Index Theory Seminar
This is the website for the Index Theory Seminar organised by Patrick Orson in the Spring Semester of 2011.
The seminar will consist of 9 lectures by various speakers detailed below. Unless otherwise noted, lectures will take place on Mondays at 4:00pm in JCMB 6301.
Schedule of lectures
The following is a tentative list of lectures with topics and speakers. Extra lectures might be added and any such changes will be reflected in this web page as soon as possible.

Monday, 24 January 2011
Connections and principal bundles
Paul Reynolds

Monday, 31 January 2011
Clifford modules and Dirac operators
Patrick Orson

Monday, 7 February 2011
"Episode 1"
Michael Singer

Monday, 14 February 2011
Characteristic classes
Andrew Ranicki

Monday, 21 February 2011
Analytic properties of the Dirac operator
Mark Powell

Monday, 28 February 2011
The heat equation, traces and eigenvalue asymptotics
Michael Singer

Monday, 7 March 2011
Hodge Theory
Moustafa Gharamti

Tuesday, 15 March 2011
JCMB 4312
The Lefschetz formula
Spiros AdamsFlorou

Monday, 21 March 2011
The Index Problem
José FigueroaO'Farrill

Tuesday, 22 March 2011
The Getzler calculus
José FigueroaO'Farrill
Lecture Notes
 Episode 1
 Connections on principal bundles
 Clifford bundles and Dirac operators
 Characteristic classes
 Spectral Properties of the Dirac Operator
Books
Surveys
Original Papers

M.F. Atiyah, V.K. Patodi I.M. Singer

M.F. Atiyah, V.K. Patodi I.M. Singer

M.F. Atiyah, V.K. Patodi I.M. Singer

M.F. Atiyah, V.K. Patodi I.M. Singer

M.F. Atiyah, I.M. Singer

M.F. Atiyah, G.B. Segal

M.F. Atiyah, I.M. Singer

M.F. Atiyah, I.M. Singer

Ezra Getzler

I.C. Gohberg, M. G. Kreĭn