Number Theory Seminar - Spring  2006

Tuesdays and Thursday 2:30 - 3:45 pm
  B115 Van Vleck 

Thursdays

 Abstract

Date Speaker Affiliation Title
Jan. 19


Jan. 26 Ben Kane UW-Madison
   On the boundary behavior of automorphic forms
Feb. 2 Ameya Pitale Ohio State University Lifting of Cusp forms from fSL2 to GSpin(1, 4)
Ameya Pitale
Feb. 9 Jennifer Johnson- Leung Brandeis University The equivariant Tamagawa number conjecture and Iwasawa's main conjecture

Feb. 16 Jordan Ellenberg
UW-Madison
    p-torsion of class groups of number fields
Feb. 23 Harris Nover
UW-Madison
Computation of the Galois Groups of Pro-p Extensions
March 2 Chris Holden
UW-Mamdison
Elliptic Curves and mod 4 Galois Representations
March 9 Nadya Markin
UIUC
Realization of Nilpotent Groups with Restricted Ramification
March 16 Spring Break

March 23 Shuichi Hayashida University of Siegen Siegel modular forms of half-integral weight and plus space
of degree two (joint work with T.Ibukiyama)
March 30 Sid Graham Central Michigan University Small Gaps Between Products of Two Primes
April 6 Zhi-Wei Sun Nanking University/UC-Irvine Recent progress on congruences involving binomial coefficients
April 13 Patrick Rault
UW-Madison
The Heegner Point Algorithm
April 20 Matt  Papanikolas
Taxas A & M U.
Galois groups of Frobenius difference equations and transcendence
April 27 Dongho Byeon
Seoul National University and UW-Madison
Rank-one quadratic twists of elliptic curves
May 4 JinTai  Ding
University of  Cincinnati
Internal Perturbation of Multivariate Public Key Cryptosystems
May 5 (Special)
        Don Cartwright
University of Sydney and Rutgers University
 Groups acting simply transitively on the vertices of a building.


Tuesdays

Abstract and Reference

Date
Speaker
Affiliation
Title
Jan. 17
Jorge Jimenez-Urroz University of Barcelona Small gaps between primes and almost primes; Recent work
of Goldston, Pintz and Yildirim.
Jan. 24
Haluk Sengun
UW-Madison
Serre's Conjecture On Imaginary Quadratic Fields
Jan. 31
Jeremy Rouse (regular seminar)
UW-Madison
Almost-Square Primes
Feb. 7
Karl Mahlburg
UW-Madison
Some properties of partitions  by
Atkin and Swinnerton-Dyer
Feb. 14
Masataka Chida
Tohoku University and UW-Madison
Indivisibility of orders of Selmer groups for modular forms
Feb. 21
Harris Nover
UW-Madison
Introduction to Class Field Theory, Infinite Galois Theory and Pro-p Groups
Feb. 28
Sharon Garthwaite  UW-Madison
Fourier Expansion of vector valued Poincare series
March 7
Mike Woodbury
UW-Madison
"Non-Vanishing of L-functions, Waldspurger's Theorem and Ranks of
Elliptic Curves"
March 14
Spring Break

March 21



No Seminar due to Perspective graduate students visit
March 28
Frank Thorne UW-Madison Introduction to Sieve methods
April 4
Zhi-Wei Sun Nanking University/UC-Irvine Some curious results on Bernoulli and Euler polynomials
April 11
Edray Goins
Purdue University
Extending the Serre-Faltings Method for $\mathbb Q$-Curves
April 18
Adrian Diaconu
University of Minnesota
INTEGRAL MOMENTS AND BOUNDS FOR AUTOMORPHIC L-FUNCTIONS
April 25 Matt Darnall UW-Madison Roth's Theorem
May 2


Links to Previous Seminars

Fall 2005
Spring 2005
Fall 2004
Spring 2004
Fall 2003
Spring 2003 

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