Latest update for the “Kourovka Notebook (Unsolved Problems in Group Theory)”

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
An update for the current 19th edition of “Kourovka Notebook (Unsolved Problems in Group Theory)” is  posted.  Several problems, both from the latest section and from the previous ones, have now been solved. (But of course many problems remain very much open:-).) Recall that “Kourovka Notebook” is a famous collection of open…

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Dr Tim Dokchitser

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On Wednesday the 5th of December 2018 Dr Tim Dokchitser (University of Bristol) visited the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra in Lincoln and gave a talk  “Brauer relations”. Abstract: “If G is a finite group, non-isomorphic G-sets X, Y may give rise to isomorphic permutation representations C[X] and C[Y]. These…

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Dr Vladimir Dokchitser

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On Wednesday the 5th of December 2018 Dr Vladimir Dokchitser (King’s College, University of London) visited the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra in Lincoln and gave a talk  “Ranks of Elliptic Curves”. Abstract: “I will discuss elliptic curves from the classical number theoretic point of view of trying…

Algebra seminar by David Stewart

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On Wednesday the 30th of January 2019, David Stewart (Newcastle University) will be visiting the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra and giving a seminar on Gröbner bases, smooth centralisers and the Lefschetz principle. His talk will be at 3pm in INB 3305. All are welcome.   His talk abstract…

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Dr Nick Gill

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On Wednesday the 28th of November 2018, Dr Nick Gill (University of South Wales)  visited the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra in Lincoln and gave a talk  “Cherlin’s conjecture for finite binary permutation groups”. Abstract: “A mathematical object C is called HOMOGENEOUS if any local symmetry can be extended…

Algebra Seminar by Tim Dokchitser

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On Wednesday the 5th of December 2018, Tim Dokchitser (University of Bristol) will be visiting the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra and giving a seminar on Brauer relations. His talk will be at 4pm in INB 3305. All are welcome. Tim’s talk abstract is as follows: “If…

Algebra seminar by Vladimir Dokchitser

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On Wednesday the 5th of December 2018, Vladimir Dokchitser (King’s College London) will be visiting the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra and giving a seminar on Ranks of Elliptic Curves. His talk will be at 3pm in INB 3305. All are welcome. His talk abstract is as…

Algebra Seminar by Nick Gill

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On Wednesday the 28th of November 2018, Nick Gill (University of South Wales) will be visiting the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra and giving a seminar on Cherlin’s conjecture for finite binary permutation groups. His talk will be at 4.30pm in INB 3305, and the abstract for…

Sandro Mattarei gives a talk in Loughborough

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On 20th November 2018 Sandro Mattarei visited Dr Elisa Postinghel (a former student of his of many years ago) at the University of Loughborough and gave an algebra seminar talk on Additive subgroups and inversion in finite fields. Elisa+Sandro

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Prof. Simon Blackburn

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On Wednesday the 14th of November 2018, Prof. Simon Blackburn (Royal Holloway, University of London) visited the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra in Lincoln and gave a talk  “Cryptography using Group Theory”. Abstract: “Over the past 20 years, there have been frequent proposals to use group-theoretic techniques in the…

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