Special Gamma, Zeta, Multizeta Values and Anderson t-Motives

JOINT IAS/PU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Topic:Special Gamma, Zeta, Multizeta Values and Anderson t-Motives
Speaker:Dinesh Thakur
Affiliation:University of Arizona
Date:Tuesday, November 23
Time/Room:4:30pm - 5:30pm/Fine Hall -- 322

We will describe how the "special value theory" in function field arithmetic is an interesting mixture of very strong theorems determining all algebraic relations in some cases, emerging partial conjectural pictures in some cases, and quite wild phenomena often.