Wednesday 7 October from 11:00–12:00 in Carslaw 535A

What is Hilbert's 15th Problem?

Banghe Li (Chinese Academy of Sciences)


Hilbert's 15th Problem concerns enumeration in algebraic geometry, which stimulated the establishment of the rigorous foundation of algebraic geometry. But this problem is still unsolved. In this talk, we will explain what the problem is and what is its current situation.