NSF/CBMS Regional Conference on Algebraic Combinatorics

at North Carolina State University

June 4-8, 2001

Principal Speaker: Alain Lascoux
Universite de Marne-la-Vallee, will deliver 10 lectures on Multivariate Polynomials
Special lecture notes of Prof. Lascoux will be published by CBMS and AMS.

Organizer: Naihuan Jing

Conference Theme:
The conference will be devoted to the theory of symmetric functions, Schubert polynomials and their connections to other fields. Recent advances on quantum groups further testify its far reaching applications. Professor Lascoux is one
of the leading contributors in this area. He will give a down-to-earth and penetrating lectures on the fascinating subject. The talks are aimed to survey current research and provide introduction to new comers.

Other speakers include:
S. Ariki (Tokyo), M. Kleber (MIT), J. Morse (U. Penn), M. Okado (Osaka), P. Pragacz (Polish Int of Math & Max-Planck), A. Schilling (MIT), M. Shimozono (Virginia Tech), M. Vazirani (Berkeley), M. Vybornov(Duke), M. Zabrocki (York).

Financial Assistance:
Limited funds are available to support participants. Priorities will be given to students and underpresented
groups of researchers. Please register early to get full consideration.

Conference Proceedings: Research papers and expository notes
are welcome. Deadline: November 1, 2001.

Note: All talks will be scheduled from the morning of June 4 through the noon of June 8.

Registration form

Math Dept

Schedule and Direction

List of Participants

Other information.