Around Birkhoff's conjecture for convex and other billiards

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Speaker
Prof. Misha Bialy (Tel Aviv University)
Date
12/11/2017 - 13:00 - 12:00
Place
Math. Building, 2nd floor cooloquium room
Abstract
Birkhoff's conjecture states that the only integrable billiards in the plane 
are ellipses. I am going to give a survey of recent progress in this conjecture and to discuss 
geometric results and questions around it. No prior knowledge of the subject will be assumed.