# Colloquium Talks 2000

Friday 11 February
2000

**Inverse limits and automatic continuity**

Graham Allen (University of Cambridge)

Friday 18 February
2000

**A method of constructing groups**

Martin Newell (NUI Galway)

Friday 25 February 2000

**An entire function associated with a harmonic function**

David Armitage (QUB)

Friday 3 March
2000

**Borel sets and weak separation axioms**

Joseph Lo (University of Oxford)

Friday 10 March
2000

**An interim report on spectrally bounded operators**

Gerhard Schick (QUB)UB)

Thursday 23 March
2000

**Whales and the orthocompletion**

Gerard J Buskes (University of Mississippi)

Friday 24 March
2000

**Nontangential limits and fine limits**

Stephen Gardiner (NUI Dublin)

*Queen's
Functional Analysis Seminar*

Monday
27 March
2000
*2:30pm
**(Tea/Coffee
at 2:00pm)*

**The projective tensor product of Banach lattices**

Gerard J Buskes (University of Mississippi)

Friday 31 March 2000

**Pervasive spaces of functions**

Anthony G O'Farrell (NUI Maynooth)

Friday
7 April
2000 *
4:00pm
(Tea/Coffee at 3:30pm)*

**Average orders of divisor functions**

Professor Gautami Bhowmik (Universite de Lille)

Friday
12 May
2000
*2:00 pm *

**Down-Up algebras and their representation theory**

Paula Alexandra de Almeida Bastos Carvalho Lomp (Universidade do Porto)

*Tea/Coffee at 3pm *

**Primeness conditions of modules applied to Hopf
algebras
***3:30pm*

Christian Lomp (Universidade do Porto)

Friday 19 May 2000

**An answer to a question by Deddens**

Martin Mathieu (QUB)

Friday 6 October 2000

**Amenability of the measure algebra of a locally compact
group **

Fereidoun Ghahramani (University of Manitoba, Canada)

*Professor Ghahramani's visit was supported by the London
Mathematical Society.*

Friday 20 October
2000

**Factorization results for matrices with integer entries**

Thomas J. Laffey (NUI Dublin)

Friday 27 October 2000

**Aspects of splittability**

Brian McMaster (QUB)

Friday 10 November
2000

**Gromov hyperbolicity**

Steve Buckley (NUI Maynooth)

Friday 17 November 2000

**A clinical application of metric spaces**

Colin Turner (University of Ulster)

Friday 24 November 2000

**When are spectrally bounded operators Jordan homomorphisms?**

Gerhard Schick (QUB)

Friday 8 December 2000
Room 1015, David Bates Building 2:00pm

**The norm problem for elementary operators**

Martin Mathieu (QUB)