3:30 p.m., Friday

Math 100

Zinovy Reichstein

Oregon State University

Simplifying polynomials by Tschirnhaus transformations

In this talk I will revisit the classical topic of polynomial equations (in one variable) and Tschirnhaus transformations. I will discuss 19th century theorems of Hermite, Joubert and Klein, recent results in this area, and several open problems.

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