Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar
Spring 2012
All talks are at noon on Monday in E575
For more information, or to receive an email announcement of each week's seminar,
contact Nathan Ng < ng AT cs DOT uleth DOT ca > or Dave Morris <>.
Talks in the series this semester:
(Click on any title for more info, including the abstract. Then click on it again to hide the info.)

Date Speaker Title

Jan 16 everyone Open problem session

Jan 23 Habiba Kadiri Zero density estimates for the zeros of the Riemann zeta function

Jan 30 Brandon Fodden Hilbert's Tenth Problem

Feb 6 Nathan Ng At least one-third of the zeros of the Riemann zeta function are on the half line

Feb 13 Amir Akbary Maass Forms

(no seminar) Reading Week

Feb 27 Yuri Matiyasevich
New conjectures about zeros of Riemann's zeta function
(Steklov Institute, Russia)

Feb 29 Ted Dobson Groups that are transitive on all partitions of a finite set
(Mississippi State University)

Mar 5 Ce Bian
Two approaches to compute GL(3) automorphic forms
(University of Calgary)

Mar 12 Timothy Trudgian Some mathematics in voting

Mar 19 Joy Morris The Probabilistic Method

Mar 26 Soroosh Yazdani Death of Synthetic Geometry

Apr 2 Dave Morris Strictly convex norms on amenable groups

Apr 10 Michael Coons Diophantine Approximation of Mahler Numbers
(University of Waterloo)

Apr 16 Paul Buckingham \(p\)-adic \(L\)-functions, and derivatives of Artin \(L\)-functions at \(s = 0\)
(University of Alberta)
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