SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

September  1, 2014

Activities July 1994 - June 1995

THEMATIC PROGRAMS

August 1, 1994 - March 31, 1995 --
Operator Algebras and Applications Program

Organizers: G. A. Elliott (Toronto), M. D. Choi (Toronto), A. Connes (College de France), K.R. Davidsion (Waterloo), P. Fillmore (Dalhousie), D. Handelman (Ottawa), N. Higson (Pannsylvania State), V. Jones (California at Berkeley), I. Putnam (Victoria), D. Woisulescu (California at Berkeley)

GENERAL SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES July 1994- June 1995

June 21-23, 1995
DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES held at University of Toronto
Charles Fefferman (Princeton University)
Electrons and Protons in Magnetic Fields Koffler Institute,

June 9, 10, 11, 1995
DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES held at University of Waterloo
Alain Connes (Collège de France)
Hecke Algebras, Type III Factors and Phase Transition with Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking
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April 26 - 20, 1995
Low Dimensional Topology, Statistical Mechanics and Quantum Field Theory

March 3, 6, 7, 1995
DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES
Some Topological Phenomena in the Theory of Metals
Dan Voiculescu (University of California, Berkeley)
Lecture 1: Free Probability Theory
Lecture 2: Random Matrices and Operator Algebras
Lecture 3: Free Entropy University of Waterloo

August 2-27, 1994 -- Workshop on Modular Ranks of Incidence Matrices
Organizers: C. Godsil (Waterloo), D. de Caen (Queen's) and R. Mathon(Toronto)

July 23-28, 1994 --
Workshop on Geometry, Topology and Markets
Organizers: S. Cappell (New York University), G. Chichilnisky (Columbia University), J. Detemple (McGill University), M. Hirsch (University of California, Berkeley), A. Khan (Johns Hopkins University), M. Shub (IBM, New York), M. Wooders (University of Toronto)

August 19, 1994 -- C*-Algebras Seminar
Ian Putnam (University of Victoria) C*-algebras of Equivalence Relations and their K-theory

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