Nearby cycles and local convolution

Joint IAS/Princeton University Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Nearby cycles and local convolution
Speaker:Luc Illusie
Affiliation:Universite Paris-Sud
Date:Thursday, October 10
Time/Room:3:00pm - 4:00pm/Fine 314, Princeton University

I will explain how to use Deligne's theory of nearby cycles over general bases to prove Thom-Sebastiani type theorems.