The weekly colloquium features a talk by an invited speaker. Topics vary and include all areas of mathematics.

The colloquium takes place on Tuesdays, 14:00 in room 614, 6’th floor of the Science and Education Building. For further details, please contact the colloquium coordinator, Dr. Oren Ben-Bassat.

Colloquium: Tuesday, November 22, 2 pm. Speaker: Yehuda Pinchover (Technion). Title: “Some aspects of Hardy-type inequalities”.

: In 1921, Landau wrote a letter to Hardy including a proof of the inequality \begin{align*} \sum_{n=0}^{\infty}|\phi(n)-\phi(n+1)|^{p}\geq \left(\frac{p-1}{p}\right)^{p}\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}\frac{|\phi(n)|^{p}}{n^{p}} \end{align*} which holds for all finitely supported $\phi:\N_0\to\R$ such that $\phi(0)=0$ (here $1<p<\infty$ is a fixed number). This inequality was stated before…
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Colloquium: Tuesday, June 7, 2 pm. Speaker: Jonathan Aaronson (Tel Aviv). Title: “Distributional limits of positive, ergodic stationary processes & infinite ergodic transformations”.

In infinite ergodic theory, distributional limits replace the absolutely normalized pointwise ergodic theorem.We’ll review the subject and then see that every random variable on the positive reals occurs as the distributional limit of some infinite ergodic transformation. We’ll consider consequences…
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