Algebraic Combinatorics Seminar


Algebraic Combinatorics Seminar
Fall 2001 Schedule
945 Patterson Office Tower

Tuesday, September 25, 2001
Speaker: Rekha Thomas, University of Washington
Title: The combinatorics of the toric Hilbert scheme

Tuesday, October 9, 2001
Speaker: Richard Ehrenborg
Title: Recent progress on inequalities for polytopes

Tuesday, October 16, 2001
Speaker: Laura Schmidt
Title: Fiber Zonotopes and Discriminantal Arrangements

Tuesday, October 23, 2001
Speaker: François Margot
Title: Domination Analysis for the Traveling Salesman Problem

Tuesday, October 30, 2001
Speaker: Carl Lee
Title: The Associahedron and Triangulations of the n-gon

Tuesday, November 6, 2001
Speaker: Matt Menzel
Title: The Tsetlin library and its generalization to hyperplane arrangements

Thursday, November 8, 2001
Speaker: Gábor Hetyei, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Title: Linear inequalities for classes of partially ordered sets

Tuesday, November 13, 2001
Speaker: Will Colucci
Title: Coxeter arrangements and their deformations

Thursday, November 15, 2001
Speaker: Bryson Perry
Title: Parking functions and the Shi arrangement

Tuesday, November 20, 2001
Speaker: Steve Elliott
Title: A partial order on regions of R^n bounded by hyperplanes

Tuesday, November 27, 2001
Speaker: David Harness
Title: Random Walks and Hyperplane Arrangements

Tuesday, December 4, 2001
Speaker: Jennifer Rice
Title: Counting faces in the extended Shi arrangement

Monday, December 3, 2001
Speaker: Stephanie van Willigenburg, Cornell
Title: The algebra of card shuffling

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