NTS Fall 2016

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Number Theory / Representation Theory Seminar, University of Wisconsin - Madison

  • When: Thursdays, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
  • Where: Van Vleck B235 (Note the new room)
  • Please join the NTS mailing list: join-mathnts@lists.wisc.edu

There is also an accompanying graduate-level seminar, which meets on Tuesdays.

Fall 2016 Semester

Date Speaker (click for homepage) Title (click for abstract)
Sep 8 Arunabha Biswas (Queen's University) Limiting values of higher Mahler Measure and cyclotomic polynomials.
Sep 15 Naser T Sardari (UW Madison) Discrete Log problem for the algebraic group PGL_2
Sep 22 Alex Smith (Harvard) Statistics for 8-class groups and 4-Selmer groups
Sep 29 Steve Lester (KTH) Quantum unique ergodicity for half-integral weight automorphic forms
Oct 6 Nicole Looper (Northwestern) Arboreal Galois representations of higher degree polynomials and Odoni's Conjecture
Oct 13 Ling Long (LSU) Potentially GL(2)-type Galois representations associated to noncongruence modular forms
Oct 20 Jack Klys (Toronto) The distribution of p-torsion in degree p Galois fields
Oct 27 Vlad Serban (Northwestern) Infinitesimal p-adic Manin-Mumford and an application to Hida theory
Nov 3
Nov 10 Sid Sankaran (University of Manitoba, Canada) Twisted Hilbert modular surfaces, arithmetic intersections and the Jacquet-Langlands correspondence.
Nov 17 Katherine Stange (Colorado) Visualising the arithmetic of imaginary quadratic fields
Nov 24 Thanksgiving
Dec 1
Dec 8 Vlad Matei (UW-Madison) Counting low degree covers of the projective line over finite fields
Dec 15 Efrat Bank (Michigan) Primes in short intervals on curves over finite fields
Dec 22

Organizer contact information

Bobby Grizzard

The seminar webpage for the current semester, Spring 2017 is here.

The seminar webpage for last semester, Spring 2016 is here.

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