Korman Center, Room 245, 15 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Colloquium: W-Algebras and Hamiltonian Equations
Monday, April 21, 2014
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Alberto De Sole, visiting associate professor of mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
W-algebras (classical and quantum, finite and affine) play an important role in various areas of mathematics and physics. After a brief introduction to the theory of W-algebras, we will consider the structure of classical W-algebras, and their application to the theory of integrable bi-Hamiltonian systems.