Chennai Mathematical Institute

Seminars




Seminars for the year 2015
  • 18-12-15
    10:30 am - 11:30 am, Lecture Hall 6
    Weighing Designs to Detect a Single Counterfeit Coin(Abstract)
    Jyotirmoy Sarkar
    Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, USA.

  • 14-12-15
    11:45 am, Lecture Hall 6
    How Well Can Graphs Represent Wireless Interference?(Abstract)
    Magnus M. Halldorsson
    ICE-TCS, School of Computer Science, Reykjavik University.

  • 26-11-15
    11:45 am, Lecture Hall 1
    Rigorous Analysis of a randomized number field Sieve

    Jonathan D Lee (Dept of Mathematics, Oxford, UK),
    Ramarathnam Venkatesan (Microsoft Research, Bangalore and Redmond)(Abstract)
    Ramarathnam Venkatesan
    Microsoft, Seattle.

  • 25-11-15
    2.00 pm, Lecture Hall 2
    A new approach to the representation theory of the infinite symmetric group(Abstract)
    Koestler Claus
    University College Cork Ireland.

  • 20-11-15
    2.00 pm, Seminar Hall
    Hecke algebras and the Langlands program(Abstract)
    Manish Mishra
    Ruprecht-Karls-Universitat IHeidelberg.

  • 16-11-15
    4.00 pm, Seminar Hall
    Math meets the real world(Abstract)
    Po-Shen Loh
    CMU.

  • 30-10-15
    11:45 am, Seminar Hall
    Lower bounds for shallow circuits(Abstract)
    Ramprasad Saptharishi
    TAU, Israel.

  • 29-10-15
    2:00 pm, Seminar Hall
    Reading of her poetry(Abstract)
    Sue Butler
    visiting Chennai Mathematical Institute as part of the CMI arts initiative.

  • 29-10-15
    10:45 am, Seminar Hall
    Automorphisms of a symmetric product of a curve(Abstract)
    Tomas Gomez
    Instituto de Ciencias Matematicas (ICMAT),Madrid.

  • 28-10-15
    2:00 pm, Seminar Hall
    Voevodsky's smash nilpotence conjecture(Abstract)
    Ronnie Sebastian
    IISER, Pune.

  • 27-10-15
    3:30 pm, Seminar Hall
    On Conjectures of Woods and Minkowski
    Madhu Raka
    Punjab University.

  • 26-10-15
    3:30 pm, Seminar Hall
    Some basics in Geometry of Numbers
    Madhu Raka
    Punjab University.

  • 23-10-15
    3:15 pm, Seminar Hall
    Environmental Limitations and the Viability of Make in India (There will be several short films screened on this issue)(Abstract)
    Nityanand Jayaraman
    journalist and environmental activist, and a visiting faculty at the Asian College of Journalism.

  • 09-10-15
    11.00 am, NKN Hall
    UV/IR mixing in non-Fermi liquids(Abstract)
    Ipsita Mandal
    Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.

  • 30-09-15
    2:00 pm, Seminar Hall
    Model checking distributed probabilistic systems(Abstract)
    Ratul Saha
    National University of Singapore.

  • 29-09-15
    3:30 pm, Seminar Hall
    Explicit arithmetic on abelian varieties
    V. Kumar Murty
    University of Toronto, Canada.

  • 28-09-15
    15:00-16:00, Seminar Hall
    The restriction of discrete series representations to minimal parabolic subgroups - the case of Spin(4,1)(Abstract)
    Aprameyan Parthasarathy
    Uni. Paderborn, Germany.

  • 23-09-15
    2.00 p.m., Lecture Hall 1
    Black Hole Entropy and Holography(Abstract)
    Rajesh Gupta
    ICTP, Trieste.

  • 22-09-15
    2.00 p.m., Lecture Hall 1
    Fermi-Bose cubic couplings in light-cone field theories(Abstract)
    Sudarshan Ananth
    IISER Pune.

  • 16-09-15
    15:30-16:45, Seminar Hall
    Mechanising Mathematics(Abstract)
    T.V.H. Prathamesh
    Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai.

  • 11-09-15
    3.45 pm, Lecture Hall 6
    The higher spin square
    Rajesh Gopakumar
    ICTS, Bangalore.

  • 11-09-15
    2.00 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    The Remarriage of Mathematics and Physics(Abstract)
    Rajesh Gopakumar
    ICTS, Bangalore.

  • 09-09-15
    3.30 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    Random Walks on Sierpinski Fractals(Abstract)
    V. Balakrishnan
    IITM.

  • 03-09-15
    2.30 pm, Seminar Hall
    Compactification of the moduli space of surfaces of general type $M_{4,5}$(Abstract)
    Shashank Shekhar Dwivedi
    MIT, U.S.A.

  • 02-09-15
    3.30 pm, Seminar Hall
    Compactification of the moduli space of surfaces of general type $M_{4,5}$(Abstract)
    Shashank Shekhar Dwivedi
    MIT, U.S.A.

  • 02-09-15
    2.00 pm, Seminar Hall
    Higher Spin de Sitter Quantum Gravity(Abstract)
    Rudranil Basu
    IISER Pune.

  • 01-09-15
    2.00 pm, Seminar Hall
    Modular Invariance and Entanglement Entropy
    Sunil Mukhi
    IISER Pune.

  • 31-08-15
    3.30 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    The Wonders of Conformal Field Theory(Abstract)
    Sunil Mukhi
    IISER Pune.

  • 28-08-15
    3.30 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    The explicit version of the Manin-Drinfeld theorem(Abstract)
    Loic Merel
    University of Paris VII, France.

  • 27-08-15
    3.30 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    On Lehmer Problem on semi-abelian varieties(Abstract)
    Sinnou David
    University of Paris VI.

  • 26-08-15
    3.30 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    Classical and Quantum Cloning(Abstract)
    Joseph Samuel
    Raman Research Institute, Bangalore.

  • 19-08-15
    3.30 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    Local-global principles over function fields(Abstract)
    R. Parimala
    Emory University, Atlanta, U.S.A.

  • 06-08-15
    2.00 pm, Seminar Hall
    Nilpotent Sigma Models
    S.G. Rajeev
    University of Rochester, NY, U.S.A.

  • 05-08-15
    3.30 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    It is a Rough World In There: Regularity of Quantum Fields(Abstract)
    S.G. Rajeev
    University of Rochester, NY, U.S.A.

  • 31-07-15
    11.30 am, Lecture Hall 6
    Chern-Simon terms and Holographic Entanglement entropy(Abstract)
    R. Loganayagam
    IAS, Princeton.

  • 30-07-15
    2:00 pm, Lecture Hall 5
    Weighted $L^2$-Extension of holomorphic functions from singular hypersurfaces(Abstract)
    Vamsi Pritham Pingali
    Johns Hopkins University, U.S.A.

  • 30-07-15
    11.30 am, Seminar Hall
    A topological gauge theory for the entropy current(Abstract)
    R. Loganayagam
    IAS, Princeton.

  • 22-07-15
    2:00 pm, Lecture Hall 5
    Fast algorithms for computational statistics and elliptic partial differential equations(Abstract)
    Sivaram Ambikasaran
    Courant Institute, New York, U.S.A.

  • 14-07-15
    2:00 p.m., Lecture Hall 5
    Kahler-Einstein metrics along the smooth continuity method(Abstract)
    Ved Datar
    University of Notre Dame, U.S.A.

  • 07-07-15
    MSc Thesis Defence
    11.00-12.00, Lecture Hall 5
    Curves on nonsingular projective surfaces
    Sayanta Mandal
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 03-07-15
    2 pm - 3 pm, Seminar Hall
    Algorithm for Plane Matchings in Multipartite Geometric Graphs(Abstract)
    Subhas Nandy
    Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.

  • 17-06-15
    3.30 p.m., Lecture Hall 6
    The Kushner filter and its quantum generalizations due to V.P.Belavkin(Abstract)
    Harish Parthasarathy
    Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology, University of Delhi, New Delhi.

  • 23-05-15
    10:00 am, Lecture Hall 6
    PUBLIC VIVA-VOCE NOTIFICATION
    Arithmetic Circuits: Lower Bounds, Derandomization, Reconstruction
    Ankit Gupta
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 22-05-15
    11:45 am, Lecture Hall 5
    Towards hitting-sets for multilinear depth-3 circuits(Abstract)
    Nitin Saxena
    IIT Kanpur.

  • 23-04-15
    3.30 pm, Seminar Hall
    Property T and Haagerup property for compact bi-crossed product(Abstract)
    Pierre Fima
    University of Paris, 7.

  • 16-04-15
    3:30 pm, Seminar Hall
    A letter of Cabeza De Vaca, a Spanish conquistador, to the King of Spain(Abstract)
    R. Sridharan
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 15-04-15
    3:30 pm, Seminar Hall
    THESIS DEFENCE
    Salvetti Complex Construction for Manifold Reflection Arrangements(Abstract)
    Ronno Das
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 09-04-15
    11.00 am, Seminar Hall
    Entanglement in Gauge Theories(Abstract)
    Sandip Trivedi
    Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai.

  • 08-04-15
    3.30 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    Inflation, Initial Conditions and Symmetries(Abstract)
    Sandip Trivedi
    Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai.

  • 02-04-15
    2.00 pm, Seminar Hall
    Divergent series: from Thomas Bayes's bewilderment to today's resurgence via the rainbow(Abstract)
    Sir Michael Berry
    University of Bristol, U.K.

  • 30-03-15
    3.30 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    Nature's optics and our understanding of light(Abstract)
    Sir Michael Berry
    University of Bristol, U.K.

  • 25-03-15
    3.30 pm, Seminar Hall
    A test for harmonicity(Abstract)
    E.K. Narayanan
    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

  • 23-03-15
    3.30 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    How likely is a random matrix to be singular?(Abstract)
    Manjunath Krishnapur
    IISc, Bangalore.

  • 23-03-15
    2.00 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    From Calculus to Number Theory (via Cohomology)(Abstract)
    A. Raghuram
    IISER, Pune.

  • 17-03-15
    11.45 am, Seminar Hall
    On Pure Lovelock gravity
    Naresh Dadhich
    IUCAA, Pune and Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi.

  • 16-03-15
    3.30 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    Why Einstein?(Abstract)
    Naresh Dadhich
    IUCAA, Pune and Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi.

  • 11-03-15
    3.30 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    Projections of high-dimensional probability measures(Abstract)
    Kavita Ramanan
    Brown University.

  • 05-03-15
    3:30 pm, Seminar Hall
    Stillness, Motion and Shared Dreams in Writing and Translation(Abstract)
    N S Koenings
    Writer in residence at Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 05-03-15
    2:00 pm, Seminar Hall
    Mathematics/Computer Science Seminar
    Tamari lattice and its extensions(Abstract)
    Xavier Viennot
    LaBRI, University of Bordeaux.

  • 04-03-15
    3:30 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Colloquium
    What Physics and Astrophysics of Compact Objects will Gravitational Wave Observations Teach Us?(Abstract)
    Sukanta Bose
    IUCAA, Pune.

  • 03-03-15
    3:30 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Colloquium
    In pursuit of elusive cosmic gravitational waves(Abstract)
    Tarun Souradeep
    IUCAA, Pune.

  • 02-03-15
    3:30 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Colloquium
    LIGO-India: Towards Multi-messenger Astronomy(Abstract)
    Bala R Iyer
    ICTS-TIFR, Bangalore.

  • 24-02-15
    3.30 p.m., Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    Rational Points on Elliptic Curves(Abstract)
    V. Kumar Murty
    University of Toronto, Canada.

  • 23-02-15
    3.30 pm, Lecture Hall 2
    The Gibbons-Hawking-York Boundary Term in a Causal Set(Abstract)
    Sumati Surya
    Raman Research Institute, Bangalore.

  • 23-02-15
    5:00-6:00 pm, Seminar Hall
    Towards Catching Click-Spam on Facebook Ads(Abstract)
    Saikat Guha
    MSR Bangalore.

  • 23-02-15
    3.30 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    Basics of WQO theory, with some applications in computer science(Abstract)
    Philippe Schnoebelen
    CNRS and ENS Cachan.

  • 20-02-15
    2:00 pm, Seminar Hall
    Lower Bounds for Descriptive Dynamic Complexity(Abstract)
    Thomas Zeume
    TU Dortmund.

  • 19-02-15
    3:30 pm, Seminar Hall
    Cohen-Macaulay property for topological spaces(Abstract)
    Priyavrat Deshpande
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 19-02-15
    2.00 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    An overview of the theory of varieties of languages(Abstract)
    Pascal Weil
    CNRS and LaBRI, University of Bordeaux, France.

  • 18-02-15
    3.30 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    Rocks, Rivers and Sand: Simple models of complex systems(Abstract)
    Prof. Deepak Dhar
    TIFR, Mumbai.

  • 17-02-15
    2:00 pm, Seminar hall
    "Mesoamerica Resiste"(Abstract)
    Norman Tyler
    Beehive collective organization.

  • 16-02-15
    3:30 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Arts Initiative, Lecture(Abstract)
    Mathilde Walter Clark
    Writer of novels, short stories, and essays.

  • 12-02-15
    3.30 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    What can automata theory tell us about computational complexity?(Abstract)
    Howard Straubing
    Boston College, USA.

  • 12-02-15
    1:15 pm, Lecture Hall 6
    PUBLIC VIVA-VOCE NOTIFICATION
    Subwords: Automata, Embedding Problems, and Verification(Abstract)
    Prateek Karandikar
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 04-02-15
    3.30 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    Fourier and Harish-Chandra; the tale of two harmonic analysts(Abstract)
    Alladi Sitaram
    Professor (Retd.), Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore Centre.

  • 03-02-15
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm, Seminar Hall
    Statistical estimation of integrals with respect to infinite measures(Abstract)
    Vivekananda Roy
    Iowa State University.

  • 28-01-15
    3.30 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    Ubiquity of Schubert varieties(Abstract)
    V. Lakshmibai
    Northeastern University, U.S.A.

  • 22-01-15
    3:30 pm, Lecture Hall 6
    Antiholomorphic involutions of the moduli space of Higgs bundles
    Oscar Garcia-Prada
    lnstituto de Ciencias Matematicas (ICMAT), Madrid.

  • 22-01-15
    3.30 p.m., Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    Tractable Refinement Checking for Concurrent Objects(Abstract)
    Prof. Ahmed Bouajjani
    LIAFA, Univ. of Paris Denis Diderot (Paris 7).

  • 21-01-15
    3.30-4.30 p.m., Seminar Hall
    Modular forms, motives and L-functions(Abstract)
    R.K. Rubugunday Distinguished Lecture
    Dipendra Prasad

    TIFR, Mumbai.

  • 21-01-15
    2.00-3.00 p.m., Seminar Hall
    What is a Markov chain?(Abstract)
    K. Lakshmanan Memorial Distinguished Lecture
    Krishna B. Athreya

    Distinguished Professor Emeritus, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Iowa State University, U.S.A.

  • 21-01-15
    2.00 pm, Lecture Hall 4
    Topological order from Lattice Gauge Models
    Pramod Padamanabhan
    Universidade de Sao Paulo.

  • 19-01-15
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm, Seminar Hall
    Group actions on polynomial rings(Abstract)
    Peter Symonds
    University of Manchester, UK.

  • 16-01-15
    12 noon-1.00 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    Group actions on polynomial rings(Abstract)
    Peter Symonds
    University of Manchester, UK.

  • 13-01-15
    3.30 p.m., Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    Random Graphs(Abstract)
    S.R.S. Varadhan
    New York University, U.S.A.

  • 12-01-15
    11:45, Lecture Hall 5
    Point Line Cover: The Easy Kernel is Essentially Tight(Abstract)
    G Philip
    MPI, Saarbrucken.

  • 09-01-15
    12.00 noon, Lecture Hall 4
    Plasma Transport and Turbulence: some basic principles(Abstract)
    A Thyagaraja
    Culham Centre for Fusion Energy and Bristol University.

  • 06-01-15
    3.30 pm, Seminar Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    Clique-based Method for Social Network Clustering(Abstract)
    Dipak K Dey
    Board of Trustee Distinguished Professor and Associate Dean, University of Connecticut, USA.

  • 06-01-15
    2.00 pm, NKN Hall
    CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture
    Communication Amid Uncertainty(Abstract)
    Madhu Sudan
    MIT and Microsoft Research, USA.





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