Date & Time: Thursday, September 24, 2015, 15:30-16:30.
Venue: Ramanujan Hall

Title: Voevodsky's smash nilpotence conjecture

Speaker: Ronnie Sebastain, IISER Pune

Abstract: Voevodsky's conjecture states that numerical and smash equivalence coincide for algebraic cycles. I shall explain the conjecture in more detail and talk about some of the examples for which this conjecture is known.