Peter Olver's
Seminar and Conference Talks

Last updated:   October 7, 2018.


  1. Emmy Noether and Symmetry
        The Philosophy and Physics of Noether's Theorems
        University of Notre Dame, Fischer Hall, London, UK
        October, 2018

  2. Algebras of Differential Invariants   —    video
        Kolchin Seminar, City University of New York
        February, 2018

  3. Reassembly of Broken Objects
        Public Lecture, Royal Academy of Sciences, Madrid
        Article in La Razón newspaper
        September, 2017

  4. Emmy Noether: Symmetry and Conservation
        Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
        August, 2017

  5. Symmetry, Invariants, Puzzles, and Cancer
        Lecture for students in grades K-12
        Young Scientist Roundtable, Wayzata Central Middle School, Minnesota
        October, 2016

  6. Dispersive Quantization of Linear and Nonlinear Waves
        Durham University, England
        July, 2016

  7. Adventures in Imaging
        University of Minnesota
        July, 2016

  8. Invariant Signatures and Histograms for Object Recognition and Symmetry Detection
        American Institute of Mathematics
        May, 2016

  9. Emmy Noether: Symmetry and Conservation; History and Impact (public lecture)    —    video
  10. Noether's Two Theorems    —    video
        Convergence, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Canada
        June, 2015

  11. Object Recognition, Symmetry Detection, Jigsaw Puzzles, and Cancer
        The Technion, Haifa, Israel
        May, 2015

  12. Moving Frames and their Applications
        The Technion, Haifa, Israel
        May, 2015

  13. Symmetry Groupoids and Signatures of Geometric Objects
        Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Jussieu, Paris, France
        March, 2015

  14. Algebras of Differential Invariants
        Université de Limoges, France
        March, 2015

  15. Equivalence and Invariants: an Overview
        Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay
        December, 2014

  16. Dispersive Quantization — the Talbot Effect
        City University of Hong Kong
        December, 2014

  17. Object Recognition, Symmetry Detection, Jigsaw Puzzles, and Melanomas
        Texas Tech University
        February, 2014

  18. Moving frames and their applications
        Texas Tech University
        February, 2014

  19. Invariant Signatures and Histograms for Object Recognition, Symmetry Detection, and Jigsaw Puzzle Assembly
        University of Chicago
        April, 2013

  20. What's happening with the World Digital Mathematics Library?
        ICERM, Brown University
        December, 2012

  21. Dispersive Quantization
        University of Sydney, Australia
        March, 2012

  22. Invariant Signatures and Histograms for Object Recognition, Symmetry Detection, and Jigsaw Puzzle Assembly
        University of Adelaide, Australia
        March, 2012

  23. Invariant Histograms and Signatures for Object Recognition and Symmetry Detection in Images
        North Carolina State University
        October, 2011

  24. Journals in Flux
        Vancouver, Canada
        July, 2011

  25. Dispersive Quantization
        University of Arizona
        February, 2011

  26. Symmetry Methods for Differential Equations and Conservation Laws
        University of Santiago, Chile
        November, 2010

  27. Poisson Structures and Integrability
        Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques, France
        March, 2010

  28. Moving Frames in Applications
        University of Saskatchewan, Canada
        March, 2010

  29. Lie Pseudo-groups
        Institut Henri Poincaré, France
        December, 2009

  30. Moving Frames
    Moving Frames for Lie Pseudo-groups
        Centro de Ciencias de Benasque, Spain
        September, 2009

  31. Invariant Variational Problems and Invariant Flows
        City University, Hong Kong
        June, 2008

  32. Infinite-Dimensional Symmetry Groups
        École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
        July, 2007

  33. Symmetry-Preserving Numerical Methods
        Cambridge University, England
        June, 2007

  34. Differential Invariants of Surfaces
        University of Iowa
        May, 2007

  35. What are Moving Frames?
        Utah State University
        March, 2007

  36. Differential Invariant Algebras
        Utah State University
        March, 2007

  37. Invariant Signatures
        Breckenridge, Colorado
        March, 2007

  38. Moving Frames in Classical Invariant Theory
        I.M.A., University of Minnesota
        February, 2007

  39. Moving Frames and Dfferential Invariants of Lie Pseudo-Groups
        Daresbury, England
        October, 2006

  40. Moving Frames
        I.M.A., University of Minnesota
        July, 2006

  41. The Structure of Differential Invariant Algebras of Lie Groups and Lie Pseudo-Groups
        RISC, Linz, Austria
        May, 2006

  42. Invariant Signatures for Recognition and Symmetry
        I.M.A., University of Minnesota
        April, 2006

  43. Invariant Variational Problems & Integrable Curve Flows
        Cocoyoc, Mexico
        November, 2005

  44. Moving Frames and Dfferential Invariants of Pseudo-Groups
        University of Waterloo, Canada
        June, 2005

  45. Computational Aspects of Moving Frames
        Santander, Spain
        July, 2004

  46. Moving Frames
        Cocoyoc, Mexico
        November, 2003

  47. Non-associative Local Lie Groups
        Howard University, Washington, DC
        July, 2003

  48. Moving Frames for Pseudo-Groups
        University of Wisconsin
        October, 2002

  49. Ghost Symmetries
        Cadiz, Spain
        June, 2002

  50. Moving Frames and the Geometry of Numerical Analysis
        Cambridge University, England
        April, 2002

  51. Invariant Variational Problems & Moving Frames
        Yerevan, Armenia
        July, 2001

  52. Moving Frames
        Beijing, China
        March, 2001

  53. Moving Frames    —    video
        MSRI, Berkeley, California
        October, 1998