2019
Apr
04

# Events & Seminars

2019
Apr
10

# Logic Seminar - Yatir Halevi

11:00am to 1:00pm

## Location:

Ross 63

**Type Definable Semigroups in Stable Structures**

A semigroup is a set together with an associative binary operation. As opposed to stable groups, the model theory of stable semigroups is not so rich. One reason for that is their abundance.

We will review (and prove) some known results on type-definable semigroups in stable structures and offer some examples and counter-examples.

2019
Apr
08

# NT & AG Lunch: Michael Temkin, "Explicit Class Field Theory"

1:00pm to 2:00pm

## Location:

Faculty lounge, Math building

In a series of talks I will describe in the chronological order all cases where an explicit

construction of CFT is known:

0. The multiplicative group and Kronecker-Weber -- the case of Q.

1. Elliptic curves with complex multiplication and

Kronecker's Jugendraum -- the case of imaginary quadratic extensions.

2. Formal O-models of Lubin-Tate -- the local case.

3. Drinfeld's elliptic modules -- the function field case.

\infinity. Extending this to real quadratic fields and, more generally,

2019
May
06

# NT & AG Lunch: Michael Temkin "Elliptic curves with complex multiplication"

1:00pm to 2:00pm

## Location:

Faculty lounge, Math building

We'll talk about explicit class field theory of imaginary quadratic fields

2019
Apr
01

# NT & AG Lunch: Ehud DeShalit "An overview of class field theory, III"

1:00pm to 2:00pm

## Location:

Faculty lounge, Math building

Class field theory classifies abelian extensions of local and global fields

in terms of groups constructed from the base. We shall survey the main results of class

field theory for number fields and function fields alike. The goal of these introductory lectures

is to prepare the ground for the study of explicit class field theory in the function field case,

via Drinfeld modules.

I will talk for the first 2 or 3 times.

in terms of groups constructed from the base. We shall survey the main results of class

field theory for number fields and function fields alike. The goal of these introductory lectures

is to prepare the ground for the study of explicit class field theory in the function field case,

via Drinfeld modules.

I will talk for the first 2 or 3 times.

2019
Mar
31

2019
Apr
04

# Special talk : Prof. Efim Zelmanov (UCSD) : Growth Functions

## Lecturer:

Prof. Efim Zelmanov (UCSD)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

## Location:

Ross 70

We will discuss growth functions of algebras and monoids.

2019
Mar
26

# Dynamics Seminar: Nattalie Tamam "Diagonalizable groups with non-obvious divergent trajectories"

12:00pm to 1:00pm

## Location:

Manchester faculty club

Singular vectors are the ones for which Dirichlet’s theorem can be infinitely improved. For example, any rational vector is singular. The sequence of approximations for any rational vector q is 'obvious'; the tail of this sequence contains only q. In dimension one, the rational numbers are the only singulars. However, in higher dimensions there are additional singular vectors. By Dani's correspondence, the singular vectors are related to divergent trajectories in Homogeneous dynamical systems. A corresponding 'obvious' divergent trajectories can also be defined.

2019
Mar
28

# Basic Notions: Benjamin Weiss (HUJI) "Groups with property T have and "cost" of equivalence relations"

4:00pm to 5:15pm

## Location:

Ross 70

The cost of a measure-preserving equivalence relation is a quantitative measure of its complexity. I will

explain what the cost is and then discuss a recent result of Tom Hutchcroft and Gabor Pete in which they construct,

for any group with property T, a free ergodic measure preserving action with cost 1.

explain what the cost is and then discuss a recent result of Tom Hutchcroft and Gabor Pete in which they construct,

for any group with property T, a free ergodic measure preserving action with cost 1.

2019
Mar
25

# NT & AG Lunch: Ehud DeShalit "An overview of class field theory, II"

1:00pm to 2:00pm

## Location:

Faculty lounge, Math building

Class field theory classifies abelian extensions of local and global fields

in terms of groups constructed from the base. We shall survey the main results of class

field theory for number fields and function fields alike. The goal of these introductory lectures

is to prepare the ground for the study of explicit class field theory in the function field case,

via Drinfeld modules.

I will talk for the first 2 or 3 times.

in terms of groups constructed from the base. We shall survey the main results of class

field theory for number fields and function fields alike. The goal of these introductory lectures

is to prepare the ground for the study of explicit class field theory in the function field case,

via Drinfeld modules.

I will talk for the first 2 or 3 times.

2019
Mar
26

# T&G: Vivek Shende (Berkeley), Quantum topology from symplectic geometry

1:00pm to 2:30pm

## Location:

Room 110, Manchester Building, Jerusalem, Israel

The discovery of the Jones polynomial in the early 80's was the beginning of ``quantum topology'': the introduction of various invariants which, in one sense or another, arise from quantum mechanics and quantum field theory. There are many mathematical constructions of these invariants, but they all share the defect of being first defined in terms of a knot diagram, and only subsequently shown by calculation to be independent of the presentation. As a consequence, the geometric meaning has been somewhat opaque.

2019
Apr
03

# Logic Seminar - Tomasz Rzepecki

11:00am to 1:00pm

## Location:

Ross 63

**G-compactness, hereditary G-compactness and related phenomena**

The notion of G-compactness, along with the Galois groups, was introduced by Lascar in order to find a sufficient condition under which a first order theory can be recovered from the category of its models.

I will recall this notion. In order to do that, I will also recall various classical notions of strong types, and possibly the Galois group of the theory (and briefly discuss their importance).

2019
Jun
26

# Logic Seminar - Nick Ramsey

11:00am to 1:00pm

## Location:

Ross 63

Possibilities for a theory of independence beyond NSOP_1 and NTP_2

2019
Mar
20

# Logic Seminar - Spencer Unger

11:00am to 1:00pm

## Location:

Ross 63

**Stationary reflection and the singular cardinals hypothesis.**

2019
Jun
19

# Logic Seminar - Shlomo Eshel

11:00am to 1:00pm

## Location:

Ross 63

**A generalization of the Szemeredi-Trotter theorem to o-minimal expansions of fields**