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The Combinatorics and Number Theory Seminar


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Organizers: Laura Anderson, Matthias Beck, and Thomas Zaslavsky.

  • Wednesday, February 6

Speaker: Matthias Beck (Binghamton)
Title: The Linear Diophantine Problem of Frobenius

  • Wednesday, February 13

Speaker: Laura Anderson (Binghamton)
Title: Coxeter Matroids

  • Wednesday, February 20

Speaker: Steven Dougherty (University of Scranton)
Title: 36 Officers and Latin Squares

  • Wednesday, February 27

Speaker: Thomas Zaslavsky (Binghamton)
Title: Dowling Lattices, Quasigroups, and Latin Squares

  • Wednesday, March 6

Speakers: Rigoberto Florez and Lori Koban (Binghamton)
Title: Tutte-Grothendieck Invariance and the Chromatic and Characteristic Polynomials

  • Wednesday, March 13

Speaker: Béla Bajnok (Gettysburg College and Cornell University)
Title: Spherical Designs and the Independence Number of a Subset of an Abelian Group

  • Thursday, March 14: Colloquium (in Number Theory)

Speaker: Sinai Robins (Temple University)
Title: Functional Equations for Zeta Functions of Cones
Time: 4:30 - 5:30
Room: LN-2205

  • Tuesday, March 19 (special day)

Speaker: Debra Waugh (Alfred University)
Title: Upper Bounds in Affine Weyl Groups Under the Weak Order
Time: 4:30 - 5:30

  • Wednesday, March 20

Speaker: Federico Ardila (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Title: Tutte Polynomials of Semimatroids and Hyperplane Arrangements
Time: 3:30 - 4:30 – SPECIAL TIME –

  • Wednesday, March 27


  • Wednesday, April 3

Speaker: Ed Swartz (Cornell University)
Title: The Broken Circuit Complex
Time: 3:30 - 4:30 – SPECIAL TIME –

  • Tuesday, April 9 (special day)

Speaker: Stephanie van Willigenburg (Cornell University)
Title: Peak Functions and Eulerian Enumeration
Time: 4:30 - 5:30

Speaker: Richard Pollack (New York University/Courant Institute)
Title: On the Betti Numbers of Semi-Algebraic Sets
Time: 4:40 - 5:40
Room: LN-2205

  • Wednesday, April 17

Speaker: Margaret Readdy (University of Kentucky)
Title: An Application of Combinatorial Commutative Algebra to String Theory

  • Tuesday, April 23 (special day)

Speaker: Steven Tedford
Title: A Characterization of the Mixed Branching Greedoid
Time: 12:40 - 1:40 – SPECIAL TIME –
Room: LN-2205
This is Mr. Tedford's dissertation defense. The public portion will last about 1 hour. All are invited.

  • Wednesday, April 24

Speaker: Gary Gordon (Lafayette College)
Title: How to Fix an Antimatroid

  • Tuesday, April 30 (special day)

Speaker: Konstantin Rybnikov (Cornell University)
Title: Geometry of Positive Quadratic Forms over Integers
Time: 4:30 - 5:30

  • Wednesday, May 8

Speaker: Laura Anderson (Binghamton)
Title: Hyperplane Transversals and a Combinatorial Borsuk-Ulam Theorem

Past Semesters: Fall 2001 | Spring 2001 | Fall 2000 | Spring 2000 | Fall 1999 | Spring 1999 | Fall 1998

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