Braids, Resolvent Degree and Hilbert’s 13th Problem

February 19 - 21, 2019

Schedule


Tuesday, February 19, 2019

9:00 - 9:50
Jesse Wolfson (University of California, Irvine (UCI))

After Abel
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10:15 - 11:05
Alexander Merkurjev (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))

Essential Dimension I

 
11:30 - 12:20
Jesse Wolfson (University of California, Irvine (UCI))

Resolvent Degree and Classical Solutions
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2:00 - 2:50
3:30 - 4:20
Askold Khovanskii (University of Toronto)

Topological approach to 13th Hilbert problem
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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

9:00 - 9:50
Alexander Merkurjev (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))

Essential Dimension II

 
10:15 - 11:05
11:30 - 12:20
Hélène Esnault (Freie Universität Berlin)

Arithmetic subspaces of moduli spaces of rank one local systems

 
2:00 - 2:50
Anatoly Libgober (University of Illinois at Chicago )

Asymptotic of invariants of quasi-projective fundamental groups.
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3:30 - 4:30

Thursday, February 21, 2019

9:00 - 9:50
Jesse Wolfson (University of California, Irvine (UCI))

Resolvent Degree and the Search for Lower Bounds
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10:15 - 11:05
11:30 - 12:20
Alexander Suciu (Northeastern University)

Braids, hyperplane arrangements, and Milnor fibrations
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2:00 - 2:50
Alexander Duncan (University of South Carolina)

Finite Groups of Low Essential Dimension

 
3:30 - 4:20