Royal Holloway, University of London Department of Mathematics
Pure Mathematics Seminars Autumn 2003


30th September
Jan-Christoph Schlage-Puchta Freiburg
Modular subgroup arithmetic for surface groups
7th October
Keith Gibson Birkbeck
Generalised Palindromes and the structural complexity of binary strings
14th October
Hans Georg Schaathun Bergen
Fighting pirates -- winning most of the time
21st October
Christian Elsholtz Royal Holloway
Additive decompositions of the set of primes
28th October
Tuvi Etzion Technion
The nonexistence of perfect codes in the Johnson scheme
5th November
Ed Godolphin Royal Holloway
The connectedness problem for change-over designs
11th November
David Naccache Gemplus
Externalized fingerprint matching
18th November
James McKee Royal Holloway
Salem numbers via interlacing
9th December
Ray Hill Salford
A survey of results on (k,n)-arcs -- from a coding theorist's perspective

This page lists this term's Pure Mathematics Seminars. All are welcome. All seminars will take place in the McCrea Building, Room 219, at 4.00pm, unless stated otherwise. Tea is served before the seminar at 3.30 in Room 237 of the McCrea Building.

The college is on the A30 about a mile south-west of Egham. The nearest station is Egham on the Waterloo--Reading line; see Railtrack for timetable information. Buses from the top of Station Road (Nos 41, 43, 441 and 500) stop at the College. See the College web page for maps and more detailed directions.

Previous seminar programmes are still on the web.

Any comments or questions about this page or the seminar? Email Simon Blackburn