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Events for 01/22/2020 from all calendars

Number Theory Seminar

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Time: 1:45PM - 2:45PM

Location: BLOC 220

Speaker: Alex Dunn, UIUC

Title: Moments of half integral weight modular L-functions, bilinear forms and applications

Abstract: Given a half-integral weight holomorphic newform f, we prove an asymptotic formula for the second moment of the twisted L-function over all primitive characters modulo a prime. In particular, we obtain a power saving error term and our result is unconditional; it does not rely on the Ramanujan-Petersson conjecture for the form f. This gives a very sharp Lindelöf on average result for L-series attached to Hecke eigenforms without an Euler product. The Lindelöf hypothesis for such series was originally conjectured by Hoffstein. In the course of the proof, one must treat a bilinear form in Salié sums. It turns out that such a bilinear form also has several arithmetic applications to equidistribution. These are a series of joint works with Zaharescu and Shparlinski-Zaharescu.

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Noncommutative Geometry Seminar

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Time: 2:00PM - 3:00PM

Location: BLOC 628

Speaker: Xin Ma, SUNY Buffalo

Title: The groupoid semigroup and its application

Abstract: In this talk, I will introduce and discuss an algebraic tool called the groupoid semigroup. I will show how this semigroup help establishing the almost unperforation form for dynamical comparison. Then, I will show how it relates to the type semigroup in the ample case. Finally, I will present some result on (strongly) pure infiniteness of reduced groupoid C*-algebras.

Numerical Analysis Seminar

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Time: 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Location: BLOC 628

Speaker: Douglas Arnold, University of Minnesota

Title: Complexes from complexes

Abstract: The finite element exterior calculus has highlighted the importance of Hilbert complexes to partial differential equations and their numerical solution. The most canonical and most extensively studied example is the de Rham complex, which is what is required for application to Darcy flow, Maxwell's equations, the Hodge Laplacian, and numerous problems. But there are many other important differential complexes as well, with applications to elasticity, plates, incompressible flow, general relativity, and other areas. These complexes are less well known and in many cases their properties not established. In this talk I will discuss a systematic procedure for deriving such complexes and deriving their crucial properties.

Student/Postdoc Working Geometry Seminar

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Time: 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Location: BLOC ???

Speaker: A. Huang, TAMU

Title: Vanishing Hessian, wild forms and their border VSP