Leiden: talk by Michael Stoll2-3-2010 (tuesday)
Michael Stoll (Bayreuth university) will be visiting Leiden March 1-4.
He will give a talk on Tuesday, March 2, at 15.30 in room 412 of the
Solving a diophantine equation
I will demonstrate how one can solve a certain diophantine equation (that was
proposed as a problem at a workshop in Leiden in 2007). This involves the use
of a variety of results and computational techniques, some of which are
fairly recent developments. The talk is based on joint work with Bugeaud,
Mignotte, Siksek and Tengely.
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Mathematics cluster DIAMANT
3 DIAMANT PhD positions awarded19-12-2017
NWO, following a shortlist provided by the DIAMANT board, has decided to award 3 PhD positions to young DIAMANT members: Dion Gijswijt (TU Delft), Jan Steffen Müller (RUG) and Arno Kret (UvA).
DIAMANT funding continued 19-12-2017
The funding of all four mathematics clusters has been continued by NWO. For the coming two years 85 kE will be available in each cluster.
NWO Call for Tenure Track positions22-7-2016
NWO has opened a call for tenure track positions. Proposals for these positions, which include one PhD position for each tenure track position, can be submitted directly to NWO by professors from the 4 mathematics clusters, including Diamant. Diamant professors are warmly encouraged to submit proposals. Read more.
Dion Gijswijt and Jordan Ellenberg independently substantially improve capset bound 25-5-2016
A capset in a finite dimensional vector space over the field with 3 elements is a subset that contains no 3-term arithmetic progressions. Dion Gijswijt (TU Delft) and Jordan Ellenberg have independently obtained a bound on the size of a capset that for the first time improves substantially on the trivial bound 3^n. Read more in Terence Tao's blog about these developments.