Date & Time: Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 16:00-17:00.
Venue: Ramanujan Hall

Speaker: Patrice Philippon, Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu

Title: Algebraic independence theory, an overview

Abstract: The purpose is to present some results of algebraic independence of classical numbers that have been obtained by methods of diophantine approximation. Conjectures and open problems will be mentioned as well as the main tools used in the proofs.