ALGEBRA SEMINAR
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY


 

The seminar meets on Friday from 4:00-4:50 pm in Harrelson Hall, Room 335, unless otherwise specified.

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Organizers: Bojko Bakalov and Kailash C. Misra

E-mail: bojko_bakalov at ncsu dot edu

               misra at math dot ncsu dot edu

 

 


Spring 2008 Schedule:

 

January 11, Todor Milanov, Stanford University

 

                  Picard-Lefschetz periods and integrable hierarchies

                  4:00-4:50, HA 335

 

January 25, Seth Sullivant, Harvard University

 

                  Algebraic Statistics

                  Special seminar 4:00-4:50, HA 335

 

February 29, David Speyer, MIT

 

                  Sortable elements - beyond finite type

                  4:00-4:50, HA 335

 

March 10 (Monday), Jiang Zeng, Université Claude Bernard Lyon-I, France

 

                  Addition theorems via continued fractions

                  4:00-4:50, HA 330

 

March 14, Patricia Hersh, Indiana University

 

                  Regular cell complexes in total positivity

                  4:00-4:50, HA 335

 

March 24 (Monday), Alberto De Sole, Harvard University

 

                  Poisson vertex algebras in the theory of Hamiltonian equations

                  4:00-4:50, HA 330

 

March 28, Cristiano Husu, University of Connecticut

 

                  The Jacobi identity for vertex operators, and standard A_1^{(1)} and A_2^{(2)}-modules

                  4:00-4:50, HA 335

 

April 18, Dimitar Grantcharov, San Jose State University

 

                  Categories of weight modules of Lie algebras

                  4:00-4:50, HA 335

 

April 25, Tom Lada, NC State University

 

                  L-infinity modules vs OCHA's (Open-Closed Homotopy Algebras)

                  4:00-4:50, HA 335

 

 


Fall 2007 Schedule:

 

August 31, Drew Armstrong, University of Minnesota

 

                  Fuss-Catalan combinatorics of finite Coxeter groups

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

September 7, Tornike Kadeishvili, Razmadze Mathematical Institute, Republic of Georgia

 

                  A∞ algebra structure in cohomology and the rational homotopy type

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

September 14, Tom Lada, NC State University

 

                  A∞ and L∞ algebras in the context of brace algebras

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

September 21, Plamen Koev, NC State University

 

                  Recent computational advances in multivariate statistics with applications to target recognition and genomics

                  4:00-4:50, HA 335

 

September 28, David Speyer, University of Michigan

 

                  Hives by degenerating triples of flags

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

October 5, Amassa Fauntleroy, NC State University

 

                  Unipotent quotients and A^1-contractibility

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

October 12, Fall break

 

October 25 (Thursday), Richard Stanley, MIT

 

                  Increasing and decreasing subsequences

                  11:45-12:45, HA 371

 

November 2, Naihuan Jing, NC State University

 

                  Wreath product Schur functions

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

November 9, Sami Assaf, University of Pennsylvania

 

                  A combinatorial proof of Macdonald positivity using dual equivalence graphs

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

November 16, Nathan Reading, NC State University

 

                  Counting chains in noncrossing partition lattices

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

November 23, Thanksgiving

 

November 30, Vesselin Drensky, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

 

                  Automorphisms and derivations of polynomial and free associative algebras

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

December 7, Last day of classes

 

 


Fall 2006 - Spring 2007 Schedule

Fall 2005 - Spring 2006 Schedule

Fall 2004 - Spring 2005 Schedule

Fall 2002 - Spring 2004 Schedule


Seminar Organizers:  Bojko Bakalov and Kailash C. Misra