The University of Illinois Algebra-Geometry-Combinatorics Seminar
Spring 2010, Fridays 3-3:50PM, place: 445 Altgeld Hall

date speaker affiliation title (click for an abstract)
Jan 21
Josephine Yu Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley Metric Graphs and Tropical Geometry
Feb 12
Martha Yip University of Wisconsin A Littlewood-Richardson rule for Macdonald polynomials
Feb 26
Bruce Reznick University of Illinois The cones of real convex forms
Mar 3 (Wed 3pm, 445 Altgeld)
Philippe Di Francesco IPhT Saclay and Dept of Math, U of Michigan, Ann-arbor Discrete Non-commutative Integrable Systems and positivity: proof of a conjecture by M. Kontsevich
Mar 10 (Wed 3pm, 445 Altgeld)
Li Li University of Illinois Multiplicities of singular points on Schubert varieties
Mar 26
No seminarSpring Vacation
Apr 2
Bob Proctor University of North Carolina Combinatorial "Sum Equals Product" Identities from Lie Theory
Apr 7(Wed 3pm, 445 Altgeld)
Radoslav Kirov University of Illinois Error-correcting codes from algebraic varieties
Apr 16
Hugh Thomas University of New Brunswick Littlewood-Richardson rules for K-theory
Apr 23
Suho Oh MIT Plabic graphs and weakly separated collections
Apr 28 (Wed 4pm, 445 Altgeld)
Jonah Blasiak University of Chicago Nonstandard Hecke algebra for the Kronecker problem
May 1
Budur,Kedem,Howard, Scheiblechner Location: Purdue University Algebra, Geometry and Combinatorics Day
May 28
Alexander Woo St. Olaf College Permutations with Kazhdan-Lusztig polynomial $P_{id,w}=1+q^h$

Last semester's seminar

The above information is also available on UIUC Math Seminar Calendar webpage.

The seminar co-organizers are Rinat Kedem , Li Li and Alexander Yong.