Seminar on Reductive Groups, Spring 2011


General Information

The goal of this seminar is to understand the first half of the book ``Linear Algebraic Groups, second edition'' by T.A. Springer. The book can be read or bought online on www.springer.de. The meetings are on Monday afternoons, 1545-1730, in HG01.057. The seminar runs during the second semester of the academic year 2010/11.

Talks

  • January 31, HG00.633. Gert Heckman, ``Introduction''.
  • February 7, HG01.029. Sander Rieken, Chapter 1.
  • February 21, Sander Rieken finishing Chapter 1, Hester Pieters starting Chapter 2.
  • February 28, Hester Pieters, Chapter 2.
  • March 7: Carnavalsvakantie.
  • March 14, Noud Aldenhoven, Chapter 3.
  • March 21, Maarten van Pruijssen, Chapter 4.
  • March 28, Maarten van Pruijssen, Chapter 4.
  • April 4, Sander Rieken, Chapter 5.
  • April 11, Sander Rieken, Chapter 5.
  • April 18, Julius Witte, Chapter 6.
  • April 27, Julius Witte, Chapter 6.
  • May 9, Sander Rieken, Chapter 7.
  • May 23, Maarten van Pruijssen, Chapter 7.
  • May 30, Maarten van Pruijssen, Chapter 7.
  • Gert Heckman, Chapter 8.

  • Student information

    Students can get credit points for joining the seminar and attending all lectures. The grade is based on the talk given by the student and an oral exam.

    Organizers

    This seminar is organized by Gert Heckman, Sander Rieken and Maarten van Pruijssen.

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