Meetings/Workshops on Algebra in the United States (USA)

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Higher dimensional geometry in NYC
28 Sep 2020 - 02 Oct 2020 • Stony Brook, United States
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1344689
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Structure and randomness in locally symmetric spaces
30 Nov 2020 - 04 Dec 2020 • Berkeley, California, United States
Organizer:
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI)
Abstract:
The study of discrete subgroups of Lie groups and the associated locally symmetric manifolds has a long and rich history, with powerful interconnections between the geometry of the locally symmetric space, topology of towers of its finite covers, and number-theoretic aspects. More recently dynamical and probabilistic techniques have been fruitfully employed to study these groups and spaces. The workshop will take stock of recent developments in these highly active fields from a variety of backgrounds.
Event listing ID:
1307797
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Stability in mirror symmetry
07 Dec 2020 - 11 Dec 2020 • San Jose, California, United States
Organizer:
American Institute of Mathematics, San Jose, California
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This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, will bring together mathematicians from a variety of backgrounds to discuss a central problem in mirror symmetry: the existence of special Lagrangian submanifolds, and their holomorphic mirrors, stable vector bundles. These two classes of objects form a set of canonical geometric objects, described by fully nonlinear partial differential equations (PDEs), which play a central role in mirror symmetry. Dating back to work of Thomas-Yau, it has long been conjectured that the existence of solutions to these nonlinear PDEs is equivalent to a purely algebraic notion of stability. This conjectural picture connects diverse fields of mathematics, ranging from stability conditions on derived categories, to symplectic geometry and the Fukaya category, to the study of the Lagrangian mean curvature flow and fully nonlinear systems of PDEs.
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The central topics for the workshop are: The Lagrangian Mean Curvature Flow, singularity analysis, and connections with the Fukaya category. The deformed Hermitian-Yang-Mills equation, infinite dimensional GIT, and fully nonlinear systems. Understanding the Thomas-Yau conjecture for toric Fano manifolds and Landau-Ginzburg models.
Event listing ID:
1375295
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AIM Workshop: Arithmetic intersection theory on Shimura varieties
11 Jan 2021 - 15 Jan 2021 • San Jose, California, United States
Organizer:
American Institute of Mathematics, San Jose, CA
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This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, will be devoted to recent advances in arithmetic intersection theory on Shimura varieties. This event will be run as an AIM-style workshop. Participants will be invited to suggest open problems and questions before the workshop begins, and these will be posted on the workshop website. These include specific problems on which there is hope of making some progress during the workshop, as well as more ambitious problems which may influence the future activity of the field. Lectures at the workshop will be focused on familiarizing the participants with the background material leading up to specific problems, and the schedule will include discussion and parallel working sessions.
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The main topics for the workshop are: Kudla's program: modularity of arithmetic generating series, Kudla-Rapoport conjectures, and connections with L-functions Arithmetic Gan-Gross-Prasad program: arithmetic fundamental lemma, arithmetic transfer conjectures, and connection with L-functions Applications of arithmetic intersections: exceptional isogenies between reductions of abelian varieties, arithmetic of K3 surfaces, Gross-Stark units and singular moduli for real quadratic fields
Event listing ID:
1375302
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ATC2021 — Actions of Tensor Categories on C*-algebras
25 Jan 2021 - 29 Jan 2021 • Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM),, United States
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The overarching objective of this workshop is to bring together researchers at the interface of the rapidly developing areas of the structure and classification of C*-algebras and subfactor theory/tensor categories. Advanced minicourses (making up around half the workshop) will enable a rich dialogue between the two communities, and participants will leave with many new problems to explore, as well as deeper insights about how C*-algebraic and von Neumann algebraic techniques interact.
Event listing ID:
1366771
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Sage/Oscar Days for Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry
15 Feb 2021 - 19 Feb 2021 • Providence, RI, United States
Organizer:
ICERM
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This workshop will focus on the development of software to facilitate research in combinatorial algebraic geometry, based on the SAGE Mathematical Software System and the OSCAR Computer Algebra System. Special attention will be given to efficient computations with multi-variate polynomials, which is a critical part of many algorithms in combinatorial algebraic geometry. Aside from development of software, the workshop will feature a series of talks about polynomial computations, as well as introductory lectures about Sage and Oscar.
Contact:
Email: info@icerm.brown.edu
Event listing ID:
1360621
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AIM Workshop: Conformal symplectic structures, contact topology, and foliations
15 Mar 2021 - 19 Mar 2021 • American Institute of Mathematics, San Jose, United States
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This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, will be devoted to exploration of the recently discovered connections between conformal sympathetic structures, contact topology and the theory of codimension one foliations.
Event listing ID:
1366802
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Higher dimensional geometry in NYC
31 Mar 2021 - 02 Apr 2021 • New York, United States
Event listing ID:
1344620
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Algebraic Geometry and Polyhedra
12 Apr 2021 - 16 Apr 2021 • Providence, RI, United States
Organizer:
ICERM
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The workshop will revolve around the interplay between algebraic geometry and combinatorial structures such as graphs, polytopes, and polyhedral complexes. In particular, the workshop will foster dialogue among groups of researchers who use similar combinatorial geometric tools for different purposes within algebraic geometry and adjacent fields. The topics covered will include Newton-Okounkov bodies, Ehrhart theory, toric geometry, tropical geometry, matroids, and interactions with mirror symmetry.
Contact:
Email: Info@icerm.brown.edu
Event listing ID:
1360696
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Higher dimensional geometry in NYC
13 May 2021 - 15 May 2021 • Stony Brook, United States
Event listing ID:
1344707
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LA21 — SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra
17 May 2021 - 21 May 2021 • New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Organizer:
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
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Linear algebra is an important area of mathematics and it is at the heart of many scientific, engineering, and industrial applications. Research and development in linear algebra include theoretical studies, algorithmic designs and implementations on advanced computer architectures, and applications to various disciplines. The SIAM Conferences on Applied Linear Algebra, organized by SIAM every three years, are the premier international conferences on applied linear algebra, which bring together diverse researchers and practitioners from academia, research laboratories, and industries all over the world to present and discuss their latest work and results on applied linear algebra.
Event listing ID:
1287632
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AIM Workshop: Computational mathematics in computer assisted proofs
24 May 2021 - 28 May 2021 • San Jose, California, United States
Organizer:
American Institute of Mathematics (AIM)
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This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, will be devoted to the use of computational mathematics in computer assisted proofs. There are an increasing number of famous conjectures and theorems that have recently been proven using computer assisted proofs. A highly incomplete list in alphabetical order includes the Dirac-Schwinger conjecture, the double bubble conjecture, Kepler's conjecture (Hilbert's 18th problem), Smale's 14th problem, the 290-theorem, the weak Goldbach conjecture etc. In many of these cases the proofs are based on using numerical computations with approximations, a technique that belongs to the field of computational mathematics and scientific computing rather than computer science.
Event listing ID:
1375417
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AIM Workshop: Analysis on the hypercube with applications to quantum computing
07 Jun 2021 - 11 Jun 2021 • San Jose, United States
Organizer:
American Institute of Mathematics, San Jose
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This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, will be devoted to analysis on the hypercube. The topics of the workshop will include harmonic analysis on the hypercube, Markov-Bernstein type inequalities, and martingales and Bellman functions.
Event listing ID:
1366832
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Summer Graduate School — Sparsity of Algebraic Points
07 Jun 2021 - 18 Jul 2021 • Berkeley, California, United States
Organizer:
MRSI – Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
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This summer school will introduce the participants to two of the main techniques in the subject: (i) the filtration method to prove algebraic degeneracy of integral points by means of the subspace theorem, leading to special cases of conjectures by Bombieri, Lang, and Vojta, and (ii) unlikely intersections through o-minimality and bi-algebraic geometry, leading to results in the context of the Manin-Mumford conjecture, the André-Oort conjecture, and generalizations. This SGS should provide an entry point to a very active research area in modern number theory.
Event listing ID:
1376572
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Summer Graduate School — Gauge Theory in Geometry and Topology
05 Jul 2021 - 16 Jul 2021 • Berkeley, California, United States
Organizer:
MRSI – Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
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The goal of the summer school is to introduce students to the foundational aspects of gauge theory, and explore their relations to geometric analysis and low-dimensional topology. By the end of the two-week program, the students will understand the relevant analytic and geometric aspects of several partial differential equations of current interest (including the Yang-Mills ASD equations, the Seiberg-Witten equations, and the Hitchin equations) and some of their most impactful applications to problems in geometry and topology.
Event listing ID:
1376554
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11th International Conference on Path Integrals
12 Jul 2021 - 15 Jul 2021 • Omaha, NE, United States
Organizer:
Creighton University, Omaha, NE USA
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The 11th International Conference on Path Integrals, hosted by the Creighton University Department of Mathematics, aims to bring together researchers around the world who study path integrals in various settings as well as researchers who use path integrals in their particular areas of study.
Event listing ID:
1375508
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Summer Graduate School — Random Conformal Geometry
19 Jul 2021 - 30 Sep 2021 • Berkeley, California, United States
Organizer:
MRSI – Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
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This Summer Graduate School will cover basic tools that are instrumental in Random Conformal Geometry (the investigation of analytic and geometric objects that arise from natural probabilistic constructions, often motivated by models in mathematical physics) and are at the foundation of the subsequent semester-long program "The Analysis and Geometry of Random Spaces". Specific topics are Conformal Field Theory, Brownian Loops and related processes, Quasiconformal Maps, as well as Loewner Energy and Teichmüller Theory.
Event listing ID:
1376555
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NSF-CBMS Regional Research Conference, Nonstandard Finite Difference Methods: Advances in Theory and Applications
20 Jul 2021 - 24 Jul 2021 • Greensboro, NC., United States
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NSF-CBMS Regional Research Conference: Gaussian Random Fields, Fractals, Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, and Extremes
02 Aug 2021 - 06 Aug 2021 • Huntsville, United States
Organizer:
University of Alabama, Huntsville
Event listing ID:
1376406
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UIRM — Universality and Integrability in Random Matrix Theory and Interacting Particle Systems
16 Aug 2021 - 17 Aug 2021 • Berkeley, California, United States
Organizer:
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
Event listing ID:
1376468
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AG21 — SIAM Conference on Applied Algebraic Geometry
16 Aug 2021 - 20 Aug 2021 • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States
Organizer:
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
Event listing ID:
1376458
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Connections Workshop: Universality and Integrability in Random Matrix Theory and Interacting Particle Systems
18 Aug 2021 - 20 Aug 2021 • Berkeley, California, United States
Organizer:
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
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This workshop will focus on cutting-edge research in random matrices and integrable probability. We will explore connections with other branches of mathematics and applications to sciences and engineering. The workshop will feature presentations by both leading researchers and promising newcomers.
Event listing ID:
1376412
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Introductory Workshop: Universality and Integrability in Random Matrix Theory and Interacting Particle Systems
23 Aug 2021 - 27 Aug 2021 • Berkeley, California, United States
Organizer:
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
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The introductory workshop aims at providing participants with an overview of some of the recent developments in the topics of the semester, with a particular emphasis on universality and applications. This includes universality for Wigner matrices and band matrices and quantum unique ergodicity, universality for beta ensembles and log/coulomb gases, KPZ universality class, universality in interacting particle systems, the connection between random matrices and number theory.
Event listing ID:
1376488
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Workshop — Regularity Theory for Minimal Surfaces and Mean Curvature Flow
20 Sep 2021 - 24 Sep 2021 • Berkeley, California, United States
Organizer:
MRSI – Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
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This workshop will explore connections between the regularity theory of minimal surfaces and of mean curvature flow. Recent breakthroughs have improved our understanding of singularity formation in both settings but the current research trends are becoming increasingly disparate. Experts from both areas will present their research and there will be ample free time to establish connections between the topics.
Event listing ID:
1376568
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Integrable structures in random matrix theory and beyond
18 Oct 2021 - 22 Oct 2021 • Berkeley, California, United States
Organizer:
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI)
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This workshop will focus on the integrable aspect of random matrix theory and other related probability models such as random tilings, directed polymers, and interacting particle systems. The emphasis is on communicating diverse algebraic structures in these areas which allow the asymptotic analysis possible. Some of such structures are determinantal point processes, Toeplitz and Hankel determinants, Bethe ansatz, Yang-Baxter equation, Karlin-McGregor formula, Macdonald process, and stochastic six vertex model.
Event listing ID:
1307804
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Higher dimensional geometry in NYC
23 Feb 2022 - 25 Feb 2022 • New York, United States
Event listing ID:
1344650
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Program — Floer Homotopy Theory (FHT).
15 Aug 2022 - 16 Dec 2022 • Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, United States
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The development of Floer theory in its early years can be seen as a parallel to the emergence of algebraic topology in the first half of the 20th century, going from counting invariants to homology groups, and beyond that to the construction of algebraic structures on these homology groups and their underlying chain complexes. In continuing work that started in the latter part of the 20th century, algebraic topologists and homotopy theorists have developed deep methods for refining these constructions, motivated in large part by the application of understanding the classification of manifolds. The goal of this program is to relate these developments to Floer theory with the dual aims of (i) making progress in understanding symplectic and low-dimensional topology, and (ii) providing a new set of geometrically motivated questions in homotopy theory.
Event listing ID:
1366947
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FHT – Program — Floer Homotopy Theory
15 Aug 2022 - 16 Dec 2022 • Berkeley, California, United States
Organizer:
MRSI – Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
Abstract:
The development of Floer theory in its early years can be seen as a parallel to the emergence of algebraic topology in the first half of the 20th century, going from counting invariants to homology groups, and beyond that to the construction of algebraic structures on these homology groups and their underlying chain complexes. In continuing work that started in the latter part of the 20th century, algebraic topologists and homotopy theorists have developed deep methods for refining these constructions, motivated in large part by the application of understanding the classification of manifolds. The goal of this program is to relate these developments to Floer theory with the dual aims of (i) making progress in understanding symplectic and low-dimensional topology, and (ii) providing a new set of geometrically motivated questions in homotopy theory.
Event listing ID:
1376481
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Higher dimensional geometry in NYC
22 Aug 2022 - 26 Aug 2022 • Stony Brook, United States
Event listing ID:
1344715
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Last updated: 18 September 2020