Seminars during 1997

Prof. V. Lakshmibai,
Northeastern University, Boston,
U.S.A.
Gave talks on "Ladder determinantal varieties and
Schubert varieties", "Standard monomial theory for
BottSamelson varieties" and "Configuration varieties"
(January 1997).

Prof. Jurgen Herzog,
Universitaet GH Essen, Essen,
Germany.
Gave a talk on "Hilbert functions and generic
forms" (January 1997).

Prof. David J. Saltman,
University of Texas at Austin,
Austin, U.S.A.
Gave talks on "A very general division
algebra" and "Division algebras and algebraic geometry"
(February 1997).

Dr. J.S. Prakash,
Institute of Mathematical Sciences,
Chennai.
Gave a talk on "A calculus for SU(3)  and
applications" (February 1997).

Prof. Eric Allender,
Rutgers University, New Jersey,
U.S.A.
Gave a talk on "The permanent requires large
uniform threshold circuits" (February 1997).

Prof. E. Viehweg,
University of Essen, Essen, Germany.
Gave a talk on "Moduli of algebraic varieties" (February
1997).

Dr. David C. Butler,
Tata Institute of Fundamental
Research, Mumbai.
Gave a talk on "When is M_L(r,d) rational"
(March 1997).

Dr. David C. Butler,
Tata Institute of Fundamental
Research, Mumbai.
Gave a talk on "Birational isomorphism
of BrillNoether pairs" (April 1997).

Dr. Satyanarayana V. Lokam,
University of Toronto,
Toronto, Canada.
Gave a talk on "Simultaneous messages in
multiparty communication" (April 1997).

Prof. H. Lange,
Mathematisches Institute, Universitat
ErlangenNurnberg, Germany.
Gave a talk on "Complex Tori"
(July 1997).
Prof. L.B. Paz,
Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana,
Iztapalapa, Mexico. Gave a talk on "Bill Noether Theory"
(August 1997).

Prof. P. Debes,
University of Lille, France.
Gave a
talk on "Gfunctions and Hilbert's irreducibility
theorem" (September 1997).

Prof. G. Boudol,
INRIA Sophia Antipolis, France.
Gave a series of talks on "picalculus" (November 1997).

Dr. Elizabeth Gasparim,
Universidade Federal de
Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil.
Gave a talk on "Vector bundles
over rational surfaces" (November 1997).

Prof. A. Arabia,
University Paris VII, France.
Gave a
talk on "Equvariant Euler classes and rational smoothness"
(December 1997).