2019
Apr
08

# Events & Seminars

2019
Mar
25

# Combinatorics: Roy Meshulam (Technion) "Topology and combinatorics of the complex of flags"

11:00am to 1:00pm

## Location:

CS B-500, Safra campus

Speaker: Roy Meshulam (Technion)
Title: Topology and combinatorics of the complex of flags
Abstract:

2019
Mar
07

2019
Mar
07

# Alexandre Danilenko (ILTPE) Forcing conservativeness of nonsingular Bernoulli shifts.

4:15pm to 5:15pm

Abstract: We first survey a recent progress related to the nonsingular Bernoulli transformations. Then we construct inductively new examples of conservative Bernoulli maps of type III. They appear as a limit of a sequence of Bernoulli maps of type II_1.

2019
Mar
07

# Emmanuel Roy (Paris 13) Non-singular Poisson suspensions

2:45pm to 3:45pm

## Location:

Ross 70

Poisson suspensions are random sets of points endowed with a transformation that displaces each point according to a single transformation of the sigma-finite space where the points lie. In this ongoing work, instead of dealing with measure-preserving transformations (which is the classical case), we are going to present our attempt to explore the non-singular case. The difficulties are counterbalanced by new tools that are trivial in the measure-preserving case but highly informative in the non-singular one.
We will present these tools as well as the first basic results we’ve obtained.

2019
Apr
03

2019
Mar
31

# Ari Shnidman "Geometric expressions for derivatives of L-functions of automorphic forms" (after Yun and Zhang)

Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Jun 23 2019 except Sun Apr 21 2019.

2:00pm to 4:00pm
Yun and Zhang compute the Taylor series expansion of an automorphic L-function over a function field, in terms of intersection pairings of certain algebraic cycles on the so-called moduli stack of shtukas. This generalizes the Waldspurger and Gross-Zagier formulas, which concern the first two coefficients.
The goal of the seminar is to develop the background necessary to state their formula, and then indicate the structure of the proof. If time allows, we may also discuss applications to the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture for elliptic curves over function fields.

2019
Mar
31

# Zlil Sela and Alex Lubotzky "Model theory of groups"

Repeats every week every Sunday until Sat Jun 29 2019 except Sun Apr 21 2019.

11:00am to 1:00pmZlil Sela and Alex Lubotzky "Model theory of groups"
In the first part of the course we will present some of the main results in the theory of free,
hyperbolic and related groups, many of which appear as lattices in rank one simple Lie groups
We will present some of the main objects that are used in studying the theory of these groups,
and at least sketch the proofs of some of the main theorems.
In the second part of the course, we will talk about the model theory of lattices in high rank simple Lie groups.

2019
Apr
10

2019
Mar
14

# Manuel Luethi (ETH) : Effective equidistribution of primitive rational points along long horocycle orbits and disjointness to Kloosterman sums

10:00am to 11:30am

## Location:

Ross 70

Abstract: An observation by Jens Marklof shows that the primitive rational points of a fixed denominator along the periodic unipotent orbit of volume equal to the square of the denominator equidistribute inside a proper submanifold of the modular surface. This concentration as well as the equidistribution are intimately related to classical questions of number theoretic origin. We discuss the distribution of the primitive rational points along periodic orbits of intermediate size. In this case, we can show joint equidistribution with polynomial rate in the modular surface and in the torus.

2019
Apr
03

2019
Mar
19

# T&G: Viatcheslav Kharlamov (Strasbourg), Segre indices, Welschinger weights, and an invariant signed count of real lines on real projective hypersurfaces

1:00pm to 2:30pm

## Location:

Room 110, Manchester Building, Jerusalem, Israel

As it was observed a few years ago, there exists a certain signed count of real lines on real projective hypersurfaces of degree 2n+1 and dimension n that, contrary to the honest "cardinal" count, is independent of the choice of a hypersurface, and by this reason provides, as a consequence, a strong lower bound on the honest count. Originally, in this invariant signed count the input of a line was given by its local contribution to the Euler number of an appropriate auxiliary universal vector bundle.

2019
Mar
26

2019
May
14

# Dynamics Seminar: Rene Ruhr (Technion)

2:15pm to 3:15pm

2019
Apr
30

# Dynamics Seminar: Iftach Dayan (TAU)

2:15pm to 3:15pm