Representation Theory, Math 9140b, Winter 2010


In the second half of the semester, each student will give a presentation on a topic related to the course. The presentations will be 45-55 minutes each. The dates will be Monday, March 29, Wednesday, March 31, Monday, April 5 and Wednesday, April 7.

All students must attend all of the presentations.

Possible topics. Some of these refer to sections of Sternberg's book Group Theory and Physics. Additional topics may be added later depending on where we get to in the course. You may also suggest completely different topics. You should choose a topic that is not something you already know about.


The presentation is worth 30% of the final grade. Grade based on:

Note that knowledge of the material is only a small part of the grade.

You should use the blackboard, and you should practice the talk at least once or twice beforehand, on a blackboard with someone listening. And you should time the practice talks.