Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Disordered Systems and Quantum Chaos

1 July - 19 December 1997

Organisers:JP Keating (Bristol), DE Khmelnitskii (Cambridge), IV Lerner (Birmingham), P Sarnak (Princeton)

LONDON MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY

Spitalfields Day

Friday 28 November 1997

ZETA FUNCTIONS AND SPECTRA

Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences,
20 Clarkson Road, Cambridge, UK
Seminar Room 1

Programme

10.15 Coffee
10.30 R Heath-Brown (Oxford University, UK)
The Riemann zeta function and the distribution of primes
11.30 Z Rudnick (Tel-Aviv University, Israel)
A survey of spectral statistics of zeros of zeta functions
12.30 Lunch
14.00 M Huxley (Cardiff University,)
Lattice points, zeta functions and the Selberg Trace Formula
15.00 D Hejhal (Uppsala University, Sweden)
On Gaussians, L-functions, and linear combinations
16.00 Tea
16.30 A Connes (IHES, Bures-sur-Yvette, France)
Trace formulas in non-commutative geometry and the Riemann zeta function
17.30 End

Anyone interested is welcome to attend. Lunch will be provided at a nominal charge; please let Tracey Hibbitt at the Institute know by 14 November if you intend to come, to help us plan for lunch: telephone (01223) 335984, fax (01223) 330508. There are limited funds available to assist research students to attend; please apply by 14 November to Tracey Hibbitt at the Institute. Scientific enquiries may be addressed to Dr Jens Marklof, Isaac Newton Institute, 20 Clarkson Road, Cambridge CB3 0EH.

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