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MIT Lie Groups Seminar

1999 - 2000

Fall 1999

  • Sept 8

    K. Kumahara

    Hardy theorems for some Lie groups.

  • Sept 15

    Tohru Uzawa

    Compactification and its applications to representations of semisimple groups over finite fields.

  • Sept 29

    Olivier Schiffman

    Canonical bases of the Hall algebra of a cyclic quiver and a q-analogue of the Lusztig character formula for quantum gl(n) at a root of unity.

  • Oct 6

    Bertram Kostant

    Hankel transforms, Bessel functions, Laguerre polynomials, and the discrete series for SL~(2,R).

  • Oct 13

    Shrawan Kumar
    (University of North Carolina)

    Study of Cotangent Bundles of Flag Varieties via Frobenius Splitting and Geometry of Nilpotent Cones.

  • Oct 20

    Viktor Ostrik

    A basis in the equivariant K-theory of the nilpotent cone.

  • Oct 27

    Pavel Etingof

    Explicit quantization of quasitriangular structures on simple Lie algebras.

  • Nov 3

    P. Trapa

    Annihilators, associated varieties, and the theta correspondence.

  • Nov 10

    R. Brylinski
    (Penn State)

    Star products and quantization of complex nilpotent orbit covers.

  • Nov 17

    E. Mukhin
    (UC Berkeley)

    Verlinde paths and sl_2^ coinvariants. (Joint work with B. Feigin, S. Loktev, R. Kedem and T. Miwa.)

  • Dec 1

    R. Bezrukavnikov
    (University of Chicago)

    A localization type theorem for representations of quantum groups at a root of unity.

  • Dec 8

    L. Geatti
    (Rome Tor Vergata and MIT)

    Invariant domains in the complexification of a noncompact symmetric space.

  • Dec 15

    W. Kuo

    Principal nilpotent orbits and reducible principal series.

Spring 2000

  • Feb 9

    A. Braverman

    Fourier type tranforms and L-functions.

  • Feb 16

    A. Braverman

    Fourier type tranforms and L-functions (continued).

  • Mar 1

    Gopal Prasad

    The Congruence subgroup problem: a survey of known results and open questions.

  • Mar 8

    Chris Jantzen

    Discrete series for classical p-adic groups.

  • Mar 29

    Mark Reeder
    (Boston College)

    topic to be announced.

  • Apr 5

    Benedict Gross
    (Harvard University)

    Forms of D_4 and Niemeier lattices.

  • Apr 12

    David Vogan

    Lowest eigenvalue of the Laplacian on locally symmetric spaces (after Jian-Shu Li).

  • Apr 19

    D. Pascovici

    A combinatorial description of R-groups.

  • May 3

    H. Lee
    (University of Copenhagen)

    Symmetry algebras of quantum matrix models in the large-$N$ limit.

  • May 10

    M. Kleber

    Schur functions, quantum affine algebras and a discrete dynamical system.


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