Seminar: Yale Algebra and Number Theory Seminar (YANTS)

Spring 2015     Fall 2014

The Yale Algebra and Number Theory Seminar meets weekly on Tuesdays from 4:30 - 5:30 pm in LOM 205. Afterward, we usually go to dinner with the speaker at a local restaurant.

Organizers: Asher Auel, Nathan Kaplan, and Peng Zhao.

Date Speaker Title
Sep 2
Geoff Smith (Yale)
Dense Clusters of Special Primes
Sep 9
Ali Altug
Analytic Number Theory and the Trace Formula
Sep 16
Keerthi Madpusi Pera
Heights of special divisors on orthogonal Shimura varieties
Sep 23
Noam Elkies
How many points can a curve have?
Sep 30
Gautam Chinta
Prehomogeneous vector spaces and Whittaker functions
Oct 7
Sophie Marques
Ramification theory
Oct 14
No seminar: Hahn Lecture by Elon Lindenstrauss
Oct 21
No seminar: Fall break
Oct 28 Leo Goldmakher
Bounds on the least quadratic nonresidue
Nov 4 Zachary Scherr
Polynomials with special reducibility and a question of Guy
Nov 11
No seminar: Whittemore Lecture by Terence Tao
Nov 18
Ila Varma
The mean number of 3-torsion elements in ray class groups of quadratic fields
Nov 25
No seminar: Thanksgiving
Dec 2
No seminar: Feit Lecture by Geordie Williamson