Royal Holloway, University of London Department of Mathematics
Pure Mathematics Seminars Autumn 2001


2nd October
Alexandre Borovik UMIST
Paradoxes of computational group theory
16th October
Clifford Cocks Cheltenham
An identity based encryption scheme based on quadratic residues
30th October
Graham Brightwell LSE
The number of 2-SAT functions
6th November
Vassili Mavron Aberystwyth
Affine designs and the geometry of frequency squares Abstract
13th November
Jeff Yan Cambridge
Practical security issues in traitor tracing schemes
20th November
Janet Godolphin
A solution to the connectivity problem for row-column designs Abstract
27th November
James McKee Royal Holloway
Pisot numbers from stars and snakes
4th December
Blair Williams Royal Holloway
Ovoids of orthogonal spaces
11th December
David Saad Aston
Statistical physics of error-correcting codes and public key cryptography Abstract

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. 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 seminars are still on the web: here and here and here and here and here and here.

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