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1997 Spring Central Sectional Meeting
Detroit, MI, May 2-4, 1997
Meeting #922

Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu

Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics

  • Friday May 2, 1997, 3:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, I

    Room 137, State Hall Building
    Organizers:
    Devadatta M. Kulkarni, Oakland University kulkarni@oakland.edu

    • 3:00 p.m.
      Combinatorics of paraunitary groups
      Hyungju Alan Park*, Oakland University
      (922-05-265)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Multivariable Lagrange inversion, Gessel -Viennot cancellation and the Matrix Tree Theorem
      Ian P. Goulden*, University of Waterloo
      Datta M. Kulkarni, Oakland University
      (922-05-241)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Distribution invariants of association schemes
      Nachimuthu Manickam*, DePauw University
      (922-05-70)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      The Tutte dichromate and Whitney homology of matroids
      David G. Wagner*, University of Waterloo
      (922-05-10)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Strongly regular graphs and alternating spaces.
      Chris D. Godsil*, University of Waterloo
      (922-05-139)
    • 5:30 p.m.
      Symplectic Matroids
      Alexandre V. Borovik, UMIST, United Kingdom
      Israel M. Gelfand, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
      Neil L. White*, University of Florida, Gainesville
      (922-05-130)
  • Saturday May 3, 1997, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, II

    Room 137, State Hall Building
    Organizers:
    Devadatta M. Kulkarni, Oakland University kulkarni@oakland.edu

    • 8:00 a.m.
      $k$-Sperner Sets: A Snapshot of Modern Combinatorics
      Timothy Y Chow*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
      Philip J Lin, Tellabs Research Center
      (922-05-44)
    • 8:30 a.m.
      New Polyhedral Formulae for Affine Problems
      J. Maurice Rojas*, MIT
      (922-05-280)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      The characteristic polynomials of interpolations between Coxeter arrangements.
      Ping Zhang*, Western Michigan University
      (922-05-104)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      The Whitehouse module in the homology of partition posets
      Sheila Sundaram*, Wesleyan University
      (922-05-75)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Posets with flag-symmetry and local actions of the symmetric group
      Rodica Simion*, The George Washington University
      (922-05-282)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      The {\bf cd}-index and zonotopes
      Richard Ehrenborg*, Cornell University
      (922-05-72)
  • Saturday May 3, 1997, 3:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, III

    Room 137, State Hall Building
    Organizers:
    Devadatta M. Kulkarni, Oakland University kulkarni@oakland.edu

    • 3:00 p.m.
      Posets with a natural local action of the symmetric group on chains
      David J. Grabiner*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
      (922-05-226)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Quotients of Coxeter Groups Under the Weak Order
      Debra J. Waugh*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
      (922-05-23)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Multiplying Schubert polynomials and chains in the Bruhat order
      Frank Sottile*, MSRI and the University of Toronto
      (922-05-208)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Ladder Determinantal Ideals: A Survey
      Devadatta M. Kulkarni*, Oakland University
      (922-05-245)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Enumerative aspects of Kazhdan-Lusztig polynomials
      Francesco Brenti*, MSRI and Univ. of Perugia
      Rodica Simion, MSRI and George Washington University
      (922-05-273)
    • 5:30 p.m.
      Standard Monomial Theory for Bott-Samelson varieties
      Venkatramani Lakshmibai, Northeastern University
      Peter M Magyar*, Northeastern University
      (922-14-272)
  • Sunday May 4, 1997, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
    Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, IV

    Room 137, State Hall Building
    Organizers:
    Devadatta M. Kulkarni, Oakland University kulkarni@oakland.edu

    • 10:30 a.m.
      No feedback card guessing for dovetail shuffles
      Mihai A. Ciucu*, MSRI, Berkeley
      (922-05-138)
    • 11:00 a.m.
      A ``Fourier transform'' for multiplicative functions on non-crossing partitions
      Alexandru M. Nica*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
      Roland Speicher, University of Heidelberg, Germany
      (922-05-33)
    • 11:30 a.m.
      How many quartic graphs have integral spectra?
      Allen J. Schwenk*, Western Michigan University
      (922-05-276)
    • 12:00 p.m.
      Minimal transitive factorisations into pure cycles.
      David M. Jackson*, University of Waterloo
      (922-05-278)
    • 12:30 p.m.
      Problem Session
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