Chennai Mathematical Institute

Seminars




Seminars for the year 2012
  • 28-12-12
    3.30 p.m.
    Invariants for E_0-semigroups on II_1 factors(Abstract)
    Oliver Margetts
    Lancaster University.

  • 20-12-12
    3:45 - 4:45 p.m.
    UNITY IN MATHEMATICS LECTURE: The Spectrum of the Laplacian
    S. Kesavan
    Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai.

  • 13-12-12
    3.30-4:30 p.m.
    Introduction to Option Pricing
    Rajeeva Karandikar
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 13-12-12
    10.30 a.m.
    Counter-Example Guided Fence Insertion under TSO(Abstract)
    Mohamed Faouzi Atig
    Uppsala University, Sweden.

  • 11-12-12
    10.30 a.m.
    Two classes of network structures that enable efficient information transmission(Abstract)
    Prof. Sanming Zhou
    University of Melbourne, Australia.

  • 07-12-12
    3.30 p.m.
    Unity In Mathematics (AFS-I)
    Additive Combinatorics
    R. Balasubramanian
    Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai.

  • 05-12-12
    2.00 p.m.
    Unity in Mathematics (AFS-I)
    From Fourier series to Fourier transforms and beyond
    Alladi Sitaram
    Emeritus Professor, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore.

  • 05-12-12
    11.00 a.m.
    Geometry of polarised light(Abstract)
    Rajaram Nityananda
    National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, Pune.

  • 04-12-12
    11.00 a.m.
    Adjoint Variational Principles for Regularized Conservative Systems
    A. Thyagaraja
    Bristol University.

  • 04-12-12
    11:30 a.m.
    Orbits of tuples and subgroups in abelian groups(Abstract)
    Amritanshu Prasad
    Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai.

  • 06-11-12
    2.00 p.m.
    Constructing Holography for Flat Spacetimes(Abstract)
    Arjun Bagchi
    U. Edinburgh.

  • 01-11-12
    November 1, 6 & 8
    3:30 p.m.
    Overview of Physics (Lecture Series)(Abstract)
    G Rajasekaran
    Chennai Mathematical Institute and Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai.

  • 25-10-12
    3:45 p.m.
    Global Optimization Techniques in Solving Practical Engineering Problems(Abstract)
    Dr V K Viswanathan
    Retired Scientist, NASA and Los Alamos National Laboratory, U.S.A.

  • 24-10-12
    3:30 p.m.
    Harmonic Tension(Abstract)
    Prof David Claman


  • 25-10-12
    2.00 p.m.
    Dynamics of Fundamental Flavours and Holographic Duals of Large N Gauge Theories(Abstract)
    Arnab Kundu
    U. Texas, Austin.

  • 17-10-12
    3.45 p.m.
    Where did Rock Music come from?(Abstract)
    David Claman


  • 15-10-12
    3.30 p.m.
    Higher Chow cycles on Abelian surfaces(Abstract)
    Ramesh Sreekantan
    ISI Bangalore.

  • 10-10-12
    3.00 p.m.
    Convex cocompact subgroups of Mapping Class Groups(Abstract)
    Abhijit Pal
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 27-09-12
    3.00 p.m.
    K. Madhava Sarma Memorial Distinguished Lecture:
    Cryptology, Statistics & Combinatorics(Abstract)
    Bimal Roy
    Director, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.

  • 27-09-12
    2.00 p.m.
    Greedy Matchings(Abstract)
    Kavitha Telikepalli
    TIFR, Mumbai.

  • 26-09-12
    2.00 p.m.
    Small Stretch Pairwise Spanners(Abstract)
    Kavitha Telikepalli
    TIFR, Mumbai.

  • 13-09-12
    2.00 p.m.
    Life at the Edge: Novel Bound States on Manifolds with Boundary(Abstract)
    T.R. Govindarajan
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 05-09-12
    3.30 p.m
    Minimization of Tree Transducers(Abstract)
    Helmut Seidl
    Technical University of Munich, Germany.

  • 31-08-12
    3.30 p.m
    Wildlife conservation in India(Abstract)
    Shekar Dattatri
    .

  • 12-09-12
    3.45 p.m.
    Readings(Abstract)
    K Srilata
    IIT Madras and Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 11-09-12
    2.00 p.m.
    Correctness of Closed Nesting in Software Transactional Memory Systems(Abstract)
    Sathya Peri
    IIT Patna.

  • 28-08-12
    3.30 p.m.
    When are Gorenstein ideals determinantal?
    Hema Srinivasan
    University of Missouri, U.S.A.

  • 22-08-12
    3.30 p.m.
    An Exact Expression for a Flat Connection on the Complement of a Trefoil Knot(Abstract)
    V.V. Sreedhar
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 16-08-12
    2.00 p.m.
    Standard Model, Higgs boson and what next?(Abstract)
    G. Rajasekaran
    Chennai Mathematical Institute and Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai.

  • 13-08-12
    3.30 p.m.
    Ball separation properties in Banach spaces(Abstract)
    Sudeshna Basu
    George Washington Univeristy, U.S.A.

  • 13-08-12
    2.00 p.m.
    Going to Hell or Being Low-Born?: An Inter-Disciplinary Analysis of the origin of Untouchability in South India(Abstract)
    S Palaniappan
    South Asia Research and Information Institute.

  • 08-08-12
    3.30 p.m.
    Splitting ramification of Brauer classes on arithmetic surfaces(Abstract)
    R. Parimala
    Emory University, U.S.A.

  • 07-08-12
    3.30 p.m.
    Supersymmetry, shape invariance and the Legendre equations(Abstract)
    Ashok Das
    University of Rochester, U.S.A.

  • 27-06-12
    2.00 p.m.
    On Weyl's character formula(Abstract)
    Arpan Dutta
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 08-06-12
    Part 1 : Friday, 8 June, 2.00 p.m.
    Part 2 : Monday, 11 June, 2.00 p.m.
    A functorial approach to construction of moduli of sheaves(Abstract)
    Umesh Dubey
    Harish Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad.

  • 08-06-12
    3:30 p.m.
    Automorphism groups of Codes associated to the Grassmannian and its Schubert divisor(Abstract)
    Krishna V. Kaipa
    IIT, Mumbai.

  • 25-04-12
    3:30 p.m.
    Mod p reduction of certain p-adic Galois representations(Abstract)
    Abhik Ganguli


  • 18-04-12
    3:30 p.m.
    Liouvillian extensions and the Galois theory of linear differential equations(Abstract)
    Varadharaj Srinivasan
    .

  • 20-04-12
    3.30 p.m.
    Introduction to topological rigidity(Abstract)
    Tom Farrell
    Binghamton University.

  • 10-04-12
    3.30 p.m.
    Automated verification of cryptographic protocols(Abstract)
    Rohit Chadha
    INRIA and LSV, ENS Cachan, France.

  • 05-04-12
    2.00 p.m.
    Gravity and Yang-Mills theory(Abstract)
    Sudarshan Ananth
    IISER, Pune.

  • 04-04-12
    3.30 p.m.
    The trouble with gravity(Abstract)
    Sudarshan Ananth
    IISER, Pune.

  • 28-03-12
    3.30 p.m.
    Is there a science behind opinion polls?(Abstract)
    Rajeeva L. Karandikar
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 20-03-12
    3.30 p.m.
    Sections of families of hypersurfaces of large degree(Abstract)
    Christophe Mourougane
    University of Rennes, France.

  • 16-03-12
    2.00 p.m.
    Prime ideals in Noetherian rings(Abstract)
    Sylvia Wiegand
    University of Nebraska.

  • 13-03-12
    10:30 a.m.
    Self-healing distributed networks and data structures: Forgiving Graph and Xheal(Abstract)
    Amitabh Trehan
    Industrial Engineering at Technion, Haifa, Israel.

  • 06-03-12
    3.30 p.m.
    Symmetry Breaking in Local Model Building(Abstract)
    Anshuman Maharana
    Cambridge, U.K.

  • 06-03-12
    10:30 a.m.
    Pricing vs Auctions(Abstract)
    Tanmoy Chakraborty
    Harvard University.

  • 05-03-12
    3:30 p.m.
    Introduction to Mechanism Design(Abstract)
    Tanmoy Chakraborty
    Harvard University.

  • 28-02-12
    2.00 p.m.
    Atom Interferometry and Gravitational Redshift
    J. Samuel
    Raman Research Institute, Bangalore.

  • 23-02-12
    3.45 p.m.
    Analysis of Recursively Parallel Programs(Abstract)
    Ahmed Bouajjaini
    LIAFA, Univ. of Paris 7, France.

  • 24-02-12
    2.00 p.m.
    The off-shell 4D/5D connection(Abstract)
    Nabamita Banerjee
    Utrecht, the Netherlands.

  • 22-02-12
    2.00 p.m.
    e-Valuate: A Two-player Game on Arithmetic Expressions(Abstract)
    Sarang Aravamuthan
    Tata Consultancy Services.

  • 22-02-12
    2.00 p.m.
    Almost contact 5-folds are contact(Abstract)
    Francisco Presas Mata
    ICMAT, Madrid, Spain.

  • 16-02-12
    11.00 a.m.
    Compatibility of Data-Centric Web Services(Abstract)
    Loic Helouet
    IRISA, Rennes.

  • 15-02-12
    (Abstract)
    K. Lakshmanan Memorial Distinguished Lecture: Complete Intersections - N. Mohan Kumar, Washington University, St Louis, U.S.A. (2.00-3.00 p.m.)
    R.K. Rubugunday Distinguished Lecture: An invitation to free probability - Prof. V.S. Sunder, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai (3.30-4.30 p.m.)

    Endowment Lectures at Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 06-02-12
    Quadratic algebras, combinatorial physics and planar automata(Abstract)
    Xavier Viennot
    LaBRI, Universite Bordeaux.

  • 06-02-12
    Schedule is available at: http://www.cmi.ac.in/~mkummini/research_talks_2011_12/feb2012.html
    Series of talks
    6-13 February 2012.

  • 31-01-12
    3.30 p.m.
    Series of lectures on Tuesdays and Thursdays for four weeks
    Small rank vector bundles on projective spaces(Abstract)
    Mohan Kumar
    Washington University, St Louis.

  • 31-01-12
    2.00 p.m.
    Introduction to Langlands' functoriality principle
    Laurent Lafforgue
    IHES, Paris.

  • 30-01-12
    3.30 p.m.
    Introduction to the Langlands' programme as related to arithmetic algebraic geometry
    Laurent Lafforgue
    IHES, Paris.

  • 19-01-12
    2.00 p.m.
    The topology of Hamiltonian Loop Group spaces(Abstract)
    Jonathan Weitsman
    Northeastern University, U.S.A.

  • 18-01-12
    2.00 p.m.
    The geometry of the intersection ring of the moduli space of flat connections and the conjectures of Newstead and Witten(Abstract)
    Jonathan Weitsman
    Northeastern University, U.S.A.

  • 19-01-12
    12.00 noon
    Temporal Logics for Concurrent Recursive Programs: Satisfiability and Model Checking(Abstract)
    Aiswarya Cyriac
    LSV, ENS Cachan, France.

  • 17-01-12, 19-01-12, 20-01-12
    3.30 p.m., 3.30 p.m., 2.00 p.m.
    Automata and Logics for Data Languages(Abstract)
    Amaldev Manuel


  • 13-01-12, 18-01-12
    3.30-5 p.m.
    Counting rational points on varieties, and applications(Abstract)
    Y. Bilu
    University of Bordeaux 1, France.

  • 12-01-12
    3.30 pm -- 5 pm.
    What is hyperbolic geometry?
    Mahan Mj
    Ramakrishna-Vivekananda University, Kolkata.

  • 12-01-12
    12.00 hrs.
    On the hardness of pricing Loss Leaders(Abstract)
    Preyas Popat
    New York University, U.S.A.

  • 11-01-12
    12.00 hrs.
    Hardness of approximation and Unique games conjecture(Abstract)
    Preyas Popat
    New York University, U.S.A.

  • 10-01-12, 12-01-12, 13-01-12
    3.30 p.m., 3.30 p.m., 2.00 p.m.
    The applications of Green's relations in the Algebraic Theory of Automata(Abstract)
    Pascal Weil
    LaBRI, CNRS and Univ of Bordeaux, Talence, France.

  • 04-01-12
    3.30 p.m.
    Milnor-Wood inequalities and rigidity
    Oscar Garcia Prada
    ICMAT, Madrid, Spain.

  • 02-01-12
    12.00 noon
    Chiral field theories (vertex algebras) and function theory
    T.R. Ramadas
    ICTP, Italy.





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