Jan 25, 2012

Scheme theory over the field of characteristic one

Posted by in Deitmar2004, media, Tits1957, undergraduate No comments

Second part in a series which I gave at a seminar in Ghent (April 28, 2011): “Scheme theory over the field of characteristic one”. (The first part being “Introduction to Absolute Arithmetic”.)

Sep 21, 2011

Introduction to Absolute Arithmetic

Posted by in Tits1957, undergraduate No comments

This is part 1 of a series of two lectures which I recently gave at a seminar in Ghent (April 28, 2011): “Introduction to Absolute Arithmetic”.

Oct 1, 2008

ceci n’est pas un corps

Posted by in featured, outreach, Tits1957 1 comment

To Gavin Wraiht a mathematical phantom is a “nonexistent entity which ought to be there but apparently is not; but nevertheless obtrudes its effects so convincingly that one is forced to concede a broader notion of existence”. Mathematics’ history is filled with phantoms getting the kiss of life.

Sep 21, 2008


Posted by in library, Tits1957 No comments

Jacques Tits : Sur les analogues algebriques des groupes semi-simples complexes, Colloque d’algebre superieure, tenu a Bruxelles du 19 au 22 decembre 1956, Centre Belge de Recherches Mathematiques Etablissements Ceuterick, Louvain; Librairies Gauthiers-Villars, Paris (1957)