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Groups and computation (Schupp conference)

26 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017 • Hoboken, New Jersey, United States

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The conference will be held from June 26th through June 30th 2017 at the Stevens Institute of Technology. Group theory, computability and algorithms have been inextricably intertwined since the fundamental papers of Max Dehn. The basis of all undecidability results in group theory and topology is the unsolvability of the word problem for finitely presented groups. There are many close links between group theory and automata theory and logic. The asymptotic-generic point of view of geometric group theory has recently led to new ideas in computational complexity and the theory of computability. This conference will explore several aspects of these connections.

Event listing ID:

865912

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Group Representation Theory and Applications

16 Jan 2018 - 25 May 2018 • Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, United States

Abstract:

Group Representation Theory is a central area of Algebra, with important and deep connections to areas as varied as topology, algebraic geometry, number theory, Lie theory, homological algebra, and mathematical physics. Born more than a century ago, the area still abounds with basic problems and fundamental conjectures, some of which have been open for over five decades. Very recent breakthroughs have led to the hope that some of these conjectures can finally be settled. In turn, recent results in group representation theory have helped achieve substantial progress in a vast number of applications. The goal of the program is to investigate all these deep problems and the wealth of new results and directions, to obtain major progress in the area, and to explore further applications of group representation theory to other branches of mathematics.

Event listing ID:

832303

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Representations of Finite and Algebraic Groups

09 Apr 2018 - 13 Apr 2018 • Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, United States

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The workshop will bring together key researchers working in various areas of Group Representation Theory to strengthen the interaction and collaboration between them and to make further progress on a number of basic problems and conjectures in the field. Topics of the workshop include - Global-local conjectures in the representation theory of finite groups - Representations and cohomology of simple, algebraic and finite groups - Connections to Lie theory and categorification, and - Applications to group theory, number theory, algebraic geometry, and combinatorics.

Event listing ID:

832388

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