The Fundamental Lemma and Change of Characteristic (following Waldspurger)

FUNDAMENTAL LEMMA
Topic:The Fundamental Lemma and Change of Characteristic (following Waldspurger)
Speaker:Gia-Vuong Nguyen-Chu
Affiliation:University of Toronto, Canada and Member, School of Mathematics
Date:Friday, December 15
Time/Room:10:30am - 12:30pm/S-101

In a recent article, Waldspurger proved that the fundamental lemma for Lie algebras doesn't depend on the characteristic of the base field (among other things...). In this talk, I would like to explain some ideas of the proof of that result.