Thursdays, 4:00 pm
Mathematics Bldg., lecture hall 2
17th October 2002: Sorin Solomon (Physics Dept/HU), "THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING DISCRETE: The emergence of adaptive collective objects from random noise"
24th October 2002: Gil Alon (HU), "p-adic Hyperplane Arrangements and Buildings of GL_n(Q_p)"
31st October 2002: Mikhail Katz (Bar Ilan), "New directions in geometric inequalities"
7th November 2002: Patrick Iglesias (Paris), "The origin of symplectic calculus in the work of Lagrange"
14th November 2002: David Kazhdan (HU), "Invariant distributions and the notion of stability for p-adic groups"
21st November 2002: Cancelled due to illness
28th November 2002: Cancelled due to Moshe Flato Lecture series in BGU
5th December 2002: Florian Deloup (Toulouse/HU), "Quadratic functions, spin structures and low-dimensional topology"
12th December 2002: Andrew Casson (Yale), ZABRODSKY LECTURE "Three-dimensional topology: computable or not?"
19th December 2002: Yakov Varshavsky (HU), "On the Langlands' correspondence over function fields"
26th December 2002: Alex Braverman (Harvard), "Uhlenbeck spaces and affine Lie algebras"
2nd January 2003: Elon Lindenstrauss (Stanford), "Arithmetic Quantum Unique Ergodicity and the Classification of Invariant Measures"
9th January 2003: Stephen Miller (Rutgers), "Summation Formulae: From Poisson and Voronoi to Automorphic Forms"
16th January 2003: Janos Pach (NYU), "Beyond Planarity"
19th January 2003: Shlomo Sternberg (Harvard), "The Euler
Maclaurin summation formula"
13th February 2003: Fedor Pakovich (Independent University, Moscow), "On the polynomial moment problem"
20th February 2003: Boaz Tsaban (HU/Bar Ilan), "Infinite Combinatorial Topology"
27th February 2003: Postponed due to snowstorm
6th March 2003: Ran Raz (Weizmann), "Quantum Communication and Geometrical Properties of the Sphere S^n"
13th March 2003: Genadi Levin (Hebrew University), "Universality of unimodal maps with infinite criticality"
20th March 2003: Gady Kozma (Weizmann), "The scaling limit of loop-erased random walk - a naive approach"
27th March 2003: S. Mueller (Leipzig), LANDAU LECTURE --- POSTPONED to May 15th; the colloquium slot will be taken by the Basic Notions in Mathematics Seminar, given this week by Ehud de Shalit on "p-adic uniformization"
3rd April 2003: Matania Ben-Artzi (Hebrew University), "From Hamilton-Jacobi to Navier-Stokes (and back)"
10th April 2003: Michael Megrelishvili (Bar Ilan), "Banach representations of dynamical systems"
17th April 2003: Pesach פסח
24th April 2003: Pesach break
1st May 2003: Maria Chudnovsky (Princeton), ERDOS LECTURE "The Strong Perfect Graph Theorem"
8th May 2003: IMU Annual Meeting, Zikhron Yaakov
12th May 2003, 2.15pm: John Tate (Texas), WOLF PRIZE LECTURE "Jacobians of plane cubic curves"
12th May 2003, 4pm: S. Mueller (Leipzig), LANDAU LECTURE I "Geometric rigidity, curvature functionals and dimension reduction in nonlinear elasticity"
14th May 2003, 4pm: S. Mueller (Leipzig), LANDAU LECTURE II "Mathematical problems in micromagnetics -- a paradigm for multiscale problems"
15th May 2003, 4pm: S. Mueller (Leipzig), LANDAU LECTURE III "Convex integration, wild solutions of partial differential equations and crystalline microstructure"
15th May 2003, 7pm: Ehud de Shalit (HU), "Shitot Geometriot BeTorat Hamisparim"
22nd May 2003: Gus Lehrer (Australia), "Cellular algebras, diagram algebras and affine Hecke algebras"
29th May 2003: Itai Shafrir (Technion), "On a class of vector-valued singular perturbation problems" (Yom Yerushalyim)
5th June 2003: Erev Shavuot
12th June 2003: Mark Sapir (Vanderbilt), "Diagram groups of directed 2-complexes, spaces of positive paths, homology and homotopy"