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Author: William A. Stein
Harvard's Basic Notions Seminar
                   
 
   

The Basic Notions Seminar


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     Spring 2004 at Harvard University
Organized by William Stein
Meets in Science Center 507 Mondays at 3pm

           
   
 
February 23 Yum-Tong Siu
March 1 Barry Mazur
April 5 Noam Elkies

Hypergeometric Functions: Why
April 12 Dick Gross
Parabolics and Parahorics
April 19 John Voight (Berkeley)
April 26 Tom Coates
Gromov-Witten Invariants
Notes: PDF or PS

May 3

Marc Levine
(Northeastern)

Motives
Notes: PDF,    Photos

Fall 2003

September 29

Irene Minder, Laura Matusevich &
Danny Goroff

Applying for an Academic Job in Mathematics
Handout (20kb pdf file, latex)
October 6 Cliff Taubes
Some Research Questions in Differential Topology
October 27 S.T. Yau

Geometry and Computer
Graphics
[link to 14MB pdf slides]

November 10 Jean-Pierre Serre
November 17 Raoul Bott
December 1 Martin Nowak
Evolutionary Dynamics of Language
December 8 Shlomo Sternberg The Euler-Maclaurin formula in higher dimensions