Seminars
Algebra & Logic Seminar
2013-2014
May 23 | Andrew Misseldine (Brigham Young) Primitive Idempotents of Schur Rings |
May 16 | Lajos Molnar (Debrecen) On an operation on the positive definite cone of a $C^*$-algebra |
May 2, Apr 25 | Konrad Aguilar ^{*} Hopf Algebras I, II |
Apr 11 | Michael Kinyon Characterizing classes of semigroups by forbidden subsemigroups |
Apr 4 | Michael Kinyon Abundant, amiable, adequate, ample and other types of semigroups starting with “a” |
Mar 28 | Michael Kinyon Introduction to regular and inverse semigroups |
Feb 14, 21, 28 | Rick Ball Unital Hyperarchimedean Vector Lattices I-III |
Jan 24, 31, Feb 7 | Andy Linshaw Introduction to vertex algebras I-III |
Oct 18, Nov 1 | Nick Galatos Proof theory for lattice-ordered groups I,II |
Oct 4, 11 | Petr Vojtechovsky Transitive groups with a view toward quandles I-II |
Sep 27 | Michael Kinyon Loops, Commutators and Associators |
2012-2013
May 10, 17 | Riquelmi Cardona Fuentes ^{*} The finite embeddability property for some noncommutative knotted extensions of RL I, II |
May 3 | Nick Galatos The finite embeddability property for integral residuated lattices |
Apr 19, 26 | Tim Trujillo ^{*} A new Ramsey classification theorem with an application to the Tukey theory of ultrafilters I, II |
Apr 12 | Mouna Aboras ^{*} Dihedral-like automorphic loops |
Apr 5 | Jonathan D. H. Smith (Iowa State) Sylow theory for quasigroups II: Burnside orders |
Mar 29 | Jonathan D. H. Smith (Iowa State) Sylow theory for quasigroups I: non-overlapping orbits |
Nov 9 | Ales Drapal (Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic) Cyclic extensions of Moufang loops |
Nov 9 | Florian Sobieczky Ergodic equivalence relations, invariant measures and random trees |
Oct 19, 26 Nov 2 |
John Griesmer Ultrafilters, semigroups, and Ramsey Theory I-III |
Oct 5, 12 | Rick Ball The sheaf representation of a truncated l-group I, II |
Nov 9 | Petr Vojtechovsky Commutator theory for loops I, II |
2011-2012
Jun 1 | David Stanovsky Quandles |
May 29 | Tomas Kepka (Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic) Constructions of semigroups and semirings |
May 25 | David Stanovsky Left-distributive groupoids |
May 17 | Libor Barto (McMaster University, Canada and Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic) Robust algorithms for CSPs |
Apr 27 | Rick Ball Truncated and diminished lattice-ordered groups |
Apr 6, 13, 20 | Nick Galatos Beth definability via a categorical equivalence I-III |
Mar 2 | David Stanovsky (Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic) Nilpotent and solvable algebras |
Feb 17, 24 | David Stanovsky (Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic) Abelian algebras |
Jan 20, Feb 10 | David Stanovsky (Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic) Algebra and Constraint Satisfaction |
Jan 13 | David Stanovsky (Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic) Modern universal algebra |
Jan 6 | Petr Vojtechovsky Computational aspects of loop theory |
Dec 16 | Alexander Grishkov (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil) Nilpotent Moufang loops |
Nov 11-18 | Dylene Barros (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil) Commutative automorphic loops of order p^3 |
Nov 4 | Michael Kinyon Torsors and semitorsors |
Oct 14 | Petr Vojtechovsky Geometric loop constructions |
Sep 23 | Nick Galatos l-pregroups |
2010-2011
Apr-May | Michael Kinyon Semigroups I-III |
Jan-Apr | Rick Ball Birkhoff's theorem from a categorical perspective I-VI |
Oct 29 | Mark Greer ^{*} Constructions of diassociative loops |
Oct 29 | Jenya Kirshtein ^{*} Automorphism groups of Cayley-Dickson loops |
Oct 22 | Kyle Pula ^{*} Combinatorial Nullstellensatz and transversals in latin squares |
Oct 15 | Natasha Dobrinen Some structure theorems in the Tukey types of ultrafilters |
Oct 8 | Natasha Dobrinen Introduction to ultrafilters, the Rudin-Keisler ordering, and the Tukey ordering |
Oct 1 | Natasha Dobrinen More canonizations |
Sep 24 | Natasha Dobrinen A canonical Ramsey theorem |
2009-2010
May 21 | Natasha Dobrinen Tukey types of ultrafilters |
May 14 | Natasha Dobrinen Two key theorems |
Apr 30 | Jenya Kirshtein Cayley-Dickson loops |
Apr 23 | Petr Vojtechovsky Searching for simple automorphic loops |
Apr 2-16 | Rick Ball The P-frame reflection of a completely regular frame I-III |
Mar 30 | Kenneth Johnson (Penn State Abington) The FKG-inequality and applications |
Mar 9 | Michael Kinyon Loops |
Feb 11 | Alexandr Grishkov (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil) Bol loops |
Jan 12 - Feb 2 | Nick Galatos The isomorphism problem for logics over M-sets I, II |
Oct 26 - Nov 16 | Ales Drapal (Charles University in Prague) Latin bitrades I-IV |
Oct 5-19 | Stan Gudder Search for quantum reality I-III |
Sep 28 | Petr Vojtechovsky Distances of groups |
Sep 21 | Michael Kinyon Semisimple bands |
2007-2008
May 23 | Peter Jipsen (Chapman) The structure of free domain semirings and their representation by binary relations |
May 2-30 | Nikolaos Galatos Residuated frames I-IV |
Apr 18 | Dan Daly Epimorphisms and surjections in groups |
Mar 7 - Apr 11 | Rick Ball Homomorphism dualities I-IV |
Feb 8-22 | Petr Vojtechovsky Codes over GF(p) with prescribed intersections I-III |
Jan 11 - Feb 1 | Michael Kinyon Skew lattices I-IV |
Oct 29 - Nov 12 | Natasha Dobrinen Von Neumann's problem and Maharam's problem I-III |
Sep 17 - Oct 15 | Rick Ball Forbidden configurations in Priestley spaces I-V |
2006-2007
May 30 | Kenneth Johnson (Penn State Abington) Group matrices, harmonic analysis and the finite Fourier transform |
May | Rick Ball Full-blown Priestley duality |
April | Michael Kinyon and Petr Vojtechovsky On simple Bol loops |
Winter | Michael Kinyon and Petr Vojtechovsky Series of talks on loops and quasigroups |
Fall | Eric Zenk Frames |
2005-2006
All year | Rick Ball Lattices and dualities |