18.708 Topics in Algebra. Spring 2018.

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Instructors: Pavel Etingof, Davesh Maulik, Michael McBreen, Florian Naef, Giulia Sacca, Andrew Sutherland, Zhiwei Yun

Email: xxu@mit.edu

Office: TBA

Lectures: T Th 2:30 - 4:00 pm 2-139

Other: Please see Below

Topics

The class will consist of 6 mini-courses delivered in order by

(1) Pavel Etingof: Drinfeld associators, Feb 6, 8, 13, 15;

(2) Florian Naef, The Kashiwara-Vergne conjecture, Feb 22, 27, March 1, 6;

(3) Giulia Sacca, TBA´╝îMarch 8, 13, 15, 20, 22 ;

(4) Andrew Sutherland, Arithmetic equivalence of number fields and hearing the shape of the drum, April 3, 5, 10, 12, 19;

(5) Davesh Maulik, TBA, April 24, 26, May 1, 3;

(6) Zhiwei Yun, Fourier transform after Deligne and Laumon, May 8, 10, 15, 17.

Prerequisites: 18.00 and 18.000

Text Book: TBA

RECENT UPDATE

[01.01.2010]  Welcome to the spring semester!