**ALGEBRA SEMINAR
DEPARTMENT OF
MATHEMATICS
NORTH CAROLINA STATE
UNIVERSITY**

Organizers: Bojko Bakalov and Kailash C. Misra

E-mail: bojko_bakalov at ncsu dot edu

misra at math dot ncsu
dot edu

**Fall 2004 Schedule:**

September 1, Professor Bojko Bakalov, NC State University

Representations of the Lie Pseudoalgebra W(d)

2:35-3:25, HA335

September 8, No Seminar.

September 15, Professor Shao-Ming Fei, Capital Normal University (China) and University of Bonn (Germany)

An Introduction to Quantum Information and Computation

2:35-3:25, HA335

September 22, Professor Shao-Ming Fei, Capital Normal University (China) and University of Bonn (Germany)

Theory of Quantum Entanglement and Related Mathematics

2:35-3:25, HA335

September 29, Professor Tom Lada, NC State University

2:35-3:25, HA335

October 6, No Seminar.

October 13, Professor Naihuan Jing, NC State University

Spin Characters of Generalized Hyperoctahedral Groups

2:35-3:25, HA335

October 20, Professor Kailash Misra, NC State University

2:35-3:25, HA335

October 27, No Seminar.

November 3, Jining Gao, NC State University

*L*¥ Algebra Structures of Lie
Algebra Deformations

2:35-3:25, HA335

November 11, Professor Victor Kac, MIT

Vertex
Algebras and Quantum Hamiltonian Reduction

Colloquium: 4-5, HA201

November 17, Professor Alexander Retakh, MIT

Structure Theory and Representations of Conformal Algebras

2:35-3:25, HA335

December 3, Professor Michael Roitman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champain

Constructing Chiral Algebras from Analytic Functions

2:35-3:25, HA335

**Spring 2005 Schedule:**

January 19, Bill Cook, NC State University

Affine Lie Algebras, Vertex Operator Algebras and Multisum Identities

1:30-2:20, HA370

January 25, Dr. Mark Skandera, Dartmouth College

Interpretations of Totally Nonnegative Polynomials

Special Seminar 4:00-5:00, HA201

February 2, Dr.
Nikolay M. Nikolov, Institute
for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy, Sofia, Bulgaria

Vertex Algebras in Higher Dimensions and Globally Conformal Invariant Quantum Field Theory, I

1:30-2:20, HA370

February 9, Dr.
Nikolay M. Nikolov, Institute
for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy, Sofia, Bulgaria

Vertex Algebras in Higher Dimensions and Globally Conformal Invariant Quantum Field Theory, II

1:30-2:20, HA370

February 28, Professor Tom Lada, NC State University

3:40-4:30, HA335

March 18, Professor Haisheng Li, Rutgers University-Camden

Quantum Vertex Algebras and Their Modules

3:40-4:30, HA370

March 23, Special Seminar (two talks)

Professor Michael Singer, NC State University

1:30-2:00, HA370

Professor Hoon Hong, NC State University

2:00-2:30, HA370

March 30, No Seminar.

April 6, Professor Loek Helminck, NC State University

Computing a Poset Structure for Twisted Involutions in Weyl Groups

2:35-3:25, HA370

April 13, Professor Kailash Misra, NC State University

Affine Lie Algebra Representations and Perfect Crystals

1:30-2:20, HA370

April 28, Dr. Imre Tuba, Virginia Tech

On the Structure of Braided, Semisimple Tensor Categories of Type BCD

2:35-3:25, HA330

Seminar Organizers: Bojko Bakalov and Kailash C. Misra