### GEORGE MASON
UNIVERSITY

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICAL
SCIENCES

COLLOQUIUM

OCTOBER 14, 2016

**Speaker: **
Carl Weisman

**Title: ***
Uniform Algebras
*

**Abstract:**
An expository introduction to this special class of commutative unital Banach algebras. Emphasis will be on algebraic consequences. There will be coverage of the Choquet boundary, weak peak sets, the Bishop decomposition into maximal sets of anti-symmetry.

**Time:** Friday, October 14, 2016, 3:30-4:20 p.m.

**Place:** Exploratory Hall, room 4106

**Refreshments** will be served at 3:00 p.m.

Department of Mathematical Sciences

George Mason University

4400 University Drive, MS 3F2

Fairfax, VA 22030-4444

http://math.gmu.edu/

Tel. 703-993-1460, Fax. 703-993-1491