Dept of Mathematics & Statistics Seminars Autumn, 2000

Time and Location: All seminars take place at 4pm in MS2 on the Top Floor of Logic House, South Campus, NUI Maynooth, unless otherwise indicated.

Archives : Seminars&Colloquia 1998-2013

This year's seminars are organised by Dr. Catherine Hurley.


Poincaré inequalities and Lq-differentiability of functions
Dr. Jana Björn (Lund, Sweden)
Wednesday, September 27

Dominating sets for analytic functions
Dr. Anders Björn (Linköping, Sweden)
Wednesday, October 4

Ring theoretical invariants of modular group algebras
Dr. John Murray (NUI Maynooth)
Wednesday, October 11

The Frobenius map and blocks of Symmetric groups
Dr. John Murray (NUI Maynooth)
Wednesday, October 18

Finite Geometry meets Galois rings:
construction of Denniston partial difference sets

Professor Jim Davis (U. Richmond and HP Labs, Bristol)
Wednesday, October 25

The concept of randomness and the selection of random numbers
Professor Phil Boland (UCD)
Wednesday, November 1

Gromov hyperbolicity
Dr. Stephen Buckley (NUI Maynooth)
Wednesday, November 8

What is amenability?
Professor Volker Runde (U. Alberta)
Wednesday, November 15

Quadratic forms, spreads and Kerdock codes
Dr. Gary McGuire (NUI Maynooth)
Wednesday, November 22

Quantum computing--entanglement and algorithms
Dr. Jason Twamley (Mathematical Physics, NUI Maynooth)
Wednesday, November 29

The elliptic curve method for factoring
Mr. Seamus Kelly (NUI Maynooth)
Wednesday, December 6

Gauge theory and invariants of smooth 4-manifolds
Professor Paul Feehan (TCD)
Wednesday, December 13