The Algebraic Combinatorics Seminar
Scheduled for Fridays at 3:30 PM, Room 210
A working seminar at the Fields Institute organized by Nantel Bergeron , Robin Sulzgruber and John Machacek.

Schedule FALL 2018 Click to see/hide schedule

Date Speaker Title (click titles for abstract)
Sept 28 R. Sulzgruber (York) First meeting Please come and present a problem you would like to work on this year
Each presenter will be given 15 minutes to introduce a problem.
Oct 5
Oct 12 Reading Week No Seminar
Oct 19
Oct 26
Nov 2
Nov 9
Nov 16
Nov 23
Nov 30


About the seminar. Every year we pick a new topics to explore.

Year Topic
2017-2018 (Quasi)symmetric functions in superspace, Hopf algebra of planar trees
2016-2017 Quantum Schubert; The theta map; Reduce order of symmetric group; Branching rule between GL(n) and symmetric group.
2015-2016 Positroid and Matroid/ Hopf algebras and quotients.
2014-2015 Fiboland, Symmetric and non symmetric functions
2013-2014 Fiboland, a world of Catalan and Fibonacci numbers
2012-2013 NSym and the Immaculate Basis
2011-2012 k-Schur functions and affine permutations
2010-2011 Littlewood Richardson rule k-Schur functions.
2009-2010 Idempotents and weakly ordered semigroups. (q,t) Catalan Numbers.
2008-2009 Littlewood-Richardson Rule, Shifted Tableaux and P-Schur functions
2007-2008 Open problems around k-Schur functions and non-commutative symmetric functions
2006-2007 Open problems
2005-2006 Cluster Algebras and Quivers
Spring 05 Formal languages and analytic classes of functions
Fall 04 (Quasi-) Symmetric functions in noncommutative variables and applications
Winter 03 Crystal Bases and Representation Theory, Super-algebras, etc.
Fall 03 Quasi-Symmetric functions and applications
Fall 02 Crystal Bases and Representation Theory