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Department of Mathematical Sciences

Seminars

This week's seminars

Pure Maths Colloquium: From the Klein quartic to complex hyperbolic lattices

Presented by Martin Deraux , Grenoble

15 October 2018 16:00 in CM221

I will review some properties of the famous Klein quartic and its automorphism group, and sketch how it can be used to give an alternative construction of the lattices in PU(2,1) obtained by the author in joint work with John Parker and Julien Paupert. Most of these lattices turn out to be non-arithmetic.

Contact anna.felikson@durham.ac.uk for more information

Research Seminars by Series

The research groups in the Department of Mathematical Sciences hold several seminar series in term time. Information on date, time and location are available here.

For information on previous years' seminars please see the seminar archives pages.