Olivetti Club

Mark SchachnerCornell University

Tuesday, October 3, 2023 - 4:35pm
Malott 406

We take a brisk jog through the dark forest of monoids, where pathologies abound and inverses are scarce. Our goal– noble and ultimately futile– will be to generalize the Mobius inversion theorem in a previously unexplored direction. But beware: our journey will leave more questions than answers, and take us down some very convoluted paths indeed...