Quadratic Forms and Axial Algebras

June 17-21, 2019

Faculté des Sciences Jean Perrin, Lens (FRANCE)

Organizing committee:   J. Burési     B. Calmès     P.-E. Caprace     I. Dell'Ambrogio     A. Laghribi     J.-P. Tignol.

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This mini course on quadratic forms and related structures, organized by the algebra team of the department of mathematics in Lens, is supported by the Fédération de Recherche Mathématique du Nord-Pas-de-Calais 2956, the department of mathematics in Louvain-la-Neuve (Université catholique de Louvain), the Université d'Artois in the framework of the BQR support (Bonus Qualité Recherche), and the department of mathematics in Lens.

The program includes three 5-hours courses, and few short talks.


Karpenko Nikita (University of Alberta): The representation ring of an algebraic group.

Manfred Knebusch (Universität Regensburg): Supertropical quadratic forms.

Sergey Shpectorov (University of Birmingham): Axial algebras.

Short talks:

Sanghoon Baek (KAIST): Unramified cohomology of classifying varieties for spin groups.

Rony Bitan (Afeka, Tel-aviv Academic College of Engineering): On the genera of semisimple groups defined over an integral domain of a global function field.

Vineeth Chintala (Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay): Embeddings of Quadratic Spaces.

Rostislav Devyatov (University of Alberta/MPIM, Bonn): Multiplicity-free products of Schubert divisors and an application to canonical dimension.

Nicolas Garrel (University of Alberta): Signatures of hermitian forms and the spectrum of the mixed Witt ring.

Zur Izhakian (University of Aberdeen ): Supertropical algebra and applications.

Vladimir Tkachev (Linkoeping University): Medial and isospectral algebras.

de Mathématiques de Lens

Fédération de Recherche Mathématique
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