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Pure Mathematics Seminar

Seminars in 2009

This page records meetings of the Pure Mathematics seminar in 2009. Abstracts are provided where available.
12 January Anthony Hilton (Queen Mary)
Semiregular factorisations of regular multigraphs
19 January Martin Bright (Bristol)
The local-global approach to Diophantine equations
26 January Javier Lopez (Queen Mary)
Geometry over the field with one element. An introduction
9 February David Conlon (Cambridge)
Hypergraph Ramsey numbers
16 February No meeting (School anniversary lectures)
23 February
2 March
Ian Chiswell (Queen Mary)
R-trees and a new group construction
9 March Graham Brightwell (LSE)
Random partial orders and random linear extensions
16 March Peter Cameron (Queen Mary)
Fair games and fixed points
23 March Matt Fayers (Queen Mary)
The Mullineux map
30 March Richard Brent (ANU)
Factoring and testing irreducibility of sparse polynomials over small finite fields
18 May 2009 Paulo Oliva (Queen Mary, Computer Science)
An introduction to proof mining
25 May 2009 Jochen Koenigsmann (Oxford)
Defining Z in Q
5 October 2009 Peter Cameron (Queen Mary)
The power graph of a group
12 October 2009 Rob Wilson (Queen Mary)
The Suzuki groups
19 October 2009 Ben Fairbairn (Birmingham)
Spreads of simple groups
26 October 2009 Peter Symonds (Manchester)
On the Castelnuovo–Mumford Regularity of Rings of Polynomial Invariants
9 November 2009 Chiswell symposium
Martin Dunwoody (Southampton): Finitely presented groups acting on trees
Jim Howie (Heriot-Watt): Residually free groups
Peter Kropholler (Glasgow): Soluble groups and their classifying spaces
16 November 2009 Hans Cuypers (Eindhoven)
Fischer spaces and Lie algebras
23 November 2009 John Bray (Queen Mary)
Some non-split extensions of unitary groups
1 December 2009 Robert Simon (LSE)
The Banach–Tarski paradox and Bayesian games
14 December 2009 Rob Wilson
The small Ree groups re-visited

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Peter J. Cameron
17 December 2009