The Mathematics Colloquium offers survey talks in mathematics and related fields. A colloquium talk offers a broad overview for a general mathematical audience rather than technical details for specialists.
The colloquium talks begin on Mondays at 3:45 p.m.
(Normally in room 1302 of Warren Weaver Hall at 251 Mercer Street, New York).
Colloquium Tea Preceding Talks
(Normally: 3:15-3:45 pm in the lounge (13th floor).
Seminar Organizer(s): Jonathan Niles-Weed and Chao Li.
Monday, April 27, 20093:45PM, Warren Weaver Hall 1302
Inapproximability of NP-Complete Problems, Discrete Fourier Analysis, and Geometry
Subhash Khot, New York University, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Monday, April 13, 20093:45PM, Warren Weaver Hall 1302
The Second Law of Probability: Entropy Growth in the Central Limit Theorem.
Keith Ball, University College London
Monday, March 30, 20093:45PM, Warren Weaver Hall 1302
Complex Interpolation Between Spaces of Bounded Operators
Gilles Pisier, Université Paris VI and Texas A&M University
Monday, March 2, 20093:45PM, Warren Weaver Hall 1302
From Diaconis-Fulton Addition to a Free Boundary Problem
Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research
Monday, February 9, 20093:45PM, Warren Weaver Hall 1302
Quantitative Behavior of Lipschitz Maps from the Heisenberg Group to \(L^1\)
Jeff Cheeger, New York University, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Monday, February 2, 20093:45PM, Warren Weaver Hall 1302
An Estimate on Weak Solutions of the Navier-Stokes Equations and Some of Its Consequences
Walter Craig, McMaster University