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Jan Trlifaj, Charles University in Prague Set-Theoretic Homological Algebra

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–4:50 pm Location: Avery Hall
In 1974, Shelah proved that Whitehead’s problem (a proposed characterization of free abelian groups) was not decidable in ZFC (the usual axioms of set theory, together with the axiom of choice). With his proof, powerful set-theoretic methods …

Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics plenary talks

Date: Time: 3:40 pm–6:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
The Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics is for outstanding undergraduate mathematicians at all stages of their careers. Students will have the opportunity to meet other women who share their interest in the mathematical …

Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics plenary talks

Date: Time: 2:00 pm Location: Embassy Suites
The Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics is for outstanding undergraduate mathematicians at all stages of their careers. Students will have the opportunity to meet other women who share their interest in the mathematical …

Corrine Yap, Rutgers University

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–4:50 pm Location: Avery Hall

Kuei-Nuan Lin, Penn State Greater Allegheny Applications of Blow-up Algebras

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–4:50 pm Location: Avery Hall
In this talk, we will start by defining blow-up algebras. We will then see all kinds of applications of blow-up algebras including chemical reaction networks, geometric modeling, and permutation statistics. We will also see that this topic has many …

Pavlo Pylyavskyy, University of Minnesota

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–4:50 pm Location: Avery Hall

Mark Hughes, Brigham Young University

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–4:50 pm Location: Avery Hall

Edriss Titi, Cambridge University

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–4:50 pm Location: Avery Hall