Eindhoven: Groups, Algebras and Algorithms18-3-2010 (thursday)
This is a joint seminar of the research groups
Algebra and Group Theory of Universite Catholique de Louvain
Discrete Algebra and Geometry of Eindhoven University of Technology
Algebra of Ghent University.
This day is sponsered by DIAMANT/NWO and Eidma.
10.00-10.30 Welcome with coffee and tea
10.45-11.30 G. Nebe, Recognizing division algebras
11.45-12.30 A. Caranti, The group generated by the round functions of AES
13.30-14.15 J. Draisma, Constructing Lie algebras from extremal elements
14.30-15.15 W. Kantor, Recognizing groups of Lie type
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The morning session will take place in room AUD10,
the afternoon session in room AUD16
of the Auditorium of the TU Eindhoven.
If you want to join the (free) lunch, please register by sending an email to
For more information, see
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