A hybrid symposium on Topology and Combinatorics will be organized by the Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Science on Thursday, 28 July, 2022 on the occasion of the superannuation of Prof. Basudeb Datta.
All lectures will be in hybrid mode, with some delivered in person and streamed online and others streamed to the venue as well as online.
This is part of a three-day symposium on the occasion of superannuation of three of our faculty members.
If you wish to attend either in-person or online, please register by July 15, 2022. Links for the lectures will be sent to the registered participants. If you are at IISc, please also join the Microsoft Teams Team.
|09:30 am – 10:15 am||Bhaskar Bagchi (ISI Bangalore)||The uniqueness conjecture [Video]|
|10:20 am – 11:05 am (online)||Benjamin Burton (University of Queensland, Australia)||The power of cheap tricks: Using combinatorial structure in topological software [Video]|
|11:30 am – 12:15 pm (online)||Satoshi Murai (Waseda University, Japan)||Stackedness, tightness, and commutative algebra [Video]|
|12:20 pm – 1:05 pm||Soumen Sarkar (IIT Madras)||On triangulations of a class of quasitoric manifolds [Video]|
|2:10 pm – 2:40 pm (slides*)||Wolfgang Kühnel (University of Stuttgart)||Generalized Heawood numbers [Video]|
|2:45 pm – 3:30 pm||Jonathan Spreer (University of Sydney, Australia)||An algorithm to compute the crosscap number of a knot [Video]|
|4:00 pm onwards||Reminiscences|
∗ The slides of Wolfgang Kühnel will be presented by Biplab Basak and Nitin Singh.