Final Program for Nikolaus 2008

Final Program
(Lehrstuhl D für Mathematik, RWTH Aachen)
All talks were given in the Hauptgebäude, Templergraben 55, Hörsaal IV. Meeting point and coffee breaks were at Lehrstuhl D, Templergraben 64.
Friday, December 5, 2008
2.01-2.21pm Shigeo Koshitani (Chiba): Broué's Abelian Defect Group Conjecture is True for the Harada-Norton Simple Group for any Prime
2.30-2.51pm Gunter Malle (Kaiserslautern): Minimal 1-PIM's of Finite Groups
3.01-3.21pm Aram Mikaelian (Oxford): The Heller Translates of Some p-Permutation Modules
coffee and discussion       
4.40-5.00pm Ryo Narasaki (Osaka): Some Examples of Perfect Isometries for Blocks with Non-Abelian Defect Groups
5.11-5.33pm Jean-Baptiste Gramain (Lausanne): Basic Sets for the Alternating Groups
5.41-6.00pm Marcus Bishop (Galway): Descent Algebra Calculations
7.00pm-?? Research Cambridge Style! In the restaurant Agora, Gerlachstraße 20-22
Saturday, December 6, 2008
10.36-10.56amAnne Shepler (Denton/Aachen): Reflection groups
11.05-11.30amViktor Levandovskyy (Aachen): Letterplace Algorithm for Computing Noncommutative Groebner Bases
11.40-12.00amJonathan Elmer (Aachen): Detecting the Depth of Modular Invariant Rings
lunch break
2.00-2.17pm Marina Borgart (Stuttgart): A Characterisation of the Alternating Groups
2.29-2.49pm Serena Cicalò (Trento): Evaluating the BCH Formula
3.00-3.22pm Markus Kirschmer (Aachen): Finite Symplectic Matrix Groups
coffee and discussion       
4.39-4.59pm Hannah Coutts (St Andrews): Classifying the Primitive Permutation Groups of Degree Less than 4096
5.10-5.31pm James Mitchell (St Andrews): Computing Automorphisms of Semigroups
5.40-6.00pm John Bamberg (Gent): The Role of Computers in Finite Geometry
7.00pm-??* Research Cambridge Style! (in the "Labyrinth")
Anyone was welcome to attend the talks.   Frank Lübeck
* come next year to see yourself Final Version ( Mon, 08 Dec 2008 11:24:26 +0100 )