Friday 16 April 2021 |

Events for day: Wednesday 14 April 2021 |

16:30 - 17:30 Mathematics ColloquiumStickelberger and the Eigenvalue Theorem School MATHEMATICS The Eigenvalue Theorem is a basic result in computational algebraic geometry. It says that solving a zero-dimensional system of polynomial equations can be reduced to an eigenvalue problem in linear algebra. The name of Ludwig Stickelberger (1850-1936) is often attached to this theorem, yet papers that use his name never cite any of his papers. My lecture will explore the reasons for this. The answer involves a lovely trace formula in algebraic number theory and an algebra textbook published by Gunter Scheja and Uwe Storch in 1988. To get more information about the colloquium, join to the following google group: https://groups.g ... |