Event Calendar for Kaprielian Hall (KAP)

April 22 - 28, 2018

Monday, April 23

Mathematical Finance Colloquium: Integration by parts and Quasi-invariance of horizontal Wiener measure on foliated manifolds

Qi Feng, University of Connecticut Abstract: In this talk, I will present a new result on quasi-invariance of horizontal Wiener measure on totally geodesic...

Algebra and Seminar: The theory of resolvent degree, after Hamilton, Klein, Sylvester, Hilbert, and Brauer

Jesse Wolfson, UC Irvine Abstract: Resolvent degree is an invariant of a branched cover which quantifies how "hard" is it to specify a point in the cover...

CAMS Colloqium: Automated Salt Recognition in 2D Seismic and Mapping Basin-Wide Salt in the Gulf of Mexico

John Grace, Earth Sciences Associates Abstract: The most powerful and widely utilized tool for mapping subsurface geologic structure is reflection seismic...

Tuesday, April 24

Joint USC/UCLA Algebra Seminar: The geometry of Hilbert’s 13th problem

Jesse Wolfson, UC Irvine Abstract: This will largely be an examples driven talk recounting Klein and Hilbert’s geometric approach to solving polynomials. ...

Wednesday, April 25

Combinatorics Seminar: From Klyachko models to involution words

Eric Marberg, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Abstract: A model for a finite group is a set of characters, each obtained by inducing a linear...

Mathematics Colloquium: Automorphic forms as rational points

Farrell Brumley, Université Paris 13 Abstract: In what sense can automorphic forms or Galois representations be viewed as rational points on an algebraic...

Thursday, April 26

FRG: Categorification Seminar: Categorification of Verma modules: sl(2)

Pedro Vaz, UC Louvain Abstract: In this talk I will explain how to categorify Verma modules for quantum sl(2) generalizing the categorification, due to ...

Dynamical Systems Seminar: Central limit theorems for orthomartingales (Z^d actions)

D. Volny, Universite de Rouen, France Abstract: When studying limit theorems for stationary non independent processes, martingale approximation has been a...

FRG: Categorification Seminar: Categorification of Verma modules: general case

Grégoire Naisse, UC Louvain Abstract: Following Pedro's talk, I'll explain how to extract the key ingredients in the geometric categorification of...

Friday, April 27

2018 CAMS Award Ceremony & Tea

Award Ceremony 2018 Winners Guher Camliyurt Department of Mathematics and Ehsan Emamjomeh-Zadeh Department of Computer Science

Probability and Statistics Seminar: Information geometry and optimal transport

Leonard Wong, USC, Department of Mathematics Abstract: Information geometry studies spaces of probability distributions using differential geometry. On the...