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Young Tableaux: With Applications to Representation Theory and Geometry

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This seminar is intended for students of the Master's degree program. We discuss selected topics from William Fulton's book

“Young Tableaux: With Applications to Representation Theory and Geometry.”

Each participant gives a talk, which will be graded. Furthermore, we expect them to be present during the other talks and actively take part. Please note that the talks have to be given in English.

We use the first date for a preliminary discussion and the allocation of the talks. If you are interested, please send a mail to

 

Dates

  1. preliminary discussion: thursday, October 11, 2018 10:30am to 12 noon, room 405
  2. talks: thursday 10:30am to 12 noon, starting October 18, 2018, room 405
 

Talks

  • 10/25/2018 Daniel: Chapter 1 Introduction: Bumping and Sliding
  • 11/08/2018 Dario: Chapter 2 Words, Chapter 3 Increasing sequences, proofs of claims
  • 11/15/2018 Tobias: Chapter 2 Schur polynomials
  • 11/22/2018 Kai: Chapter 4 The RobinsonSchensted-Knuth correspondence
  • 11/29/2018 Lucia Chapter 5 The Littlewood-Richardson rule
  • 12/13/2018 Tom: Chapter 7 Representations of the Symmetric Group Part 1
  • 12/20/2018 Kunda: Chapter 7 Representations of the Symmetric Group Part 2
  • 01/10/2019 Tom: Chapter 8 Representations of GL_n (C) Part 1
  • 01/17/2019 George: Chapter 8 Representations of GL_n (C) Part 2
  • 01/24/2019 Johannes:Chapter 9: Flag varieties
  • 01/31/2019 tba: Chapter 10 Schubert varieties