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...
Ina Petkova (Dartmouth College, Mathematics)
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...
Triangle Topology Seminar
Lisa Piccirillo (University of Texas, Austin, Mathematics)
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...
Number Theory Seminar
June Huh (IAS and Princeton)
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...
Mathematical Biology Seminar
Rachel Howard (H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute)
Applied Math And Analysis Seminar
Elina Robeva (MIT)
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...
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...