Lorentz Center - Rings of Low Rank from 12 Jun 2006 through 16 Jun 2006
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    Rings of Low Rank
    from 12 Jun 2006 through 16 Jun 2006

 
Monday June 12
Monday June 12
 
09:30 - 10:00       Registration and coffee
10:00 - 11:00       Dick Gross (Harvard): Binary cubic and ternary quadratic forms
11:30 - 12:30       Manjul Bhargava (Princeton): Survey of rings of low rank
14:30 - 15:30       Gunter Malle (Kaiserslautern): On the asymptotics of number fields with given Galois group
16:00 - 17:00       Bas Edixhoven (Leiden): Geometry of cubic algebras after Deligne
17:00 - 18:30       Wine and cheese
 
 
Tuesday June 13
 
10:00 - 11:00       Ottmar Loos (Innsbruck): Discriminant algebras of finite rank algebras and quadratic trace modules
11:30 - 12:30       Melanie Wood (Princeton): Ideal class parametrization for cubic rings
13:00 - 13:20       Manjul Bhargava (Princeton): Discoveries seminar (http://www.fwnactueel.leidenuniv.nl/index.php3?m=9&c=13) 
                              Sums of squares and the "290-Theorem"
14:30 - 15:30       Jürgen Klüners (Kassel): Asymptotics of number fields
16:00 - 17:00       Jin Nakagawa (Joetsu): Zeta functions of pairs of ternary quadratic forms

 

 

Wednesday June 14

 

10:00 - 11:00       Manjul Bhargava (Princeton) Quartic rings

11:30 - 12:30       Bas Edixhoven (Leiden) Geometry of quartic algebras, after Deligne

14:30 - 15:30       Kiran Kedlaya (MIT) Mass formulas for local Galois representations

16.30                    Departure on bike, by car, by taxi etc to the Port of Leiden

17:00                    Boat trip with dinner on board

 

 

Thursday June 15

 

10:00 - 11:00       David Wright (Oklahoma) Speculations on the finer aspects of the asymptotic distribution of discriminants

11:30 - 12:30       Melanie Wood (Princeton) Mass formulas and discriminant density conjectures

14:30 - 15:30       Takashi Taniguchi (Tokyo) Distributions of discriminants of cubic algebras

16:00 - 17:00       Jean-Pierre Serre (Paris) Bounds for the orders of the finite subgroups of G(k).

                              Colloquium talk in room C1 Gorlaeus (near lunch area)

                              (http://www.math.leidenuniv.nl/~evertse/colloquium.shtml)

 

 

Friday June 16

 

10:00 - 11:00       Manjul Bhargava (Princeton) Quintic rings I

11:00 - 11:30       coffee and tea break

11:30 - 12:30       Manjul Bhargava (Princeton) Quintic rings II

14:30 - 15:30       Bjorn Poonen (Berkeley) The moduli space of rank-n rings

 

 



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