Kissing number and perfect forms

event Monday, April 24, 2023
access_time 5:30pm (CDT)
room PHSC 1105
info Pizza will be served after the talk!

Abstract: Given a sphere \(S\) in \(\mathbb{R}^n\), how many other spheres can "kiss" \(S\) without overlapping themselves? We will relate this question to lattices, quadratic forms, and symmetric matrices.

For more information on this event, please contact Lucas Yong.