WHERE CATS = COMBINATORICS, ALGEBRA, TOPOLOGY & STATISTICS!

845 PATTERSON OFFICE TOWER

2008 - 2009 SCHEDULE

Margaret Readdy

University of Kentucky

"The cd-index of Bruhat and balanced graphs"

Monday, February 2, 2009

Patricia Muldoon Brown

University of Kentucky

"The Rees product of the cubical lattice with the chain"

Monday, February 9, 2009

UK WILDCATS Seminar

Patricia Hersh

North Carolina State

"Combinatorics and topology of regular CW complexes"

Monday, February 16, 2009

Eric Clark

University of Kentucky

"An introduction to the affine symmetric group"

Monday, February 23, 2009

Richard Ehrenborg

University of Kentucky

"The descent set polynomial"

Monday, March 2, 2009

UK WILDCATS Seminar

Aleksandra Slavkovich

Penn State

"Algebraic statistics and disclosure limitation problems"

Monday, March 16, 2009

No Meeting

Spring Break

Monday, March 23, 2009

Matjaz Konvalinka

Vanderbilt University

"A bijective proof of a partition conjecture due to Ciocan'"

Saturday, March 28 -- Sunday March 29, 2009

2009 Graduate Student Combinatorics Conference

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

UK WILDCATS Seminar

Josephine Yu

MIT

"Tropical implicitization and mixed fiber polytopes"

Monday, April 6, 2009

Ben Braun

University of Kentucky

"On the stable Kneser graphs"

Monday, April 13, 2009

Jeremy Martin

University of Kansas

"Simplicial, cubical and cellular spanning trees"

DOCTORAL DEFENSE

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Patricia Muldoon Brown

University of Kentucky

"Rees products of posets and inequalities"

CANCELLED - WILL RESCHEDULE

Monday, April 20, 2009

UK WILDCATS Seminar

Julianna Tymoczko

University of Iowa

"Topological and combinatorial constructions in the representation theory of sl_n and S_n"

Monday, April 27, 2009

Isabella Novik

University of Washington

"A variety of recent results concerning f-vectors of manifolds"

QUALIFYING EXAM

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

JiYoon Jung

University of Kentucky

"The d-divisible partition lattice"

Monday, May 18, 2009

UK WILDCATS Seminar

Julianna Tymoczko

University of Iowa

"Topological and combinatorial constructions in the representation theory of sl_n and S_n"

Monday, June 22, 2009

Pavlo Pylyavskyy

University of Michigan

"Total positivity in loop groups"