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

 


Spring 2007 Schedule:

 

 January 19, Ben Cox, College of Charleston

 

                  Boson type realizations of 4-point algebras

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

 February 2, Carla Savage, NC State University

 

                  The binomial essence of lecture hall partitions

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

February 23, Ivan Dimitrov, Queen’s University, Canada

 

                  Borel subalgebras of gl(∞)

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

March 2, John Stembridge, University of Michigan

 

                  Coxeter cones and their h-vectors

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

March 16, C. Ryan Vinroot, University of Arizona

 

                  Extensions of real-valued characters and Shintani descent

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

March 23, Kartik Sivaramakrishnan, NC State University

 

                  Solving polynomial optimization problems using real algebraic geometry and semidefinite programming

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

March 30, Kartik Sivaramakrishnan, NC State University

 

                  Solving polynomial optimization problems using real algebraic geometry and semidefinite programming, Part 2

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

April 6, No seminar

 

April 13, Jeremiah M. Kermes, NC State University

 

                  Fermat curves on weighted projective planes

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

 

 


Fall 2006 Schedule:

 

September 15, Mohan Putcha, NC State University

 

                  Conjugacy in algebraic monoids

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

September 22, Nathan Reading, NC State University

 

                  Lattice congruences of the weak order

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

September 29, No seminar

 

October 6, Nathan Reading, NC State University

 

                  Some interesting lattice congruences of the weak order

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

October 13, No seminar – Fall break

 

October 20, Alexey Ovchinnikov, NC State University

 

                  Representations of linear differential algebraic groups

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

October 27, Christian Kassel, CNRS - Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France

 

                  Deformation spaces for Hopf-Galois extensions

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

November 3, Bojko Bakalov, NC State University

 

                  Non-linear Lie conformal algebras with three generators

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

November 10, Laurie Zack, NC State University

 

                  Nilpotent Lie algebras with a small second derived quotient

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

November 15, Donald Richards, Penn State University

 

                  Algebraic methods toward higher-order probability inequalities

                  3:00-3:50, HA 274 (note different day and room)

 

December 1, Yi-Zhi Huang, Rutgers University

 

                  Logarithmic tensor product theory

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

December 8, Tom McAvoy, NC State University

 

                  Twisted fusion for lattice vertex algebras

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 


 

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Seminar Organizers:  Bojko Bakalov and Kailash C. Misra