Boston University Number Theory Seminar

Boston University Number Theory Seminar -- Fall 2014

Mondays, 4:15pm in MCS B21
Tea/Cookies at 4:00pm in MCS 144



Schedule of talks (talks at 4:15 in room MCS B21 unless stated otherwise)

DATE      SPEAKER                  TITLE           
Sept. 8 Henry Cohn
(Microsoft Research)
Recent improvements in sphere packing density bounds
Sept. 15
(Tea in MCS 153)
Matt Lamoureux
(BC)
Stirling's formula in number fields
Sept. 22 Giovanni Rosso
(Columbia)
Derivative of the symmetric square p-adic L-function via pull-back formula
Sept. 29 David Hansen
(Columbia)
Overconvergent modular forms and perfectoid modular curves
Oct. 6 Shaunak Deo
(Brandeis)
Hecke algebras modulo p
Oct. 20 Harris Daniels
(Amherst)
On the number of isomorphism classes of CM elliptic curves defined over a number field
Oct. 27 Chao Li
(Harvard)
Level raising mod 2 and arbitrary 2-Selmer ranks
Nov. 3 Patrick Allen
(Northwestern)
Unramified deformation rings
Nov. 10 Preston Wake
(University of Chicago)
Eisenstein Hecke algebras and Iwasawa theory
Nov. 17 Carl Wang Erickson
(Brandeis)
Potentially Semi-Stable Pseudodeformation Rings
Nov. 24 Ila Varma
(Princeton)
Local-global compatibility of regular algebraic cuspidal automorphic representations when ℓ ≠ p
Dec. 1
Dec. 8 Anna Medvedovsky
(Brandeis)
The nilpotence method for bounding dimensions of Hecke algebras from below

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