U. of Haifa Colloquium 6/4/21


Speaker: Alessandro Berarducci (Università di Pisa)

Topic: Surreal numbers and asymptotic analysis

Place: This is an online seminar. Please email Yuval Ginosar “ginosar at math dot haifa dot ac dot il” for the Zoom ID and password.

Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Time: 14:00


Conway’s surreal numbers arose from the study of combinatorial games. More recently connections with transseries opened the way to applications to asymptotic analysis.  We illustrate the latter aspect through a problem of Skolem concerning a class of exponential functions (joint work with Marcello Mamino).