First semester 2015-2016: the seminar will be held on Mondays at 4pm in Ag. 1.01 (Seminar Room).
Sept. 14: Iván Blanco Chacón (UCD), "A crash course on Hilbert modular forms".
Sept. 21: Iván Blanco Chacón (UCD), "A crash course on Hilbert modular forms".
*Sept. 22: Nigel Boston (University of Wisconsin), "Unique completability for low-rank matrix completion".
Sept. 28: Iván Blanco Chacón (UCD), "Hilbert modular
surfaces, Hirzebruch-Zagier cycles and a p-adic Gross-Zagier formula
for Hilbert modular forms".
Oct. 5: Robert Granger (EPFL), "A tale of two quasi-polynomial algorithms".
Oct. 12: Omran Ahmadi (IPM), "BCH codes, m-sequences and Fermat hypersurfaces".
Oct. 19: Alberto Ravagnani (University of Neuchâtel), "Combinatorics of MacWilliams identities".
Oct. 26: Bank holiday
Nov. 2: Daniela Müller (UCD), "Summation polynomials and the elliptic curve discrete logarithm problem".
Jiang Zeng (ICJ, Lyon), "Carlitz's q-analog of Bernoulli numbers as moments of orthogonal polynomials".
Amanda Folsom (Amherst College and MPIM), "Quantum mock modular forms arising from eta-theta functions".
Nov. 23: Rob de Jeu (Vrije Universiteit), "K-theory of fields and curves".
* Special date, same time and location
Second semester 2015-2016:
Jan. 25: Ben Williams (UBC), "Topological obstructions and Azumaya algebras".
Tom Gilroy (UCD), "Genus two Zhu theory for vertex operator algebras".
John Sheekey (UCD), "Finite semifields and rank-metric codes".
Feb. 15: Rod Gow (UCD), "Rank related dimension bounds for subspaces of matrices and bilinear forms".
Feb. 22: Sercan Yilmaz (UCD), "Supersingular curves and explicit
enumeration of irreducible polynomials over binary fields with
Stiofáin Fordham (UCD), "Deformation theory and zeta functions of curves over finite fields".
March 7: Leo Storme (Ghent), "Galois geometries and random network coding".
March 14: (term break)
March 21: (term break)
March 28: Easter Monday
Matt Krauel (Cologne), "A study of vector-valued modular forms constructed from intertwiners of the minimal models".
April 11: Nicola Pace (DIT), "Permutation decoding of linear error-correcting codes".
Jan Manschot (TCD), "Generalized Appell functions and gauge theory".
April 25: Iván Blanco Chacón (UCD), "Twin primes and
triangular numbers: computational and theoretical evidence for a
Camilla Hollanti (Aalto University), visiting May 23-29.