**Date & Time:** Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 11:00-12:30.

**Venue:** Ramanujan Hall

**Title:** One-dimensional Algebraic Groups

**Speaker:** Shripad Garge, IIT Bombay

**Abstract:** In this lecture we will prove that a connected linear algebraic group
of dimension one is isomorphic either to $ G_m $ or to $ G_a $.