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East African School 2004

East African Summer School in Representation Theory with connections to Geometry and Combinatorics

July 4-16, 2005
Mombasa, Kenya


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During the first week, the morning lectures covered the basics of the combinatorics of tableaux and symmetric functions. The following are the notes from that session as well as the three assignments which followed that material.
Notes on tableaux
Notes on symmetric functions
exercises 1, exercises 2, exercises 3

During the second week the morning lectures covered an introduction to representation theory of finite groups and symmetric functions. There were two problem sets which were related to this material.
Notes on representation theory of finite groups - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
exercises 1, exercises 2

There were two different subjects for the afternoon sessions. The following links are to the notes for these lectures.
If you have any questions about installing MuPad on your computer we can try to help. Please e-mail any questions and we can incorporate them into the following help file.
About MuPad
Computer exercises 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Quiz 1
Quiz 2


The following is a short list of computer algebra software that are available (essentially) free that can do computations related to material covered in this course.
  1. GAP - A system for computational discrete algebra
  2. Singular - A computer algebra system for polynomial computations
  3. MuPad - A system for doing symbolic and exact algebraic computations
  4. CoCoA - Computations in Commutative Algebra
  5. Macaulay 2 - A system devoted to supporting research in algebraic geometry and commutative algebra
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