• PHD COMPLETION SEMINAR
  • Speaker: Mr Daniel Sutherland, CARMA, The University of Newcastle
  • Title: Hankel Determinants Reduced to Naught
  • Location: Room V206, Mathematics Building (Callaghan Campus) The University of Newcastle
  • Time and Date: 4:00 pm, Thu, 12th Dec 2013
  • Abstract:

    In this seminar I will review my recent work into Hankel determinants and their number theoretic uses. I will briefy touch on the p-adic evaluation of a particular determinant and comment on how Hankel determinants together with Padé approximants can be used in some irrationality proofs. A fundamental determinant property will be demonstrated and I will show what implications this holds for positive Hankel determinants and where we might go from here.


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