Programme
Venue: Auditorium

Dec 15, 2011 : Thursday
Registration: 9:30  10:10
Time Speaker title Session I Chair: M. Waldschmidt 10:20  11:00 M. Ram Murty The Uncertainty Principle and a Theorem of Tao Tea: 11:1011:30 11:30  12:10 Pietro Corvaja Greatest Common Divisors of (u1, v1) in positive characteristic and rational points on curves over finite fields 12:20  13:10 Isao Wakabayashi Number of solutions for the simple quartic Thue equations Lunch: 13:10  14:30 Session II Chair: Shigeki Akiyama 14:30  15:10 Purusottam Rath Lang's conjecture and complexity 15:20  16:00 Madhu Raka On Conjectures of Minkowski and Woods Tea: 16:00  16:20 
Dec 16, 2011 : Friday
Time Speaker title Session I Chair: Ram Murty 9:30  10:10 M. Waldschmidt Families of ThueMahler equations 10:20  11:00 Shigeki Akiyama On aperiodic tiles by Ammann Tea: 11:00  11:30 11:30  12:10 Kaneenika Sinha Higher Mahler measures and Lehmer's question 12:20  13:00 Harald Helfgott Group and diameters : ideas and perspectives Lunch: 13:10  14:30 Session II Chair: Pietro Corvaja 14:30  15:10 Kumar Murty Omega theorems for logarithmic derivatives of Lfunctions 15:20  16:00 Sanoli Gun Zeros of Eisenstein series and their derivatives Tea: 16:00  16:20 
Dec 17, 2011 : Saturday
Time Speaker title Session I Chair: Kumar Murty 9:30  10:10 Francesco Pappalardi On the exponent of elliptic curves over finite fields 10:20  11:00 J. Sengupta Nonvanishing of Siegel Poincare Series Tea: 11:00  11:30 11:30  12:10 M. Manickam An explicit upper bound for Fourier coefficients of cusp forms and the exceptions of integral quadratic forms 12:20  13:00 Satadal Ganguly Prime number theorem for cusp forms with additive twists Lunch: 13:10  14:30 Session II Chair: Francesco Pappalardi 14:30  15:10 Ravi Raghunathan Factorisation of automorphic Lfunctions in the Selberg class 15:20  16:00 A. Sankaranarayanan On the meansquare of the error term related to
.Tea: 16:00  16:20 17:30  19:30 CUTURAL PROGRAMME 
Dec 19, 2011 : Monday
Time Speaker title Session I Chair: Harald Helfgott 9:30  10:10 S. G. Dani Diophantine approximation via dynamics on homogeneous spaces : an overview 10:20  11:00 Jorge Jimenez Urroz Problems of elliptic curves in number theory Tea: 11:10  11:30 11:30  12:10 N. Saradha Recent progress on the conjecture of Pomerance 12:20  13:00 Alessandro Zaccagnini A Diophantine problem with a prime and three squares of primes Lunch: 13:10  14:30 Session II Chair: J. Sengupta 14:30  15:10 Olivier Ramare On Bombieri asymptotic sieve 15:20  16:00 K. Srinivas Number of gaps of given length between zeros of zeta functions on the critical line Tea: 16:00  16:20 16:20  17:00 Gautami Bhowmik Davenport's constant for groups with large exponent 
Dec 20, 2011 : Tuesday
Time Speaker title Session I Chair: Isao Wakabayashi 9:30  10:10 Christian Elsholtz A survey on recent (and not so recent) work on sums of unit fractions 10:20  11:00 Ritabrata Munshi Bounds for twists of GL (3) Lfunctions Tea: 11:10  11:30 11:30  12:10 Anriban Mukhopadhyay Moments of RankinSelberg Lfunctions 12:20  13:00 Gyan Prakash Sumfree sets, Birkhoff subgroup embedding problem and counting approximate in a finite abelian groups Lunch: 13:10  14:30