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Agenda and announcements
Christmas buffet dinner on December 19
On Thursday December 19 there will be a Christmas buffet dinner
for the employees of the Mathematical Institute
and their partners. The buffet dinner
will be at Hotel Het Witte Huis, Wilhelminapark 33,
Oegstgeest. It starts at 6:30 pm.
If you have not yet done so, you are kindly asked to inform Tineke Bakker-Bouma
(room no. 211, tel. 7111,
before December 13
whether you wish to take part in this buffet dinner or not and for how many people you
wish to make a reservation.
Workshop Representations of Lie groups, harmonic
homogeneous spaces and quantization
Place/time: Lorentz Center, December 9-13, 2002
Coordinators: G. van Dijk and V.F. Molchanov (Tambov, Russia).
December 4, 4:00-5:00 pm, Gorlaeus complex, lecture hall C1:
Prof. H.W. Lenstra (Universiteit Leiden, University of Berkeley):
Escher and the Droste effect
(In cooperation with the
Seminar on Recreational Mathematics organized by Chris Zaal)
December 12, 4:00-5:00 pm, room 174:
Dr. A.J. Lenstra (Universiteit van Amsterdam, EURANDOM Eindhoven):
On Information bounds
- Working visits/visits to conferences:
- G. van Dijk will visit the "2002 Twente Conference on Lie Groups",
December 16 - 18.
- Technical reports:
||Lambertus Adrianus Peletier and Vivi Rottschäfer|
Large time behaviour of solutions of the Swift-Hohenberg equation