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Research Seminars: Geometry and Topology

Fall 2014 and Spring 2015

Time & Location: All talks are on Tuesdays in Gibson 400D at 12:30 PM unless otherwise noted.
Organizer: Rafal Komendarczyk and Mentor Stafa


September 2

Organizational Meeting


Rafal Komendarczyk - Tulane University

Abstract: Organizational Meeting

We will solicit for potential speakers, come with a list of people you wish to see speak.

 



September 9

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September 16

An Overview of Extremal Kähler Metrics


Chris Hall - Tulane University

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September 23

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September 30

Quantum Invariants and q-series


Mustafa Hajij - Louisiana State University

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October 7

Part II-An Overview of Extremal Kähler Metrics


Chris Hall - Tulane University

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October 16

Algebraic Dynamics of Knots and Links


Daniel Silver - University of South Alabama

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October 21

A Survey of Finite Type Invariants of Links and Knots with a Focus on Higher Linking Numbers


Andreas Michaelides - Tulane University

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October 28

Khovanov Homology and a Homotopical Refinement


Robert Lipshitz
- Columbia University

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November 4

Fixed Point Index Bounds and 2-Complexes


Mike Kelly - Loyola University

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November 11

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November 18

The Vietoris-Rips Complex of the Circle


Henry Adams - Duke University

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November 25

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December 2

The Directed Homotopy of Directed Spheres


Sanjeevi Krishnan - University of Pennsylvania

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Spring 2015

 

January 13

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January 20

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January 27

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February 3

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February 10

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Chad Giusti - University of Pennsylvania

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February 24

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March 3

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Mu-Tao Wang - Columbia University

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March 10

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March 17

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Elisabeth Vidaurre - City University of New York

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March 24

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April 7

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April 14

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Matt Mastin - Wake Forest University

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April 21

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Michael Brandenbursky
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April 28

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Mathematics Department, 424 Gibson Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5727 math@math.tulane.edu