AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Saturday, November 19, 2005 00:56:25
2005 Fall Western Section Meeting
Eugene, OR, November 1113, 2005
Meeting #1012
Associate secretaries: Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics and Geometry

Saturday November 12, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics and Geometry, I
Room 229, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Sara C. Billey, University of Washington billey@math.washington.edu
Mark Haiman, University of California Berkeley mhaiman@math.berkeley.edu

8:00 a.m.
Statistical mechanics, the commuting variety, and Springer theory for the Brauer algebra.
Allen Knutson*, UCSD
Paul ZinnJustin, Université ParisSud, Orsay
(101214226) 
9:00 a.m.
MirkovicVilonen Polytopes.
Joel Kamnitzer*, American Institute of Mathematics / MIT
(10120578) 
10:00 a.m.
Quantum cohomology of isotropic Grassmannians.
Anders Skovsted Buch*, Rutgers University
Andrew Kresch, University of Warwick
Harry Tamvakis, Brandeis University
(101214142)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 12, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics and Geometry, II
Room 229, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Sara C. Billey, University of Washington billey@math.washington.edu
Mark Haiman, University of California Berkeley mhaiman@math.berkeley.edu

3:00 p.m.
A Combinatorial Formula for the (type A) nonsymmetric Macdonald polynomial.
J. Haglund*, Ohio State University
M. Haiman, UC Berkeley
N. Loehr, William and Mary
(101205133) 
3:30 p.m.
CohenMacaulayness of certain rings of invariants.
V Lakshmibai*, Northeastern University
P Shukla, Suffolk University
(10121499) 
4:00 p.m.
On CachazoDouglasSeibergWitten conjecture for simple Lie algebras.
Shrawan Kumar*, UNC at Chapel Hill
(101222100) 
4:30 p.m.
Duality of pipe dreams and antidiagonals.
Ning Jia, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Ezra Miller*, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
(101205124) 
5:00 p.m.
Harmonic algebraic curves and noncrossing partitions.
Jeremy L Martin*, University of Kansas
David Savitt, University of Arizona
Ted Singer, Scarsdale, NY
(10121469)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday November 13, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics and Geometry, III
Room 229, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Sara C. Billey, University of Washington billey@math.washington.edu
Mark Haiman, University of California Berkeley mhaiman@math.berkeley.edu

8:00 a.m.
Shelling totally nonnegative flag varieties.
Lauren K Williams*, University of California, Berkeley
(10120519) 
9:00 a.m.
kTableaux and the kSchur functions.
J Morse*, University of Miami
L Lapointe, Universidad de Talca
(101205224) 
10:00 a.m.
Schubert polynomials for affine Grassmannians.
Thomas Lam*, Harvard University
(10120584)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday November 13, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics and Geometry, IV
Room 229, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Sara C. Billey, University of Washington billey@math.washington.edu
Mark Haiman, University of California Berkeley mhaiman@math.berkeley.edu

3:00 p.m.
Rook theory and classification of Schubert varieties.
Michael Develin, American Institute of Mathematics
Jeremy Martin, Kansas University
Victor Reiner*, University of Minnesota
(10120577) 
3:30 p.m.
Last news about $r$quasisymmetric polynomials.
Francois Bergeron*, Universite du Quebec a Montreal
(101205211) 
4:00 p.m.
rQSYM is free over SYM.
Adriano M. Garsia*, University of California San Diego
Nolan Wallach, University of California San Diego
(10120583) 
4:30 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.