Combinatorial Algebra |
Description
This meeting is a continuation of previous annual workshops focusing on the interplay between commutative algebra (e.g., resolutions and inverse systems) and algebraic combinatorics (e.g.,the representation theory of symmetric groups). Links to the previous workshops can be found here .
Dates
Talks will run from Friday, January 26 through Sunday, January 28 2018, inclusive.
Invited Speakers
The following people have agreed to be our main speakers.
- Johannes Hofscheier (McMaster)
- Elizabeth Milićević (Haverford)
- Jenna Rajchgot (Saskatchewan)
- Franco Saliola (UQAM)
Session Speakers
The following people will be giving 30 minute presentations.- Francois Bergeron (UQAM)
- Laura Colmenarejo (York)
- Nursel Erey (NDSU)
- Joel Kamnitzer (Toronto)
- Shu Xiao Li (York)
- Kuei-Nuan Lin (Penn State Greater Allegheny)
- Martha Precup (Northwestern University)
- Mayada Shahada (Dalhousie)
- Jonathan Toledo (Cinvestav-IPN)
- Tianyuan Xu (Queen's)
Registration and Participants
Registration for the conference will be through the Fields Institute website. REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!. Use the following link: Registration will be free, but we ask that you register so that we can anticipate numbers. If you have any questions, you can contact the organizers at caac2018mcmaster@gmail.com.See the Fields website for a current list of registered participants
Funding
Funding has now been distributed.
Location
All talks will take place in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University. The department is in Hamilton Hall (building number 2 in the map below):
PARKING: The green on the above maps indicates the parking lots; the lots closest to the department are Lots B, C, and I. The fees depend on which lot you park at. The rates can be found here. Rates are cheaper on the weekend.
DIRECTIONS: If you are staying at Staybridge, the drive to McMaster is about 10 minutes. Public transportation takes about 20 minutes. Take Bus 1 or Bus 51. For more information, see here. If you are staying at the Vistor's Inn, here are some directions.
Schedule
Below is the schedule. All talks will be in either Hamilton Hall 109 or 305
Fri, Jan. 26 2:00-2:30PM |
REGISTRATION
(2nd Floor Lobby - Math Cafe) | |
Fri, Jan. 26 2:30-3:00PM | Shu Xiao Li | Theta maps for combinatorial Hopf algebras |
Fri, Jan. 26 3:00-3:30PM |
REGISTRATION AND COFFEE (2nd Floor Lobby - Math Cafe) | |
Fri, Jan. 26 3:30-4:30PM | Elizabeth Milićević |
Flag Varieties and Alcove Walks This talk is also the department colloquium |
Fri, Jan. 26 4:30-6:30 |
CONFERENCE RECEPTION (University Club) Come for some appetizers and socializing | |
Sat, Jan. 27 9:00-9:50 | Johannes Hofscheier | Lattice simplices of bounded degree |
Sat, Jan. 27 9:50-10:20 |
COFFEE BREAK
(2nd Floor Lobby - Math Cafe) | |
Sat, Jan. 27 10:20-10:50 | Jonathan Toledo | Strong persistence property for monomial ideals |
Sat, Jan. 27 11:00-11:30 | Joel Kamnitzer | Crystals and monodromy of Bethe vectors |
Sat, Jan. 27 11:40-12:10 | Martha Precup | The cohomology of abelian Hessenberg varieties |
Sat, Jan. 27 12:10--2:00 |
LUNCH (Pizza Provided) (2nd Floor Lobby - Math Cafe) | |
Sat, Jan. 27 2:00--2:50 | Franco Saliola |
A Murnaghan-Nakayama Rule for Quantum Cohomology of the Flag Manifold |
Sat, Jan. 27 3:00--3:30 | Nursel Erey | Regularity of powers of 2K_2-free graphs |
Sat, Jan. 27 3:30-4:00 |
COFFEE BREAK
(2nd Floor Lobby - Math Cafe) | |
Sat, Jan. 27 4:00--4:30 | Laura Colmenajaro | A minimal-preserving crystal on ordered multiset partitions |
Sat, Jan. 27 4:40-5:10 | Mayada Shahada |
A combinatorial method using the verbal and marginal properties of associative algebras |
Sun, Jan. 28 9:00--9:50 | Jenna Rajchot | On the algebra generated by three commuting matrices |
Sun, Jan. 28 9:50--10:20 |
COFFEE BREAK
(2nd Floor Lobby - Math Cafe) | |
Sun, Jan. 28 10:20--10:50 | Tianyuan Xu |
Classification of Coxeter groups with finitely many elements of a-value 2 |
Sun, Jan. 28 11:00-11:30 | Kuei-Nuan Lin | Edge ideals of oriented graphs |
Sun, Jan. 28 11:40-12:10 | Francois Bergeron |
Structure of generic modules of diagonal harmonic polynomials, and elliptic Hall algebra |
Hotels
There are a number of hotels in Hamilton that are within a 5 to 10 minute drive from campus. You can use the following map to find a hotel.
We have blocked off a number of rooms at the Staybridge Suites. The rate is $135.00/night plus taxes (parking is another $12.50/night). To obtain this rate, you need to reserve your room by December 25, 2017. You will need to call the hotel directly, and tell them you are part of the McMaster Math Conference.
Travel Information
For more information on traveling to McMaster, please see McMaster's webpage on directions to campus.
Contact Information
You can use the email address caac2018mcmaster@gmail.com for all questions.
Organizers
- Megumi Harada (McMaster)
- Adam Van Tuyl (McMaster)
- Mike Zabrocki (York)
Sponsors
We would like to thank the following organizations for their support of this conference.
- McMaster Department of Mathematics and Statistics
- Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences