On the Potential of Potential Theory

Series: 
Research Horizons Seminar
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 13:00
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Location: 
Skiles 006
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School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology
,  

Food and Drinks will be provided before the seminar.

Abstract: If P(z) is a polynomial, then log|P(z)| is a potential. We discuss some facets of this observation, and some gems in classical potential theory. A special topics course on potential theory will be offered in the fall.