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Conferences by Alejandro Adem
May 23, 2017 to May 25, 2017

Location : University of Tunis, Faculte des Sciences

Alejandro Adem is a professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of British Columbia since 2005 and the holder of a Canada Research Chair at UBC. He was Director of the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences for the period 2008 - 2015 and since 2015 is the CEO and Scientific Director of Mitacs Canada.

Professor Adem will give two lectures on Algebraic Topology.

Organizing Commitee:
Groupe de Topologie de la FST, MIMS

Scientific Commitee:
Ines Saihi, Sadok Kallel (MIMS)


Alejandro Adem

Title: Commutativity, Bundles and K-theory I & II
In these talks we will describe the space of commuting elements in a compact Lie group and how that relates to representations, bundles and homotopy theory. We will provide a number of explicit examples arising from matrix groups.  In particular we will discuss a new cohomology theory constructed from commuting unitary matrices.
Talk I: Commutativity, Bundles and K-theory I & II
Mardi 23 Mai, 2017, Salle des séminaires Elkhawarizmi, FST.
Talk II: Commutativity, Bundles and K-theory I & II
Jeudi 25 Mai, 2017, Salle des Séminaires numéro 3, FST.
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May 23, 2017 to May 25, 2017

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