## S.I.G.M.A. Seminar – Past Talks

*All talks in or after Spring 2019 are accessible through the UConn Events Calendar.*

The table below is of talks prior to Spring 2019.

The table below is of talks prior to Spring 2019.

2/2/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Curvature

Jesse Ratzkin (University of Connecticut)

Curvature

Jesse Ratzkin (University of Connecticut)

2/9/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Infinitesimals and Nonstandard Analysis

Reed Solomon ( in 1966)

Infinitesimals and Nonstandard Analysis

Reed Solomon ( in 1966)

2/16/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Classification of Boolean Algebras

Lance Miller (University of Connecticut)

Classification of Boolean Algebras

Lance Miller (University of Connecticut)

2/23/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Banach algebras, function spaces, and how I came to love them

Stuart Sidney ()

Banach algebras, function spaces, and how I came to love them

Stuart Sidney ()

3/2/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

A constructivist look at computational algebra

Ray Mines ()

A constructivist look at computational algebra

Ray Mines ()

3/16/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Topological Vector Spaces with zero dual space

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

Topological Vector Spaces with zero dual space

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

3/24/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Computational Topology on Approximated Manifolds (with Applications in Engineering & Bioinformatics)

Tom Peters (University of Connecticut)

Computational Topology on Approximated Manifolds (with Applications in Engineering & Bioinformatics)

Tom Peters (University of Connecticut)

3/30/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Graph Reconstruction Conjecture

Jonathan Axtell (University of Connecticut)

The Graph Reconstruction Conjecture

Jonathan Axtell (University of Connecticut)

4/6/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Random Walks and Quantum Walks

Gorjan Alagic (University of Connecticut)

Random Walks and Quantum Walks

Gorjan Alagic (University of Connecticut)

4/13/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Ramsey Theory: Beyond the Pigeon Hole Principle

Oscar Levin ()

Ramsey Theory: Beyond the Pigeon Hole Principle

Oscar Levin ()

4/20/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Path-connectivity and the Gram-Schmidt algorithm

Brian Conrad ( we show how this geometric visualization also enables one to give geometric proofs of the well-definedness of the signature of quadratic forms over the reals and the fact that the \”space\” of quadratic forms with a fixed signature is itself path-connected (i.e.)

Path-connectivity and the Gram-Schmidt algorithm

Brian Conrad ( we show how this geometric visualization also enables one to give geometric proofs of the well-definedness of the signature of quadratic forms over the reals and the fact that the \”space\” of quadratic forms with a fixed signature is itself path-connected (i.e.)

4/27/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Finite Fields and Their Galois Groups

Matthew Jura (University of Connecticut)

Finite Fields and Their Galois Groups

Matthew Jura (University of Connecticut)

9/7/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Degree structures in computability theory

Reed Solomon ()

Degree structures in computability theory

Reed Solomon ()

9/14/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Mathematics Education and Internal Development

Herb Clemens (Ohio State University)

Mathematics Education and Internal Development

Herb Clemens (Ohio State University)

9/21/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Group Gradings of Matrix Algebras

Lance Miller (University of Connecticut)

Group Gradings of Matrix Algebras

Lance Miller (University of Connecticut)

9/28/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Overview of Summer Program in Operations Research Technology

Lara Diamond (NSA)

Overview of Summer Program in Operations Research Technology

Lara Diamond (NSA)

10/5/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Mathematical Foundations of Electromagnetic Theory

Domina Spencer (University of Connecticut)

The Mathematical Foundations of Electromagnetic Theory

Domina Spencer (University of Connecticut)

10/12/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Mathematics in engine maintenance cost forecasting

Mei Gao (Pratt and Whitney)

Mathematics in engine maintenance cost forecasting

Mei Gao (Pratt and Whitney)

10/19/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

random thoughts on random processes

Masha Gordina (University of Connecticut)

random thoughts on random processes

Masha Gordina (University of Connecticut)

10/26/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Talk Postponed

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Talk Postponed

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11/2/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Large scale geometry of groups

Kasra Rafi (University of Connecticut)

Large scale geometry of groups

Kasra Rafi (University of Connecticut)

11/9/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Modular forms and the Monster

Kyu-Hwan Lee (University of Connecticut)

Modular forms and the Monster

Kyu-Hwan Lee (University of Connecticut)

11/16/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Quantum mechanics and Hilbert Spaces

Will Dicharry (University of Connecticut)

Quantum mechanics and Hilbert Spaces

Will Dicharry (University of Connecticut)

11/30/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

How Zero-Divisors Change a Prufer Domain

Sarah Glaz (University of Connecticut)

How Zero-Divisors Change a Prufer Domain

Sarah Glaz (University of Connecticut)

12/7/05

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

A Night at the Operads

Rachel Schwell (University of Connecticut)

A Night at the Operads

Rachel Schwell (University of Connecticut)

2/1/06

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Algebraic constructions and paths through trees

Reed Solomon (University of Connecticut)

Algebraic constructions and paths through trees

Reed Solomon (University of Connecticut)

2/8/06

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Choice by necessity

Joe Miller (University of Connecticut)

Choice by necessity

Joe Miller (University of Connecticut)

2/15/06

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Modules of splines over polyhedral complexes

Lance Miller (University of Connecticut)

Modules of splines over polyhedral complexes

Lance Miller (University of Connecticut)

2/22/06

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Automatic Meaning Discovery Using Google

Bj¯rn Kjos-Hanssen ( \”telephone\”)

Automatic Meaning Discovery Using Google

Bj¯rn Kjos-Hanssen ( \”telephone\”)

3/15/06

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The integral group ring isomorphism problem

Eugene Spiegel (University of Connecticut)

The integral group ring isomorphism problem

Eugene Spiegel (University of Connecticut)

3/22/06

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Analysis on Groups

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

Analysis on Groups

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

3/29/06

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Art and Mathematics: A Dialogue

Joint Discussion (University of Connecticut)

Art and Mathematics: A Dialogue

Joint Discussion (University of Connecticut)

4/6/06

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Quadratic Forms

Adam Gamzon (University of Connecticut)

Quadratic Forms

Adam Gamzon (University of Connecticut)

4/12/06

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Games Mathematicians Play

Oscar Levin (University of Connecticut)

Games Mathematicians Play

Oscar Levin (University of Connecticut)

4/19/06

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Combinatorial Structure of Moment Polytopes

Tara Holm (University of Connecticut)

The Combinatorial Structure of Moment Polytopes

Tara Holm (University of Connecticut)

4/26/06

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

A Casual Look at Category Theory

Matt Jura (University of Connecticut)

A Casual Look at Category Theory

Matt Jura (University of Connecticut)

9/6/06

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Playing games in set theory

Reed Solomon (University of Connecticut)

Playing games in set theory

Reed Solomon (University of Connecticut)

9/13/06

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Fourier Analysis on Groups

Gorjan Alagic (University of Connecticut)

Fourier Analysis on Groups

Gorjan Alagic (University of Connecticut)

9/20/06

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Dirichlet’s Theorem for arithmetic progression

Lance Miller (University of Connecticut)

Dirichlet’s Theorem for arithmetic progression

Lance Miller (University of Connecticut)

9/27/06

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Not a proof of the Four Color Theorem

Oscar Levin ()

Not a proof of the Four Color Theorem

Oscar Levin ()

10/4/06

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

A completely accessible and historically motivated introduction to The Theory of Partitions and its connections to number theory, combinatorics, algebra, complex analysis, chess, particle physics, the q-universe, and ping-pong.

Dennis Eichhorn (University of Connecticut)

A completely accessible and historically motivated introduction to The Theory of Partitions and its connections to number theory, combinatorics, algebra, complex analysis, chess, particle physics, the q-universe, and ping-pong.

Dennis Eichhorn (University of Connecticut)

10/11/06

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Why is the Riemann hypothesis important?

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

Why is the Riemann hypothesis important?

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

10/18/06

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Bird of a feather flock together, but how?

Upendra Prasad (University of Connecticut)

Bird of a feather flock together, but how?

Upendra Prasad (University of Connecticut)

10/25/06

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Instabilities in the tidal deformation of planetary bodies

Sarah Frey (University of Connecticut)

Instabilities in the tidal deformation of planetary bodies

Sarah Frey (University of Connecticut)

11/1/06

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

An overview of some knot and 3-manifold invariants

Kristen Sellke (University of Connecticut)

An overview of some knot and 3-manifold invariants

Kristen Sellke (University of Connecticut)

11/8/06

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Applying for Jobs in Academia: All You Ever Needed to Know

Panel (University of Connecticut)

Applying for Jobs in Academia: All You Ever Needed to Know

Panel (University of Connecticut)

11/15/06

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Basics of Fuzzy Set Theory

Matt Jura ()

The Basics of Fuzzy Set Theory

Matt Jura ()

12/6/06

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

On Cauchy interpolar functions

Paul-Jean Cahen (University of Connecticut)

On Cauchy interpolar functions

Paul-Jean Cahen (University of Connecticut)

1/24/07

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

An Introduction to Elliptic Curves

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

An Introduction to Elliptic Curves

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

1/31/07

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Nuggets of Ramsey Theory

Reed Solomon ()

Nuggets of Ramsey Theory

Reed Solomon ()

2/21/07

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Computational Topology: My Personal Overview

Tom Peters (University of Connecticut)

Computational Topology: My Personal Overview

Tom Peters (University of Connecticut)

3/21/07

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Ergodic Theorem

Keith Conrad ()

The Ergodic Theorem

Keith Conrad ()

3/28/07

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

From Connecticut to Wisconsin: My Experiences, Students, and Mathematics

Richard Brualdi (University of Wisconsin at Madison)

From Connecticut to Wisconsin: My Experiences, Students, and Mathematics

Richard Brualdi (University of Wisconsin at Madison)

3/29/07

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Upper Half Plane in Geometry, Analysis, and Algebra

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

The Upper Half Plane in Geometry, Analysis, and Algebra

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

4/4/07

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Posets have their ups and downs

Tom Roby (University of Connecticut)

Posets have their ups and downs

Tom Roby (University of Connecticut)

4/18/07

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Hecke Algebras, Quantum Spin Chains and Reaction-Diffusion Models

Birgit Kaufmann (University of Connecticut)

Hecke Algebras, Quantum Spin Chains and Reaction-Diffusion Models

Birgit Kaufmann (University of Connecticut)

9/5/07

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Quaternion Algebras

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

Quaternion Algebras

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

9/12/07

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Well quasi-orders – What are they and why are they useful?

Reed Solomon (University of Connecticut)

Well quasi-orders – What are they and why are they useful?

Reed Solomon (University of Connecticut)

9/26/07

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Study of repair of stiction failed MEMS cantilever beams using structural vibrations.

Amit Savkar (University of Connecticut)

Study of repair of stiction failed MEMS cantilever beams using structural vibrations.

Amit Savkar (University of Connecticut)

10/3/07

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

An Introduction to p-adic Numbers

Lance Miller (University of Connecticut)

An Introduction to p-adic Numbers

Lance Miller (University of Connecticut)

10/10/07

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Vibration Modes of Fractals

Alexander Teplyaev ()

Vibration Modes of Fractals

Alexander Teplyaev ()

10/24/07

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Boolean Algebras: What Are They? Where Do They Come From? What Are They Made Of? And Why Do We Care?

Asher Kach ( study the finite Boolean algebras (answering why no one else does))

Boolean Algebras: What Are They? Where Do They Come From? What Are They Made Of? And Why Do We Care?

Asher Kach ( study the finite Boolean algebras (answering why no one else does))

10/31/07

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Nonnegative matrix factorization and its applications.

Upendra Prasad (University of Connecticut)

Nonnegative matrix factorization and its applications.

Upendra Prasad (University of Connecticut)

11/7/07

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

A Taste of Homological Algebra

Sarah Glaz ( freeness)

A Taste of Homological Algebra

Sarah Glaz ( freeness)

11/14/07

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

A naive statement of Langlands’ Correspondence

Kyu-Hwan Lee (University of Connecticut)

A naive statement of Langlands’ Correspondence

Kyu-Hwan Lee (University of Connecticut)

11/28/07

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Finite-index Subgroups of SL

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

Finite-index Subgroups of SL

_{2}(**Z**).Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

2/20/08

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

\Automatic\” Analysis”

Stuart Sidney (University of Connecticut)

\Automatic\” Analysis”

Stuart Sidney (University of Connecticut)

2/27/08

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

How many real numbers are there?

Reed Solomon (University of Connecticut)

How many real numbers are there?

Reed Solomon (University of Connecticut)

3/19/08

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Tournaments and March Madness

Asher Kach (University of Connecticut)

Tournaments and March Madness

Asher Kach (University of Connecticut)

3/26/08

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Remarks on Russell’s paradox

JC Beall ()

Remarks on Russell’s paradox

JC Beall ()

4/2/08

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

p-adic Distributions

Vicentiu Pasol (University of Connecticut)

p-adic Distributions

Vicentiu Pasol (University of Connecticut)

4/9/08

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

You Can Count on Power Series

Thomas Roby ()

You Can Count on Power Series

Thomas Roby ()

4/16/08

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Presburger Arithmetic

Matthew Jura (University of Connecticut)

Presburger Arithmetic

Matthew Jura (University of Connecticut)

9/10/08

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Degree of a Rational Function

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

The Degree of a Rational Function

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

9/17/08

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The continued fraction expansion of

John Haga (University of Connecticut)

The continued fraction expansion of

*e*John Haga (University of Connecticut)

9/24/08

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Fair Coins from Biased Coins to Mathematical Randomness

Asher Kach ()

Fair Coins from Biased Coins to Mathematical Randomness

Asher Kach ()

10/8/08

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Coloring Surfaces

Avraham Bourla (University of Connecticut)

Coloring Surfaces

Avraham Bourla (University of Connecticut)

10/15/08

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Writing Teaching Philosophy Statements (part 1)

Catherine Ross (University of Connecticut)

Writing Teaching Philosophy Statements (part 1)

Catherine Ross (University of Connecticut)

10/22/08

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

A Different Way to Color Graphs, and Diagonalization

Matthew Jura (University of Connecticut)

A Different Way to Color Graphs, and Diagonalization

Matthew Jura (University of Connecticut)

10/29/08

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Number Theory is Fun…ction Fields

Russell Prime (University of Connecticut)

Number Theory is Fun…ction Fields

Russell Prime (University of Connecticut)

11/5/08

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Writing Teaching Philosophy Statements (part 2)

Catherine Ross (University of Connecticut)

Writing Teaching Philosophy Statements (part 2)

Catherine Ross (University of Connecticut)

11/12/08

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Financial Mathematics ñ What Does It Mean?

James Bridgeman (University of Connecticut)

Financial Mathematics ñ What Does It Mean?

James Bridgeman (University of Connecticut)

11/19/08

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

An Introduction to the Stochastic Loewner Evolution

Andrew Ursitti (University of Connecticut)

An Introduction to the Stochastic Loewner Evolution

Andrew Ursitti (University of Connecticut)

12/3/08

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

(Co)homology, Spectra and Linear Functors

Stephen Miller (University of Connecticut)

(Co)homology, Spectra and Linear Functors

Stephen Miller (University of Connecticut)

2/18/09

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Panel: How to get started on Research

Many Speakers (University of Connecticut)

Panel: How to get started on Research

Many Speakers (University of Connecticut)

2/25/09

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Infinite Galois Theory

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

Infinite Galois Theory

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

3/4/09

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Slaying the Hydra

Paul Ellis (University of Connecticut)

Slaying the Hydra

Paul Ellis (University of Connecticut)

3/18/09

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Bridge between Elliptic Curves and Modular Forms

Alvaro Lozano-Robledo (University of Connecticut)

The Bridge between Elliptic Curves and Modular Forms

Alvaro Lozano-Robledo (University of Connecticut)

4/1/09

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

What is a quantum group?

Kyu-Hwan Lee (University of Connecticut)

What is a quantum group?

Kyu-Hwan Lee (University of Connecticut)

4/8/09

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

TEA & TOAST, Knots & Molecules in Animation, Simulation & Visualization

Thomas Peters (University of Connecticut)

TEA & TOAST, Knots & Molecules in Animation, Simulation & Visualization

Thomas Peters (University of Connecticut)

4/15/09

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

An Introduction to the Feynman Integral

Matthew Cecil (University of Connecticut)

An Introduction to the Feynman Integral

Matthew Cecil (University of Connecticut)

4/22/09

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Geometric VOA

Jonathan Axtell ()

Geometric VOA

Jonathan Axtell ()

9/9/09

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Brownian Motion

Richard Bass (University of Connecticut)

Brownian Motion

Richard Bass (University of Connecticut)

9/16/09

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Writing Teaching Philosophy Statements

Catherine Ross (University of Connecticut)

Writing Teaching Philosophy Statements

Catherine Ross (University of Connecticut)

9/30/09

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Examples in algebra using topology

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

Examples in algebra using topology

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

10/7/09

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Effect of Global Warming on Financial Discounting Methodology

James Bridgeman (University of Connecticut)

The Effect of Global Warming on Financial Discounting Methodology

James Bridgeman (University of Connecticut)

10/14/09

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Large Deviations, Small Probabilities

Iddo Ben Ari (University of Connecticut)

Large Deviations, Small Probabilities

Iddo Ben Ari (University of Connecticut)

10/21/09

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Examples in Effective Algebra

Amy Turlington (University of Connecticut)

Examples in Effective Algebra

Amy Turlington (University of Connecticut)

10/28/09

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Path algebras and cluster-tilted algebras

Ralf Schiffler (University of Connecticut)

Path algebras and cluster-tilted algebras

Ralf Schiffler (University of Connecticut)

11/4/09

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Investigating the model of high school mathematics teacher preparation in China

Su Liang (University of Connecticut)

Investigating the model of high school mathematics teacher preparation in China

Su Liang (University of Connecticut)

11/11/09

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Apollonian gasket revealed

Avraham Bourla (University of Connecticut)

The Apollonian gasket revealed

Avraham Bourla (University of Connecticut)

12/2/09

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Graduate Student Research

Various Speakers (University of Connecticut)

Graduate Student Research

Various Speakers (University of Connecticut)

2/12/10

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

**C**is Algebraically closed.Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

2/19/10

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Arbeloses are Arbelawesome!

Brian Whitehead (University of Connecticut)

Arbeloses are Arbelawesome!

Brian Whitehead (University of Connecticut)

2/26/10

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Bridges Behaving Badly: When and Why Good Bridges Go Bad

P. Joseph McKenna (University of Connecticut)

Bridges Behaving Badly: When and Why Good Bridges Go Bad

P. Joseph McKenna (University of Connecticut)

3/5/10

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Coupling in Probability Theory

Iddo Ben Ari (University of Connecticut)

Coupling in Probability Theory

Iddo Ben Ari (University of Connecticut)

3/19/10

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Cantor Function

David Ferrone (University of Connecticut)

The Cantor Function

David Ferrone (University of Connecticut)

3/26/10

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Derivatives For All

Luke Rogers (University of Connecticut)

Derivatives For All

Luke Rogers (University of Connecticut)

4/2/10

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

When is a set large? Just the Baire facts, please.

Stuart Sidney ( it is very useful thanks to the Baire category theorem)

When is a set large? Just the Baire facts, please.

Stuart Sidney ( it is very useful thanks to the Baire category theorem)

4/9/10

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Diffusions on Fractals and other Exotic Spaces

Benjamin Steinhurst (University of Connecticut)

Diffusions on Fractals and other Exotic Spaces

Benjamin Steinhurst (University of Connecticut)

4/23/10

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

An Elementary Proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem (for polynomials).

Alvaro Lozano-Robledo ( elementary)

An Elementary Proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem (for polynomials).

Alvaro Lozano-Robledo ( elementary)

5/3/10

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Polymatroids and Dimension Inequalities in Subspace Arrangements

Ryan Kinser ()

Polymatroids and Dimension Inequalities in Subspace Arrangements

Ryan Kinser ()

9/3/10

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Infinitesimals and Nonstandard Calculus

Reed Solomon ( I will explain how to construct such an extension of the reals and how such an extension can be used to prove theorems of calculus without ever mentioning a limit.”)

Infinitesimals and Nonstandard Calculus

Reed Solomon ( I will explain how to construct such an extension of the reals and how such an extension can be used to prove theorems of calculus without ever mentioning a limit.”)

9/10/10

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Self Similarity and You

Daniel Kelleher (University of Connecticut)

Self Similarity and You

Daniel Kelleher (University of Connecticut)

9/17/10

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Nuts and Bolts of the Black-Scholes PDE Solution

Edward Perry (University of Connecticut)

Nuts and Bolts of the Black-Scholes PDE Solution

Edward Perry (University of Connecticut)

10/1/10

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Error-Correcting Codes: Toric Construction

Ryan Schwarz (University of Connecticut)

Error-Correcting Codes: Toric Construction

Ryan Schwarz (University of Connecticut)

10/8/10

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Partition functions and their q-deformations

Kyu-Hwan Lee (University of Connecticut)

Partition functions and their q-deformations

Kyu-Hwan Lee (University of Connecticut)

10/15/10

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

F-split rings

Lance Miller (University of Utah)

F-split rings

Lance Miller (University of Utah)

10/22/10

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

A not-so-long survey of LaTeX

Ben Salisbury (University of Connecticut)

A not-so-long survey of LaTeX

Ben Salisbury (University of Connecticut)

10/29/10

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Embeddings of toric varieties

Milena Hering (University of Connecticut)

Embeddings of toric varieties

Milena Hering (University of Connecticut)

11/5/10

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Large Lectures in Calculus: A Challenge for Teaching and Research

Amit Savkar and Fabiana Cardetti (University of Connecticut)

Large Lectures in Calculus: A Challenge for Teaching and Research

Amit Savkar and Fabiana Cardetti (University of Connecticut)

11/12/10

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

An Introduction to Quivers

Lucas Roesler (University of Connecticut)

An Introduction to Quivers

Lucas Roesler (University of Connecticut)

11/19/10

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Just What is the Connection Between Physics and Music?

George Gibson ( an order and Harmony that becomes ever more perfect in spite of the manifold variety.\” – Sommerfeld (1919).

)

Just What is the Connection Between Physics and Music?

George Gibson ( an order and Harmony that becomes ever more perfect in spite of the manifold variety.\” – Sommerfeld (1919).

)

12/3/10

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Algebra, Meet Geometry!

Arend Bayer ( r(t) satisfying the equation p(t)

Algebra, Meet Geometry!

Arend Bayer ( r(t) satisfying the equation p(t)

^{n}+ q(t)^{n}= r(t)^{n}for n ≥ 3. This question may seem peculiar at first)12/10/10

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Inversion of Matrices via Simple Graph Manipulations

Pavel Zhlobich (University of Connecticut)

Inversion of Matrices via Simple Graph Manipulations

Pavel Zhlobich (University of Connecticut)

2/18/11

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Fractional Cartesian Products and Combinatorial Dimension

Ron Blei (University of Connecticut)

Fractional Cartesian Products and Combinatorial Dimension

Ron Blei (University of Connecticut)

2/25/11

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

On two stochastic models of biological evolution

Iddo Ben Ari ( when N is large. This is open)

On two stochastic models of biological evolution

Iddo Ben Ari ( when N is large. This is open)

3/4/11

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Introduction to Jump Processes

Brian Whitehead (University of Connecticut)

Introduction to Jump Processes

Brian Whitehead (University of Connecticut)

3/18/11

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Is the Choice Between Ponzi and Pinochet?

Jim Bridgeman (University of Connecticut)

Is the Choice Between Ponzi and Pinochet?

Jim Bridgeman (University of Connecticut)

4/1/11

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Preparing for and Navigating the Job Market

Ryan Schwarz (University of Connecticut)

Preparing for and Navigating the Job Market

Ryan Schwarz (University of Connecticut)

4/8/11

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Ponzi or Pinochet, Part II

Jim Bridgeman (University of Connecticut)

Ponzi or Pinochet, Part II

Jim Bridgeman (University of Connecticut)

4/15/11

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Problem Solving

Thomas DeFranco (University of Connecticut)

Problem Solving

Thomas DeFranco (University of Connecticut)

4/29/11

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Spectral Dimension of the Universe

Alexander Teplyaev ( the quantum universe appears two dimensional at short distances. We conclude that quantum gravity may be ìself-renormalizingî at the Planck scale)

The Spectral Dimension of the Universe

Alexander Teplyaev ( the quantum universe appears two dimensional at short distances. We conclude that quantum gravity may be ìself-renormalizingî at the Planck scale)

9/2/11

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Thermodynamics on Fractals

Gerald Dunne (University of Connecticut)

Thermodynamics on Fractals

Gerald Dunne (University of Connecticut)

9/9/11

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Zeta functions of fractal strings and the Riemann hypothesis

John Rock ()

Zeta functions of fractal strings and the Riemann hypothesis

John Rock ()

9/16/11

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Efficient Coding of Natural Sound

David Ferrone (University of Connecticut)

Efficient Coding of Natural Sound

David Ferrone (University of Connecticut)

9/23/11

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Computer, Hello Computer: A brief introduction to Sage

Lucas David-Roesler (University of Connecticut)

Computer, Hello Computer: A brief introduction to Sage

Lucas David-Roesler (University of Connecticut)

9/30/11

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Spectral Graph Theory

Daniel Kelleher ( analytic and algebraic techniques…\” –Fan Chung)

Spectral Graph Theory

Daniel Kelleher ( analytic and algebraic techniques…\” –Fan Chung)

10/7/11

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Inversion of quasiseparable Vandermonde-like matrices

Shirani Perera (University of Connecticut)

Inversion of quasiseparable Vandermonde-like matrices

Shirani Perera (University of Connecticut)

10/14/11

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

An Introduction to Ramsey Theory

Reed Solomon (University of Connecticut)

An Introduction to Ramsey Theory

Reed Solomon (University of Connecticut)

10/21/11

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Lambert W Function and Infinite Exponential

Michael Joseph (University of Connecticut)

Lambert W Function and Infinite Exponential

Michael Joseph (University of Connecticut)

10/28/11

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Tools of the Trade in Large Lecture Calculus Instruction

Amit Savkar (University of Connecticut)

Tools of the Trade in Large Lecture Calculus Instruction

Amit Savkar (University of Connecticut)

11/4/11

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Continued Fraction Expansion of $e$

John Haga (University of Connecticut)

The Continued Fraction Expansion of $e$

John Haga (University of Connecticut)

11/11/11

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Quadratic Forms Versus Higher-Degree Forms

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

Quadratic Forms Versus Higher-Degree Forms

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

12/2/11

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

A Taste of Homological Algebra

Sarah Glaz ( freeness)

A Taste of Homological Algebra

Sarah Glaz ( freeness)

12/9/11

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Kac-Moody algebras and the Jacobi triple product identity

Ben Salisbury (University of Connecticut)

Kac-Moody algebras and the Jacobi triple product identity

Ben Salisbury (University of Connecticut)

1/20/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

What is a crystal?

Ben Salisbury (University of Connecticut)

What is a crystal?

Ben Salisbury (University of Connecticut)

1/27/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

What is a quiver?

Lucas David-Roesler (University of Connecticut)

What is a quiver?

Lucas David-Roesler (University of Connecticut)

2/3/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

What Are Elliptic Curves and Why Are They Interesting?

Harris Daniels (University of Connecticut)

What Are Elliptic Curves and Why Are They Interesting?

Harris Daniels (University of Connecticut)

2/10/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

What is Poisson geometry?

Rui Loja Fernandes (Instituto Superior TÈcnico)

What is Poisson geometry?

Rui Loja Fernandes (Instituto Superior TÈcnico)

2/17/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

What is a Coxeter Group?

Gabe Feinberg (University of Connecticut)

What is a Coxeter Group?

Gabe Feinberg (University of Connecticut)

2/20/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Gaussian Analysis in Dimension One (Pre-Colloquium)

David Nualart (University of Kansas)

Gaussian Analysis in Dimension One (Pre-Colloquium)

David Nualart (University of Kansas)

2/24/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The moduli space of points on the projective line and quadratic Groebner bases

Milena Hering (University of Connecticut)

The moduli space of points on the projective line and quadratic Groebner bases

Milena Hering (University of Connecticut)

3/2/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Group Actions and the Sylow Theorems

Patrick Dragon ()

Group Actions and the Sylow Theorems

Patrick Dragon ()

3/9/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Randomness and applied recursion theory

Johanna Franklin (University of Connecticut)

Randomness and applied recursion theory

Johanna Franklin (University of Connecticut)

3/23/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

What is Representation Theory?

Ryan Kinser (Northeastern University)

What is Representation Theory?

Ryan Kinser (Northeastern University)

3/30/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Quartic Curves and Their Bitangents

Bernd Sturmfels (University of California, Berkeley)

Quartic Curves and Their Bitangents

Bernd Sturmfels (University of California, Berkeley)

4/6/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Stable and Numerical Quintic Surfaces

Julie Rana ( which involves a discussion of double covers and degenerations of surfaces. In the second half of the talk)

Stable and Numerical Quintic Surfaces

Julie Rana ( which involves a discussion of double covers and degenerations of surfaces. In the second half of the talk)

4/13/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

An introduction to algebraic combinatorics

Steven Pon ( symmetric functions)

An introduction to algebraic combinatorics

Steven Pon ( symmetric functions)

4/20/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

An Analog of Polyaís Theorem for a New Type of Random Walk

David White (Wesleyan University)

An Analog of Polyaís Theorem for a New Type of Random Walk

David White (Wesleyan University)

4/27/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Chromatic Homotopy Theory

Gabriel Valenzuela ( algebra)

Chromatic Homotopy Theory

Gabriel Valenzuela ( algebra)

6/1/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Spectral Graph Theory

Daniel Kelleher ( analytic and algebraic techniques…\” –Fan Chung)

Spectral Graph Theory

Daniel Kelleher ( analytic and algebraic techniques…\” –Fan Chung)

6/8/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Projective Plane

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

The Projective Plane

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

6/14/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Grassmannians and Projective Space

Rebecca Tramel (University of Connecticut)

Grassmannians and Projective Space

Rebecca Tramel (University of Connecticut)

6/22/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Fractal Dimension of the Universe

Alexander Teplyaev (University of Connecticut)

Fractal Dimension of the Universe

Alexander Teplyaev (University of Connecticut)

6/29/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Marvels in Mathematica

Alex Baldenko (University of Connecticut)

Marvels in Mathematica

Alex Baldenko (University of Connecticut)

7/6/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Modular Group and the Upper Half Plane

Harris Daniels (University of Connecticut)

The Modular Group and the Upper Half Plane

Harris Daniels (University of Connecticut)

7/13/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Brownian Motion & Levy Processes

John Haga (University of Connecticut)

Brownian Motion & Levy Processes

John Haga (University of Connecticut)

7/20/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Arrow’s Theorem

Lucas David-Roesler (University of Connecticut)

Arrow’s Theorem

Lucas David-Roesler (University of Connecticut)

8/31/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Degree structures and computational complexity

Reed Solomon ( I will discuss the kinds of questions computability theorists ask about these structures and how they extend these questions to computing on objects other than the natural numbers.”)

Degree structures and computational complexity

Reed Solomon ( I will discuss the kinds of questions computability theorists ask about these structures and how they extend these questions to computing on objects other than the natural numbers.”)

9/7/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Fundamental Domains

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

Fundamental Domains

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

9/14/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

An Introduction to Geometric Analysis

Ovidiu Munteanu (University of Connecticut)

An Introduction to Geometric Analysis

Ovidiu Munteanu (University of Connecticut)

9/21/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Picking an Advisor: a Panel Discussion

UConn Math Grad Students (University of Connecticut)

Picking an Advisor: a Panel Discussion

UConn Math Grad Students (University of Connecticut)

9/28/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Growth and the Grigorchuk group

Daniel Kelleher (University of Connecticut)

Growth and the Grigorchuk group

Daniel Kelleher (University of Connecticut)

10/5/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Deformations Preserving Total Curvature

Anne Berres (Technical University of Kaiserslautern)

Deformations Preserving Total Curvature

Anne Berres (Technical University of Kaiserslautern)

10/12/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Optimal Investment and Life Insurance for a Bequest Goal

Virginia Young (University of Michigan)

Optimal Investment and Life Insurance for a Bequest Goal

Virginia Young (University of Michigan)

10/19/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Lorentz Lattice Gas

Tom LaGatta (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences)

The Lorentz Lattice Gas

Tom LaGatta (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences)

10/26/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Moduli Spaces of Curves and Enumerative Geometry

Ross Sweet (Boston University)

Moduli Spaces of Curves and Enumerative Geometry

Ross Sweet (Boston University)

11/2/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Finite-type knot invariants

Robin Koytcheff (Brown University)

Finite-type knot invariants

Robin Koytcheff (Brown University)

11/9/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Knot Art, Analysis and Algorithms

T.J. Peters (University of Connecticut)

Knot Art, Analysis and Algorithms

T.J. Peters (University of Connecticut)

11/30/12

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Conquering a Conference

Johanna Franklin & Steven Pon (University of Connecticut)

Conquering a Conference

Johanna Franklin & Steven Pon (University of Connecticut)

1/25/13

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Introduction to Iwasawa Theory

Myoungil Kim (University of Connecticut)

Introduction to Iwasawa Theory

Myoungil Kim (University of Connecticut)

2/1/13

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Curved Wiener Measure

Thomas Laetsch (University of Connecticut)

Curved Wiener Measure

Thomas Laetsch (University of Connecticut)

2/15/13

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Embedding graphs in space

Dominic Dotterrer (http://ej.iop.org/images/1742-5468/2006/08/P08007/Full/2682801.jpg)

Embedding graphs in space

Dominic Dotterrer (http://ej.iop.org/images/1742-5468/2006/08/P08007/Full/2682801.jpg)

2/22/13

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Introduction to Random Groups

Robert Heffernan (University of Connecticut)

Introduction to Random Groups

Robert Heffernan (University of Connecticut)

3/1/13

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Introduction to the Invariant Subspace Problem

Michael Pruitt (University of Connecticut)

Introduction to the Invariant Subspace Problem

Michael Pruitt (University of Connecticut)

3/15/13

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Finiteness Results for Regular Quadratic Polynomials

James Ricci (Wesleyan University)

Finiteness Results for Regular Quadratic Polynomials

James Ricci (Wesleyan University)

3/29/13

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Explaining the Rise of Complex Societies in Human History: a Cultural Evolution Approach

Peter Turchin (University of Connecticut)

Explaining the Rise of Complex Societies in Human History: a Cultural Evolution Approach

Peter Turchin (University of Connecticut)

4/5/13

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Just the Baire facts: one-dimensional continuity vs. two-dimensional continuity

S. J. Sidney ()

Just the Baire facts: one-dimensional continuity vs. two-dimensional continuity

S. J. Sidney ()

4/12/13

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Landweber Exact Functor Theorem

Gabriel Valenzuela (Wesleyan University)

The Landweber Exact Functor Theorem

Gabriel Valenzuela (Wesleyan University)

4/19/13

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Tangent bundles of simple non-differentiable objects

Alexander Teplyaev (University of Connecticut)

Tangent bundles of simple non-differentiable objects

Alexander Teplyaev (University of Connecticut)

4/26/13

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Charms and Woes of Communication Complexity

Alexander Russell (University of Connecticut)

The Charms and Woes of Communication Complexity

Alexander Russell (University of Connecticut)

9/13/13

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Computing over N and R

Johanna Franklin (University of Connecticut)

Computing over N and R

Johanna Franklin (University of Connecticut)

9/20/13

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

A short introduction to geometry

Ovidiu Munteanu (University of Connecticut)

A short introduction to geometry

Ovidiu Munteanu (University of Connecticut)

9/27/13

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Understanding the Gravity of the Situation

Alan Parry (University of Connecticut)

Understanding the Gravity of the Situation

Alan Parry (University of Connecticut)

10/11/13

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Are the real numbers really real? Really?

Alvaro Lozano-Robledo ()

Are the real numbers really real? Really?

Alvaro Lozano-Robledo ()

10/18/13

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The enabling technology for the life sciences

Reinhard Laubenbacher (University of Connecticut Health Center)

The enabling technology for the life sciences

Reinhard Laubenbacher (University of Connecticut Health Center)

10/25/13

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Introduction to the

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

Introduction to the

*p*-adic viewpointKeith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

11/15/13

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Spaces of Metric Spaces

Daniel Kelleher (University of Connecticut)

Spaces of Metric Spaces

Daniel Kelleher (University of Connecticut)

11/22/13

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

On the Geometry and Design of a Gearless Mechanical Transmission

Patrick Dragon (University of Connecticut)

On the Geometry and Design of a Gearless Mechanical Transmission

Patrick Dragon (University of Connecticut)

2/28/14

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

LCA(2), Weil index, and product formula

Dongwen Liu (University of Connecticut)

LCA(2), Weil index, and product formula

Dongwen Liu (University of Connecticut)

3/7/14

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

ALEKS: Placing students and beyond!

Amit Savkar (University of Connecticut)

ALEKS: Placing students and beyond!

Amit Savkar (University of Connecticut)

3/14/14

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Analogues of $\\pi$

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

Analogues of $\\pi$

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

3/28/14

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Prime Numbers and the Riemann Hypothesis

Matt Lamoureux ()

Prime Numbers and the Riemann Hypothesis

Matt Lamoureux ()

4/4/14

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Syzygies of equivariant ideals

Claudiu Raicu (Princeton University)

Syzygies of equivariant ideals

Claudiu Raicu (Princeton University)

4/11/14

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

On Independence in Probability Theory

Iddo Ben-Ari ( aimed at graduate students of all levels. “)

On Independence in Probability Theory

Iddo Ben-Ari ( aimed at graduate students of all levels. “)

4/18/14

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Why Word Problems are Hard, I

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

Why Word Problems are Hard, I

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

4/25/14

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Why Word Problems are Hard, II

Damir Dzhafarov (University of Connecticut)

Why Word Problems are Hard, II

Damir Dzhafarov (University of Connecticut)

9/5/14

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Grad Student Meet and Greet

UConn math graduate students ()

Grad Student Meet and Greet

UConn math graduate students ()

9/19/14

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Brownian Motion

Thomas Laetsch (University of Connecticut)

Brownian Motion

Thomas Laetsch (University of Connecticut)

9/26/14

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Torsion Subgroups of Elliptic Curves Over Number Fields

Mike Chou (University of Connecticut)

Torsion Subgroups of Elliptic Curves Over Number Fields

Mike Chou (University of Connecticut)

10/10/14

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Automorphism Tower Problem

Robert Heffernan (University of Connecticut)

The Automorphism Tower Problem

Robert Heffernan (University of Connecticut)

10/17/14

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Introduction to p-adic numbers

Liang Xiao (University of Connecticut)

Introduction to p-adic numbers

Liang Xiao (University of Connecticut)

10/24/14

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Numerical Continuation for Differential Equations

Ryan Pellico (University of Connecticut)

Numerical Continuation for Differential Equations

Ryan Pellico (University of Connecticut)

10/31/14

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Coarse Geometry

Phanuel Mariano (University of Connecticut)

Coarse Geometry

Phanuel Mariano (University of Connecticut)

11/14/14

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Black Holes Suck!

Alan Parry (University of Connecticut)

Black Holes Suck!

Alan Parry (University of Connecticut)

11/21/14

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Patterns That Don’t Last

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

Patterns That Don’t Last

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

12/5/14

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Catalan Numbers

Michael Joseph (University of Connecticut)

Catalan Numbers

Michael Joseph (University of Connecticut)

2/6/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Choosing an Advisor Panel

UConn math graduate students ()

Choosing an Advisor Panel

UConn math graduate students ()

2/13/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Data integration and assessment system

Amit Savkar (University of Connecticut)

Data integration and assessment system

Amit Savkar (University of Connecticut)

2/20/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Continued Fractions

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

Continued Fractions

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

3/6/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Nonlinear Suspension Bridges

Ryan Pellico (University of Connecticut)

Nonlinear Suspension Bridges

Ryan Pellico (University of Connecticut)

3/27/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Ito calculus for the rest of us

Thomas Laetsch (University of Connecticut)

Ito calculus for the rest of us

Thomas Laetsch (University of Connecticut)

4/3/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Futurama Theorem

Maryann Hohn (University of Connecticut)

The Futurama Theorem

Maryann Hohn (University of Connecticut)

4/10/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Control Affine System of a Rolling Sphere

Fanny Shum (University of Connecticut)

Control Affine System of a Rolling Sphere

Fanny Shum (University of Connecticut)

4/23/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Curvature and Fundamental Group

Maree Jaramillo (University of Connecticut)

Curvature and Fundamental Group

Maree Jaramillo (University of Connecticut)

5/1/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

What groups arise from the theory of elliptic curves?

¡lvaro Lozano-Robledo (University of Connecticut)

What groups arise from the theory of elliptic curves?

¡lvaro Lozano-Robledo (University of Connecticut)

5/29/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Spectral Dimension of the Universe

Alexander Teplyaev ( the quantum universe appears two dimensional at short distances. We conclude that quantum gravity may be ìself-renormalizingî at the Planck scale)

The Spectral Dimension of the Universe

Alexander Teplyaev ( the quantum universe appears two dimensional at short distances. We conclude that quantum gravity may be ìself-renormalizingî at the Planck scale)

6/5/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Random thoughts on Brownian motion

Masha Gordina (University of Connecticut)

Random thoughts on Brownian motion

Masha Gordina (University of Connecticut)

6/12/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Continued Fractions

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

Continued Fractions

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

6/19/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

From Brownian motion cometh

Thomas Laetsch (University of Connecticut)

From Brownian motion cometh

Thomas Laetsch (University of Connecticut)

6/26/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Drunkard, Octopus, and Electrical Networks

Joe Chen ( the amount of energy lost from the removed edges must be at least the energy gained from the increased conductances among the remaining edges. This inequality is intimately tied to the famous Thomson’s (or Dirichlet’s) principle)

Drunkard, Octopus, and Electrical Networks

Joe Chen ( the amount of energy lost from the removed edges must be at least the energy gained from the increased conductances among the remaining edges. This inequality is intimately tied to the famous Thomson’s (or Dirichlet’s) principle)

7/10/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Exact Formula for Fibonacci Numbers

Sandi Xhumari (University of Connecticut)

The Exact Formula for Fibonacci Numbers

Sandi Xhumari (University of Connecticut)

7/17/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Counting Spanning Trees in Self-Similar Graphs

Hugo Panzo (University of Connecticut)

Counting Spanning Trees in Self-Similar Graphs

Hugo Panzo (University of Connecticut)

7/24/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Oh where oh where can my diffusion be

David Herzog (Drake University / Iowa State University)

Oh where oh where can my diffusion be

David Herzog (Drake University / Iowa State University)

7/28/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

3rd Northeast Mathematics Undergraduate Research Mini-Symposium

Many speakers ()

3rd Northeast Mathematics Undergraduate Research Mini-Symposium

Many speakers ()

9/11/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Graduate student meet and greet

()

Graduate student meet and greet

()

9/18/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Brief Introduction to Representation Theory

Amelie Schreiber (University of Connecticut)

Brief Introduction to Representation Theory

Amelie Schreiber (University of Connecticut)

9/25/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Noise-induced Stabilization of Complex-valued Systems

Fanny Shum (University of Connecticut)

Noise-induced Stabilization of Complex-valued Systems

Fanny Shum (University of Connecticut)

10/9/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Logic and the Random Graph

Reed Solomon (University of Connecticut)

Logic and the Random Graph

Reed Solomon (University of Connecticut)

10/16/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Probability in Number Theory

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

Probability in Number Theory

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

10/23/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Teaching Philosophy and Job Application!

Amit Savkar (University of Connecticut)

Teaching Philosophy and Job Application!

Amit Savkar (University of Connecticut)

10/30/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Orthogonal Projections, Regression, and an Introduction to Artificial Neural Networks

Thomas Laetsch ()

Orthogonal Projections, Regression, and an Introduction to Artificial Neural Networks

Thomas Laetsch ()

11/13/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Leja ordering, Laurent polynomials, and fast algorithms for structured matrices

David Miller (University of Connecticut)

Leja ordering, Laurent polynomials, and fast algorithms for structured matrices

David Miller (University of Connecticut)

12/11/15

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Prelim Preparation Panel

Graduate students (University of Connecticut)

Prelim Preparation Panel

Graduate students (University of Connecticut)

2/12/16

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Partitions of Sets

Michael Joseph (University of Connecticut)

Partitions of Sets

Michael Joseph (University of Connecticut)

2/19/16

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

From Tensors to Differential Forms

Amelie Schreiber ( this will be an introduction to tensors and one motivation for understanding them)

From Tensors to Differential Forms

Amelie Schreiber ( this will be an introduction to tensors and one motivation for understanding them)

3/4/16

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

A survey of algebraic number theory

Keith Conrad ( localization) or as \”algebraic number\” theory — the study of algebraic numbers. In this talk)

A survey of algebraic number theory

Keith Conrad ( localization) or as \”algebraic number\” theory — the study of algebraic numbers. In this talk)

3/25/16

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Curvature and the Gauss-Bonnet Theorem

Daniel Martin (University of Connecticut)

Curvature and the Gauss-Bonnet Theorem

Daniel Martin (University of Connecticut)

4/1/16

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Forecasting Analytics Applications at Pratt & Whitney

David Sirag ()

Forecasting Analytics Applications at Pratt & Whitney

David Sirag ()

4/7/16

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Applying for Academic Jobs

Amit Savkar (University of Connecticut)

Applying for Academic Jobs

Amit Savkar (University of Connecticut)

4/15/16

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Exact Sequences in Auslander-Reiten Quivers of type $\\mathbb{A}_n$

Michelle Rabideau (University of Connecticut)

Exact Sequences in Auslander-Reiten Quivers of type $\\mathbb{A}_n$

Michelle Rabideau (University of Connecticut)

4/22/16

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Choosing an Advisor Panel

Graduate Students (University of Connecticut)

Choosing an Advisor Panel

Graduate Students (University of Connecticut)

9/2/16

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Graduate student meet and greet

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Graduate student meet and greet

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9/9/16

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Primality testing

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

Primality testing

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

9/16/16

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Game of Cops and Robbers on Infinite Graphs

Shelley Stahl (University of Connecticut)

The Game of Cops and Robbers on Infinite Graphs

Shelley Stahl (University of Connecticut)

9/30/16

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

When Better is Worse: Challenges in Predictive Modeling

Matt Lamoureux (University of Connecticut/Travelers)

When Better is Worse: Challenges in Predictive Modeling

Matt Lamoureux (University of Connecticut/Travelers)

10/7/16

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Career preparation seminar

(University of Connecticut)

Career preparation seminar

(University of Connecticut)

10/14/16

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Phenomena in Dynamical Algebraic Combinatorics: Cyclic Sieving, Homomesy, and Resonance

Michael Joseph (University of Connecticut)

Phenomena in Dynamical Algebraic Combinatorics: Cyclic Sieving, Homomesy, and Resonance

Michael Joseph (University of Connecticut)

10/21/16

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Dilation Theory and Completely Positive Maps.

Benjamin Russo (University of Connecticut)

Dilation Theory and Completely Positive Maps.

Benjamin Russo (University of Connecticut)

10/28/16

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Cluster Algebras and Continued Fractions

Ralf Schiffler (University of Connecticut)

Cluster Algebras and Continued Fractions

Ralf Schiffler (University of Connecticut)

11/4/16

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Random Walks and Amenability

Behrang Forghani (University of Connecticut)

Random Walks and Amenability

Behrang Forghani (University of Connecticut)

11/11/16

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

A minicourse and history on removable sets.

Joshua Flynn (University of Connecticut)

A minicourse and history on removable sets.

Joshua Flynn (University of Connecticut)

12/2/16

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Convex categories and entropy

Arthur Parzygnat (University of Connecticut)

Convex categories and entropy

Arthur Parzygnat (University of Connecticut)

12/9/16

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

On the minimal hitting set generation problem and its applications

Paola Vera-Licona (University of Connecticut)

On the minimal hitting set generation problem and its applications

Paola Vera-Licona (University of Connecticut)

1/27/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Spring semester meet and greet

(University of Connecticut)

Spring semester meet and greet

(University of Connecticut)

2/3/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Grad Life Q&A

Various Speakers ()

Grad Life Q&A

Various Speakers ()

2/10/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Distribution of prime numbers modulo $n$

Liang Xiao (University of Connecticut)

Distribution of prime numbers modulo $n$

Liang Xiao (University of Connecticut)

2/13/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Mathematics in the Biopharma Industry

Helen Moore ()

Mathematics in the Biopharma Industry

Helen Moore ()

2/17/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

What is Galois Theory?

Alvaro Lozano-Robledo (University of Connecticut)

What is Galois Theory?

Alvaro Lozano-Robledo (University of Connecticut)

2/24/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Bernoulli numbers

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

Bernoulli numbers

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

3/3/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Convincing non-functions to act like functions

Erin Rizzie (University of Connecticut)

Convincing non-functions to act like functions

Erin Rizzie (University of Connecticut)

3/24/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Solving Differential Equations with Probability

Phanuel Mariano (University of Connecticut)

Solving Differential Equations with Probability

Phanuel Mariano (University of Connecticut)

3/31/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Fermat Equation for Polynomials …it’s as easy as ABC

Bobby McDonald (University of Connecticut)

The Fermat Equation for Polynomials …it’s as easy as ABC

Bobby McDonald (University of Connecticut)

4/7/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

An Introduction to Hausdorff Measure and Sets of Non-Integral Dimension

Lisa Naples (University of Connecticut)

An Introduction to Hausdorff Measure and Sets of Non-Integral Dimension

Lisa Naples (University of Connecticut)

4/14/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The heat equation on a fractal

Patricia Alonso-Ruiz (University of Connecticut)

The heat equation on a fractal

Patricia Alonso-Ruiz (University of Connecticut)

4/18/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Impact of Model-based Control

Abhishek Dutta (University of Connecticut)

The Impact of Model-based Control

Abhishek Dutta (University of Connecticut)

4/21/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

A Brief Introduction to Rough Paths Theory

Qi Feng ( developments and applications of rough paths theory)

A Brief Introduction to Rough Paths Theory

Qi Feng ( developments and applications of rough paths theory)

4/28/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Quasicircles and snowflakes

Vyron Vellis (University of Connecticut)

Quasicircles and snowflakes

Vyron Vellis (University of Connecticut)

6/2/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The metric space of metric spaces

Daniel Kelleher (Purdue University)

The metric space of metric spaces

Daniel Kelleher (Purdue University)

6/9/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Length and volume

Luke Rogers (University of Connecticut)

Length and volume

Luke Rogers (University of Connecticut)

6/16/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Harmonic Measure

Zihui Zhao (University of Washington)

Harmonic Measure

Zihui Zhao (University of Washington)

6/23/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Random Matrices: Pictures From Traces and Products

Ambar Sengupta (University of Connecticut)

Random Matrices: Pictures From Traces and Products

Ambar Sengupta (University of Connecticut)

6/30/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

An algebraic characterization of differentiation

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

An algebraic characterization of differentiation

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

7/7/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Resistance metric – an electric interpretation of measuring distances

Patricia Alonso Ruiz (University of Connecticut)

Resistance metric – an electric interpretation of measuring distances

Patricia Alonso Ruiz (University of Connecticut)

7/14/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Laplace’s method and applications to probability

Hugo Panzo (University of Connecticut)

Laplace’s method and applications to probability

Hugo Panzo (University of Connecticut)

7/21/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

TBA

Michelle Rabideau (University of Connecticut)

TBA

Michelle Rabideau (University of Connecticut)

7/28/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The volume of the unit ball in $n$ dimensions

Phanuel Mariano (University of Connecticut)

The volume of the unit ball in $n$ dimensions

Phanuel Mariano (University of Connecticut)

9/1/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Meet & Greet

(University of Connecticut)

Meet & Greet

(University of Connecticut)

9/8/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Academic Jobs Panel

Several speakers (University of Connecticut)

Academic Jobs Panel

Several speakers (University of Connecticut)

9/15/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The shape of black holes

Lan-Hsuan Huang (University of Connecticut)

The shape of black holes

Lan-Hsuan Huang (University of Connecticut)

9/22/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Error-detecting codes

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

Error-detecting codes

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

9/29/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Error-correcting codes

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

Error-correcting codes

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

10/6/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Some probabilistic toy models for biological evolution

Iddo Ben-Ari ( convergence to a stationary distribution)

Some probabilistic toy models for biological evolution

Iddo Ben-Ari ( convergence to a stationary distribution)

10/13/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Reifenberg’s topological disk theorem

Matthew Badger (University of Connecticut)

Reifenberg’s topological disk theorem

Matthew Badger (University of Connecticut)

10/20/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Using evidence centered design approach for large scale assessments in freshmen-level mathematics

Amit Savkar (University of Connecticut)

Using evidence centered design approach for large scale assessments in freshmen-level mathematics

Amit Savkar (University of Connecticut)

10/27/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Industry opportunities for math PhD/Master students – Panel

Several speakers (University of Connecticut)

Industry opportunities for math PhD/Master students – Panel

Several speakers (University of Connecticut)

11/3/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Making Your Problems Someone Else's Problems: Connections Between Knot Theory and Graph Theory

Adam Giambrone (University of Connecticut)

Making Your Problems Someone Else's Problems: Connections Between Knot Theory and Graph Theory

Adam Giambrone (University of Connecticut)

11/10/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

An Introduction to the Heisenberg Group

Scott Zimmerman (University of Connecticut)

An Introduction to the Heisenberg Group

Scott Zimmerman (University of Connecticut)

12/1/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Gradients on higher dimensional Sierpinski Gaskets.

Gamal Mograby (University of Connecticut)

Gradients on higher dimensional Sierpinski Gaskets.

Gamal Mograby (University of Connecticut)

12/8/17

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Peng Zhao (University of Connecticut)

*L*-functions and the distribution of primesPeng Zhao (University of Connecticut)

1/19/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Spring Semester Meet and Greet

All Graduate Students (University of Connecticut)

Spring Semester Meet and Greet

All Graduate Students (University of Connecticut)

1/26/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Cupcakes versus muffins

Arthur Parzygnat (University of Connecticut)

Cupcakes versus muffins

Arthur Parzygnat (University of Connecticut)

2/2/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Mathematic in the biomedical sciences

Reinhard Laubenbacher (UConn Health Center)

Mathematic in the biomedical sciences

Reinhard Laubenbacher (UConn Health Center)

2/9/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

A predictive random effects model of dependent claims frequency and severity

Himchan Jeong (University of Connecticut)

A predictive random effects model of dependent claims frequency and severity

Himchan Jeong (University of Connecticut)

2/16/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Invariant pseudo-distances in complex hyperbolic geometry

Gunhee Cho (University of Connecticut)

Invariant pseudo-distances in complex hyperbolic geometry

Gunhee Cho (University of Connecticut)

2/23/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Asymptotically hyperbolic 3-metric with Ricci flow foliation

Hyun Chul Jang (University of Connecticut)

Asymptotically hyperbolic 3-metric with Ricci flow foliation

Hyun Chul Jang (University of Connecticut)

3/2/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

What is a cluster algebra?

Ralf Schiffler ()

What is a cluster algebra?

Ralf Schiffler ()

3/30/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Reverse mathematics: an introduction

Noah Hughes (University of Connecticut)

Reverse mathematics: an introduction

Noah Hughes (University of Connecticut)

3/30/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

An Introduction to Online Teaching

Amit Savkar ()

An Introduction to Online Teaching

Amit Savkar ()

3/30/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Reverse mathematics: an introduction

Noah Hughes ()

Reverse mathematics: an introduction

Noah Hughes ()

4/6/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

From PDE to Machine Learning; From Academia to Industry

Ko-Shin Chen (University of Connecticut)

From PDE to Machine Learning; From Academia to Industry

Ko-Shin Chen (University of Connecticut)

4/13/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

An Introduction to Modal Logic

Abolfazl Karimi (University of Connecticut)

An Introduction to Modal Logic

Abolfazl Karimi (University of Connecticut)

4/20/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

PoincarÈ hyperbolic models, punctured Riemann sphere and modular forms

Junqing Qian (University of Connecticut)

PoincarÈ hyperbolic models, punctured Riemann sphere and modular forms

Junqing Qian (University of Connecticut)

6/8/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Solving Differential Equations with Probability

Phanuel Mariano (University of Connecticut)

Solving Differential Equations with Probability

Phanuel Mariano (University of Connecticut)

6/15/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Why is the Riemann Hypothesis Important?

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

Why is the Riemann Hypothesis Important?

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

6/22/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Recurrent Random Walks

Behrang Forghani (University of Connecticut)

Recurrent Random Walks

Behrang Forghani (University of Connecticut)

6/29/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Crisis in Fundamental Physics

Philip Mannheim (Department of Physics University of Connecticut)

The Crisis in Fundamental Physics

Philip Mannheim (Department of Physics University of Connecticut)

7/6/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Fractional Derivatives

Benjamin Russo (University of Connecticut)

Fractional Derivatives

Benjamin Russo (University of Connecticut)

7/13/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

An Introduction to Self-Similar Structures

Christopher Hayes (University of Connecticut)

An Introduction to Self-Similar Structures

Christopher Hayes (University of Connecticut)

7/20/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The random graph

David Solomon (University of Connecticut)

The random graph

David Solomon (University of Connecticut)

7/27/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Introduction to Morse Theory

Gianmarco Molino (University of Connecticut)

Introduction to Morse Theory

Gianmarco Molino (University of Connecticut)

9/7/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Meet and Greet

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Meet and Greet

()

9/14/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Quaternions

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

Quaternions

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

9/21/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

The Gaussian Limit for High Dimensional Spherical Means

Amy Peterson ()

The Gaussian Limit for High Dimensional Spherical Means

Amy Peterson ()

9/28/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Wrecked-ifiability: How bad could it be?

Sean McCurdy (University of Washington)

Wrecked-ifiability: How bad could it be?

Sean McCurdy (University of Washington)

10/5/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Pade Approximants

Maxim Derevyagin ()

Pade Approximants

Maxim Derevyagin ()

10/12/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Random Fields on Riemannian Manifolds: The Gaussian Kinematic Formula

Marco Carfagnini ()

Random Fields on Riemannian Manifolds: The Gaussian Kinematic Formula

Marco Carfagnini ()

10/26/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

An introduction to Fourier transform on hyperbolic space.

Jungang Li (University of Connecticut)

An introduction to Fourier transform on hyperbolic space.

Jungang Li (University of Connecticut)

10/26/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Use of genomic recursions in single-step genomic best linear unbiased predictor (BLUP) with a large number of genotypes

Breno Fragomeni (Department of Animal Science)

Use of genomic recursions in single-step genomic best linear unbiased predictor (BLUP) with a large number of genotypes

Breno Fragomeni (Department of Animal Science)

11/2/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Perron’s Method for Harmonic Functions

Christopher Hayes (University of Connecticut)

Perron’s Method for Harmonic Functions

Christopher Hayes (University of Connecticut)

11/9/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Tree-based Models for the Efficient Valuation of Large Variable Annuity Porfolios

Zhiyu Quan (University of Connecticut)

Tree-based Models for the Efficient Valuation of Large Variable Annuity Porfolios

Zhiyu Quan (University of Connecticut)

11/30/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

Intrinsic metrics and the characterization of pseudoconvex domains

Gunhee Cho ()

Intrinsic metrics and the characterization of pseudoconvex domains

Gunhee Cho ()

12/7/18

S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

An Introduction to Heisenberg Type Groups

Joshua Flynn (University of Connecticut)

An Introduction to Heisenberg Type Groups

Joshua Flynn (University of Connecticut)