Seminar at SMU Delhi

October 3, 2018 (Wednesday) , 3:30 PM at Webinar
Speaker: Michel Waldschmidt, University Jussieu, Paris, France
Title: The Unity of Mathematics: Examples from Transcendental Number Theory
Abstract of Talk
In this series of three talks, the speaker will demonstrate the Unity of Mathematics by way of walking through a garden of examples from various disciplines that are related to Transcendental Number Theory. Our tour will include: Diophantine approximation, Algebraic number theory, Differential equations, Special functions, Diophantine geometry, Arakelov theory, Geometry of numbers, Complex analysis (one or several variables), Hormander Del-bar estimates, Commutative algebra, Seshadri's constant, Weil's conjecture on characters of type A and A0, l-adic representations, p-adic analysis, Topology, Arithmetic complexity of polynomials, Dynamical systems, Automata theory, Algebraic combinatorics, Logic: model theory.   *Talks 1*: October 3 (Wednesday), 3:30 PM at Conference Hall, ISI Delhi   *Talk 2:* October 4 (Thursday), 4 PM at Seminar Room, SPS, JNU   *Talk 3:* October 5 (Friday), 3:30 PM at Conference Hall, ISI Delhi   * The first talk will be accessible to a larger audience.*