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.