Department of Mathematics

Algebra Research Seminar

The Algebra Research Seminar is held from 3:30pm - 4:50pm on Wednesday afternoons in Bruner 306.
If you are interested in presenting a talk please contact Dr. Padmini Veerapen to schedule a date.
The schedule for the seminar is available at https://math.tntech.edu/pveerapen

The Fall 2018 seminar schedule is:

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Speaker: Jessica Cain

Title: Graded Clifford & Graded Skew Clifford Algebras

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Speaker: Jessica Cain

Title: Generalization of a Notion of Rank on Quadratic Forms on n Generators

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Speaker: Dr. Padmini Veerapen

Title: Clifford Algebras and their Generalizations (Part II)

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Speaker: Dr. Padmini Veerapen

Title: Clifford Algebras and their Generalizations

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Wednesday, September, 19, 2018

Speaker: Dr. Rafal Ablamowicz

Title: On Fadeev-Leverrier Algorithm for Computing a Characteristic Polynomial of a
         Matrix Extended to Clifford Algebra Elements

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Speaker: Dr. Rafal Ablamowicz

Title: A Primer on Functors (Part II)

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Speaker: Dr. Rafal Ablamowicz

Title: A Primer on Functors (Part I)

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The Spring 2017 seminar schedule is:

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Speaker: Anne Marie Walley 

Title: Clifford Algebras of Dimension 8

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Speaker: Manisha Varahagiri

Title: Thompson's Group F

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Speaker: Betsy Downs

Title: Clifford Algebras as Hopf Algebras and the Connection Between Cocycles and Walsh Functions.


The Fall 2016 seminar schedule is:

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Speaker: Dr. Padmini Veerapen

Title: Graded Skew Clifford Algebras and Skew Polynomial Rings.

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

Speaker: Jessica Prince

Title: Notion of Rank on Noncommutative Quadratic Forms on Four Generators (Part II).
This work is done under the supervision of Dr. Padmini Veerapen.

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

Speaker: Jessica Prince

Title: Notion of Rank on Noncommutative Quadratic Forms on Four Generators (Part I).
This work is done under the supervision of Dr. Padmini Veerapen.

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Speaker: Jessica Prince

Title: Notion of Rank on Noncommutative Quadratic Forms on Four Generators.
This work is done under the supervision of Dr. Padmini Veerapen.

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Speaker: Dr. Rafal Ablamowicz

Title: On Groebner Bases in Polynomial Rings: Part 4: Elements of the Elimination Theory and Syzygy Relations in Polynomial Rings.

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Thursday, October 20, 2016

Speaker: Dr. Rafal Ablamowicz

Title: On Groebner Bases in Polynomial Rings: Part 3: Hilbert Basis Theorem, Definition and Properties of Groebner Bases, Buchberger's Algorithm.

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Thursday, October 13, 2016

Speaker: Dr. Rafal Ablamowicz

Title: On Groebner Bases in Polynomial Rings: Part 2: Division Algorithm, Dickson's Lemma.

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Speaker: Dr. Rafal Ablamowicz

Title: On Groebner Bases in Polynomial Rings: Part 1 - Introduction to Basic Concepts.

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Speaker: Anne Marie Parke

Title: Clifford Algebras as a Projection of a Group Algebra.
This work is done under the supervision of Dr. Rafal Ablamowicz.

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Speaker: Jessica Prince

Title: Notion of Rank on Noncommutative Quadratic Forms on Two and Three Generators.
This is work done under the supervision of Dr. Padmini Veerapen.

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Thursday, September 8, 2016

Speaker: Jessica Prince

Title: Notion of Rank on Noncommutative Forms and Extension to the Noncommutative Setting.
This is work done under the supervision of Dr. Padmini Veerapen.

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

Speaker: Hannah Downs

Title: Group Algebras and Twisted Group Algebras as Examples of Hopf Algebras.
This is work done under the supervision of Dr. Rafal Ablamowicz.