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Monday, March 6, 2017

Math 499: Introduction to Graduate Mathematics
4:00 pm   in 245 Altgeld Hall,  Monday, March 6, 2017
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Jared Bronski (Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois)
Stability, Eigenvalues and Index Theorems

Symplectic and Poisson Geometry Seminar
4:00 pm   in 243 Altgeld Hall,  Monday, March 6, 2017
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Olguta Buse (Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis )
Contact embeddings in three dimensions
Abstract: We study neighborhoods of transversal knots in contact thee dimensional manifolds. By doing so, we introduce the concepts of capacity and shape for a three dimensional contact manifold $(M, \xi)$ relative to a transversal knot $K$. We will explain the connection with the existing literature and provide our main computation for the shape in the case of lens spaces $L(p,q)$ with a toric contact structure. The main tool used here are rational surgeries which will be explained through their toric interpretations based on the continuous fraction expansions of $p/q$. This is joint work with D. Gay.

Operator Algebra Learning Seminar
5:00 pm   in 241 Altgeld Hall,  Monday, March 6, 2017
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Jeremy and Chris (UIUC)
Embedding of Heisenberg group in L_1
Abstract: This is an introduction to a series of lectures showing that the Heisenberg group does not embed in (commutative) L_1