Past events

Find information about past ANU MSI events.

15
Dec
2017

Quasistrict 3- and 4-categories »

3pm 15 December 2017

We will try to understand Vicary and Bar's definition of quasistrict 3- and 4-categories.

11
Dec
2017

Mimetic discretizations: new opportunities for pre- and post-processing  »

1.30pm 11 December 2017

I will discuss the impact of mimetic methods on visualization, pre- and post-processing tools with particular emphasis on developing suitable interpolation and regridding techniques.

08
Dec
2017

Surfaces mod relations »

3pm 8 December 2017

Kevin will describe a family of 3-categories coming from surfaces modulo local relations.

07
Dec
2017

Groupoids and Algebroids in Geometric Analysis »

4pm 7 December 2017

I will show with many examples how Lie groupoids and Lie algebroids appear and how they are used in geometric analysis, particularly in index theory.

05
Dec
2017

Sparse dominations and sharp weighted estimates for singular integral operators »

1.30pm 5 December 2017

We shall discuss the concept of sparse dominations of singular integral operators, in particular for those operators whose kernel do not satisfy any regularity estimate.

30
Nov
2017

A few questions in the metric analysis of Banach spaces »

4pm 30 November 2017

In the last fifteen years, the question of embedding metric spaces into “nice” Banach spaces has gathered researchers coming from very diverse origins.

28
Nov
2017

Combinatorics of level 0 representations »

3.30pm 28 November 2017

Recent work of Kato and Kato-Naito-Sagaki has provided an improved understanding of the combinatorics of integrable level 0 representations of the affine Lie algebra.

28
Nov
2017

Ritt property and functional calculus of subordinated operators in the group case »

1.30pm 28 November 2017

This is joint work with Christian Le Merdy.

23
Nov
2017

The heat flow for harmonic maps and applications »

4pm 23 November 2017

In 1964, Eells and Sampson asked whether a given smooth map can be deformed to a harmonic map in its homotopy class.

21
Nov
2017

Rational points on curves »

3.30pm 21 November 2017

I will discuss what is known and conjectured regarding the problem of determining whether a curve defined over the rational numbers has any rational points.

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