Discrete CATS Seminar
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UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY **

DISCRETE CATS SEMINAR

(DISCRETE MATH AND COMBINATORICS: ALGEBRAIC & TOPOLOGICAL SEMINAR)

112 PATTERSON OFFICE TOWER

SPRING 2008

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"Combinatorial Hopf algebras and K-homology of Grassmanians"

Pavlo Pylyavskyy

University of Michigan and MSRI

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Monday, February 25, 2008

4:00 pm, 112 Patterson Office Tower

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Abstract:

I will describe K-theoretic analogs of symmetric functions,
quasisymmetric functions, non-commutative symmetric functions and
Malvenuto-Reutenauer Hopf algebra of permutations.