These MSRI lecture tapes cover the period from 1995 to April 1997. More recent lectures are available on our Web site as streaming video.

Listing by date, most recent first (970421 = April 21, 1997)

970421 Planet Multicast T. Munzner The mathematical beauty of trees X. Viennot 970418 More Science Fiction for Macdonald Polynomials A. Garsia & Local symmetric group actions on finite partially ordered sets R. Stanley Workshop on Representation Theory and Symmetric Functions #5/5 970416-970418 Macdonald polynomials and Hilbert Schemes M. Haiman & Fully Commutative Elements of Coxeter Groups J. Stembridge Workshop on Representation Theory and Symmetric Functions #4/5 970415 Planar algebras V. Jones & Towards Representation Theory of Lie Algebras Graded by Finite Root Systems G. Benkart Workshop on Representation Theory and Symmetric Functions #3/5 970414 Group Theoretic Generalizations of the records to cycles bijection P. Diaconis--Workshop on Representation Theory and Symmetric Functions #2/5 970414 G. Wilson's formula for the Schur function I. Macdonald & Littlewood-Richardson semigroups A. Zelevinsky Workshop on Representation Theory and Symmetric Functions #1/5 970319 80th Birthday Celebration for Irving "Kap" Kaplansky featuring T. Y. Lam, "Kap", and Saunders MacLane 100 min 970314 Forced Lattice Vibrations Percy Deift, Thomas Kriecherbauer, Stephanos Venakides 970313 Geometrically infinite Kleinian groups C. McMullen--Workshop on Computational and Algorithmic Methods in Three Dimensional Topology #2/3 970312 A polynomial time algorithm for the word problem in the braid groups J. Birman--Workshop on Computational and Algorithmic Methods in Three Dimensional Topology #1/3 970310 Knotation J. Conway--MSRI Evans Monday Lectures 970228 Representations, Posets and Mobius functions C. Greene & Geometric Topology in Dimension 3 A. Casson Sponsor's Day 1997 970214 Moving and proving for configurations of points, lines, and conics J. Richter-Gebert--Geometric Combinatorics Workshop #3/3 970213 Lattice points and polyhedra A. Barvinok--Geometric Combinatorics Workshop #2/3 970211-970212 Flag f-vectors of polytopes G. Kalai & The geometry of A-graded Algebras B. Sturmfels Geometric Combinatorics Workshop #1/3 970208 Least volume Lagrangian cycles R. Schoen--Pacific Northwest Geometry Seminar #3/3 970208 Geometry and classical mechanics J. Marsden--Pacific Northwest Geometry Seminar #1/3 970208 Foliations and Geometry B. Thurston--Pacific Northwest Geometry Seminar #2/3 970203-970204 Computation by symmetry operations in a structures neural model of brain: music and abstract reasoning & The Mozart effect 970127 Some research problems for combinatorialists D. Knuth 970124 Planar algebras V. Jones--Combinatorial Problems Arising in Knots and 3-manifolds #4/4 970123-970124 Template theory and accumulations of infinite links R. Ghrist & SU(n) invariants via Yokata and link-component reversing for the HOMFLY polynomial W. B. R. Lickorish Combinatorial Problems Arising in Knots and 3-manifolds #3/4 970121-970122 Wheels, Wheeling and the Kontsevich integral of the unknot Dror Bar Natan & Legendrian and the traverse knots in tight contact structures S. Tabachnikov Combinatorial Problems Arising in Knots and 3-manifolds #2/4 970121 MSRI Geometry Workshop, 1992 Combinatorics and low-dimensional topology X-S Lin & Homology and combinatorics of singular knots V. Vassiliev Combinatorial Problems Arising in Knots and 3-manifolds #1/4 970117 T. Mrowka--Four Dimensional Manifolds Workshop #5/6 970117 Contact homology Y. Eliashburg--Four-Dimensional Manifolds Workshop #6/6 970116 4-dimension topological surgery revisited M. Freedman--Four-Dimensional Manifolds Workshop #4/6 970115 Gromov-Witten invariants for general symplectic manifolds Gang Tian Four-Dimensional Manifolds Workshop #3/5 970114 The Minimal Conjecture and related topics Z. Szabo--Four Dimensional Manifolds Workshop #1/6 970114 Stable vector bundles and F-theory J. Morgan--Four Dimensional Manifolds Workshop #2/6 970108 G. Shaw MSRI Evans Monday Lectures Why analyzing the internet is painfully hard V. Paxson--Empennage Seminar 961217 On the self-linking of knots R. Bott Visualizing the structure on MBone on the globe & The web in 3-D hyperbolic space T. Munzner--Empennage Seminar 961211 Real estate in hyperbolic space: investment opporrtunities for the 90's M. Slugbate (C. Adams)--Conversations 961109 Knots, links and 4-manifolds R. Stern--Pacific Northewest Geometry Seminar, Fall 1996 #2/3 961018 MacMahon's partition analysis and computer algebra G. Andrews & Computational enumerative linguistics D. Zeilberger Enumeration and Partially Ordered Sets Workshop #5/5 961016-961017 Balancing pairs in partially ordered set W. T. Trotter & Enumeration using statistical mechanics G. Kuperberg Enumeration and Partially Ordered Sets Workshop #4/5 961014-961015 The death of proof? G. Andrews & Maps and related questions: The Euler characteristic for the moduli spaces of real and complex algebraic curves D. Jackson 961014 Inclusion-exclusion and Euler characteristics P. Hanlon & Homology representations of posets: techniques and results S. Sundaram Enumeration and Partially Ordered Sets Workshop #1/5 960918 Graph drawing from a user's perspective D. Knuth--Graph Drawing Conference (opening talk) 960812-960823 Enumeration and Partially Ordered Sets Workshop #2/5 Geometric Combinatorics, V L. Rose--Introductory Workshop in Combinatorics and Low-dimensional Topology #19/20 960812-960823 Partially ordered sets and combinatorics, I & Partially ordered sets and combinatorics, II L. Butler--Introductory Workshop in Combinatorics and Low-dimensional Topology #01/20 960812-960823 Four dimensional Topology, V C. Taubes--Introductory Workshop in Combinatorics and Low-dimensional Topology #11/20 960812-960823 Combinatorial methods in low-dimensional topology, II & Combinatorial methods in low-dimensional topology, III C. Gordon Intoductory Workshop in Combinatorics and Low-dimensional Topology #12/20 960812-960823 Symplectic Morphisms D. Mcduff 58min Pacific Northwest Geometry Seminar Combinatorial methods in low-dimensional topology, V C. Gordon--Introductory Workshop in Combinatorics and Low-dimensional topology #18/20 960812-960823 Representation theory and symmetric functions, V B. Sagan--Introductory Workshop in Combinatorics and Low-dimensional Topology #20/20 960812-960823 Partially ordered sets and combinatorics, V L. Butler & Geometric Methods in 3-dimensional topology, V W. Thurston Introductory Workshop in Combinatorics and Low-dimensional Topology #17/20 960812-960823 Partially ordered sets and combinatorics, III L. Butler--Introductory Workshop in Combinatorics and Low-dimensional Topology #06/20 960812-960823 Geometric methods in 3-dimensional topology, IV W. Thurston--Introductory Workshop in Combinatorics and Low-dimensional Topology #16/20 960812-960823 Geometric methods in 3-dimensional topology, III W. Thurston & Combinatorial methods in low-dimensional topology, IV C. Gordon Introductory Workshop in Combinatorics and Low-dimensional Topology #14/20 960812-960823 Geometric methods in 3-dimensional topology, II W. Thurston & Partially ordered sets and combinatorics, IV L. Butler Introductory Workshop in Combinatorics and Low-dimensional Topology #13/20 960812-960823 Geometric methods in 3-dimensional topology, I W. Thurston--Introductory Workshop in Combinatorics and Low-dimensional Topology #07/20 960812-960823 Geometric Combinatorics, IV L. Rose & Representation theory and symmetric functions, IV B. Sagan Intoductory Workshop in Combinatorics and Low-dimensional Topology #15/20 960812-960823 Geometric Combinatorics, III L. Rose & Representation theory and symmetric functions, III B. Sagan Introductory Workshop in Combinatorics and Low-dimensional Topology #10/20 960812-960823 Geometric Combinatorics, I L. Rose & Representation theory and symmetric functions, I B. Sagan Introductory Workshop in Combinatorics and Low-dimensional Topology #04/20 960812-960823 Four dimensional Topology, IV C. Taubes--Introductory Workshop in Combinatorics and Low-dimensional Topology #09/20 960812-960823 Four dimensional Topology, III C. Taubes & Geometric Combinatorics, II L. Rose Introductory Workshop in Combinatorics and Low-dimensional Topology #05/20 960812-960823 Four dimensional Topology, II C. Taubes--Introductory Workshop in Combinatorics and Low-dimensional Topology #03/20 960812-960823 Four dimensional Topology, I C. Taubes & Representation theory and symmetric functions, II B. Sagan Introductory Workshop in Combinatorics and Low-dimensional Topology #02/20 960701-970603 Panel: "Non-academic careers" B. Deuink, C. Bahl, R. Chang, L. Goldberg, J. Feigenbaum J. Robinson Celebration of Women in Math #3/8 960701-960703 Using number theory to determine the spacing.., Doubling and flatness J. Mclaughlin, T. Toro J. Robinson Celebration of Women in Math #2/8 960701-960703 The beauty and impact of Robinson's work. Linear stability and transient growth ... C. Wood, A. Bertozzi--J. Robinson Celebration of Women in Math #1/8 960701-960703 Representation theory of Lie superalgebras. Decay estimates for hyperbolic... V. Serganova, L. Sibner--J. Robinson Celebration of Women in Math #5/8 960701-960703 Recognizing the three-sphere. Picturology and equivariant symplectic topology. A. Thompson, S. Tolman--J. Robinson Celebration of Women in Math #7/8 960701-960703 Real submanifolds of complex spaces L. Rothschild--J. Robinson Celebration of Women in Math #8/8 960701-960703 Panel: "Academic Job Diversity" B. A. Case, A. Bertozzi, G. Ratcliff, L. Rothschild, A. T. Schafer, T. H. Straley, S. Weigand J. Robinson Celebration of Women in Math #6/8 960701-960703 Hilbert's Nullstellensatz and `P=NP?'. Decentralized trust management. L. Blum, J. Fleigenbaum J. Robinson Celebration of Women in Math #4/8 960701-960703 Combinatorial methods in low-dimensional topology, I C. Gordon Intoductory Workshop in Combinatorics and Low-dimensional Topology #3/20 960626-960628 Wrap up discussion. Recovering probabilities from option prices R. Kahn, M. Rubinstein--Conference in Mathematics in Finance #4/8 960626-960628 Using stock price as numeraire.. Investigation of the Flesaker/Hughston..Rem... A. Li, L. Goldberg, A. Rudd--Conference in Mathematics in Finance #8/8 960626-960628 Risk management. Statistical statements for global investing. P. Jorion, L. Heckman--Conference in Mathematics in Finance #2/8 960626-960628 Remarks. Technology and investing. New results on determ. pricing. E. Berlekamp, F. Grauer, J. Traub--Conference in Mathematics in Finance #1/8 960626-960628 Non-parametric pricing function. Global tactical asset allocation & research G. Mouzzoris, M. Darnell--Conference in Mathematics in Finance #7/8 960626-960628 Non-parametric estimation of state-price densities.. Estimation of continuous time Markov... A. Lo, D. Duffie--Conference in Mathematics in Finance #5/8 960626-960628 Mathematical perspectives on technical trading rules. The effects of intrigue, liquidity... K. Lam, R. Haugen--Conference in Mathematics in Finance #3/8 960626-960628 Libor in arrears swaps- from simple swap to high-tech product. Is Ito it? S. Fritz, J. Barry--Conference in Mathematics in Finance #6/8 960516 Inequalities related to stability of matter: matter and fields M. Loss--Convex Geometry and Functional Analysis Seminar 960424 Mathematical models for portfolio management A. Rudd--National Math Awaremess Week 960415 Connections between Algebraic and Convex Geometry, part II A. Khovanskii--Convex Geometry and Geometric Functional Analysis Seminar 960412 Connections between Algebraic and Convex Geometry, part I A. Khovanskii--Convex Geometry and Geometric Functional Analysis Seminar 960402 Silicon Snake Oil C. Stoll 960401 What is new in several complex variables Y. T. Siu & Recent developments in Berman Spaces J. McCarthy 960301 The random nature of convex geometry in high dimensions V. Milman--Convex Geometry and Functional Analysis Seminar 960209 Rapid mixing and volume estimation, part III B. Bollobas--Convex Geometry and Geometric Functional Analysis Seminar 960208 Bootstraping methods J. Lindenstrauss--Convex Geometry and Functional Analysis Seminar 960207 The Slicing problem K. Ball--Convex Geometry and Geometric Functional Analysis Seminar 960207 Rapid mixing and volume estimation, part II B. Bollobas--Convex Geometry and Geometric Functional Analysis Seminar 960206 Dvoretzky's theorem G. Schechtman--Convex Geometry and Geometric Functional Analysis Seminar 960202 Embedding Euclidean spaces into l^1 J. Lindenstrauss--Convex Geometry and Functional Analysis Seminar 960201 The Brunn-Minkowski's theorem K. Ball--Convex Geometry and Geometric Functional Analysis Seminar 960131 Volume ratios and their uses J. Lindenstrauss--Convex Geometry and Functional Analysis Seminar 960130 & 960201 The central limit theorem and large deviation inequalities G. Schechtman--Convex Geometry and Geometric Functional Analysis Seminar 960130 Fritz John's theorem K. Ball--Analytic and PDE Methods in Several Complex Variables 960129 Introduction K. Ball--Convex Geometry and Geometric Functional Analysis Seminar 951204 Numbers in Action 951110 New facts about residue currents M. Passare--Analytic and PDE Methods in Several Complex Variables 951110 Boundary limits of the Bergaman kernel and metric E. Straube--Analytic and PDE Methods in Several Complex Variables 951109 Orbits and unique continuation for systems of vector fields S. Berhanu--Analytic and PDE Methods in Several Complex Variables 951109 Gromov's method for analytic disks in the totally real case H. Alexander--Analytic and PDE Methods in Several Complex Variables 951108 New constructions of proper holomorphic embeddings F. Forstneric--Analytic and PDE Methods in Several Complex Variables 951108 Lineal convexity C. Kiselman--Analytic and PDE Methods in Several Complex Variables 951106 Real Hypersurfaces in C^h N. Stanton--Analytic and PDE Methods in Several Complex Variables 951024 Pretzel (3-D animation) E. Sedgwick Do lectures belong in the classroom? Krantz, Thurston, Zimmerlin 951024 Introduction to Cryptopolitics Whitefield Diffie 951019 Rational Dialation and spectral sets in the plane J. Alger--Holomorphic Spaces Seminar 951003 Time-variant commutant lifting, Nevanlinna-Pick interpolation and the corona theorem J. Ball--Holomorphic Spaces Seminar 951003 Global irregularity of the \bar\partial Neumann problem, part III M. Christ--Several Complex Variables Seminar 950926-950927 Global irregularity of the \bar\partial Neumann problem, part I-II M. Christ--Several Complex Variables Seminar 950920-950925 Connections between Algebraic and Convex Geometry, part III A. Khovanskii--Convex Geometry and Geometric Functional Analysis Seminar Abstract interpolation problems and some applications, part III-IV A. Kheifets--Holomorphic Spaces Seminar 950918-950919 Abstract interpolation problems and some applications, part I-II A. Kheifets--Holomorphic Spaces Seminar 950912-950913 Hankel operators and their applications, part I-II V. Peller--Holomorphic Spaces Seminar 950912-950913 Commuting nonselfadjoint operators and function theory on Riemann surface, part I-II V. Vinnikov--Holomorphic Spaces Seminar 950728 An analysis of real card shuffling Persi Diaconis, Harvard University 950727-950930 Commuting nonselfadjoint operators and function theory on Riemann surface, part II-IV V. Vinnikov--Holomorphic Spaces Seminar 1994 On computing geometric structures on 3-manifolds A. Casson--Workshop on Algorithmic Methods in Three Dimensional Topology