Mathematics Department

Last updated: 2018/11/18 - 6:19am
Graduate/faculty Seminar
Erin Beckman
Monday, November 19 - 12:00 pm
119 Physics

In this talk, I will introduce a version of the frog model interacting particle system. The system initially consists of a single active particle at the root of a d-ary tree and an inactive particle...

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Geometry/topology Seminar
Ina Petkova (Dartmouth College, Mathematics)
Monday, November 19 - 3:15 pm
119 Physics

The Reshetikhin-Turaev construction for the standard representation of the quantum group gl(1|1) sends tangles to C(q)-linear maps in such a way that a knot is sent to its Alexander polynomial. After...

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Graduate/faculty Seminar
Siming He
Monday, November 26 - 12:00 pm
119 Physics

Triangle Topology Seminar
Lisa Piccirillo (University of Texas, Austin, Mathematics)
Monday, November 26 - 3:15 pm
119 Physics

Surgery-theoretic classifications fail for 4-manifolds because many 4-manifolds have second homology classes not representable by smoothly embedded spheres. Knot traces are the prototypical example of...

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Number Theory Seminar
June Huh (IAS and Princeton)
Wednesday, November 28 - 3:15 pm
119 Physics

I will build a commutative ring that satisfies "standard conjectures", starting from a finite field. What is this ring? What does it say about the finite field? This talk will be elementary: No...

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Probability Seminar
Swee Hong
Thursday, November 29 - 3:15 pm
119 Physics

Mathematical Biology Seminar
Rachel Howard (H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute)
Friday, November 30 - 12:00 pm
119 Physics

Applied Math And Analysis Seminar
Elina Robeva (MIT)
Friday, November 30 - 3:15 pm
Physics 119

A symmetric tensor is orthogonally decomposable if it can be written as a linear combination of tensor powers of n orthonormal vectors. Such tensors are interesting because their decomposition can be...

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Graduate/faculty Seminar
Rachel Levy
Monday, December 3 - 12:00 pm
101 Physics

Professor Rachel Levy will be having a brown bag lunch with Duke math graduate students as well as post-docs and discussing jobs in Business, Industry, and Government Careers for Mathematical...

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Geometry/topology Seminar
Curtis Porter (NCSU, Mathematics)
Monday, December 3 - 3:15 pm
119 Physics

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