K_3(Q) and modular forms

Speaker: Professor Werner Nahm (DIAS)

Time: 4:00PM
Date: Wed 15th November 2006

Location: Mathematical Sciences Seminar Room

A conjectural relation between modular forms and torsion elements of K_3(\bar Q) has been tested by D. Zagier and appears to hold true. The relationship of the conjecture to the representation theory of Yangians will be explained.

(This talk is part of the K-Theory, Quadratic Forms and Number Theory series.)