UTA Department of Mathematics

Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium

Date/Time/Room: Friday (3/3/2006) at 2:30pm in 304 Pickard Hall

Speaker: Dr. David Ben-Zvi, Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at Austin

"Real Groups and Hecke Algebras"

Abstract: I will introduce Hecke algebras and discuss some of their applications in representation theory. In particular I will discuss an approach to the study of representations of real Lie groups (joint work with David Nadler, Northwestern U.) using the geometric realization of Hecke algebras.