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Research

Research lectures, seminars and events

The events listed in this area are research seminars, workshops and lectures hosted by Durham University departments and research institutes. If you are not a member of the University, but  wish to enquire about attending one of the events please contact the organiser or host department.


 

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Events for 30 April 2018

Nicholas Young : Noncommutative manifolds

4:00pm, CM221

Analytic functions of non-commuting variables are defined by abstraction from the properties of polynomial functions of tuples of matrices. Their theory has been much developed over the last decade, under the title of `free analysis' or `noncommutative analysis'.

I will describe the construction of the free Riemann surface of the matricial square root function. For this purpose one has to introduce the notion of a noncommutative manifold.

This is joint work with Jim Agler (UCSD).

Contact anna.felikson@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.