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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: 11:10-11:30
    11:30 - 12:10 Pietro Corvaja Greatest Common Divisors of (u-1, v-1) 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 Thue-Mahler 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 L-functions
    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 L-functions in the Selberg class
    15:20 - 16:00 A. Sankaranarayanan On the mean-square of the error term related to
    \sum \limits_{n \le x} \lambda^2 \left ( n^j \right ).
    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) L-functions
    Tea: 11:10 - 11:30
    11:30 - 12:10 Anriban Mukhopadhyay Moments of Rankin-Selberg L-functions
    12:20 - 13:00 Gyan Prakash Sum-free sets, Birkhoff subgroup embedding problem and counting approximate in a finite abelian groups
    Lunch: 13:10 - 14:30

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