|Topic:||Types and their applications|
|Affiliation:||Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member, School of Mathematics|
|Date:||Monday, December 5|
|Time/Room:||1:15pm - 2:15pm/S-101|
Representations of open compact subgroups play a fundamental role in studying representations of $p$-adic groups and their covering groups. We give an overview of this subject, called the theory of types, in connection with harmonic analysis. We will also discuss some explicit construction and their applications.