu Meka, Member, School of Mathematics

Analysis Seminar
Topic:The Energy-Critical Defocusing NLS in Periodic Settings
Speaker:Alexandru Ionescu, Princeton University

Joint Princeton Mathematical Physics Seminar
Topic:Macdonald Processes and Some Applications in Probability and Integrable Systems
Speaker:Ivan Corwin, Microsoft Research & Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Symplectic Dynamics Seminar
Topic:Twist Maps III
Note: THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Speaker:John Mather, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Symplectic Dynamics
Topic:Periodic Bounce Orbits and Some Speculations
Speaker:Peter Albers, Purdue University; Member, School of Mathematics

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:(In)stability of Elliptic Fixed Points
Speaker:Abed Bounemoura, Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:A Second MainTerm for Counting Cubic Fields, and Biases in Arithmetic Progressions
Speaker:Takashi Taniguchi, Princeton University

Friday, December 2, 2011

Geometry Seminar
Topic:On Seifert Fibered 4-Manifolds
Speaker:Weimin Chen, University of Massachusetts at Amherst; Member, School of Mathematics

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Ramussen's s-Invariant via Instantons and Other Remarks on Khovanov Homology as Seen by Instanton Floer Homology
Speaker:Tom Mrowka, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Monday, December 5, 2011

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Towards Coding for Maximum Errors in Interactive Communication
Speaker:Mark Braverman, Princeton University

Members Seminar
Topic:Symplectic Integration Algorithms
Speaker:Scott Tremaine, School of Natural Sciences

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Can the Continuum Problem be Solved?
Speaker:Menachem Magidor, Hebrew University

Analysis Seminar
Topic:On the Ergodic Properties of Square-Free Numbers
Speaker:Francesco Cellarosi, Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Workshop on Topology: Identifying Order in Complex Systems
Topic:Why Things Don't Fall Down, How Tensegrities Work
Speaker:Robert Connelly, Cornell University

Topic:Colloidal Crystals on Curved Surfaces: Pleats and Fractionalization
Speaker:William Irvine, University of Chicago

Working Group on Symplectic Dynamics
Topic:Aubry Mather Theory From a Topological Viewpoint
Speaker:Marian Gidea, Northeastern Illinois University; Member, School of Mathematics

Workshop on Topology: Identifying Order in Complex Systems
Topic:From Sheets to Shapes: Using Topological Defects to Blueprint Curvature
Speaker:Carl Modes, Rockefeller University

Mathematical Conversations
Speaker:There will be no meeting of the group this week.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Weights in a Serre-Type Conjecture for U(3)
Speaker:Florian Herzig, University of Toronto

Friday, December 9, 2011

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Bihermitian Metrics and Poisson Deformations
Speaker:Nigel Hitchin, Oxford University

Monday, December 12, 2011

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Monotone Unification Problems
Speaker:Pavel Hrubes, University of Calgary

Members Seminar
Topic:Towards Symplectic Algebraic Topology
Speaker:Alexandru Oancea, Universite de Strasbourg; Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Time-Space Tradeoffs in Resolution: Superpolynomial Lower Bounds for Superlinear Space
Speaker:Christopher Beck, Princeton University

Analysis Seminar
Topic:Two-Point Problem for the Ideal Incompressible Fluid
Note: THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Speaker:Alexander Shnirelman, Concordia University; Member, School of Mathematics

Special Informal Mathematical Physics Discussion

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Symplectic Dynamics Seminar
Topic:Actions of Higher Rank Abelian Groups: Measure Rigitidy, Arithmeticity and Topology
Speaker:Anatole Katok, Pennsylvania State University

Topic:Actions of Higher Rank Abelian Groups: Measure Rigitidy, Arithmeticity and Topology (continued)
Speaker:Anatole Katok, Pennsylvania State University

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:Circuit Lower Bounds--a Combinatorial Approach to the P vs. NP Question
Speaker:Shachar Lovett, Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Spectral Factors in Endoscopic Transfer
Speaker:Diana Shelstad, Rutgers, The State Unviersity of New Jersey

Friday, December 16, 2011

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Bubbles and Onis
Speaker:Urs Frauenfelder, Seoul National University

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Heights, Discriminants and Conductors
Speaker:Rafael von Kanel, Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:On How the First Term of an Arithmetic Progression Can Influence the Distribution of an Arithmetic Sequence
Speaker:Daniel Fiorilli, Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Working Group on Symplectic Dynamics
Topic:Nonregularizability of the Big Bang Singularity Using Blow Up
Speaker:Ed Belbruno, Courant Institute, New York University

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Poisson Statistics and the Value Distribution of the Epstein Zeta Function
Speaker:Anders Sodergren, Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, January 23, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:An Optimal Lower Bound for File Maintenance
Speaker:Michael Saks, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Members Seminar
Topic:The Role of Symmetry in Phase Transitions
Speaker:Tom Spencer, Professor, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:A Tutorial on the Likely Worst-Case Complexities of NP-Complete Problems
Speaker:Russell Impagliazzo, University of California, San Diego; Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Symplectic Dynamics Seminar
Topic:On Conjugacy of Convex Billiards
Speaker:Vadim Kaloshin, Pennsylvania State University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Symplectic Structures and Dynamics on Vortex Membranes
Speaker:Boris Khesin, University of Toronto; Member, School of Mathematics

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:From Algebraic Geometry to Neural Computations and Back -- A Personal Perspective
Speaker:Mina Teicher, Bar-Ilan University; Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, January 27, 2012

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Symplectic Inverse Spectral Theory in the Semiclassical Regime for Toric Systems . . . and Beyond
Speaker:San Vu Ngoc, University of Rennes, France

Monday, January 30, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Nearly Optimal Deterministic Algorithms Via M-Ellipsoids
Speaker:Santosh Vempala, Georgia Institute of Technology

Members Seminar
Topic:Linear Equations in Primes and Nilpotent Groups
Speaker:Tamar Ziegler, Technion--Israel Institute of Technology

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:A Survey of Lower Bounds for the Resolution Proof System
Speaker:Avi Wigderson, Herbert H. Maass Professor, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Workshop on Topology: Identifying Order in Complex Systems
Topic:Probabilisitc Perspective on Topological Data Analysis
Speaker:Sayan Mukherjee, Duke University

Topic:The Taming olf the Screw: or How I Learned to Stop Worryhing and Love Elliptic Functions
Speaker:Elisabetta Matsumoto, Princeton Center for Theoretical Science

Topic:Topological Methods in Discrete Geometry
Speaker:Benjamin Matschke, School of Mathematics, Institute for Advanced Study

Monday, February 6, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Graphlets: A Spectral Perspective for Graph Limits
Speaker:Fan Chung, University of California at San Diego

Members Seminar
Topic:Toward Enumerative Symplectic Topology
Speaker:Aleksey Zinger, SUNY, Stony Brook; Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Randomness Extraction: A Survey
Speaker:David Zuckerman, University of Texas at Austin; Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Symplectic Dynamics Seminar
Topic:Geometric and Numerical Approaches to KAM Theory
Speaker:Rafael de la Llave, Georgia Institute of Technology

Topic:How Large is the Shadow of a Symplectic Ball?
Speaker:Alberto Abbondandolo, University of Pisa, Italy

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:Euler, Riemann and Chebyshev
Speaker:Daniel Fiorilli, Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Sup-norms, Whittaker Periods and Hypergeometric Sums
Speaker:Nicolas Templier, Princeton University

Monday, February 13, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:High-Confidence Predictions under Adversarial Uncertainty
Speaker:Andrew Drucker, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Members Seminar
Topic:Topology vs Combinatorics of Line Arrangements
Speaker:Mina Teicher, Bar-Ilan University; Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:On the Colored Tverberg Problem
Speaker:Benjamin Matschke, Member, School of Mathematics

Analysis Seminar
Topic:On Zaremba's Conjecture on Continued Fractions
Speaker:Jean Bourgain, Professor, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Symplectic Dynamics Seminar
Topic:The Inner Equation for Generalized Standard Maps
Speaker:Pau Martin, Universitat Poliecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain

Working Group on Symplectic Dynamics
Topic:Topological Hamiltonian Dynamics and Area-Preserving Homeomorphism Group
Speaker:Yong-Geun Oh, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Member, School of Mathematics

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:ADE Dynkin Diagrams in Mathematics
Speaker:Anthony Licata, Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Arithmetic Fake Compact Hermitian Symmetric Spaces
Speaker:Gopal Prasad, University of Michigan

Friday, February 17, 2012

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Geodesics for The Weil-Petersson Metric
Speaker:Tudor Ratiu, EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne), Switzerland

Monday, February 20, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Lasserre Hierarchy, Higher Eigenvalues, and Graph Partitioning
Speaker:Venkat Guruswami, Carnegie Mellon University

Members Seminar
Speaker:No seminar today -- IAS closed for Presidents' Day

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Finding Needles in Exponential Haystacks
Speaker:Joel Spencer, Courant Institute, NYU

Analysis Seminar
Topic:Reducibility for the Quasi-Periodic Liner Schrodinger and Wave Equations
Speaker:Lars Hakan Eliasson, University of Paris VI; Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Working Group on Symplectic Dynamics
Topic:On Translated Points of Contactomorphisms
Speaker:Sheila Margherita Sandon, Member, School of Mathematics

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:Positivity, Causality and Convexity
Speaker:Anna Wienhard, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Special Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Lecture
Topic:Zero Knowledge Proofs and Nuclear Disarmament
Speaker:Boaz Barak, Microsoft Research New England

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Special Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Lecture
Topic:Building Expanders in Three Steps
Speaker:Amir Yehudayoff, Technion--Israel Institute of Technology

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Modularity Lifting in Non-Regular Weight
Speaker:David Geraghty, Princeton University

Monday, February 27, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:An Additive Combinatorics Approach to the Log-Rank Conjecture in Communication Complexity
Speaker:Noga Zewi, Technion

Members Seminar
Topic:Weakly Commensurable Arithmetic Groups and Isospectral Locally Symmetric Spaces
Speaker:Gopal Prasad, University of Michigan; Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Complexity, Approximability, and Mechanism Design
Speaker:Christos Papadimitriou, University of California at Berkeley

Analysis Seminar
Topic:A Centre-Stable Manifold for the Energy-Critical Wave Equation in $R^3$ in the Symmetric Setting
Speaker:Marius Beceanu, Rutgers, The State Unviersity of New Jersey

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Symplectic Dynamics Seminar
Topic:Stein Structures: Existence and Flexibility
Speaker:Kai Cieliebak, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat, Munich, Germany

Working Group on Symplectic Dynamics
Topic:A Simple Proof of the Conley Conjecture for Hamiltonian Diffeomorphisms C^1-Close to the Identity
Speaker:Marco Mazzucchelli, Pennsylvania State University

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Symplectic Dynamics Seminar
Topic:Stein Structures: Existence and Flexibility
Speaker:Kai Cieliebak, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat, Munich, Germany

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:The Tamagawa Number Formula via Chiral Homology
Speaker:Dennis Gaitsgory, Harvard University

Friday, March 2, 2012

Geometry Seminar
Topic:Stein Structures: Existence and Flexibility
Speaker:Kai Cieliebak, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat, Munich, Germany

Analysis Seminar
Topic:Global Existence of Surface Waves
Speaker:Jalal Shatah, Courant Institute, NYU

Monday, March 5, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:The Complexity of Distributions
Speaker:Emanuele Viola, Northeastern University

Members Seminar
Topic:Local Correction of Codes and Euclidean Incidence Geometry
Speaker:Avi Wigderson, Herbert H. Maass Professor, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Miniworkshop on Kuranishi Structures and Gromov-Witten Moduli Spaces
Topic:Kuranishi Structures and Gromov-Witten Moduli Spaces, Part I
Speaker:Katrin Wehrheim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathematics

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Applications of FT-Mollification
Speaker:Jelani Nelson, Member, School of Mathematics

Miniworkshop on Kuranishi Structures and Gromov-Witten Moduli Spaces
Topic:Kuranishi Structures and Gromov-Witten Moduli Spaces, Part II
Speaker:Dusa McDuff, Columbia University

Analysis Seminar
Topic:Various Approaches to Semiclassical Quantum Dynamics
Speaker:George A. Hagedorn, Virginia Tech

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Mathematics Seminar Talks

Miniworkshop on Kuranishi Structures and Gromov-Witten Moduli Spaces
Topic:Kuranishi Structures and Gromov-Witten Moduli Spaces, Part III
Speaker:Katrin Wehrheim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Kuranishi Structures and Gromov-Witten Moduli Spaces, Part IV
Speaker:Dusa McDuff, Columbia University

Symplectic Dynamics Seminar
Topic:Arnold Diffusion via Normally Hyperbolic Invariant Cylinders and Mather Variational Method, Part I
Speaker:Vadim Kaloshin, Pennsylvania State University; Member, School of Mathematics

Workshop on Topology: Identifying Order in Complex Systems
Topic:The Search for Natural Quasicrystals
Speaker:Paul Steinhardt, Center for Theoretical Science, Princeton University

Topic:Computing Homology Cycles with Certified Geometry
Speaker:Tamal Dey, Ohio State University

Topic:Lattices, Hecke Operators, and the Well-Rounded Retract
Speaker:Mark McConnell, Center for Communications Research, Princeton University

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:What is a Polyfold and Why Would One Care?
Speaker:Katrin Wehrheim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Introduction to Polyfolds
Topic:Introduction to Polyfolds
Speaker:Katrin Wehrheim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:A Simple Example of an M-Polyfold Relevant to Morse Theory
Speaker:Peter Albers, University of Munster; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Mod p Points on Shimura Varieties
Speaker:Mark Kisin, Harvard University

Monday, March 12, 2012

MATHEMATICS SEMINARS

Workshop on Symplectic Dynamics II
Note: http://www.math.ias.edu/wsd2

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Computational Aspects in the Braid Group and Applications to Cryptography
Speaker:Mina Teicher, Bar-Ilan University; Member, School of Mathematics

Members Seminar
Speaker:No seminar today in lieu of Workshop on Symplectic Dynamics II

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

MATHEMATICS SEMINARS

Workshop on Symplectic Dynamics II
Note: http://www.math.ias.edu/wsd2

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Applications of FT-Mollification II
Note: (This is a continuation of the March 6 talk.)
Speaker:Jelani Nelson, Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

MATHEMATICS SEMINARS

Workshop on Symplectic Dynamics II
Note: http://www.math.ias.edu/wsd2

Thursday, March 15, 2012

MATHEMATICS SEMINARS

Workshop on Symplectic Dynamics II
Note: http://www.math.ias.edu/wsd2

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Hypergeometric Motives
Speaker:Fernando Villegas, University Texas at Austin

Friday, March 16, 2012

MATHEMATICS SEMINARS

Workshop on Symplectic Dynamics II
Note: http://www.math.ias.edu/wsd2

Special Lecture
Topic:Ramanujan Graphs and Siran Graphs, Applications to Classical and Quantum Coding Theory
Speaker:Jean-Pierre Tillich, INRIA, France

Monday, March 19, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Optimal Estimators for Entropy, Support Size, and Related Properties
Speaker:Gregory Valiant, University of California, Berkeley

Members Seminar
Topic:Polynomial Methods in Learning and Statistics
Speaker:Ankur Moitra, Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:The Quasi-Polynomial Freiman-Ruzsa Theorem of Sanders
Speaker:Shachar Lovett, Member, School of Mathematics

Analysis Seminar
Topic:Nodal Lines of Maass Forms and Critical Percolation
Speaker:Peter Sarnak, Professor, School of Mathematics

Special Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Lecture
Topic:Graph Convergence, Parameter Testing and Group Actions
Speaker:Miklos Abert, Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Symplectic Dynamics Seminar
Topic:Arnold Diffusion via Normally Hyperbolic Invariant Cylinders and Mather Variational Method, Part II
Speaker:Ke Zhang, Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Symplectic Dynamics
Topic:An Instability Mechanism Along the Mean Motion Resonances in the Restricted Three Body Problem
Speaker:Marcel Guardia, Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Workng Group on Arnold Diffusion
Topic:Arnold Diffusion via Normally Hyperbolic Invariant Cylinders and Mather Variational Method, Part III
Speaker:Vadim Kaloshin, Pennsylvania State University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Arnold Diffusion via Normally Hyperbolic Invariant Cylinders and Mather Variational Method, Part IV
Speaker:Ke Zhang, Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, March 26, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Hardness of Randomized Truthful Mechanisms for Combinatorial Auctions
Speaker:Jan Vondrak, IBM Almaden

Marston Morse Lectures
Topic:Dynamics on the Moduli Spaces of Curves, I
Speaker:Maryam Mirzakhani, Stanford University

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Higher-Order Cheeger Inequalities
Speaker:Luca Trevisan, Stanford University

Analysis Seminar
Topic:Formation of Singularities in Fluid Interfaces
Speaker:Charles Fefferman, Princeton University

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Marston Morse Lectures
Topic:Dynamics on the Moduli Spaces of Curves, II
Speaker:Maryam Mirzakhani, Stanford University

Symplectic Dynamics Seminar
Topic:Closed Reeb Orbits on the Sphere and Symplectically Degenerate Maxima
Speaker:Viktor Ginzburg, University of California,Santa Cruz

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Modularity in Weight (1,1,...,1) via Overconvergent Hilbert Modular Forms
Speaker:Payman Kassaei, King's College London

Friday, March 30, 2012

Marston Morse Lectures
Topic:Dynamics on the Moduli Spaces of Curves, III
Speaker:Maryam Mirzakhani, Stanford University

Special Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Cup Products in Automorphic Cohomology
Speaker:Matthew Kerr, Washington University in St. Louis

Monday, April 2, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Rational Proofs
Speaker:Pablo Azar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Members Seminar
Topic:The Heisenberg Algebra in Symplectic Algebraic Geometry
Speaker:Anthony Licata, Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Better Pseudorandom Generators from Milder Pseudorandom Restrictions
Speaker:Parikshit Gopalan, Microsoft Research Silicon Valley, Mountain View, CA

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Mini-Course on Polyfolds
Topic:Polyfolds I
Speaker:Helmut Hofer, Professor, School of Mathematics

Topic:Polyfolds II
Speaker:Helmut Hofer, Professor, School of Mathematics

Workshop on Topology: Identifying Order in Complex Systems
Topic:Structure of the Afferent Terminals in Terminal Ganglian of a Cricket and Persistent Homology
Speaker:Tomas Gedeon, Montana State University

Mini-Course on Polyfolds
Topic:Polyfolds III
Speaker:Helmut Hofer, Professor, School of Mathematics

Workshop on Topology: Identifying Order in Complex Systems
Topic:Hodge Decomposition and Online Ranking on Random Graphs
Speaker:Lek-Heng Lim, University of Chicago

Mini-Course on Polyfolds
Topic:Polyfolds IV
Speaker:Helmut Hofer, Professor, School of Mathematics

Workshop on Topology: Identifying Order in Complex Systems
Topic:Self-Assembly of Spherical Colloidal Particles at Low N
Speaker:Natalie Arkus, The Rockefeller University

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:Some New Inner Models for Set Theory
Speaker:Juliette Kennedy, Member, School of Historical Studies

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Mini-Course on Polyfolds
Topic:Polyfolds V
Speaker:Helmut Hofer, Professor, School of Mathematics

Topic:Polyfolds VI
Speaker:Helmut Hofer, Professor, School of Mathematics

Topic:Polyfolds VII
Speaker:Helmut Hofer, Professor, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Mini-Course on Polyfolds
Topic:Polyfolds VIII
Speaker:Helmut Hofer, Professor, School of Mathematics

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Constructible Functions, Inegrability, and Harmonic Analysis on p-Adic Groups
Speaker:Julia Gordon, University of British Columbia

Monday, April 9, 2012

Special Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar Lecture
Topic:Random Local Algorithms
Speaker:Endre Csoka, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary

Members Seminar
Topic:Computations of Heegaard Floer Homologies
Speaker:Andras Stipsicz, Renyi Institute of Mathematics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:List-Decoding Multiplicity Codes
Speaker:Swastik Kopparty, Rutgers University

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Local Models of Shimura Varieties
Speaker:Xinwen Zhu, Harvard University

Friday, April 13, 2012

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:A Mathematical Theory of Quantum Sheaf Cohomology
Speaker:Ron Donagi, University of Pennsylvania

Monday, April 16, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Near-Linear Time Approximation Algorithm for Balanced Separator
Speaker:Sushant Sachdeva, Princeton University

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Nondeterministic Property Testing
Speaker:Laszlo Lovasz, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest; Member, School of Mathematics

Analysis Seminar
Topic:Sub-Weyl Subconvexity and Short p-Adic Exponential Sums
Speaker:Djordje Milicevic

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Multiple Zeta Values
Speaker:Francis Brown, CNRS/Institut de Math. de Jussieu, Paris

Monday, April 23, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Computational Entropy
Speaker:Salil Vadhan, Harvard University; Visiting Researcher Microsoft Research SVC; Visiting Scholar Stanford University

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Pseudorandom Generators for Read-Once ACC^0
Speaker:Srikanth Srinivasan, DIMACS

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Deligne-Lusztig Theory for Unipotent Groups and the Local Langlands Correspondence
Speaker:Mitya Boyarchenko, University of Michigan

Monday, April 30, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Randomized Greedy Algorithms for the Maximum Matching Problem with New Analysis
Speaker:Mario Szegedy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Lower Bounds for Matching Vector Codes
Speaker:Abhishek Bhowmick, University of Texas at Austin

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Eisenstein Series on Exceptional Groups, Graviton Scattering Amplitudes, and the Unitary Dual
Speaker:Stephen D. Miller, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Monday, May 7, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Topology of Norms Defined by Systems of Linear forms
Speaker:Pooya Hatami, University of Chicago

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Pseudorandomness from Shrinkage
Speaker:Raghu Meka, Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Joint IAS-PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Some Canonical Constructions in Arithmetic Invariant Theory
Speaker:Jack Thorne, Harvard University

Monday, May 14, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Are Lattice Based Cryptosystems Secure Enough?
Speaker:Nisheeth Vishnoi, Microsoft Research, Bangalore

2012 Women and Mathematics
Topic:http://www.ias.edu/wam/2012/schedule

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Mathematics Seminars

2012 Women and Mathematics

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:From Irreducible Representations to Locally Decodable Codes
Speaker:Klim Efremenko, Tel Aviv University

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Mathematics Seminars

2012 Women and Mathematics

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Mathematics Seminars

2012 Women and Mathematics

Friday, May 18, 2012

2012 Women and Mathematics

Mathematics Seminars

Saturday, May 19, 2012

2012 Women and Mathematics

Monday, May 21, 2012

Mathematics Seminars

2012 Women and Mathematics

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Speaker:No seminar today (STOC Conference)

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Mathematics Seminars

2012 Women and Mathematics

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Speaker:No seminar today (STOC Conference)

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Mathematics Seminars

2012 Women and Mathematics

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Mathematics Seminars

2012 Women and Mathematics

Friday, May 25, 2012

Mathematics Seminars

2012 Women and Mathematics

Monday, June 4, 2012

Conference on Graphs and Analysis

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Conference on Graphs and Analysis

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Conference on Graphs and Analysis

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Conference on Graphs and Analysis

Friday, June 8, 2012

Conference on Graphs and Analysis


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Thursday, September 13, 2012

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS/PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Towards Weak p-Adic Langlands for GL(n)
Speaker:Claus Sorensen, Princeton University

Monday, September 24, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:The Computational Complexity of Geometric Topology Problems
Speaker:Greg Kuperberg, University of California, Davis

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Note: (Organizational Meeting)

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Koiran + Geometric Topology implies "Knottedness is in NP"
Speaker:Greg Kuperberg, University of California, Davis

Short Talks by Postdoctoral Members
Topic:Syntax and Semantics
Speaker:Benedikt Ahrens, Universite Nice Sophia Antipolis; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Dispersive Estimates for Wave and Schroedinger Equations
Speaker:Marius Beceanu, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Stability and Instability of Extremal Black Holes
Speaker:Stefanos Aretakis, University of Cambridge; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Derived de Rham Cohomology
Speaker:Bhargav Bhatt, University of Michigan; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Mechanisms Leveraging Arbitrary Set-Theoretic Belief Hierarchies
Speaker:Jing Chen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Categorical Langlands Correspondence in Positive Characteristic
Speaker:Tsao-Hsien Chen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Type Systems
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Overview of Univalent Foundations
Note: (Continued from September 26, 2012)
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Short Talks by Postdoctoral Members
Topic:The Complexity of Transforming Problem Instances
Speaker:Andrew Drucker, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Locally Decodable Codes
Speaker:Klim Efremenko, Tel-Aviv University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Higher Dimensional Syntax
Speaker:Eric Finster, Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Representation Theory of Groups Over Close Local fields
Speaker:Radhika Ganapathy, Purdue University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Galois Representations and Modular Forms of Non-Regular Weight
Speaker:David Geraghty, Princeton University/Institute for Advanced Study

Topic:Irregular Automorphic Galois Representations
Speaker:Wushi Goldring, Universite Paris 13; Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, September 28, 2012

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Short Talks by Postdoctoral Members
Topic:Periodic Orbits in Hamiltonian Dynamics
Speaker:Doris Hein, University of California, Santa Cruz; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Discrete Fourier Restriction Phenomenon and Associated Dispersive Equations
Speaker:Yi Hu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Graph Coloring, Biclique Partition, and Communication Complexity
Speaker:Hao Huang, University of California, Los Angeles; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Counting Rational Points on Cubic Surfaces
Speaker:Pierre Le Boudec, Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Topological Dagta Analysis and Persistent Homology
Speaker:Michael Lesnick, Stanford University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Computing with Univalence
Speaker:Daniel Licata, Carnegie Mellon University; Member, School of Mathematics

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Algebraic Structures Associated to Weinstein Manifolds
Speaker:Yasha Eliashberg, Stanford University

Monday, October 1, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Random Vectors, Random Matrices, Permuted Products, Permanents, and Diagrammatic Fun
Speaker:Cris Moore, Santa Fe Institute

Short Talks by Postdoctoral Members
Topic:Higher Inductive Types
Speaker:Peter Lumsdaine, Dalhousie University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Symplectic Geometry of Smooth Affine Varieties
Speaker:Mark McLean, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Information Theoretic Arguments for Circuit Lower Bounds
Speaker:Or Meir, Stanford University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Sketching and Streaming Algorithms
Speaker:Jelani Nelson, Institute for Advanced Study; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Lifting Projective Galois Representations
Speaker:Stefan Patrikis, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Tangential Lipschitz Gain for Holomorphic Functions
Speaker:Sivaguru Ravisankar, The Ohio State University; Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Plug your ears! Graph isomorphism, siren of the algebraic seas, calls to your quantum helmsman.
Speaker:Alex Russell, University of Connecticut

Univalent Foundations Tutorial
Topic:Homotopy Type Theory
Speaker:Michael Shulman, University of California, San Diego; Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Type Systems
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS

Short Talks by Postdoctoral Members
Topic:Counting GL_2(\mathbb{Z}) orbits on binary quartic forms and applications
Speaker:Arul Shankar, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Workshop on Topology: Identifying Order in Complex Systems
Topic:Granular Materials and Their Networks Near Jamming
Speaker:Robert Behringer, Duke University

Short Talks by Postdoctoral Members
Topic:Random Band Matrices: Local Regime
Speaker:Tetiana Shcherbyna, ILTPE of the National Academy of Sci. of Ukraine; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:The Relative Fukaya Category, Symplectic and Quantum Cohomology
Speaker:Nicolas Sheridan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Inernal Languages for Higher Toposes
Speaker:Michael Shulman, University of California, San Diego; Member, School of Mathematics

Workshop on Topology: Identifying Order in Complex Systems
Topic:Topology and Electronic Phases of Matter
Speaker:Charles Kane, University of Pennsylvania

Short Talks by Postdoctoral Members
Topic:Type Classes for Mathematical Formalizations in Coq
Speaker:Matthieu Sozeau, INRIA Paris; Member, School of Mathematics

Workshop on Topology: Identifying Order in Complex Systems
Topic:Building Polyhedra by Self-Assembly
Speaker:Govind Menon, Brown University

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Homotopy Type Theory in Coq
Speaker:Michael Warren, Dalhousie University; Member, School of Mathematics

Short Talks by Postdoctoral Members
Topic:Iwasawa Theory for Unitary Groups
Speaker:Xin Wan, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Hope for a Type-Theoretic Understanding of Zero-Knowledge
Speaker:Noam Zeilberger, IMDEA Software Institute; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:The Inverse Galois Problem for PSL_2(F_p)
Speaker:David Zywina, Queen's University; Member, School of Mathematics

Joint IAS/PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:A Converse Theorem for SL_2
Speaker:Vinayak Vatsal, University of British Columbia

Friday, October 5, 2012

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Symplectic Geometry and Quantum Noise
Speaker:Leonid Polterovich, Tel Aviv University and SCGP

Monday, October 8, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Identity Testing of Tensors, Low Rank Recovery and Compressed Sensing
Speaker:Amir Shpilka, Technion

Members Seminar
Topic:Parallel Repetition of Two Prover Games: A Survey
Speaker:Ran Raz, Weizmann Institute; Member, School of Mathematics

Univalent Foundations Tutorial

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:On the Conjectures of Nonnegative $k$-Sum and Hypergraph Matching
Speaker:Hao Huang, University of California, Los Angeles; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Analysis Seminar
Topic:Hole Probability for Entire Functions Represented by Gaussian Taylor Series
Speaker:Alon Nishry, Tel Aviv University

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Type Systems and Proof Assistant
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Toward a Computational Interpretation of Univalence
Speaker:Daniel Licata, Carnegie Mellon University; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS/PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Modular Forms Modulo 2
Speaker:Jean-Pierre Serre, CNRS and College de France

Friday, October 12, 2012

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Homological Mirror Symmetry for a Calabi-Yau Hypersurface in Projective Space
Speaker:Nicholas Sheridan, Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, October 15, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:A Multi-Prover Interactive proof for NEXP Sound Against Entangled Provers
Speaker:Tsuyoshi Ito, NEC Laboratories America, Inc.

Members Seminar
Topic:How to Find Periodic Orbits and Exotic Symplectic Manifolds
Speaker:Mark McLean, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathematics

Univalent Foundations Tutorial

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:On the AND- and OR-Conjectures: Limits to Efficient Preprocessing
Speaker:Andrew Drucker, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Type Systems
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Mathematical Conversations
Speaker:There will be no Mathematical Conversations talk this week.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:On the Setoid Model of Type Theory
Speaker:Erik Palmgren, University of Stockholm

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS/PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:On the Parity of Coefficients of Modular Forms
Speaker:Joel Bellaiche, Brandeis University

Friday, October 19, 2012

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Analysis Seminar
Topic:Uniqueness and Nondegeneracy of Ground States for Non-Local Equations
Speaker:Rupert Frank, Princeton University

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:On the Symplectic Invariance of log Kodaira Dimension
Speaker:Mark McLean, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, October 22, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Speaker:No Seminar (FOCS Meeting)

Members Seminar
Topic:Algebraic K-Theory Via Binary Complexes
Speaker:Daniel Grayson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Member, School of Mathematics

Univalent Foundations Tutorial
Topic:Simplicial Set
Speaker:Michael Shulman, University of California, San Diego; Member, School of Mathematics

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Speaker:No Seminar (FOCS Meeting)

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Analysis Seminar
Topic:The Strauss Conjecture on Black Holes
Speaker:Mihai Tohaneanu, Johns Hopkins University

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Type Systems
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:Synthetic Differential Cohomology
Speaker:Michael Shulman, University of California, San Diego; Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Kan Simplicial Set Model of Type Theory
Speaker:Peter LeFanu Lumsdaine, Dalhousie University; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS/PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Central Values of Rankin-Selberg L-Functions and Period Relations
Speaker:Michael Harris, Institut de Mathematiques de Jussieu

Friday, October 26, 2012

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Speaker:No Seminar This Week

Monday, October 29, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Combinatorial Walrasian Equilibrium
Speaker:Michal Feldman, Hebrew University and Harvard University

Members Seminar
Speaker:There will be no Members Seminar today.

Univalent Foundations Tutorial

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Analysis Seminar
Topic:The Incompressible Euler Equations in Lagrangian Coordinates, with Applications to Analyticity of Fluid Particle Trajectories and to Numerical Simulations
Speaker:Uriel Frisch, Laboratoire Lagrange, Observatoire de a Coe d'Azur, Nice, France

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Type Systems (continued)
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Kan Simplicial Set Model of Type Theory (continued)
Speaker:Peter Lumsdaine, Dalhousie University; Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, November 2, 2012

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Hamiltonian S^1 Actions with Isolated Fixed Points on 6-Dimensional Symplectic Manifolds
Speaker:Andrew Fanoe, Columbia University

Monday, November 5, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Query Complexity of Black-Box Search
Speaker:Ben Rossman, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Members Seminar
Topic:Patching and Local-Global Principles
Speaker:Julia Hartmann, RWTH Aachen University; Member, School of Mathematics

Univalent Foundations Tutorial

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Games, Solution Concepts, and Mechanism Design: A Very Short Introduction
Speaker:Jing Chen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Univalent Foundations Organizational Meeting

Workshop on Topology: Identifying Order in Complex Systems
Topic:Continuum Percolation and Duality with Equilibrium Hard-Hyperparticle Systems
Speaker:Salvatore Torquato, Princeton University

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Workshop on Topology: Identifying Order in Complex Systems
Topic:Dynamic Programming for ab-initio Prediction of Protein Folding Routes
Speaker:Julia Hockemaier, University of Illinois

Topic:Membranes, Curvature and the Endoplasmic Reticulum
Speaker:Greg Huber, KITP Santa Barbara

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:Duality, Universality and Random Matrices
Speaker:Thomas Spencer, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Speaker:Peter Lumsdaine, Dalhousie University; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS/PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:The Tate Conjecture for K3 Surfaces Over Fields of Odd Characteristic
Speaker:Keerthi Madapusi, Harvard University

Friday, November 9, 2012

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Behavior of Welschinger Invariants Under Morse Simplification
Speaker:Erwan Brugalle, Universite de Paris 6

Analysis Seminar
Topic:Three Projection Operators in Several Complex Variables
Speaker:Elias Stein, Princeton University

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:An Arithmetic Refinement of Homological Mirror Symmetry for the 2-Torus
Speaker:Yanki Lekili, University of Cambridge

Monday, November 12, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Speaker:No Seminar (Oberwolfach)

Members Seminar
Topic:Proof of a 35 Year Old Conjecture for the Entropy of SU(2) Coherent States, and its Generalization.
Speaker:Elliot Lieb, Princeton University

Univalent Foundations Tutorial

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Speaker:No Seminar (Oberwolfach)

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Analysis Seminar
Topic:A Non-Commutative Analog of the 2-Wasserstein Metric for which the Fermionic Fokker-Planck Equation is Gradient Flow for the Entropy
Speaker:Eric Carlen, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Toward Higher Inductive Types
Speaker:Michael Shulman, University of California, San Diego; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:The Prisoner's Dilemma
Speaker:Freeman J. Dyson, Professor Emeritus, School of Natural Sciences, IAS

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:The Simplicial Model of UA
Note: (continued)
Speaker:Chris Kapulkin, Visiting Student, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS/PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Galois Representations for Regular Algebraic Cuspidal Automorphic Forms
Speaker:Richard Taylor, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS

Friday, November 16, 2012

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Abstract Analogues of Flux as Symplectic Invariants
Speaker:Paul Seidel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Monday, November 19, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:A Complete Dichotomy Rises from the Capture of Vanishing Signatures
Speaker:Jin-Yi Cai, University of Wisconsin

Members Seminar
Topic:Univalent Foundations
Speaker:Steve Awodey, Carnegie Mellon University; Member, School of Mathematics

Univalent Foundations Tutorial

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:On the Complexity of Matrix Multiplication and Other Tensors
Speaker:Joseph Landsberg, Texas A&M University

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Type Systems
Note: (continued)
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Mathematical Conversations
Note: There will be no Mathematical Conversations talk today

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Note: No Talk Today -- IAS Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory
Note: No meeting today -- IAS closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

Joint IAS/PU Number Theory Seminar
Note: No Talk Today -- IAS Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

Friday, November 23, 2012

Working Group on Univalent Foundations
Note: No Meeting Today -- IAS Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Note: No Talk Today -- IAS Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

Monday, November 26, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Polynomial Identity Testing of Read-Once Oblivious Algebraic Branching Progress
Speaker:Michael Forbes, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Members Seminar
Topic:A Computer-Checked Proof that the Fundamental Group of the Circle is the Integers
Speaker:Daniel Licata, Carnegie Mellon University; Member, School of Mathematics

Univalent Foundations Tutorial

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Computational Complexity in Mechanism Design
Speaker:Jing Chen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Type Systems
Note: (continued)
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Special Number Theory Seminar Talk
Topic:p-Adic Hodge Theory
Speaker:Alexander Beilinson, University of Chicago

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:The Simplicial Model of Univalence
Note: (continued)
Speaker:Chris Kapulkin, Visiting Student, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS/PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Sato-Tate Distributions in Genus 2
Speaker:Andrew Sutherland, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Friday, November 30, 2012

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:A Reverse Isoperimetric Inequality for J-Holomorphic curves
Speaker:Jake Solomon, Hebrew University

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Gromov-Witten Theory and Cycle-Valued Modular Forms
Speaker:Yefeng Shen, University of Michigan

Analysis Seminar
Topic:Magnetic Vortices, Nielsen-Olesen-Nambu Strings and Theta Functions
Speaker:Israel M. Sigal, University of Toronto

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:Eliciting Higher-Order Beliefs Under Proper Higher-Order Rationality
Speaker:Jing Chen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, December 3, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Information Complexity and Exact Communication Bounds
Speaker:Mark Braverman, Princeton University

Members Seminar
Topic:Quantum Mechanics -- a Primer for Mathematicians
Speaker:Juerg Froehlich, ETH Zurich; Member, School of Mathematics

Univalent Foundations Tutorial

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Delegation for Bounded Space
Speaker:Ran Raz, Weizmann Institute; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Type Systems
Note: (continued)
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Workshop on Topology: Identifying Order in Complex Systems
Topic:The Topology of DNA
Note: This Workshop will be held in conjunction with the symposium "Through the Looking Glass" at the Princeton Center for Theoretical Science.
Speaker:Dorothy Buck, Imperial College London, UK

Topic:Discrete Morse Complexes and Skeletons from Digital Images
Speaker:Vanessa Robins, Australian National University

Topic:Driving Forces in Comeocyte Expansion: A Geometric Perspective
Speaker:Myfanwy Evans, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:Checking Mathematical Proofs With a Computer
Speaker:Assia Mahboubi, INRIA (French National Institute for Research in CS); Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:The Simplicial Model of Univalence
Note: (continued)
Speaker:Peter Lumsdaine, Dalhousie University; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS/PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Monodromy and Arithmetic Groups
Speaker:T. N. Venkataramana, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

Friday, December 7, 2012

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Analysis Seminar
Topic:Nonlinear Long-Range Resonant Scattering and Kink Dynamics
Speaker:Avy Soffer, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Open-Closed Gromov-Witten Invariants of Toric Calabi-Yau 3-Orbifolds
Speaker:Chiu-Chu Melissa Liu, Columbia University

Monday, December 10, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Matching: A New Proof for an Ancient Algorithm
Speaker:Vijay Vazirani, Georgia Institute of Technology

Members Seminar
Topic:A Tricky Problem on Sums of Two Squares
Speaker:Enrico Bombieri, Professor Emeritus, School of Mathematics, IAS

Univalent Foundations Tutorial

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Combinatorial PCPs with Short Proofs
Speaker:Or Meir, Stanford University; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Special Lecture
Topic:(1) Quantum Beauty; (2) Beauty in Mathematics
Speaker:(1) Frank Wilczek; (2) Enrico Bombieri, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Professor Emeritus, IAS

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Type Systems
Note: (continued)
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Special Lecture
Topic:Universality in Mean Curvature Flow Neckpinches
Speaker:Gang Zhou, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:Derived Methods in Arithmetic Geometry
Speaker:Bhargav Bhatt, University of Michigan; Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Invariance Under Isomorphism and Definability
Speaker:Per Martin-L\"of, Stockholm University

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS/PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Local Global Principles for Galois Cohomology
Speaker:Julia Hartmann, RWTH Aachen University; Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, December 14, 2012

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Arnold Conjecture for Clifford Symplectic Pencils
Speaker:Doris Hein, University of California, Santa Cruz; Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, December 17, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Speaker:No Seminar

Members Seminar
Speaker:There will be no Members Seminar today

Univalent Foundations Tutorial

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:The SOS (aka Lassere/Positivestellensatz/Sum-of-Squares) System
Speaker:(1) Raghu Meka and (2) Avi Wigderson, (1) DIMACS; (2) IAS

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:The Type System TS
Note: (continued)
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, IAS

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Special Lecture
Topic:Reflection Positivity and Infrared Bounds for Random Loop Models
Speaker:Daniel Ueltschi, University of Warwick, UK

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Constructing HITs in a Realizability Model
Speaker:Andrej Bauer, University of Ljubljana

Friday, December 21, 2012

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Monday, January 14, 2013

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:On Bilinear Complexity
Speaker:Pavel Hrubes, University of Washington

Members Seminar
Speaker:There will be no Members Seminar today

Univalent Foundations Organizational Meeting

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:OSNAP: Faster Numerical Linear Algebra Algorithms Via Sparser Subspace Embeddings
Speaker:Jelani Nelson, Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Analysis Seminar
Topic:Dispersive Estimates for Schroedinger's Equation with a Time-Dependent Potential
Speaker:Marius Beceanu, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Member, School of Mathematics

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Simplicial Types
Speaker:Peter Lumsdaine, Dalhousie University; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:Duality, Universality and Random Matrices
Speaker:Thomas Spencer, School of Mathematics, IAS

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:State of the New Proof Assistant
Speaker:Daniel Grayson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Member, School of Mathematics

Joint IAS/PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Counting Rational Points on Cubic Surfaces
Speaker:Pierre Le Boudec, Universite Denis Diderot (Paris VII); Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, January 18, 2013

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Monday, January 21, 2013

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Clique Number of Random Geometric Graphs in High Dimension
Speaker:Sebastien Bubeck, Princeton University

Members Seminar
Note: IAS Closed in Observance of Martin Luther King Day

Univalent Foundations Tutorial

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Sparsity Lower Bounds for Dimensionality Reducing Maps
Speaker:Jelani Nelson, Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Analysis Seminar
Topic:Hamiltonian Evolution Equations -- Where They Come From, What They Are Good For
Speaker:Juerg Froehlich, ETH Zurich; Member, School of Mathematics

Topic:Sphere Packing Bounds Via Spherical Codes
Speaker:Henry Cohn, Microsoft Research New England/MIT

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Homotopy and Univalence
Speaker:Thorsten Altenkirch, Univ Nottingham/IAS

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:Provable Bounds in Machine Learning
Speaker:Ankur Moitra, Member, Shcool of Mathematics

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Orthogonal factorization in HoTT
Speaker:Egbert Rijke, Nijmegen Univ/IAS

Joint IAS/PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Abelian varieties with maximal Galois action on their torsion points
Speaker:David Zywina, Queen's University; Member, School of Mathematics

Friday, January 25, 2013

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Monday, January 28, 2013

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:New Independent Source Extractors with Exponential Improvement
Speaker:Xin Li, University of Washington

Members Seminar
Topic:Toeplitz Matrices and Determinants Under the Impetus of the Ising Model
Speaker:Percy Deift, Courant Institute, NYU

Univalent Foundations Tutorial

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:The Ribe Program
Speaker:Manor Mendel, The Open University of Israel; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Analysis Seminar
Topic:Toeplitz Matrices and Determinants Under the Impetus of the Ising Model
Speaker:Percy Deift, Courant Institute, NYU

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Weak Infinity Groupoids in HoTT
Speaker:Guillaume Brunerie, School of Mathematics, IAS

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:The Calculus of Opetopes
Speaker:Eric Finster, Ecole Polyechnique Federal de Lausanne; Member, School of Mathematics

Joint IAS/PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Automorphic Levi-Sobolev Spaces, Boundary-Value Problems, and Self-Adjoint Operators
Speaker:Paul Garrett, University of Minnesota

Friday, February 1, 2013

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Analysis Seminar
Topic:Large Data Dynamics for Nonlinear Dispersive PDEs
Speaker:Wilhelm Schlag, University of Chicago

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:Quantum Theory and Topos Theory
Speaker:Bas Spitters, Radboud University Nijmegen; Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, February 4, 2013

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Influences, Traces, Tribes, and Perhaps Also Thresholds
Speaker:Gil Kalai, Hebrew University; Yale University

Members Seminar
Topic:Quantum Ergodicity on Large Regular Graphs
Speaker:Nalini Anantharaman, Universite Paris-Sud, Orsay

Univalent Foundations Tutorial

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Ramsey Theory for Metric Spaces
Speaker:Manor Mendel, The Open University of Israel; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:A Quillen Model Structure in Type Theory
Speaker:Peter LeFanu Lumsdaine, Dalhousie University; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Workshop on Topology: Identifying Order in Complex Systems
Topic:Visualizing and Exploring Molecular Simulation Data via Protein Energy Landscape metaphor
Note: <a href="https://biomaps.rutgers.edu/page999directions.html">
Speaker:Yusu Wang, Ohio State University

Topic:Community Structure in Networks
Note: <a href="https://biomaps.rutgers.edu/page999directions.html">
Speaker:Mason Porter, University of Oxford

Topic:Linear Algebra over Cell Complexes: Applications to Data, Coding and Sensor Networks
Note: <a href="https://biomaps.rutgers.edu/page999directions.html">
Speaker:Justin Curry, University of Pennsylvania

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:What is a Higher Order Object?
Speaker:Nils Baas, Norwegian University of Science and Technology; Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Isomorphic Structures of any Kind are `Equal' in HoTT: But What is a Kind of Structure?
Speaker:Peter Aczel, The Unviersity of Manchester; Member,School of Mathematics

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory
Topic:An Introduction to motives
Speaker:Joseph Ayoub, University of Zurich

Joint IAS/PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Relative Artin Motives and the Reductive Borel-Serre Compactification of a Locally Symmetric Variety
Speaker:Joseph Ayoub, University of Zurich

Friday, February 8, 2013

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Toric b-Symplectic and Origami Manifolds
Speaker:Ana Rita Pires, Cornell University

Monday, February 11, 2013

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Mathematical Theories of Interaction with Oracles: Active Property Testing and New Models for Learning Boolean Functions
Speaker:Liu Yang, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

Members Seminar
Topic:Homological Mirror Symmetry
Speaker:Nicholas Sheridan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathematics

Univalent Foundations Tutorial

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:High Dimensional Expanders and Ramanujan Complexes
Speaker:Alex Lubotzky, Hebrew University

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:The Hopf Fibration via Higher Inductive Types
Speaker:Peter Lumsdaine, Dalhousie University; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:Kozai-Lidov Oscillations
Speaker:Scott Tremaine, School of Natural Sciences, IAS

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:On Finite Types That Are Not h-Sets
Speaker:Sergey Melikhov, Steklov Mathematical Institute; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS/PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Regularized Periods of Automorphic Forms
Speaker:Atsushi Ichino, Kyoto University

Friday, February 15, 2013

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Contact Non-Squeezing and Rabinowitz Floer Homologhy
Speaker:Peter Albers, Universitat Munster

Monday, February 18, 2013

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Connectedness, Sperner's Lemma and Combinatorial Problems
Speaker:Penny Haxell, University of Waterloo

Members Seminar
Speaker:No seminar today -- IAS closed for Presidents' Day

Univalent Foundations Tutorial

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:The Chasm at Depth 3
Speaker:Shubhangi Saraf, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Analysis Seminar
Topic:New Approximations of the Total Variation, and Filters in Image Processing
Speaker:Haim Brezis, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:pi_2(s^2) in HoTT
Speaker:Guillaume Brunerie, School of Mathematics, IAS

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Locally Cartesian Closed Infinity Categories
Speaker:Joachim Kock, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS/PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Compactifications of PEL-Type Shimura Varieties and Kuga Families with Ordinary Loci
Speaker:Kai-Wen Lan, University of Minnesota

Friday, February 22, 2013

Working Group on Univalent Foundations
Topic:The Universe is Indiscrete
Speaker:Martin Escardo, University of Birmingham, UK

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Symplectic Cohomolopgy and Loop Homology
Speaker:Mohammed Abouzaid, Columbia Unviersity; Simons Center for Geometry and Physics

Monday, February 25, 2013

Andre' Joyal's 70th Birthday
Topic:A Type System With Two Kinds of Identity Types
Speaker:Vladimir Voevodsky, School of Mathematics, IAS

Topic:Connectedness and the Freudenthal Suspension Theorem
Speaker:Peter LeFanu Lumsdaine, Dalhousie University; Member, School of Mathematics

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Polar Codes and Randomness Extraction for Structured Sources
Speaker:Emmanuel Abbe, Princeton University

Members Seminar
Topic:Collective Phenomena, Collective Motion, and Collective Action in Ecological Systems
Speaker:Simon Levin, Princeton University

Andre' Joyal's 70th Birthday
Topic:Joyal Theorems for Homotopical Species
Speaker:Joachim Kock, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

Topic:Rings and Near Rings in 2-Monoidal Categories
Speaker:Marcelo Aguiar, Texas A&M University

Topic:Braid Extended Power Operations in Topology
Speaker:Terry Bisson, Canisius College

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Derandomizing BPL?
Speaker:Avi Wigderson, School of Mathematics, IAS

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Semantics of Higher Inductive Types
Speaker:Michael Shulman, University of California, San Diego; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:Local Codes and Symmetry
Speaker:Klim Efremenko, Tel-Aviv University; Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Formal Abstract Homotopy Theory
Speaker:Jeremy Avigad, Carnegie Mellon University

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Presentation on the history of the Institute and the School of Mathematics
Topic:
Speaker:Christine Di Bella, Erica Mosner, Shelby White and Leon Levy Archives Center

Joint IAS/PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Standard and Nonstandard Comparisons of Relative Trace Formulas
Speaker:Yiannis Sakellaridis, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Friday, March 1, 2013

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Intermediate Symplectic Capacities
Speaker:Alvaro Pelayo, Washington University; Member, School of Mathematics

Monday, March 4, 2013

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Quasirandom Hypergraphs
Speaker:Dhruv Mubayi, University of Illinois at Chicago

Members Seminar
Topic:Hodge and Chern Numbers of Algebraic Varieties 60 Years After Hirzebruch's Riemann-Roch Theorem
Speaker:Dieter Kotschick, Universitat Munchen; Member, School of Mathematics

Univalent Foundations Tutorial

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Derandomization of Probabilistic Logspace (The Nisan Variations)
Speaker:Avi Wigderson, School of Mathematics, IAS

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Cohomology in Homotopy Type Theory
Speaker:Eric Finster, Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Workshop on Topology: Identifying Order in Complex Systems
Topic:Loops and Self Reference in Language and Life
Speaker:Tsvi Tlusty, Weizmann Institute of Science; Member, Simons Center for Systems Biology, IAS

Topic:Locality and Unitarity from Positivity: Beyond the Positive Grassmannian
Speaker:Nima Arkani-Hamed, School of Natural Sciences, IAS

Topic:The Optimality of the Interleaving Distance on Multidimensional Persistence Modules
Speaker:Michael Lesnick, Stanford University; Member, School of Mathematics, IAS

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:Why Braids?
Speaker:Mina Teicher, Bar-Ilan University; Member, School of Mathematics

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Setoids, e-Categories, and Exact Completions
Speaker:Richard Garner, Queen Mary, University of London

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS/PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Goren-Oort Stratification of Hilbert Modular Varieties mod p and Tate Conjecture
Speaker:Liang Xiao, University of Chicago

Friday, March 8, 2013

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Lagrangian Caps in High-Dimensional Symplectic Manifolds
Speaker:Emmy Murphy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Monday, March 11, 2013

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I
Topic:Intractability in Algorithmic Game Theory
Speaker:Tim Roughgarden, Stanford University

Members Seminar
Topic:Random Matrices, Dimensionality Reduction, and Faster Numerical Linear Algebra Algorithms
Speaker:Jelani Nelson, Member, School of Mathematics

Univalent Foundations Tutorial

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II
Topic:Sensitivity Versus Block Sensitivity, I
Speaker:Hao Huang, University of California, Los Angeles; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Marston Morse Lectures
Topic:Unexpected Applications of Polynomials in Combinatorics
Speaker:Larry Guth, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Eilenberg-Mac Lane Spaces in HoTT
Speaker:Daniel Licata, Carnegie Mellon University; Member, School of Mathematics

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Marston Morse Lectures
Topic:What is Special About Polynomials? (Perspectives from Coding theory and Differential Geometry)
Speaker:Larry Guth, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Univalent Foundations Seminar
Topic:Homotopy Colimits and a Descent Theorem
Speaker:Egbert Rijke, School of Mathematics, IAS

Marston Morse Lectures
Topic:The Codimension Barrier in Incidence Geometry
Speaker:Larry Guth, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Working Group on Algebraic Number Theory

Joint IAS/PU Number Theory Seminar
Topic:An Analogue of the Ichino-Ikeda Conjecture for Whittaker Coefficients of the Metaplectic Group
Speaker:Erez Lapid, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Weizmann Institute of Science

Friday, March 15, 2013

Working Group on Univalent Foundations

Joint IAS-PU Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:Resonance for Loop Homology on Spheres
Speaker:Nancy Hingston, The College of New Jersey; Member, School of Mathemtics

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:In Computers We Trust?
Speaker: