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Category Archives: Mathematics
Bristol 2005
(This is really just a supplement to this post.) The AIM model of conferences encourages real time collaboration, which is unusual as far as mathematical conferences go. But the ne plus ultra of such a conference (among those I have … Continue reading
Posted in Mathematics, Travel
Tagged 628, AIM, Akshay Venkatesh, Andrew Booker, Ben Green, Brian Conrey, Bristol, Clifton, David Farmer, Elon Lindenstrauss, Emmanuel Kowalski, Erez Lapid, GSp(4), Jon Keating, Mark Watkins, Pork Pies, Ramanujan Conjecture, Sally Koutsoliotas, Soundararajan, William Stein
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The spoils of Rio
Congratulations to Akshay and Peter — don’t spend all those loonies at once! (Actually, I’m not sure that’s a grammatically correct usage of the word loonies unless they pay the winners in the form of 15000 coins; possibly the Hawk … Continue reading
Posted in Mathematics, Politics, Waffle
Tagged Akshay Venkatesh, Collaboration, Emmanuel Kowalski, Fields Medals, Loonies, Peter Scholze, The Hawk
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Update on SatoTate for abelian surfaces
Various people have asked me for an update on the status of the SatoTate conjecture for abelian surfaces in light of recent advances in modularity lifting theorems. My student Noah Taylor has exactly been undertaking this task, and this post … Continue reading
Posted in Mathematics
Tagged Ana Caraiani, Andrew Sutherland, Andrew Wiles, Bao Le Hung, Christian Johansson, David Helm, Francesc Fité, Freydoon Shahidi, George Boxer, Henry Kim, Jack Thorne, James Newton, Kiran Kedlaya, Laurent Clozel, Michael Harris, Nick Katz, Noah Taylor, Patrick Allen, Peter Scholze, Potential Modularity, Richard Taylor, SatoTate, Serre, Toby Gee, Victor Rotger, Vincent Pilloni
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Upcoming Attractions
There’s a packed schedule for graduate classes at Chicago next Fall: Ngô Bảo Châu on automorphic forms (TueTh 11:0012:30), Akhil Mathew on perfectoid spaces (MWF 12:301:30), and George Boxer and me on (higher) Hida theory (MW 1:303:00). Strap yourself in! … Continue reading
Posted in Mathematics
Tagged Akhil Mathew, Ana Caraiani, Bonn, George Boxer, Hausdorff Institute, Hida Theory, Laurent Fargues, Ngô Bảo Châu, Perfectoid Spaces, Peter Scholze
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Nobody Cares About Your Paper
I handle quite a few papers (though far fewer than other editors I know) as an associate editor at Mathematische Zeitschrift. Since the acceptance rate at Math Zeit is something in the neighbourhood of 20%, there are certainly good papers … Continue reading