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Algebra and Combinatorics Research Group

Seminar History: Spring 2008, Fridays, Milner 317, 3:00–3:50 p.m.


The Algebra and Combinatorics seminar is devoted to studying algebra, combinatorics, their interconnection, and their relations to mathematics and applications.

The seminar's organizer this semester was Chris Hillar.

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History of previous Alg/Comb seminars.


 

January 18

Marcelo Aguiar   TAMU   

3:00-4:00


Bimonoids in species


 

January 25

Christopher Hillar   TAMU   

3:00-4:00


A finiteness question of Sturmfels


 

February 1

Eric Rowell   TAMU   

3:00-4:00


Unitarizability of pre-modular categories


 

February 4

Bill Schmitt   George Washington    (Special Time on Monday!)

3:00-4:00


The Whitney algebra of a matroid


 

February 8

Geir Helleloid   UT Austin   

3:00-4:00


Automorphism Groups of Finite p-Groups


 

February 15

     --No Talk (Hiring Colloquium)--



 

February 22

Deepak Naidu   UNH   

3:00-4:00


Lagrangian subcategories of twisted quantum doubles of finite groups


 

February 25

Charles Conley   U. North Texas    (Room Milner 216 on Monday!)

3:00-4:00


Contact vector fields on the superline


 

February 29

Muriel Livernet   MIT and Universite Paris 13   

3:00-4:00


Posets, Groups and Hopf algebras associated to a set-operad


 

March 7

Rob Ellis   IIT   

3:00-4:00


Recent results in liar games


 

March 14

     --Spring Break--



 

March 17

Bruce Reznick   UIUC    (Joint with Algebraic Geometry on Monday!)

3:00-4:00


On Hilbert's construction of positive polynomials which are not a sum of squares


 

March 21

Rosena Du   East China Normal University   

3:00-4:00


Counting Labelled Trees with Given Indegree Sequence


 

March 28

Gregory Berkolaiko   TAMU   

3:00-4:00


The number of inequivalent minimal factorizations of an n-cycle


 

April 4

Xingxing Yu   Georgia Institute of Technology   

3:00-4:00


On judicious partitions of graphs


 

April 9

Mitja Mastnak   University of Waterloo    (Special Time 4pm Milner 317 on Wednesday!)

4:00-5:00


On (combinatorial) Hopf algebras extensions


 

April 11

Vladimir Retakh   Rutgers   

3:00-4:00


Algebras Associated to Directed Acyclic Graphs


 

April 18

Hong-Jian Lai   West Virginia University    (Special Time 2pm)

2:00-3:00


Group Connectivity of Graphs


 

April 25

Eric Rowell   TAMU   

3:00-4:00


Wild conjectures in topological quantum computation







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