Thursday October 19, 2017 13:00-15:00 RUD 25, Room 3.011 |
Speaker: Chris Wendl Topic: General introduction scanned notes |
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Thursday October 26, 2017 13:00-15:00 RUD 25, Room 3.011 |
Speaker: Chris Wendl Topic: Sobolev spaces and partial differential operators on manifolds Reference: Roe, chapter 5 scanned notes |
Monday October 30, 2017 13:00-15:00 RUD 25, Room 1.315 |
Speaker: Chris Wendl Topic: Ellipticity, regularity, Fredholm and spectral properties Reference: related to material in chapter 5 of Roe, but more general; see also Weimin Chen's notes on elliptic equations scanned notes |
Thursday November 2, 2017 | SEMINAR RESCHEDULED FOR MONDAY October 30 |
Thursday November 9, 2017 13:00-15:00 RUD 25, Room 3.011 |
Speaker: Lucas Mann Topic: Characteristic classes and Chern-Weil theory Reference: Roe, chapter 2 scanned notes |
Thursday November 16, 2017 13:00-15:00 RUD 25, Room 3.011 |
Speaker: Emilio Lauret Topic: Clifford algebras and Dirac operators Reference: Roe, chapter 3 scanned notes |
Thursday November 23, 2017 13:00-15:00 RUD 25, Room 3.011 |
Speaker: Youshua Kesting Topic: Spin groups, part 1 Reference: Roe, chapter 4 scanned notes |
Thursday November 30, 2017 13:00-15:00 RUD 25, Room 3.011 |
Speaker: Youshua Kesting Topic: Spin groups, part 2 Reference: Roe, chapter 4 scanned notes |
Thursday December 7, 2017 13:00-15:00 RUD 25, Room 3.011 |
Speaker: Simone Zahn Topic: The heat and wave equations Reference: Roe, chapter 7 scanned notes |
Thursday December 14, 2017 13:00-15:00 RUD 25, Room 3.011 |
Speaker 1: Simone Zahn Topic 1: Traces and eigenvalue asymptotics Reference 1: Roe, chapter 8 scanned notes Speaker 2: Emilio Lauret Topic 2: The quantum harmonic oscillator Reference 2: Roe, chapter 9 scanned notes |
Thursday December 21, 2017 | NO SEMINAR THIS WEEK |
Thursday January 11, 2018 13:00-15:00 RUD 25, Room 3.011 |
Speaker: Youshua Kesting Topic: Genera, spin bundles and characteristic classes Reference: Roe, chapters 2 and 4 NOTE: This is a change from the original plan, as originally the seminar was not scheduled to meet on this day. scanned notes |
Thursday January 18, 2018 13:00-15:00 RUD 25, Room 3.011 |
Speaker: Matthias Görg Topic: The index problem for graded Dirac operators Reference: Roe, chapter 11 TeXed notes |
Thursday January 25, 2018 13:00-15:00 RUD 25, Room 3.011 |
Speaker(s): Lucas Mann Topic: The Getzler calculus and the local index theorem, part 1 Reference: Roe, chapter 12 |
Thursday February 1, 2018 13:00-15:00 RUD 25, Room 3.011 |
Speaker(s): Agustín Moreno Topic: The Getzler calculus and the local index theorem, part 2 Reference: Roe, chapter 12 |
Thursday February 8, 2018 13:00-15:00 RUD 25, Room 3.011 |
Speaker: Georg Lehner Topic: Applications of the index theorem Reference: Roe, chapter 13 TeXed notes |
Thursday February 15, 2018 13:00-15:00 RUD 25, Room 3.011 |
SEMINAR CANCELED DUE TO ILLNESS |