Special Session in Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry

Tata Auditorium, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

17-20 December, 2003

    17 Dec 2003


  1. 10.00-10.20 Shreeram S. Abhyankar
    Purdue University, West Lafayette IN, USA
    Approximate roots

  2. 10.30-11.00 Balwant Singh
    Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India
    On a question of Huneke concerning seminormality


  3. 4.00-4.20 Vijayalaxmi Trivedi
    Tata Institute, Mumbai, India
    Some computations of Hilbert-Kunz functions and multiplicities

  4. 4.30-4.50 Marcus Brodmann
    University of Zurich, Switzerland
    associated primes and numerical invariants of graded local cohomology modules


  5. 5.00-5.20 Anurag Singh
    Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA, USA
    The Bockstein homomorphism for local cohomology

  6. 5.30-5.50 Santiago Zarzuela
    University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    On the Rees powers of a module

    18 Dec 2003


  7. 9.00-9.20 B. P. Purnaprajna
    University of Kansas, Lawrence KS, USA
    Classification of Quadruple canonical covers

  8. 9.30-9.50 Marc Chardin
    University of Paris VI, Paris, France
    Regularity of ideals and their powers


  9. 10.00-10.20 Steven Dale Cutkosky
    University of Missouri, Columbia MO, USA
    Poincare' series of singularities

  10. 10.30-10.50 C. S. Seshadri
    Chennai Mathematical Institute, Chennai, India
    Geometric reductivity - revisited


  11. 4.00-4.20 Juergen Herzog
    Universitaat Essen, Essen, Germany
    Distributive lattices, bipartite graphs and Alexander duality

  12. 4.30-4.50 A. Prabhakar Rao
    University of Missouri at St. Louis MO, USA
    Degenerations of vector bundles on three space


  13. 5.00-5.20 Laura Ghezzi
    University of Missouri, Columbia, USA
    Completions of rank 1 valuation rings

  14. 5.30-5.50 Ravi A. Rao
    Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India
    A Fundamental Property of Suslin Matrices

    19 Dec 2003


  15. 9.00-9.20 Winfried Bruns
    University of Osnabrueck, Germany
    Cohen-Macaulay and Ulrich ideals of determinantal rings

  16. 9.30-9.50 Amartya K. Dutta
    Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
    Some results on subalgebras of polynomial algebras


  17. 10.00-10.20 Rajendra V. Gurjar
    Tata Institute, Mumbai, India
    Two remarks on the topology of projective surfaces

  18. 10.30-10.50 Vasudevan Srinivas
    Tata Institute, Mumbai, India
    A problem in linear algebra


  19. 11.45-12.05 Dilip P. Patil
    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
    A Criterion for Regular Sequences

  20. 12.15-12.35 David Wright
    Washington University at St. Louis, MO, USA
    The Jacobian Conjecture: formal inverse and recent reductions