# Mathematics Topology Seminar: Dan Isaksen

This event is in the past.

**When:**

September 12, 2023

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

**Where:**

**Event category:**Seminar

In-person

Speaker: Prof. Dan Isaksen, WSU

Title: The Adams-Novikov spectral sequence for topological modular forms

Abstract: The topological modular forms spectrum tmf serves as an approximation to the sphere spectrum. The homotopy groups of tmf give a lot of information about the sphere. Of all the known methods for computing the homotopy of tmf, the easiest approach is to simultaneously carry out the Adams and Adams-Novikov spectral sequences.