Tel Aviv University Hello everyone, The next colloquium talk will be held on: Monday, 22/4/2013, 12:15, Schreiber 006, Tel Aviv University. Speaker: Uri Shapira (Technion) Title: What is Homogeneous Dynamics and what is it good for? The abstract is given below. Tea and coffee at 12:00, same room. Hope to see you there. For information about future colloquia, see <http://www.math.tau.ac.il/~ostrover/colloquium/colloq2012.html> Yours, Yaron ************************************* Abstract: In this talk I wish to discuss the following topics: (1) Some examples of groups acting on homogeneous spaces. (2) Give examples of applications that motivate the analysis of these dynamical systems. (3) Highlight the differences between Unipotent and Diagonalizable dynamics. (4) Survey some open problems. --------------------------------------------------------- Technion Math Net-2 (TECHMATH2) Editor: Michael Cwikel <techm@math.technion.ac.il> Announcement from: <ostrover@post.tau.ac.il>