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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences | Mathematics

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April 9, 2019 | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Category: Seminar
Location: Faculty/Administration #1140 | Map
656 W. Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free

Speaker: Hieu Thai, Wayne State University

Title: The C-motivic wedge subalgebra

Abstract: The motivic Adams spectral sequence is used to compute the homotopy groups of the sphere spectrum. To run the motivic Adams spectral sequence, one begins with the cohomology Ext_A(M_2, M_2) of the motivic Steenrod algebra. Unfortunately, the cohomology Ext_A(M_2, M_2) is infinitely generated and seems irregular. We have found out the regular behavior in the motivic wedge which is a subalgebra of Ext_A(M_2, M_2). In my talk, I will introduce the motivic wedge subalgebra and a conjecture on the behavior of the family e_0^t g^k in Ext_A(M_2, M_2).

For more information about this event, please contact Department of Mathematics at 3135772479 or math@wayne.edu.