Chennai Mathematical Institute


Seminars for the year 2008
  • 29-12-08
    3.00 p.m.
    Geometric flows and string theory(Abstract)
    Suneeta Vardarajan
    Dept. of Math. and Stat. Sciences, U. of Alberta.

  • 24-12-08
    3.30 p.m.
    Special Values of $L$-Functions of Half-Integral Weight Modular Forms
    V. Kumar Murty
    University of Toronto, Canada.

  • 24-12-08
    2.00 p.m.
    Transcendence of Petersson Inner Product
    M. Ram Murty
    Queen's University, Canada.

  • 23-12-08
    2.30 p.m.
    Open-Closed String Duality
    Rajesh Gopakumar
    HRI, Allahabad.

  • 17-12-08
    3.00 p.m.
    Kerr-AdS_5 Black Holes, the First Law and Counter-terms
    Adel Awad
    British University of Egypt, Cairo and Ain-Shams Univ, Cairo.

  • 11-12-08
    3.00 p.m.
    Jordan's theorem for the diffeomorphism group of some manifolds
    Ignasi Mundet i Riera
    Universitat de Barcelona, Spain.

  • 05-12-08
    11.30 a.m.
    Solution Concepts and Algorithms for Infinite Multiplayer Games(Abstract)
    Erich Graedel
    RWTH Aachen University, Germany.

  • 04-12-08
    3.30 p.m.
    L^2-theory for certain hypergeometrical Fourier transforms(Abstract)
    Pasquale Angela
    Universite Paul Verlaine - Metz, France.

  • 03-12-08
    3.30 p.m.
    Uncertainty Principles in the Euclidean space(Abstract)
    Aline Bonami
    Professor Emeritus, University of Orleans, France.

  • 27-11-08
    3.00 p.m.
    Understanding Abstract Definitions
    Ms. K.C. Revathy
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 20-11-08
    1.45 p.m.
    The forces of Nature(Abstract)
    Sudarshan Ananth
    IISER, Pune.

  • 19-11-08
    3.30 p.m.
    THE WEB OF MUSIC: An examination of the many facets through which music may be thought about(Abstract)
    David Beck

  • 03-11-08 & 10-11-08
    3.30 p.m.
    Automorphic Forms & Kac-Moody Algebras
    Urmie Ray
    IHP, Paris, France.

  • 28-10-08
    3.30 p.m.
    Cohomology of topological groups
    C.S. Rajan
    TIFR, Mumbai.

  • 22-10-08
    Seminar on OUTSOURCING LITERATURE(Abstract)
    Sashi Kumar, Chairman, Asian College of Journalism, & Film maker.
    Prasanna Ramaswamy, Writer-director, Film maker and Theatre resource person.
    Leela Samson, Director, Kalakshetra, & Bharatanatyam exponent.

    2.00-4.00 p.m.

  • 17-10-08
    3.00 p.m.
    Planar algebra associated to the Asymptotic inclusion of a Kac algebra subfactor
    S. Jijo
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 13-10-08
    Mondays (10.40 -- 11.40) and Thursdays (10.40 -- 11.40) starting October 13, 2008
    Six Lectures on Symbolic Dynamics(Abstract)
    Shrihari Sridharan
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 24-09-08
    2.00 p.m.
    The Ancient Indian Tone System in Mathematics and Music Practice(Abstract)
    Emmie te Nijenhuis

  • 10-09-08
    3.30 p.m.
    Synthesising Music on the Computer - special challenges for Karnatic music(Abstract)
    M. Subramanian

  • 04-09-08
    3.30 p.m.
    An Online Multi-unit Auction for Perishable Goods with Unknown Supply(Abstract)
    Sourav Chakraborty
    Visiting Faculty Chennai Mathematical Institute, Technion Univ, Israel.

  • 27-08-08
    3.30 p.m.
    Tate-Shafarevich groups of elliptic curves with complex multiplication
    John H. Coates
    Cambridge University, U.K.

  • 26-08-08
    3.30 p.m.
    Around Wiener's theorem on translates of functions and distributions
    Alladi Sitaram
    Professor Emiritus, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore.

  • 25-08-08
    3.30 p.m.
    From infinite series to Fourier transforms; a crash course on Fourier theory
    Alladi Sitaram
    Professor Emiritus, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore.

  • 21-08-08
    3.30 p.m.
    Screening of the film "Drumming Out a Message: Eisa and the Okinawan Diaspora in Japan (2005)" followed by a discussion(Abstract)
    Yoshitaka Terada
    National Museum of Ethnology (Department of Cultural Research), in charge of its music gallery.

  • 20-08-08
    There will be two lectures every week of 90 minutes duration on Wednesday (at 3.30 p.m.) and Thursday (2.00 pm) starting from Wednesday 20th August.
    Semester long Graduate course in "Algebraic Geometry"(Abstract)
    V. Balaji
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 19-08-08
    2.00 p.m.
    Exponents of a Lie Group
    S. Ramanan
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 18-08-08
    3.30 p.m.
    K-theory and the splitting principle
    Madhav Nori
    University of Chicago, U.S.A.

  • 06-08-08
    3.30 p.m.
    Transition from classical to quantum physics(Abstract)
    J. Pasupathy

  • 23-07-08
    11.00 a.m.
    Hardness and Algorithms for Rainbow Connectivity(Abstract)
    Sourav Chakraborty
    University of Chicago, U.S.A.

  • 16-07-08
    3.30 p.m.
    Tamagawa numbers and connected components of stacks of bundles
    Ajneet Dhillon
    University of Western Ontario, Canada.

  • 11-07-08
    2.30 p.m.
    Public Viva-Voce Notification
    Schubert Varieties in the Orthogonal Grassmannian
    Shyamashree Upadhyay
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 10-07-08
    3.30 p.m.
    Deformations of finite morphisms and smoothing of higher multiplicity structures on curves
    University of Kansas at Lawrence.

  • 28-04-08; 2.00 p.m.; Course of Lectures (Monday, Wednesday and Friday)
    Moduli of Curves and GIT(Abstract)
    C.S. Seshadri
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 23-04-08; 3.30 p.m.
    Rationally Connected varieties and Tsen's theorem
    Amit Hogadi
    TIFR, Mumbai.

  • 15-04-08
    Gravity and Light
    Rajaram Nityananda
    Director, NCRA, Pune.

  • 04-04-08
    Algorithms for sensor cover(Abstract)
    Kasturi Varadarajan
    University of Iowa.

  • 04-04-08 Time:3.30, Venue: Physics Department, IIT Madras
    Product Representation of Dyon Partition Function in CHL Models
    Justin David
    CHEP, IISc.

  • 18-03-08
    Grothendieck duality - the Deligne-Verdier approach
    Pramathanath Sastry
    University of East Carolina, U.S.A.

  • 11-04-08
    Seminar on Translating Through Literature(Abstract)
    Shreekumar Varma
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 28-03-08
    Creative Writing Workshop -- Cancelled(Abstract)
    Shreekumar Varma
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 14-03-08
    Fast Algorithms for Integer Multiplication(Abstract)
    Ramprasad Saptharishi
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 18-03-08
    Invariant integral operators on G-varieties
    Pablo Ramacher
    University of Gottingen, Germany.

  • 14-03-08
    Black Holes in our Galaxy?
    Ajit Kembhavi
    IUCAA, Pune.

  • 03-03-08
    From classical cryptography to quantum information processing and quantum physics and back
    Jozef Gruska
    Masaryk University, Slovakia.

  • 29-02-08
    K. Varadarajan
    University of Calgary, Canada.

  • 29-02-08
    Challenges of Quantum Complexity Theory
    Jozef Gruska
    Masaryk University, Slovakia.

  • 20-02-08
    Phase Distributions in Open Quantum Systems(Abstract)
    Subhashish Banerjee
    Raman Research Institute, Bangalore.

  • 19-02-08
    Using Synthetic Coverage Information to Evaluate Test Suite Prioritizers(Abstract)
    Gregory M. Kapfhammer
    Allegheny College, USA.

  • 15-02-08
    On the Expressive Power of 2-Stack Visibly Pushdown Automata(Abstract)
    Benedikt Bollig
    LSV, ENS de Cachan, France.

  • 14-02-08
    What is Quantum Mechanics?(Abstract)
    N.D. Hari Dass
    DAE Raja Ramanna Fellow, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore & Hon. Director, Poornaprajna Institute, Bangalore.

  • 12-02-08
    Recent progress in the construction of effective string theories(Abstract)
    N.D. Hari Dass
    DAE Raja Ramanna Fellow, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

  • 07-02-08
    Surface Tension and the Cosmological constant(Abstract)
    Joseph Samuel
    Raman Research Institute, Bangalore.

  • 05-02-08
    Biopolymer Elasticity(Abstract)
    Supurna Sinha
    Raman Research Institute, Bangalore.

  • 14-02-08 (Course of Lectures)
    Diffusion Processes
    S.R.S. Varadhan
    Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, U.S.A.

  • 30-01-08
    Children's Drawings from Seiberg-Witten Curves
    Eleanora Dell'Aquila
    Perimeter Institute, Canada.

  • 24-01-08
    QCD from AdS/CFT
    K. Vishwanathan
    Simon Fraser University, Canada.

  • 23-01-08
    a p-adic 2\pi i(Abstract)
    Pierre Colmez
    CNRS, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris.

  • 22-01-08
    Quadratic forms over Grassmannians(Abstract)
    Baptiste Calmes
    St. Edmund's College, Cambridge, U.K.

  • 16-01-08
    A brief history of the universe(Abstract)
    L. Sriramkumar
    Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad.

  • 14-01-08
    Sub-leading contributions to the black hole entropy in the brick wall approach(Abstract)
    L. Sriramkumar
    Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad.

  • 08-01-08 (Course of Lectures)
    Theory of Shape
    David Mumford
    Brown University.

  • 07-01-08
    The algebra, analysis, and geometry of compact quotients of the Heisenberg group
    Gerald B. Folland
    University of Washington.

  • 07-01-08
    Formation of the False vacuum bubbles
    Bum-Hoon Lee
    CQuST and Sogang University, Seoul, Korea.

  • 04-01-08
    Finite density physics from AdS/QCD
    K. P. Yogendran
    CQueST, Seoul, Korea.

  • 03-01-08
    Quantum Fields on the Moyal Plane
    A. P. Balachandran
    Syracuse University, U.S.