Date & Time: Thursday, August 27, 2015, 15:00-17:00.
Venue: Room 216
Title: Weyl Group, Roots, Root Datum
Speaker: Shripad Garge, IIT Bombay
Abstract: This lecture and the subsequent ones are based on chapter 7 of Springer's book on linear algebraic groups. We begin with a systematic study of the Weyl group of a linear algebraic group.