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Summer Graduate School

An Introduction to Character Theory and the McKay Conjecture July 11, 2016 - July 22, 2016
Parent Program: Group Representation Theory and Applications
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium, Atrium
Organizers Robert Guralnick (University of Southern California), Pham Tiep (University of Arizona)
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Character Theory of Finite Groups provides one of the most powerful tools to study groups. In this course we will give a gentle introduction to basic results in the Character Theory, as well as some of the main conjectures in Group Representation Theory, with particular emphasis on the McKay Conjecture.

 

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Jul 11, 2016
Monday
08:40 AM - 08:55 AM
  Introduction to MSRI
09:00 AM - 10:15 AM
  Lecture
I. Martin Isaacs (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Break
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lecture
Gabriel Navarro (University of Valencia)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:15 PM
  Discussion session 1
03:15 PM - 03:45 PM
  Tea Break
03:45 PM - 05:00 PM
  Discussion session 2
Jul 12, 2016
Tuesday
09:00 AM - 10:15 AM
  Lecture
I. Martin Isaacs (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Break
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lecture
Gabriel Navarro (University of Valencia)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch break
02:00 PM - 03:15 PM
  Discussion session 1
03:15 PM - 03:45 PM
  Tea break
03:45 PM - 05:00 PM
  Discussion session 2
Jul 13, 2016
Wednesday
08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
  Lecture
I. Martin Isaacs (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
  Break
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
  Lecture
Gabriel Navarro (University of Valencia)
11:30 AM - 02:00 PM
  BBQ organized by MSRI
02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  Free afternoon
Jul 14, 2016
Thursday
09:00 AM - 10:15 AM
  Lecture
I. Martin Isaacs (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Break
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lecture
Gabriel Navarro (University of Valencia)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch break
02:00 PM - 03:15 PM
  Discussion session 1
03:15 PM - 03:45 PM
  Tea break
03:45 PM - 05:00 PM
  Discussion session 2
Jul 15, 2016
Friday
09:00 AM - 10:15 AM
  Lecture
I. Martin Isaacs (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Break
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lecture
Gabriel Navarro (University of Valencia)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch break
02:00 PM - 03:15 PM
  Discussion session 1
03:15 PM - 03:45 PM
  Tea break
03:45 PM - 05:00 PM
  Discussion session 2
Jul 18, 2016
Monday
09:00 AM - 10:15 AM
  Lecture
I. Martin Isaacs (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Break
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lecture
Gabriel Navarro (University of Valencia)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch break
02:00 PM - 03:15 PM
  Discussion session 1
03:15 PM - 03:45 PM
  Tea break
03:45 PM - 05:00 PM
  Discussion session 2
Jul 19, 2016
Tuesday
09:00 AM - 10:15 AM
  Lecture
I. Martin Isaacs (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Break
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lecture
Pham Tiep (University of Arizona)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch break
02:00 PM - 03:15 PM
  Discussion session 1
03:15 PM - 03:45 PM
  Tea break
03:45 PM - 05:00 PM
  Discussion session 2
Jul 20, 2016
Wednesday
09:00 AM - 10:15 AM
  Lecture
I. Martin Isaacs (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Break
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lecture
Gabriel Navarro (University of Valencia)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  Free afternoon
Jul 21, 2016
Thursday
09:00 AM - 10:15 AM
  Lecture
I. Martin Isaacs (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Break
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lecture
Gabriel Navarro (University of Valencia)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch break
02:00 PM - 03:15 PM
  Discussion session 1
03:15 PM - 03:45 PM
  Tea break
03:45 PM - 05:00 PM
  Discussion session 2
Jul 22, 2016
Friday
09:00 AM - 10:15 AM
  Lecture
I. Martin Isaacs (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Break
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lecture
Gabriel Navarro (University of Valencia)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch break
02:00 PM - 03:15 PM
  Discussion session 1
03:15 PM - 03:45 PM
  Tea break
03:45 PM - 05:00 PM
  Discussion session 2